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Major overhaul for Atlantis, The Palm, in Dubai

Major overhaul for Atlantis, The Palm, in Dubai

In line with Dubai Tourism’s vision of attracting 20 million visitors per year by 2020, Atlantis has announced an extensive refurbishment programme across Atlantis, The Palm.

The investment will come alongside an expansion, with the brand’s second property, The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences also set to open on The Palm in 2019.

Atlantis, The Palm shares impressive results during the first five months of 2017, which saw occupancy levels of 93 per cent on average, with an 11 per cent increase year on year.

Boosted by competitive room rates and an increase in guests from Russia, China, India and European countries such as France and Germany, the integrated entertainment destination has become the fastest growing resort in the region, surpassing its competitors in total rate of occupancy growth.

Starting this month, the five-star destination resort will embark on a three-year refurbishment programme, including the resorts 1,539 rooms and suites.


The project will see 50 rooms and suites refurbished every six weeks, to ensure that guest experience will not be impacted, with completion benchmarked for 2019 just in time for the World Expo 2020.

The room renovation project comes ahead of the launch of Atlantis’ second Dubai property the $1.4 billion Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, which is set to change the landscape of Dubai upon launch in late 2019.

Located on the crescent of The Palm and next to the iconic Atlantis resort, this new generation of distinctive luxury will offer 231 residences and 795 new guest rooms and suites on over ten hectares of land.

The company’s portfolio has also expanded to China, with Atlantis Sanya, Hainan set to open in 2018.