Jumeirah Group, the global hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement to operate a luxury resort in Mauritius. The hotel is currently under development and expected to open in 2018.Designed by internationally renowned architects, the hotel will be set on 68.5 hectares of land and located approximately 50km from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. The property will include all-day dining and specialty restaurants, lounge and poolside bars, meeting and events space, spa facilities, a swimming pool, health club, children’s facilities and a teen club.
Gerald Lawless, President and CEO of Jumeirah Group, said: “We are delighted to be expanding our portfolio of hotels and resorts to embrace the beautiful island of Mauritius. Our track record in delivering the very best in luxury hospitality, combined with the success of our two other tropical island resorts – Jumeirah Vittaveli and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives – fills us with confidence that our guests will warmly welcome the addition of a property in Mauritius.”
Jumeirah Group currently operates 22 luxury hotels and serviced apartments, including eleven in the Gulf region, eight in Europe and three in Asia. A further 17 hotels are now under development.