Emirates has selected Marriott International to manage the Park Towers in Dubai. The 1,614-room twin-tower hotel and apartment property, which Emirates is currently constructing on Sheikh Zayed Road, is adjacent to Dubai’s premier Business Bay district.Under Marriott management, the property will be branded as one of the top-of-the-line JW Marriott Marquis luxury hotels. This will include two guest room towers rising from a six-story building housing lobby and public space. The first 807-room tower is scheduled to open in 2011 and the second tower in 2013.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates airline and Group said, “As a leading international hotel management group operating several successful brands, Marriott has the track-record and the global infrastructure to maximise the value of our Dhs1.8 billion city centre investment. We believe this property will emerge as one of Dubai’s top hotels and will contribute to attracting both leisure and business travellers to the city.”