As we kick-start 2019, we take a peek into the properties scheduled to open and the ones that have already opened.
Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Rooms/Suites inventory: 275
Opening Date: Spring 2019
Evoking the elegance of the early 1960’s New York jet-set era, Waldorf Astoria DIFC promises an urban retreat in the Gulf’s metropolis and presents an unparalleled service synonymous with the Waldorf Astoria brand. Featuring a dedicated business centre, ballroom and library among three other flexible meeting spaces, Waldorf Astoria DIFC provides an all-encompassing experience for the discerning travellers.
The Palm Tower
Rooms/Suites inventory: 289 rooms & 43 luxury residences
Opening Date: Q4 2019
Nakheel has started constructing the rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower, its 52-storey, luxury hotel and residential complex at the heart of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. Perched 210 metres above ground and covering 775 square metres, the infinity pool – one of the highest in the world – borders all four sides of the building with panoramic views across Palm Jumeirah, the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai skyline.
Zabeel House The Greens
Rooms/Suites inventory: 200 rooms & 10 apartments
Opening Date: December 2018
Moving into The Greens with a bang, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens is the third hotel to open as part of Jumeirah Group’s upscale casual brand launched earlier last year. Opening in Tower 3 of the Onyx Towers, the hotel is high on design synonymous with other hotels within the Zabeel House by Jumeirah collection; but inspired by New York loft living, with contemporary and yet quirky art and design throughout the hotel, representing the spirit of the Zabeel House by Jumeirah brand perfectly.
Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah
Rooms/Suites inventory: 225
Opening Date: Q1 2019
This will be the brand’s first hotel in the emirate and will complement the existing sister brand, the Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa. Ideally located at the centre of Sharjah on King Faisal Street, the newest city hotel will have easy access for leisure with Al Majaz Waterfront in the south and for business in the north with the Bank Street. The hotel has a sizeable inventory of interconnecting and twin rooms