IHG signs two properties in Dubai
Dubai, UAE – 17 August 2017 –
InterContinental Hotels Group signs two properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay.
Both properties are in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts, and their location in Dubai’s Business Bay area, the planned business capital of the region, is in line with IHG’s strategy to grow these brands in emerging business epicentres.
Expected to open in 2019, the 290-key Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay will be situated on the Business Bay Canal, near the Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, as well as other developing commercial and residential communities.
The InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay will be situated on the Business Bay canal extension of the Dubai Creek, across from the Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay. It will offer 30 studios, 60 one bedroom, 60 two bedroom, and 10 three bedroom suites.
Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG, said: “In the Middle East, we are currently engaged in the strategic expansion of the Crowne Plaza brand, as well as growing the footprint of our InterContinental Residence Suites.
“Dubai continues to be one of the strongest business and leisure destinations in the region and given that Business Bay’s is positioned as one of the city’s most centrally located commercial and lifestyle hubs, it is the perfect location for both these properties.”