Crown Prince reaches agreement with Hilton Worldwide

17/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Crown Prince reaches agreement with Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide has confirmed that it has reached an agreement which will see the Al Hamra Real Estate Development company assume control of the Al Hamra Fort Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah.From 2013, the landmark hotel will operate under the Hilton Hotels and Resorts brand.Located in the Al Hamra area of Ras Al Khaimah, the 249-room property forms part of the Al Hamra development. The hotel has access to world-class golfing facilities, as well as upscale residential and commercial areas.Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of the emirate, commented: "The Al Hamra Fort Hotel is a symbol of our rich culture and tradition of hospitality."By handing over the reins to Hilton Hotels and Resorts; we hope to benefit from the brand's extensive experience in operating hotels around the world and we will work closely with them to develop the hotel into an international leisure hotspot."