Dubai is fast preparing to welcome 10,000 new hotel rooms that will open throughout 2016, according to a new report.
The Dubai Hotel market overview prepared by JLL for The Hotel Show Dubai 2016 reveals that 621 new hotel rooms opened in Dubai during Q1 2016, and 9,400 additional rooms will be added to the market by the end of the year.
New properties opening in the coming months include W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, Lapita Hotel Dubai at Dubai Parks and Resorts, Hard Rock Hotel Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah, and Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai.
Gary Williams, event director of dmg events hospitality portfolio including Hotel Show and Leisure Show said: “Over the course of next six months, brands including W Hotels & Resorts, Hard Rock Hotels, and Nikki Beach are entering the Dubai market for the first time, while two major new theme parks – IMG Worlds of Adventure and Dubai Parks and Resorts – are set to open their gates.”
Alexander Schneider, general manager of the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai said: “More than 40,000 people visited the Nikki Beach Club Dubai in its first three months of opening, and our hotel, villas, residences and the first Nikki Spa in the world, will open here by end of 2016.”
The show looks to attract more than 25,000 hospitality industry professionals. 17th edition of The Hotel Show and co-located event, The Leisure Show are scheduled for 17-19th September 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.