Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi to open early next year
Strategically-located 5-star business hotel offers unique amenities for the discerning traveller
Abu Dhabi, November 20, 2012: Dusit International, a leading Asian hospitality group, has announced plans to open Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, its first property in the UAE capital, in the first quarter of 2013. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, comprising 402 luxurious guest rooms and suites as well as 131 deluxe serviced apartments, features a wealth of unique facilities that provide the discerning business traveller with a perfect destination.
Strategically located in the new business and government district, the Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi is 10 minutes drive from the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and only a few minutes away from other city landmarks and major corporate headquarters.
Scott Mawhinney, General Manager at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, said: “Abu Dhabi is emerging as one of the most sought-after business hubs in the region and we see enormous potential for a world-class business hotel in the capital. We are confident that with its superb strategic location, the new Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi will prove a major attraction to local, regional and international business travellers to the UAE capital seeking comfort, security and convenience.”
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi blends modern architecture with an innovative design creating an exquisite and refreshingly new hotel experience. The 37-storey ‘glass tower’ property has been created to respond to the discerning needs of affluent business traveller seeking style, comfort, luxury and personalized service.
Each of the hotel’s spacious rooms and apartments comprises a wonderful mix of Thai influences and modern lifestyle, featuring well-designed furniture and the latest technology. This includes interactive LED TV with satellite channels, Wi-Fi and high-speed internet connection, working desk, electronic safe, individually controlled air conditioning, direct dial phone with voice mail, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar and hair dryer.
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi has been developed with the rapidly growing Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) market in mind. The hotel offers a spacious Conference Centre with a variety of function rooms, including a 785 square metre ballroom that can facilitate all types of events, conferences, exhibitions or social events that can host up to 2,000 guests.
The innovative design of the pre-function area with its impressive ‘Skydome’, the elegance and convenience of each function room together with state-of-art facilities and attentive service make Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi the perfect venue to host a memorable event.
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi boasts a broad selection of dining outlets capturing a vibrant and fun atmosphere in which to socialize to a chic casual and elegant environment in which to relax and unwind after a busy day at the office. The outlets include:
Benjarong, the signature Thai restaurant takes diners on an authentic culinary journey and invites them to indulge in a truly royal treat within a unique setting.
The Capital Grill is a contemporary lifestyle restaurant and bar featuring sophisticated and stylish setting where guests can enjoy an array of premium US and Australian meat cuts, grills and signature specialities complemented by a wide collection of international beverages.
Urban Kitchen is the ultimate venue to indulge in plentiful buffets and live cooking stations and savour an eclectic mix of flavours from Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, India, Europe or Middle East. Socialise with friends while treating your senses to a variety of flavours and spices within the unique setting of the Dusit Thani Friday brunch.
Dusit Gourmet welcomes guests to a casual lounge experience featuring an impressive selection of sandwiches, freshly baked pastries and petit fours together with delicious chocolate pralines and ice-cream. Guests have the option to dine in, take away or pack an assortment of tasty gourmet gifts.
Orchid is a relaxed and contemporary lounge, where guests are invited to experience a variety of aromatic and herbal oriental teas or savour a freshly brewed coffee.
The recreational facilities at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi include DFiT, a fully equipped fitness centre and Namm Spa, an urban sanctuary featuring eight treatment rooms.
DFiT is one of the largest health clubs in Abu Dhabi that offers a breathtaking 270-degree view of the UAE capital. The members-only lifestyle club also boasts of a world-class aerobics studio. An outdoor pool on the 23rd floor is perfect for relaxation and small receptions with stunning views of the city.
The Namm Spa is unique to Dusit hotels and embraces a Thai wellness philosophy of five spa elements (Natural, Aroma, Massage, Marine) along with Far East philosophy. Designed to create a sanctuary of tranquility, each of the eight treatment rooms are spacious and luxurious with private bathtub, shower and vanity area. The interior design reflects the overall Namm concept using natural materials such as wood and stone to enhance the mood calming experience.
“Our wide range of leisure facilities, complemented by the strategic location close to many of the city’s major attractions such as the Abu Dhabi Corniche, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Abu Dhabi Golf Club, is a perfect fit that embraces the expectations of today’s affluent business traveller,” added Scott Mawhinney.
About Dusit International
Dusit International has more than 60 years' experience in the hotel and hospitality field. Founded in 1949 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's New Road, Dusit International has since acquired a unique portfolio of distinctive hotels, building upon Thai culture and tradition to create a personalized welcome for all guests made distinctive under the Dusit International brand promise; the delivery of an 'experience that enlivens the individual spirit, no matter the journey’.
Dusit International comprises four hotel brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess, and Dusit Devarana. It also operates Dusit Residences and its own signature Devarana Spa.
Dusit Thani Hotels & Resorts:
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Dusit Thani Hainan, China
Dusit Thani Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Dusit Devarana Hotels & Resorts:
Dusit Devarana Hainan, China
Dusit Devarana New Delhi, India
dusitD2 hotels & resorts:
dusitD2 new delhi, india
dusitD2 pasadena, u.s.a.
dusitD2 khao yai, thailand
Dusit Thani Hotels & Resorts:
Dusit Thani Bangkok, Thailand
Dusit Thani Hua Hin, Thailand
Dusit Thani Pattaya, Thailand
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Thailand
Dusit Thani Manila, Philippines
Dusit Thani Dubai, U.A.E.
Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo, Egypt
Dusit Thani Maldives
Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai, Thailand
dusitD2 hotels & resorts:
dusitD2 chiang mai, thailand
dusitD2 baraquda pattaya, thailand
Dusit Princess Hotels & Resorts:
Dusit Princess Srinakarin, Bangkok, Thailand
Dusit Princess Korat, Thailand
Royal Princess Chiang Mai, Thailand
Royal Princess Larn Luang, Bangkok, Thailand
Pathumwan Princess, MBK Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Bel-Aire Princess, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
Grand China Princess, Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand
Dusit Residence Serviced Apartments:
Dusit Residence Dubai Marina, U.A.E.
Pearl Coast Premier Hotel Apartments, Dubai, U.A.E.