New Dubai hotel to be inspired
by Rajasthan architecture
Oct 27 (IANS) This West Asian metropolis, home to a booming
hotel industry, will soon see a new five-star hotel architecturally
inspired by the royal palaces and forts of Rajasthan.
a leading real estate developer in the United Arab Emirates
(UAE), and India's Bharat Hotels have floated joint venture
Cavern Hotel and Resorts, which will develop the Grand Fort
new hotel, to be built on a hilltop in Nakheel's new Al Furjan
development, will have 293 rooms and is scheduled for completion
the Grand Fort Dubai, we will be able to showcase the unique
blend of Indian hospitality with the best of contemporary
international style," said Jyotsna Suri, chairperson
and managing director of Bharat Hotels, in a statement after
the formation of the joint venture.
Grand Fort Dubai will be designed in the Indo-Sarcenic style,
reminiscent of the great forts of Rajasthan.
development will be surrounded by a fort wall and will be
adorned with terraces, embattlements, domes, balconies and
hotel has been conceptualised as a citadel and will have an
outer public area and an inner sanctum for guests.
is Bharat Hotels' entry point into the Middle East and they
bring with them a trusted and impressive track record,"
Yousuf Kazim, general manager of Cavern Hotels and managing
director of Nakheel Joint Ventures, said.
are delighted to be able to work with them on such a landmark
project, which is going to take on a prominent position within
the Al Furjan development."
Hotels operates its hotels under the 'Grand' brand name.
includes the Intercontinental The Grand hotels in New Delhi,
Mumbai and Goa, InterContinental The Grand Palace in Srinagar,
The Grand Ashok in Bangalore, The Grand Laxmi Vilas Palace
in Udaipur and The Grand Temple View in Khajuraho.
Al Furjan development is a combination of apartments, hotels
and commercial and mixed-use plots.