Marriott International, Inc. announced the signing of Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf which becomes the hotel group’s first property from the Residence Inn brand portfolio in the UAE. Due to be completed in 2019, the Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf in Dubai will be comprised of a total of 135 units.
The newly signed property is owned by Bahrain-based International Trading and Investment Company WLL (ITICO), an existing partner of Marriott International that currently owns two other properties – Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Juffair and Marriott Executive Apartments Manama. ITICO has also recently signed its third property in Bahrain with Marriott International, Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Seef.
“Dubai is an ideal location for our first ever Residence Inn by Marriott in the UAE as it offers a convenient location with outstanding accessibility, both to the nearby international airport and to the surrounding Emirates. Given the increase in tourism and global traffic to Dubai, as well as market predictions for the future, we see a great opportunity to further expand in this market, and particularly within the extended stay segment,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International.
The Residence Inn by Marriott brand has almost 700 properties globally and prides itself in offering a contemporary residence with all the essential amenities as well as the elements of a modern home. It is the ideal choice of accommodation for the next generation business traveler who desires connectivity and convenience, but also for the modern family seeking a homely environment in an accessible part of town.