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Jumeirah Group Launches Expansion Project for the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai

Adding to the Existing Three Hotels at the Resort, this Phase with Include a 420-room Hotel,
Villa Complex, Restaurants and Commercial Centre with a Late 2015 Completion Planned

Dubai, 3 December 2012:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has confirmed plans to build a major extension to Madinat Jumeirah, its Arabian resort in Dubai. The resort currently houses three hotels – Al Qasr, Mina A’Salam and Dar Al Masyaf – linked by a traditional Arabian souk and a meandering waterway.

The project, known as Madinat Jumeirah Phase 4, will include a luxury five-star hotel, a villa complex, restaurants and a commercial centre with retail stores as well as a pedestrian precinct. It is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.

The luxury five-star hotel in the project will have 420 rooms with sea views as well as a range of international restaurants and other facilities.

The group of 45 villas and hotel apartments will be run by Jumeirah Living, a subsidiary of the Jumeirah Group. The complex will enjoy access to enhanced facilities and residential services and a number of restaurants, a business centre and other amenities.

Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO of Jumeirah Group said: “The development of Phase 4 at Madinat Jumeirah reflects the strength of the travel and tourism market in Dubai as well as the success of the Madinat Jumeirah resort. Phase 4 is a natural extension of the current three hotels within Madinat Jumeirah and will be a further enhancement to luxury hospitality in Dubai. Thanks to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the support of our parent company Dubai Holding, Jumeirah Group looks forward to building on Dubai’s reputation as a destination for luxury travellers with this magnificent new development.”

Jumeirah’s ambitious expansion plans to grow its portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide are well underway, with projects currently under development in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Morocco, India, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Azerbaijan and the Caribbean.

About Jumeirah Group
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Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.

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Contact:

Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-44373-0164
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
Email: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

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