The First Group is uniquely positioned in the Dubai market to offer a hotel investment opportunity that allows our owners to profit from the booming hotel industry. We build landmark hotels in high demand areas and sell rooms and suites to private individuals. We then partner with leading hoteliers to optimize rental rates and occupancy levels which in turn provide our hotel investors with great returns.

Why invest in a hotel room?

  • Enjoy ownership. As an owner, you may sell your hotel unit for capital gains or transfer ownership to a family member.

  • Effortless management. Your purchased hotel unit is fully furnished, managed and serviced. You simply collect your share of the revenue.

  • Attractive investment returns. The First Group hotels are managed by world-class hotel operators with established brands, ensuring occupancy and room rates are optimised.

  • Currency pegged to US dollar. The UAE dirham is pegged to the US dollar meaning investments will not be impacted by adverse currency fluctuations.

  • Locally tax-free investment. Dubai is distinctively suited to offer property investors high income potential in a safe, locally tax-free hotel investment environment.


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In 2015, Dubai's attracted 14.2 million tourists, up 7.5% on 2014 a number that is on track to achieve the 20 million visitors outlined in the cities Tourism Vision 2020. This suggests tremendous growth for the hotel sector.


Dubai Hotel Sector Year-over-Year Growth


Airport arrivals exceed 78 million in air traffic in 2015, an increase of 10.7% compared to 2014, supporting the demand for hotel accommodations*. Dubai International Airport is now the busiest airport in the world for international visitors. The positive upward trend in tourist arrivals has continued into 2016 and is reflected in the improved hotel performances around the city.

  • 7.5% tourist arrivals, 2015 over 2014
  • 5.7% guest nights, 2015 over 2014
  • 10.7% air traffic, 2015 over 2014
  • 4.1% economic growth, 2015 over 2014

Why invest in hotel property with the first group?


Our relationship with you does not end at the handover of a set of keys. Indeed, investing in stunning hotel property with The First Group marks the start of an exciting journey, where the rewards equate to more than just lucrative returns. We pride ourselves in offering our owners something truly special, which goes above and beyond the promise of amazing developments and enticing profits.

  • Dedicated asset management team
  • Unique Wealthbuilder programme
  • Owner privileges and benefits
  • High profile operators and partners


First and foremost you benefit from the opportunity to enjoy a completely effortless hotel investment. Through our dedicated Asset Management team and our unique Wealthbuilder programme, you never need to worry about gaining returns on your property. We take care of every single aspect of your property investment, from legal paperwork, management and maintenance to marketing and leasing. Moreover, we have partnered with some of the most renowned names in the hospitality industry, such as Wyndham Hotel Group, to ensure your hotel investment enjoys the best possible leverage.

With your property ownership you also gain access to some of the most exclusive privileges on the market. Our clients are our top priority and to show just how much we value our property investors, we have created a host of benefits that are aimed at making your life easier and, above all, highly rewarding.

Hotel Investment Benefit - Titanium Rewards

The benefits for property investors do not stop there. We have also devised one of the most distinctive rewards and recognition programmes on the market called Titanium Rewards. Investing with us gives you automatic membership into this exclusive programme. From here, each referral you provide who goes on to invest in property with us will earn you one Titanium Point valued at $5,000. You also earn Titanium Points when you make additional property purchases with us. This exciting programme equates to a wealth of rewards, with each point redeemable for cash, investment credit, or amazing Dubai holidays.

To learn more about The First Group hotel investment options, we invite you to contact our investor hotline at +971 4 455 0282 or download our Hotel Investor Report available at the link below.


* Sources: TRI Hospitality Consulting and Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Dubai Airports. Emirates NBD Research.