Sophisticated open-air lounge Glo opens at Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Glamorous open-air lounge set to become Abu Dhabi’s newest nightlife hotspot
Abu Dhabi, October 7, 2013 – Glo, Abu Dhabi’s new sophisticated open-air lounge in the ultra-luxury Rosewood Abu Dhabi, opened its doors with an exclusive Fashion TV launch party to the sounds of Simonne Cooper, Sarah Lawrence, DJ Afroboogie, DJ Koast and DJ Drezzil on Thursday, October 3rd . Located at the heart of the capital’s thriving hub on Al Maryah Island and offering breath-taking views the city’s waterfront and skyline, Glo welcomed 300 Abu Dhabi socialites for a stylish night in town.
A funky and glamorous open-air venue, Glo features four Globrellas, its striking signature lighting structures that warms the evening sky. Offering a relaxing ambience by day, Glo transforms into an upbeat atmospheric bar from sunset onwards, offering delicious mocktails, a selection of grape beverages and the finest bubbly at its 42m bar, the longest in Abu Dhabi, all to the soulful sounds of Glo’s resident DJs, DJ Koast and DJ Drezzil.
“Located at the very heart of Abu Dhabi’s new urban hub on Al Maryah Island, Glo is a vibrant lounge that caters to the Capital’s most discerning clientele. Designed to offer a unique sensory experience with its striking design and waterfront views, Glo is the ideal location for both private parties and larger gatherings,” said Luigi Romaniello, Managing Director at Rosewood Abu Dhabi.
Located on the third floor of Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Glo offers chic Italian dishes from Aqua restaurant and unique medusa shisha. Guests can choose between day passes, Cabana Packages for 6-8 guests, and the Gloaming after-work chill out experience.
Glo Lounge is open daily from 10:00 am to 01:00 am. For bookings, please contact Glo Lounge firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 (0) 2 813 5577.
About Rosewood Abu Dhabi
An ultra-luxury five-star hotel on the waterfront at Sowwah Square, Rosewood Abu Dhabi features 189 rooms and suites, 58 serviced residences, 73 residences for long term lease and four penthouses. The 34-storey landmark hotel is strategically located on Al Maryah Island (formerly Sowwah Island), in the heart of Abu Dhabi's new Central Business District (CBD) and features direct climate-controlled links to neighbouring Sowwah Square offices, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and The Galleria on Al Maryah Island.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi embraces Rosewood’s A Sense of Place® philosophy, reflecting the history, architecture, scale and sensibilities of Abu Dhabi. The hotel offers premium accommodations, nine distinctive restaurants and lounges, the luxury Sense, A Rosewood Spa® and fully equipped business facilities and services.
With 18 properties in eight countries, the Rosewood collection comprises of some of the most legendary hotels and resorts in the world. Rosewood Abu Dhabi is the fourth Middle East property managed by Rosewood, including Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama in Riyadh and Rosewood Corniche in Jeddah.
About Al Maryah Island
Al Maryah Island (formerly Sowwah Island) has been designated as Abu Dhabi’s new Central Business District (CBD), which forms a key component of the UPC’s Capital 2030 Plan. Located at the midpoint between Abu Dhabi's existing downtown and new residential districts, Sowwah Square marks the completion of Phase 1 of Al Maryah Island’s development and an important milestone in the government’s strategic urban development plan.
Sowwah Square has been developed by Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure (MREI) and modelled on the world’s leading mixed-use, 24-hour CBDs. It comprises The Galleria retail and dining destination alongside four international Grade A office towers, already home to a mix of blue-chip global and regional companies including Deloitte, GE, Gulf Capital, Booz & Co, JP Morgan, Macquarie Bank, Herbert Smith Freehills and the Regulation and Supervision Bureau. Sowwah Square will also incorporate the iconic exchange building and another five-star hotel.
About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages one-of-a-kind luxury properties in the world’s most desired destinations. Rosewood properties embrace the company’s A Sense of Place® philosophy, reflecting the history, architecture, scale and sensibilities of the destination. The Rosewood collection includes some of the most legendary hotels and resorts in the world, including Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek® in Dallas, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, as well as contemporary classics such as Rosewood Sand Hill® in California, Rosewood San Miguel de Allende® in Mexico, and Rosewood Tucker’s Point in Bermuda. Rosewood also offers Sense® spa – featuring treatments reflective of the location’s culture and natural environment – available exclusively at select properties. For more information, please visit rosewoodhotels.com or follow the group’s latest news on facebook.com/rosewoodhotels or Twitter @rosewoodhotels.