Viceroy Hotels & Resorts has announced the re-branding of the iconic Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi as Yas Viceroy. The first Viceroy Hotel in the Middle East, the property will offer signature service, unique dining concepts and a refurbished lobby by renowned design firm Poltrona Frau Emirates of Abu Dhabi.
Thousands of pop fans flocked to the Yas Arena earlier to see the legendary Janet Jackson perform her many number one smash hits. The pop icon kicked off another outstanding season of Yas Island Show Weekends, bringing what has been hailed worldwide as her largest ever tour; Number Ones: Up Close and Personal.
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.
Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi’s leading property development company, has selected Viceroy Hotel Group to operate the Yas Hotel. Situated on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the location is considered to be one of the Emirate’s leading leisure and entertainment destinations.
Abu Dhabi’s Yas Hotel, voted “World’s Leading New Hotel” by World Travel Awards, has appointed Heiner Werdeling as general manager.
The first hotel to have a Formula 1 racetrack running through it, The Yas Hotel offers its guests a unique opportunity to directly experience the high-octane thrill of the Grand Prix from the comfort of their bedrooms. With the season finale fast approaching, the property is preparing to welcome guests from around the world.