Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Meraas Holdings LLC have announced an agreement to manage two luxury hotels and a beach club at the Meraas’ Bluewaters Island development in Dubai.
Expected to be operational by the end of 2018, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai and Caesars Bluewaters Dubai will be Caesars Entertainment’s first non-gaming resorts. The two five-star resort hotels will include 479 rooms, a variety of modern amenities, indoor and outdoor pools, a spa with a dedicated wellness centre, and space for meetings and conventions.
“We anticipate Bluewaters Island will evolve into the region’s top destination”
“Through our collaboration with Meraas, we anticipate Bluewaters Island will evolve into the region’s top hospitality, dining and entertainment destination,” said Mark Frissora, president and CEO of Caesars Entertainment.
“This project represents Caesars’ ability to focus on our strengths in hospitality as well as reinforce our commitment and capacity to establish brands in new global markets.”
Focused on creating unique experiences, Caesars Entertainment plans to programme 12 restaurants and bars to introduce some of its successful celebrity chef concepts to Dubai.
“Meraas is dedicated to implementing the vision of our wise leadership and consolidating Dubai’s status as a global tourist destination in line with the Dubai Tourism Vision 2020,” said HE Abdulla Al Habbai, group chairman of Meraas.
“A global tourist destination in line with the Dubai Tourism Vision 2020”
“We are creating unique experiences and leveraging strategic partnerships to showcase the best of what Dubai can offer to its visitors.
The landmark arrangement with Caesars Entertainment, which aims to establish Bluewaters as a world-class tourist attraction with exclusive international entertainment opportunities, is a significant achievement for the emirate’s thriving hospitality and entertainment sectors.”
With global superstars signed to its roster of regular performers, Caesars Entertainment has become the third largest live entertainment promoter. Its Planet Hollywood property in Las Vegas houses the top theatre venue in the world, the Zappos Theater.
Among other projects, Caesars is developing an integrated resort in Incheon, South Korea, has announced plans to build a MICE centre in Las Vegas, and has recently broken ground a new facility in California.