Dubai Holding unit which owns Jumeirah Hotels reports $570m first half profits

Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG), part of a conglomerate owned by the emirate’s ruler, reported a net profit of AED2.1 billion ($571.8 million) for the first half of 2014 on Sunday. DHCOG is part of Dubai Holding, which runs multiple businesses including hotel group Jumeirah, business park TECOM Investments and Dubai Properties Group.

It is the first time that DHCOG has reported mid-year results and the company did not provide any comparative profit figure for the corresponding period of 2013 in its statement.However, its net profit amount for the whole of last year was AED3.3 billion.

Revenue for the first six months of 2014 was AED5.6 billion, the company said in its statement, again without providing a comparative figure. For 2013, revenue at the company was AED11.6 billion.

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait