Doubletree by Hilton proposes 3rd UAE property

30/05/2012 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Neil King
Doubletree by Hilton proposes 3rd UAE property
Dubai is one of the most sought-after destinations for hoteliers to set up establishments and another market leader has announced it is making plans to build a new hotel in the city.DoubleTree by Hilton has announced it will be launching its third property in the UAE in January 2015.The organisation is converting The Royal Ascot hotel into its newest premises in the Middle East, with the revamp comprising of a two-year refurbishment, giving the structure's 174 rooms a total makeover.Based in the historic Bur Dubai district, the DoubleTree by Hilton should prove to be a useful base for both commercial and leisure travellers, as it is conveniently placed for the city's main port, its diplomatic zone and the creek area, which hosts a wealth of museums, souks and heritage sites.The establishment itself will boast quality business and leisure facilities such as meeting rooms, a conference hall, business centre, pool spa and health club.Area president for Hilton Worldwide Middle East and Africa Rudi Jagersbacher commented: "Dubai's continued status as a main regional economic hub for the Middle East gives us confidence to launch new brands in the city and provide more options for the growing number of visitors."The newest member of the DoubleTree family will join its UAE-based counterparts the DoubleTree Ras Al Khaimah and the DoubleTree by Hilton Al Barsha Hotel & Residence, which will open at the end of the year.Just like the other Hilton properties around the world, the Bur Dubai property will feature all the characteristics the hotel giant has become famous for, such as its warm welcome, upscale amenities, rewards for loyalty programme members, excellent customer service and the signature chocolate chip cookie for every guest upon check-in.Hilton Worldwide operates 56 properties in the Middle East and Africa and the franchise has signed a development plan to build 40 more across this region, including hotels in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Uganda, Nigeria and Cape Verde.