Jumeirah Signs Hotel in Mumbai, India

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 28 November 2012

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.

The agreement represents the first phase of Jumeirah Groups 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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