Nakheel, Hilton sign deal for two new Dubai hotels

Nakheel has signed a double deal with Hilton Hotels and Resorts to bring two new Doubletree by Hilton hotels to Dubai which will add 704 new hotel rooms in the emirate.

The two companies signed a management agreement for Nakheel’s property at Jumeirah Village Triangle and a letter of intent for a new hotel and serviced apartment complex at Deira Islands.

Both will operate under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand, Nakheel said in a statement.

Hotelier Middle East previously reported Dubai developer Nakheel had signed a letter of intent with Hilton Worldwide to manage a new 256-room hotel at Jumeirah Village Triangle.

DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Al Khail Avenue at Jumeirah Village is already under construction with an expected opening date of 2019, a statement said.

The proposed 250-key DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Residences Deira Islands is currently being designed, with anticipated delivery by 2020.

It will be part of Nakheel’s AED5 billion Deira Boulevard community, a 22-tower residential, retail and commercial hub at the heart of the Deira Islands waterfront city.

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