The hotels and apartments will be converted from existing properties operated by RDK Tourism Investment
Marriott International has signed a deal with RDK Tourism Investment to open four properties in the UAE.
The hospitality group will grow its footprint in Abu Dhabi and Dubai with the addition of more than 700 rooms across its Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Executive Apartments and Autograph Collection Hotels brands.
The upcoming properties include: Marriott Mirfa Resort, Abu Dhabi, an 114-room beachfront resort to be completed in 2025; Liwa Hotel, Autograph Collection, Abu Dhabi, a desert escape with 66 rooms slated to open by the end of 2023; Marriott Executive Apartments Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, offering 147 one- and two-bedroom apartments when it opens in 2024, and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Barsha South, Dubai, comprising 411 apartments, townhouses and penthouses and slated to open in 2023.
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Commenting on the news, Marriott International chief operating officer, Middle East Sandeep Walia said: “We are delighted to strengthen our collaboration with RDK Tourism Investment and expand our portfolio of properties in the UAE. We look forward to building on this relationship and supporting the overall growth of the tourism sector in the UAE.”
RDK Group chairman Rashid Darwish Ahmed Saif Al Ketbi added: “We look forward to further cementing our relationship with Marriott International as part of our aim to expand our hospitality portfolio in the region. The four properties aim to contribute to the local economic development of upcoming tourism destinations in the UAE, in line with our investment ambitions as a company to develop landmark projects that cater to guests at the highest international standards.”
Marriott International’s portfolio in the UAE currently consists of 75 properties with more than 21,000 rooms across 20 brands.
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