Viceroy Hotel Group has been selected by Aldar properties to take over the operation of the iconic Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi, marking the first foray in the region for the American-based group. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at what the decision might mean for what is already considered one of the finest hotels in the Middle East.
Stephen Banks, Director Sales & Marketing, Aldar Hotels & Hospitality, Abu Dhabi
Didier Tourneboeuf, GM, Qasr Al Sarab Anantara Desert Resort
Paul Bell, Managing Director, Aldar Hotels, talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Hotel Investors Conference 2009 (AHIC).
Aldar Properties has unveiled The Yas Hotel, a new five star signature hotel at the heart of the Yas Marina Circuit. Developed by Aldar, The Yas Hotel will be the first hotel operated by Aldar Hotels and Hospitality and one of seven hotels opening on Yas Island for the 2009 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November.
Yas Island to boost Abu Dhabi profile Mohammed N. Bin Hamdan, Senior Business Development Manager, Aldar Properties explains the thinking behind the Yas Island project. Interviewed at ITB 2008 for BTN.