AVANI Dubai set for 2018 opening
Minor Hotel Group announces a strategic partnership with Nakheel to co-invest and develop a 500-key AVANI hotel in Dubai, to open in 2018.
AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel will be located in Deira Islands, a waterfront entertainment, tourist and residential destination being developed in alignment with Dubai Vision 2020.
Comprising four islands adjacent to Dubai?s Deira district, with a total area of over 15.3 square kilometres, Deira Islands, master developed by Nakheel, will feature a variety of beachfront resorts, hotels and residential communities, a shopping mall, a waterfront night market and an amphitheatre able to accommodate up to 30,000 people.
The new-build hotel is the first of MHG?s AVANI brand to be announced in the UAE.
AVANI, launched in 2011, currently has 13 properties in operation in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Seychelles, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zambia.
MHG currently has a portfolio of nine hotels in the UAE across three of its brands ? Anantara, PER AQUUM and Oaks.
The group has a portfolio of 134 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean.