His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurates the Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel
- Exclusive Hotel officially launches -
30th November, Dubai, UAE - Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today inaugurated the Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates (MoE) in celebration of the hotel’s official opening event. Part of the Accor Group, The Pullman Dubai MoE, is the regional flagship property of this upscale hotel brand that caters to both the business and leisure markets. The event was attended by official dignitaries and guests from Accor and Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
Peter Walichnowski, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Properties said: “We are delighted that His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed is present to inaugurate another important moment for the Mall of the Emirates. Pullman has significantly strengthened our hotel offering in the Mall of the Emirates and it will help to accommodate some of our many visitors each year.”
With 481 rooms, The Pullman Dubai MoE is a four star, multipurpose property that can accommodate both business and leisure travelers. The four food and beverage outlets provide a diverse range of cuisines and ambiances that cater to the culinary needs of guests twenty-four hours a day. The luxurious roof top spa, Sanctuary Spa•Pool•Gym, boasts a state of the art gym, plush pool area and a rejuvenating spa complete with invigorating treatments.
Pullman has an innovative approach to meetings, conferencing and incentive events – “Co-Meeting”, which ensures the seamless flow of proceedings, due to their highly skilled teams and state of the art facilities. An entire floor is dedicated to executive facilities, featuring nine meeting rooms complete with private break out areas and has the flexibility to host many different sizes and types of events.
“We are truly honoured to have His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed unveil the Pullman Dubai MoE on this auspicious occasion. We are looking forward to building on our successes following our soft opening in September 2010 as well as the growth of the Pullman brand. We aim to continue providing a level of unparalleled services and facilities to the UAE and its visitors,” said Laurent Chaudet, General Manager, of the Pullman Dubai MoE.
For more information or to enjoy the Pullman Dubai MoE’s fantastic facilities, please visit www.pullmanhotels.com or call +971 4712 8000.
Pullman is Accor’s upscale hotel brand designed with the requirements of business women and men in mind. Located in the main regional and international cities, Pullman hotels provide an extensive range of tailored services, access to groundbreaking technologies, and "Co-Meeting", a new approach to organizing meetings, seminars and high-end incentives. At Pullman hotels, business travelers can choose between being independent or choosing help from our staff available round the clock.
By the end of 2010, the Pullman network will include 60 hotels across Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. In time, we anticipate a network of over 150 establishments around the world.
Further information concerning Pullman hotels is available on the website www.pullmanhotels.com
Accor, the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, is present in 90 countries with 4,100 hotels and close to 500,000 rooms. Accor's broad portfolio of hotel brands - Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1, hotelF1 and Motel 6, and its related activities, Thalassa sea & spa and Lenôtre - provide an extensive offer from luxury to budget. With 145,000 employees worldwide, the Group offers to its clients and partners nearly 45 years of know-how and expertise.
About Accor Middle East:
Accor ME is one of the fastest growing hospitality groups in the Middle East. Currently, the company’s regional portfolio includes a total of 36 operational hotels in nine countries. Among the existing global brands ranging from Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure and ibis, new brands such as Pullman and Adagio are emerging as strong players in the region.
With over 25 years of regional experience, Accor ME is the first to establish a training academy. Dubbed as Tamheed – Accor Academie Middle East, the training facility is dedicated to educate and prepare staff at all levels and ensure optimal career development.
About Majid Al Futtaim Properties:
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is a leading developer of shopping malls, hotels and mixed-use community projects across the Middle East and North Africa region. An ambitious growth and marketing strategy has enabled the Company to develop and manage the best shopping and leisure destinations that dominate their respective trade areas across the region.
The Company’s shopping malls portfolio consists of 10 operating malls totaling over 800,000 square metres of GLA including 5 malls in UAE, 2 in Egypt, 2 in Oman and 1 in Bahrain. By 2015, the Company plans to add to its portfolio of malls 12 new developments covering over 1.2 million square meters of additional GLA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon and UAE.
Welcoming over 120 million customers a year, the shopping malls under the Majid Al Futtaim Properties portfolio have revolutionised the retail industry with breakthrough developments such as the iconic Mall of the Emirates (the first shopping resort in the Middle East) which is also home to Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the region. In addition, the Company owns and operates the popular City Centre shopping malls brand across the region.
The hospitality business focuses on the development and asset management of hotels attached to shopping malls or within master-planned communities and stand-alone mid-scale and budget hotels.
Mixed-use Communities under the company is an asset management unit that focuses primarily on developing a mix of residential and commercial properties throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
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