The Viceroy Hotel Group has been selected to
operate two hotel developments being created in Dubai by Arabtec
Holding, a leading construction company in the UAE.
The hotels, located on Sheikh Zayed Road
and in Dubai Business Bay, will make their debut in late 2016 and
Viceroy Dubai Sheikh Zayed Road will occupy a tower spanning 76 floors situated next to the city’s transportation artery.
The hotel’s sister property, Viceroy Dubai Business Bay, will
offer similar qualities and experiential amenities.
Dubai Sheikh Zayed Road and Viceroy Dubai Business Bay will join
the Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah,
which is set to open in late 2016 on the trunk of the Palm
The new projects build on the success of Yas
group’s flagship property in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
“These two incredible
new projects in Dubai reaffirm our commitment to significantly
growing our presence in the UAE,” said Bill Walshe, CEO of Viceroy
Hotel Group. “Dubai is firmly established as one of the
most progressive and dynamic hospitality destinations in the
world, and we are excited to partner with Arabtec Holding to
expand the Emirate's luxury hotel landscape.”
Anton Bawab, Viceroy Hotel Group’s Regional
President based in the UAE added, “We have already established a
Viceroy 'hub' in the UAE, with a team of market-leading talent
from within the region, who are ready to successfully launch our
hotels in Dubai. We have the capability, we have the ambition, and
with today's agreements, we have another great partner in Arabtec,
with whom to make our shared dreams a reality.”
Viceroy Hotel Group's continuing expansion in
Dubai is part of its international growth strategy, which in 2014
will see the group reveal new hotel developments in Europe, Latin
America and Asia, in addition to growth in its home market of the
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