Tuesday, January 5, 2010

First Armani hotel at Burj Dubai

Armani Hotel Dubai, marking ace fashion designer Giorgio Armani's foray into the hospitality sector, will throw open its door to public from
this March.
Dubai tower, the hotel will be officially inaugurated on March 18, while online booking will begin later this month, an announcement in this regard was made today.

Armani Hotel Dubai is the first hotel built in collaboration Giorgio Armani and Emaar Properties, the leading developers of Gulf and is the first in the series of hotels, resorts and residences designed by Armani.

The opening of the Armani Hotel in Dubai will be followed by Armani Hotel Milano as the group has plans to open at least ten hotels and resorts in next ten years.

Other developments underway include a resort in Marrakech, Morocco and Residence villas in Marassi, Egypt.

Armani has plans to build hotels, resorts and residences in key international destinations such as New York, Tokyo,Shanghai and London under an agreement between Giorgio Armani S.p.A. and Emaar Properties.

Giorgio Armani Group is one of the leading fashion and luxury goods groups in the world and designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion and lifestyle products including apparel, accessories, eyewear, watches, jewellery, home furnishings, fragrances and cosmetics.

"The Burj Dubai opening would have a positive impact on the first three quarters of 2010," said Chairman Emaar Properties, Mohamed Alabbar, who held a media briefing for the opening of the skyscraper.