Miral has appointed Hilton to carry two new and distinctive hospitality choices to Yas Island, whereas it invests AED627 million (£130 million) of their improvement.
The WB Abu Dhabi, first Warner Bros. branded lodge on the planet, shall be operated and managed by Hilton underneath its upper-upscale Curio Assortment by Hilton model, whereas the serviced residences shall be managed by DoubleTree by Hilton.
Signed by Mohamed Abdalla Alzaabi, chief government of Miral, and Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, president for Hilton within the Center East, Africa and Turkey, the settlement brings the 2 model to Abu Dhabi for the primary time.
The deal additionally demonstrates a dedication from Miral to bringing unique hospitality venues to Yas Island, which additional positions it as one of many prime international locations for leisure, leisure and enterprise.
BR Kiran, chief portfolio officer at Miral, mentioned: “Hilton is a globally recognised associate, and we’re honoured to be partnering with them to carry the Curio Assortment by Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton manufacturers to Abu Dhabi for the primary time.
“This helps our technique and imaginative and prescient of making unforgettable experiences for each visitor on Yas Island, whereas growing the variety of hospitality choices obtainable to them.
“We’re assured that residents and guests alike will welcome the varied and versatile vary of latest lodging choices, whereas having fun with the unequalled experiences and distinctive sights obtainable to them on Yas Island.”
The settlement reinforces the prevailing collaboration, which was initiated in 2017 between the 2 firms and builds on Miral’s technique to associate with main international manufacturers as part of its long-term imaginative and prescient for Yas Island.
Miral first appointed Hilton again in 2017 to function and handle the Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort, at present underneath development on Yas Bay on the southern finish of Yas Island.
Yas Island can also be house to Ferrari World, thought of the World’s Leading Theme Park by the World Journey Awards, whereas Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is recognised because the Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction.
Carlos Khneisser, vp, improvement, MEA at Hilton, mentioned: “We’re proud to be partnering with Miral on these two new lodges, which can see us introduce two new manufacturers to Abu Dhabi.
The WB Abu Dhabi, which shall be a part of Hilton’s Curio Assortment, is a powerful instance of the form of distinctive visitor experiences we search for with Curio Assortment, whereas DoubleTree by Hilton Yas Island Residences continues the profitable development of this model within the UAE.
“Miral has a transparent imaginative and prescient to develop Yas Island into a worldwide vacation spot and we stay up for being part of this transformation.”
The WB Abu Dhabi, a part of Hilton’s Curio Assortment, is ready to turn into a singular lodge adjoining to the award-winning Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park.
The lodge is at present greater than 75 per cent full and as soon as completed will permit company to expertise recognizable characters from throughout Warner Bros.’ iconic assortment of movie, tv and comics.
Set to open in 2021, the lodge will characteristic 257 rooms over eight ranges, with company in a position to entry a variety of facilities, together with signature WB eating places, WB retailer, a premier spa and health membership, children membership, household pool and an unique rooftop pool overlooking Yas Island’s distinctive skyline.
DoubleTree by Hilton – Yas Island Residences at present stands at greater than 75 per cent full and is due for completion in 2021.
The property supplies quite a lot of choices that accommodate completely different wants, particularly bigger households on the lookout for extra space and in-room facilities.
A complete of 156 models provide company a variety of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom lodging.
Full facilities will embrace in-room kitchenettes, fitness center, pool and quite a lot of recreation services.
The brand new lodges are all inside strolling distance from Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld – the World’s Leading Waterpark – and are in shut proximity to Yas Island’s different sights and experiences, together with Clymb Abu Dhabi and quite a few world-class meals and beverage shops on the Island.