(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Project in line with mohammeds vision to strengthen dubai as tourism hub
the new resort will also offer a variety of vibrant leisure facilities equipped with state-of-the-art amenities. — supplied photo
his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai has endorsed the fifth phase of jumeirah beach hotel’s expansion plan which is set for completion in 2018.
this was done in the presence of mohammed abdullah al gergawi chairman of dubai holding; ahmad bin byat chief executive officer of dubai holding; and khalifa saeed sulaiman director-general of the protocol department in dubai.
the project will see the addition of an ultra-luxury resort to the existing jumeirah beach hotel which will comprise 350 hotel rooms with panoramic beachfront views of burj al arab; a dedicated new beach offering private beach experiences; recreational marine facilities that encompass spas health clubs elevated tennis courts a world-class sports complex and a range of ocean-facing retail; and food and beverage outlets.
the new resort will see extensive expansion of the existing yacht marina which will double its current capacity. it will also offer a variety of vibrant leisure facilities equipped with state-of-the-art entertainment amenities.
the expansion project is in line with shaikh mohammed’s vision to strengthen dubai as a global tourism hub and position the emirate as the no.1 tourism destination worldwide. it supports the implementation of dubai vision 2020 to attract 20 million tourists by 2020.