Le Méridien Dubai has revealed is undergoing a Dh450 million expansion, which will add 197 additional rooms in addition to creating new banqueting facilities. The projected is expected to be completed by May 2013.
As part of the move a new eight-story building will be constructed adjacent to the current Royal Club, which will increase the room inventory to 580 from the current 383.
The banqueting facilities will also undergo an expansion and refurbishment, starting in July 2012.
The existing Falcon Ballroom will be rebuilt to accommodate a capacity of 1,000 and the Great ballroom will be upgraded with new technology being added to both ballrooms.
The company revealed in a statement that the project’s construction commenced six months ago and is expected to be completed by May 2013.
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