(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The jumeirah group the global hotel company and a member of dubai holding has signed a management agreement to operate a luxury resort in mauritius.
the hotel is currently under development and expected to open in 2018. designed by internationally-renowned architects the hotel will be set on 68.5 hectares of land and located approximately 50km from sir seewoosagur ramgoolam international airport.
the property will include all-day dining and specialty restaurants lounge and poolside bars meeting and events space spa facilities a swimming pool health club children’s facilities and a teen club.
gerald lawless president and chief executive officer of the jumeirah group said: our track record in delivering the very best in luxury hospitality combined with the success of our two other tropical island resorts — jumeirah vittaveli and jumeirah dhevanafushi in the maldives — fills us with confidence that our guests will warmly welcome the addition of a property in mauritius.”
the jumeirah group currently operates 22 luxury hotels and serviced apartments including eleven in the gulf region eight in europe and three in asia. a further 17 hotels are now under development.