German hospitality company, Steigenberger Hotel Group has opened its first property in the UAE, the 5-star waterfront Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay in Dubai. The property is owned by Twenty14 Holdings, the hospitality investment arm of LuLu Group International, the Abu Dhabi-based retail giant with the newly opened hotel boasting 367 rooms, including 28 suites designed for business and city leisure travellers alongside four F&B outlets, a banqueting and conference area with a daylight ballroom for 450 people, four meeting room options, a board room, library and outdoor terraces. Leisure facilities include a spa, fitness centre, and pool terrace all with panoramic city views.
Puneet Chhatwal, CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG, said: “This new hotel at Business Bay re-affirms our commitment to international growth in general and the Middle East in particular. Dubai is now one of the world’s leading tourism and business hubs and the perfect springboard to this important region. The new hotel is symbolic of our growing international presence at strategically important locations made possible through teaming with like-minded and expansion-oriented partners.”
Additional Steigenberger-managed properties currently in the pipeline include the InterCityHotel Culture Village in Dubai, and the Steigenberger Hotel Airport Road Doha.