Swiss˘tel has signed its first hotel in
The Swiss˘tel Dhaka is located in the new Business
District of Gulshan and is scheduled to open in 2018.
Swiss˘tel Dhaka will feature 375 guest rooms and suites with a
minimum room size of 38 sqm, six restaurants and bars, 950 sqm of
event space including a 500 sqm ballroom, as well as a PŘrovel spa
with a swimming pool and other recreational amenities.
The hotel will be easily accessible for travelers
being just 12km from the
airport and across from the new financial leisure district of Motijheel which is a fresh water lake recently converted into a
leisure and recreation area.
Numerous multinational companies,
office complexes, embassies and high-end residences are located
near the Swiss˘tel Dhaka in the adjacent Gulshan business
The proposed underground train connection, as well as an
8km stretch of elevated highway, which is presently undergoing construction will
also provide easy access to the various manufacturing
and economic centers of Dhaka.
With its population
of 20 million, Dhaka is one of the largest cities in South Asia
and is both the capital city and major industrial center of
Bangladesh strategically located between India and Myanmar. The
close proximity to China and Thailand enhances the strategic
importance of Bangladesh as a country with a rapidly growing
economy supported primarily by manufacturing and textile
Meinhard Huck, President
Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts, said, ôDhaka is experiencing sustainable
growth, particularly in the financial and textile manufacturing
sectors, but also in telecommunications and service industries
which has resulted in strong demand for high quality hotel
The Swiss˘tel Dhaka is being developed
by the Bengal Group, founded in 1969 by the Chairman Morshed Alam.
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