Shangri-La to open on Palm Jumeirah second hotel in Dubai
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel have signed a letter of intent for Shangri-La to manage a 290-room hotel in The Palm Tower on Palm Jumeirah, the second Shangri-La branded property in Dubai.
Construction of The Palm Tower, part of the new Nakheel Mall and Hotel complex at the heart of the world-famous island, is slated to begin this year with the hotel expected to open in 2016.
The Shangri-La hotel will be located on the first 18 floors of the 52-level building and will feature an array of facilities, including outdoor family dining, an outdoor pool, a health club and spa. Hotel guests will have direct beach club access via a bridge and walkway to Club Vista Mare.
They will also have direct access to The Palm Monorail and Nakheel Mall, a new retail, dining and entertainment destination for Dubai also opening in 2016.
Shangri-La Group presently operates four hotels in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and a resort in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Two hotels are also under development in Qatar.