It includes 5,848 hotel rooms over the coming years

Hilton is looking to open 17 new hotels in the UAE

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Vice President of Development in the Middle East and Africa at Hilton International, Carlos Khneisser, said that Hilton has been present in the UAE market for more than 50 continuous years, and operates 29 hotels in the country, and its future plan includes 17 hotels that will be added to its portfolio during In the coming years, it will have a total of 5,484 hotel rooms.


New hotels

Khneisser added: “In February of this year, we opened the 545-room Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, and soon we will open the Warner Brothers Abu Dhabi, Curio - Collection by Hilton, to be the first hotel bearing the (Warner Bros.) brand in the world. and (DoubleTree by Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Residences), which will provide 156 hotel apartments.

He continued: “All this follows the opening of the Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers last year, which includes 576 hotel rooms and suites, and we also opened Hampton by Hilton Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, and we look forward to opening two new hotels in the coming months: Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah, and (DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel and Residences), which includes 156 spacious rooms with modern design, as well as 108 suites suitable for families.

Khneiser revealed that the total number of hotel rooms offered by Hilton in the UAE has reached about 10,114 hotel rooms.


Economic incentives

Khneisser mentioned that economic incentives, such as golden residency, contribute to the consolidation of the UAE's position as a leading market open for business, which motivates investors to invest in it, pointing out also to tourist visas that allow multiple entry to the country, as the five-year visa will allow tourists to enter multiple times. Several, 90 days stay per visit, which can be extended for 90 days.

He pointed out that the UAE always enjoys high positive indicators during surveys conducted worldwide, as it is among the leading destinations around the world for residence and work.

He continued, "As for investors, providing facilities for foreign investment and granting the right to own property to foreigners, in addition to implementing a legal system that keeps pace with international best practices, and continuous encouragement and continuous support to consolidate the entrepreneurship system, are among the factors that make the UAE an attractive destination." The country enjoys a high-quality education system, a world-class healthcare system, and a warm climate, which contributes to attracting professionals, investors and their families from all over the world.

Khneisser said that "Expo 2020 Dubai" is an opportunity beyond the positive commercial impact, as members of our team in the group's hotels take the opportunity to be part of a larger event through which they can provide unparalleled services to guests who will visit Dubai from all over the world, to provide an experience A unique stay in the world of hospitality, for our guests visiting for leisure or business.”

He pointed out that the hospitality sector has faced unprecedented challenges over the past 18 months, and therefore "Expo 2020 Dubai" is an ideal opportunity to review the positive and important impact of large events of global resonance on the sector.

He stressed that "Hilton" will utilize its capabilities, and its team members will work to innovate in providing an unprecedented accommodation experience for Dubai guests.

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