Planet Hospitality opens Ahmedia Heritage Guest House
Discover the richness of ancient Arab culture and experience the taste of a time gone by
Dubai, UAE (February 27, 2013) – Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa under the management of Planet Hospitality, announced the official opening of Ahmedia Heritage Guest House in the heart of Al Ras, Deira, one of Dubai’s historic districts, in view of the company’s support of the government’s effort to preserve the Emirati culture and traditions by offering heritage destinations.
The opening ceremony was attended by Majid Al Marri, Director, Classification, Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM); Habib Khan, CEO Planet Hospitality, Planet Group; and key management and staff of Planet Hospitality and Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa.
Ahmedia Heritage Guest House will be promoted as an ideal venue for professional and aspiring artists who want to display and introduce their work to visitors and residents of the UAE. With a spacious courtyard spreading over three Emirati Houses, the place can accommodate exhibition for art shows, poetry reading sessions, film screening, sculptures, photography, pottery, Carpet & rugs weaving and installations.
Mr. Al Marri said: “We would like to congratulate Planet Hospitality for opening another heritage destination that will serve the increasing number of tourists visiting Dubai who are interested in the Emirati culture and traditions. Dubai is famous for our notable infrastructure but we also receive visitors who want to see the life during the early years of the city. I would like to commend Planet Hospitality for supporting our campaign in preserving our local heritage.”
Habib Khan, General Manager, and CEO of Planet Hospitality, said: “We are very proud to announce the opening of Ahmedia Heritage Guest House, an impressive and inviting traditional Emirati guest house that will give tourists and residents a chance to step back in time and celebrate the culture and customs of the UAE. A lot of restoration work was carried out to keep the original framework and design of the houses intact such as the wind towers, the decorations, the arches and the wooden screens so our visitors will be taken back in time the minute they step into the guest house.”
Ahmedia Heritage Guest House has 15 spacious bedrooms overlooking the courtyard. All rooms are furnished in traditional theme, air conditioned with en suite bath, satellite television, mini fridge, in-room safe deposit box, coffee & tea making facilities free wi-fi and IDD telephones. A Courtyard Café offers Arabic, Persian, Continental and Indian specialties. A round-the-clock butler service, dining, conference and venues for Exhibition (Art Gallery, Meeting and Trainings, Film Screening, Photography, and Pottery & Installation) facilities at the guest house are also offered.
Located in the heart of Al-Ras Deira Heritage area, Ahmedia Heritage Guest House is adjacent to the Al Ahmadiya School and close to the Spice Market, Dubai Creek and the Gold Souk. Visitors can easily access the place through Public Transport too, as its only 100 meters from Al Ras Metro Station and the water taxi.
Discover the richness of ancient Arab culture and relive the past at Ahmedia Heritage Guest House. For more information, call +971 4 3519111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ahmediaguesthouse.com.
About Ahmedia Heritage Guest House
Ahmedia Heritage Guest House is managed by Planet Hospitality. An oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of Al-Ras Deira Dubai, it is located in the heart of Al-Ras Heritage area adjacent to Al-Ahamadiya School. It is a stone throw away from the Spice Market, the Gold Souk, and the famous Creek side water taxi on one side and only 100 meters walk from the Al-Ras Metro Station from the other side. An impressive and inviting traditional mansion with a grandeur entrance to Courtyard, surrounded by dining and seating area shaded by sun roof, combination of these restored villas has 15 spacious bedrooms overlooking the Courtyard. The lodging place provides guests an opportunity to discover the richness of ancient Arab culture and the true taste of times gone by as they relax in the serene surroundings.