Majid Al Futtaim and Hilton Worldwide celebrate the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the E

28 Jan 2016

Largest Hilton Garden Inn Outside America unveiled in Dubai

Dubai, UAE: Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of focused service hotels, and Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, yesterday celebrated the official opening of Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates – the second largest Hilton Garden Inn in the world and the largest outside of America.

The official opening ceremony was attended by Rudi Jagersbacher, President, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide, Simon Barlow, Chief Executive Officer of Hotels at Majid Al Futtaim Properties, in addition to Industry professionals, members of the regional press and senior management representatives from Hilton Group and Majid Al Futtaim. Attending guests got the chance to experience the hotel in full swing with a Garden Circus themed event.

During the opening ceremony, Simon Barlow, Chief Executive Officer of Hotels at Majid Al Futtaim Properties, said: “We are proud of welcoming Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates as the latest addition to our world class hotel portfolio. The project has been delivered to a high standard in a record time of 20 months, which is testament to the knowledge and expertise of Majid Al Futtaim and Hilton Worldwide, as well as the architects, designers and engineering consultants involved. We look forward to seeing guests from across the globe enjoy the hotel and the world class retail experience offered at our flagship luxury destination, Mall of the Emirates.”

Rudi Jagersbacher, President Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide, also commented:  “We are delighted to have partnered with Majid Al Futtaim on this superb Hilton Garden Inn.

Majid Al Futtaim’s understanding of the market, integrity and commitment to this project has been second to none. The growth of our focused service brands and especially Hilton Garden Inn has been a great success for us, and nowhere more so than here in Dubai where we have worked hard to meet the exacting needs of our guests by managing quality branded hotels at a great price point.”

The new hotel boasts state-of-the-art amenities to enable travellers to sleep deeply, stay fit, eat well and stay connected, with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property. All 370 stylish guest rooms feature the brand’s signature bedding, a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair, along with an in-room ‘hospitality centre’ complete with mini fridge and coffee maker.