Ahead of the opening of Dukes Dubai in April, Debrah Dugga, managing director, Dukes Hotels, speaks to Breaking Travel News about what the new property will bring to Middle Eastern tourism and brings viewers up to date with the renovations at Dukes London.
Dukes Dubai, the first international venture for the multi-award winning Dukes London hotel, which is set to open in April, has signed a range of quintessential British brands to further substantiate its great British offering.
Dubai’s premium hospitality offering will receive a great British boost this month with the soft opening of Dukes Dubai. The property will deliver an upscale blend of cosmopolitan luxury, twinned with British charm and tradition. The five-star hotel is located on the west trunk of Palm Jumeirah.
Dukes London, recent winner of World’s Leading Classic Hotel for the fifth year in a row at the 2016 World Travel Awards, has revealed an extensive refurbishment programme to its bedrooms, public areas and restaurant. As part of an exciting new partnership, Liberty Fabrics will be furnishing a number of the Dukes bedrooms and public spaces with their instantly recognisable patterns.
Breaking Travel News talks to Debrah Dhugga, managing director, Dukes Collection at World Travel Market 2016. With the new Dukes property set to open in Dubai in just a few weeks and the London hotel undergoing a significant renovation, there is much to discuss.
Dukes London has revealed plans for a major refurbishment programme, due to start next month. Renovation plans include the hotel’s bedrooms, public areas and restaurant. Developments will begin with the hotel’s meeting rooms, changes to the restaurant, with the bedrooms set to follow in January 2017.
Luxury hotel group Dukes Collection has announced Dukes Dubai will open in December this year. Situated at the beginning of the famous Palm Jumeirah, a highly-coveted location for this five-star hotel, the hotel will encompass a quintessentially British feel inspired by its famous London counterpart, Dukes London.
Dubai-based Seven Tides Hospitality has signed a partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels. Dubai’s latest luxury hotel, Dukes Dubai, which is set to open in quarter four of 2016, will be showcased through Preferred’s online booking platform, which generates over US$1 billion in reservations annually.
Mete Atakuman, general manager, Dukes Dubai talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market. The discuss the new property, which is scheduled to open later this year and the British flavour it will bring to the United Arab Emirates hospitality market.
Dubai-based luxury property developer and holding company Seven Tides International has announced a new team member with the appointment of Shamia Mouratsing as head of marketing and communications for its five-star hospitality venture, Dukes Dubai on Palm Jumeirah. Boasting more than 13 years’ solid marketing experience, Mouratsing has spearheaded campaigns that have generated millions of dollars in revenue for properties under her remit over the past five years.
Dubai-based luxury property developer and holding company Seven Tides has appointed the general manager and four senior executive committee members for its latest five-star hospitality venture, Dukes Dubai hotel and hotel apartment project. Seasoned general manager, Mete Atakuman, will head up the team and brings more than 20 years’ industry experience to the role with emphasis on openings and acquisition.