The Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi has opened
following a refurbishment and rebranding programme from the Rocco
Forte Hotel Abu Dhabi.
The hotel joins the company's burgeoning UAE
portfolio and will add an additional 281 rooms to Hilton
Worldwide's growing 3000+ UAE room total.
Grand Abu Dhabi is a curved glass property
located close to Abu Dhabi International Airport as well
as the city's National Exhibition Centre and in the heart of Abu
Dhabi's new Capital District.
With an abundance of corporate
facilities including a 700-capacity grand ballroom and separate
500-capacity function room, five large meeting rooms, two
boardrooms and a complimentary business centre, the hotel is well
placed to maximise on the city's flourishing MICE market.
Leisure visitors are also very well catered for and will welcome
the luxurious and spacious spa, complete with 15 treatment rooms,
sauna and whirlpool, a 24-hour fitness centre and an indoor and
A choice of seven different bars and
restaurants, all serving a wide range of international cuisine and
offering panoramic views of the city, will appeal to diners.
Abu Dhabi's ability to attract premier global events such as
Formula One and the Volvo Ocean Race is helping to boost
year-on-year tourism success.
The past 12 months have been a
particular highlight for the Emirate with the capital reporting
almost seven million guest nights during 2012, a rise of 13% on
the previous year and, according to rankings by global meetings
and events specialist, International Congress & Convention
Association's (ICCA), Abu Dhabi has now entered the top 100
busiest global meetings destinations for the first time, a rise of
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