Dubai South to get five hotels with 2,000 rooms

Dubai South, formerly Dubai World Central and home to Al Maktoum International, the world’s largest airport, is poised to get several new hotels in the coming year. 

Tahnoon Saif, Vice-President of Aviation at Dubai South, told Gulf News that the Aviation District will have a hospitality component sighted strategically by the airside facilities. 30 percent of the District’s land has been developed and the rest should be ready by 2019.

“We have two phases related to hospitality with a total of five hotels planned across the Aviation District,” Saif said. “Phase 1 has been sold out and [we] will launch Phase 2 in Q3 of 2016.

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“We are currently allocating the land parcels for hotels very close to (future) Air Shows. The five hotels between them will have 2,000 keys."

 

Photo courtesy Dubai South Instagram feed

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