Jumeirah has signed a management agreement to
operate a luxury hotel in central Mumbai, India.
The hotel is part of a major new
development in the Lower Parel district of the city and is
expected to open in 2017.
When complete the property will consist of 470
rooms, suites and serviced apartments, a wide range of restaurants and bars, extensive conference, wedding, banqueting
and meeting facilities, and a Talise spa.
represents the first phase of Jumeirah Group’s expansion into
India. The company is also believed to be in advanced negotiations on
potential projects for hotels and resorts in other key
destinations in India.
Jumeirah currently operates 20
luxury hotels and serviced apartments, including ten in the UAE,
seven in Europe, two in the Maldives and one in China. A further
15 hotels are now under development.
President and Group CEO of Jumeirah
Group, Gerald Lawless, said, “The demand for five-star hotels in
the Indian market has been robust and we are delighted to have
initiated the first phase of our expansion into India with this
landmark project in Mumbai. We look forward to building on this
success by bringing our promise of Jumeirah Stay Different to
other destinations in the country.”
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