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 Private Property Management Selects Conrad Hotels
to Operate 350 room Hotel in Dubai
The Conrad Dubai Scheduled to Open in 2007
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 2nd June 2004. Conrad Hotels, the luxury brand of the Hilton family, today reached an agreement with the Abu Dhabi headquartered real estate company Private Property Management, to operate and manage Dubai’s first Conrad hotel, a luxurious 350-room property located in the heart of Dubai’s commercial, business and entertainment district - Sheikh Zayed Road. The property is scheduled to open late 2007. 

Jacobus Klein, Board Director of Conrad Hotels and President of Hilton International, Middle East and Asia Pacific said, “We are honoured to work with Private Property Management and to have secured one of the most prestigious and visible locations in Dubai.  This will be an extraordinary property and it will fit our plans to expand the Conrad brand further into the Middle East.”

Mohamed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Managing Director, Private Property Management said, “We are pleased that Conrad, one of the world’s finest hotel brands, has selected Dubai as the site for the GCC’s first luxury Conrad hotel.  By fully utilizing Conrad and Hilton’s vast global sales network, including more than 4000 sales people in 35 offices around the globe, we hope to reach out to a large percentage of the 15 million travellers that the Dubai government has forecast annually by the year 2010.”

The future Conrad Dubai will be strategically located on Sheikh Zayed Road, just 20 minutes from the Dubai International Airport and close to the Dubai World Trade Centre and International Convention Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and the proposed Dubai Metro System Station.  The hotel will be close to popular shopping districts.

Catering to both the corporate and leisure market, the hotel will feature 220 luxurious guest and Executive Floor rooms, plus 130 suites and serviced apartments.  Additionally, signature office and retail space will make the Conrad Dubai a thriving addition to the community. 

Conrad Dubai will also offer 12 meeting rooms and a business centre, a ballroom which can accommodate 1,100 people, innovative restaurants and bars, a nightclub and a Spa and Health Club with an outdoor swimming pool, offering a haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Conrad have been closely involved in all development aspects of the new Conrad Dubai and will operate the hotel on behalf of Private Property Management under a 15 year Management Agreement. 

Private Property Management (PPM) is a 100% locally owned company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  PPM owns and operates properties ranging from high-rise residential and office buildings, to hotels, villas and resorts in the UAE and overseas.

PPM is committed to providing a broad spectrum of in-house facility management services, tailored to meet and exceed the expectations of residents and guests.
For future developments, PPM strives to seek and evaluate the latest innovations that can be utilised to introduce modern, intelligent buildings, and to provide tenants with the highest standards of luxurious fittings and décor, within a healthy, comfortable and secure environment.

Besides Dubai, new Conrad hotels are scheduled to open in Miami by late 2004, Phuket, Thailand in December 2004, Tokyo in 2005 and Las Vegas in 2006.

Conrad Hotels
With 16 award-winning luxury hotels strategically located in capital cities and exotic resorts in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and Middle East/Africa, Conrad offers value to both business and leisure travellers, by establishing and maintaining the highest levels of service delivery with the renowned ‘Conrad Service Culture’. Since 2000, Conrad Hotels is a joint venture equally owned by Hilton Hotels Corporation and Hilton International. 

 

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Contact:

Catherine Couplan 
Conrad Hotels World Headquarters
Tel: +32 2 542 4790 Fax: +322 542 4300
Email: catherine_couplan@hilton.com
ConradHotels.com


 
Also See: Designed by Architects Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo from Hawaii, The Conrad Bali Resort & Spa in Indonesia Set to Open / February 2004
A 234 room Conrad Planned for Downtown Indianapolis; The $100 million Hotel will Open in 2006 / January 2004
Asaad Farag Appointed General Manager of the Conrad Istanbul / March 2004


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