In partnership with real estate developer, Dubai Properties, Starwood Hotels & Resorts have announced three Aloft and one Element branded hotels are expected to open in 2018, introducing 816 rooms in Dubai ahead of the Dubai World Expo 2020.Naaman Atallah, CEO of Dubai Properties, said: “As Dubai prepares itself to host a memorable World Expo 2020, Dubai Properties is proud to sign a four-hotel deal with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. The hotels under the Aloft and Element brands will offer two new concepts to the existing mid-market category in the Emirate, which will emerge as a vital segment in the run to the exposition. The time is right to launch new hospitality projects as demand for new hotel rooms continues to increase and culminate around this major event. Going forward, Dubai Properties will continue to offer modern, elegant, and cost-effective hospitality solutions for the emirate’s booming tourism industry.”
Aloft Dubai Dubiotech
Featuring 227 guest rooms, Aloft Dubai Dubiotech will be located in the world’s first free zone area dedicated to the life science industry. The hotel is 20km from the Dubai International Airport and 40 km from the new Dubai World Central International Airport. The hotel will also be equipped with three meeting rooms.
Aloft Dubai Studio City
Aloft Dubai Studio City comprises of 200 guests rooms, meeting space of up to 120 sqm and all of Aloft’s signature brand elements. The hotel is located in Dubai Studio City, a part of Dubai Media City that drives business in broadcast, movie, television and music production. Located 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and the city centre, Dubai Studio City is easily accessible from all areas of Dubai.
Aloft Dubai IMPZ
Aloft Dubai IMPZ is located in Dubai’s dedicated media production zone, International Media Production Zone (IMPZ). The hotel will offer 221 guest rooms and will serve as a hub for the art, printing, publishing and media production businesses in the area.
Element Dubai IMPZ
Element, Starwood’s eco-innovation lab, is designed for today’s healthy, active traveller, with a nature-inspired design philosophy that is clean, modern and bright. Element IMPZ will offer guests 168 studio accommodations and double rooms for guests to relax and recharge from the stress of travelling. Signature amenities range from healthy RISE breakfast and RELAX evening reception to saline swimming pools, spacious fitness centres, bikes-to-borrow and electric vehicle charging stations.