Jumeirah Group forays into Bahrain

Dec 04 2017

Dubai Holding and Sevens Holding SPC have announced the signing of a management agreement for Jumeirah Group to operate a luxury hotel in Bahrain. The hotel, to be named Jumeirah Royal Saray - Bahrain, is scheduled to open February 27, 2018. The agreement marks Jumeirah Group’s entry into the Bahrain hospitality market.

The Jumeirah Royal Saray, which is located on the Bahrain shoreline in a premium beachfront position, offers 167 guest rooms including two Royal Suites as well as a variety of dining and recreational choices including a state of the art health club and spa.

Edris AlRafi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Holding, said: “We have been looking to bring Jumeirah to Bahrain for a number of years and we are delighted to partner with Sevens Holding for Jumeirah Royal Saray - Bahrain. This signing is a significant landmark in achieving our strategic expansion goals worldwide, and this elegant hotel will be an excellent addition to the Jumeirah Group portfolio. We are very much looking forward to welcoming guests from the local community, as well as introducing this stunning destination to international travellers.”

Commenting on the agreement, Mohamed Al Kayed, Chief Executive Officer of Sevens Holding said:” “The Bahraini tourism industry is increasingly growing, with rising inflows of business and leisure travellers visiting the Kingdom on an annual basis. We are excited about our partnership with Jumeirah Group, and are confident that the Group’s global track record of outstanding hospitality, together with our local market expertise will further enrich the regional luxury hospitality market at large.”