Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi upgrades MICE facilities

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, a leading venue for MICE events in the heart of the UAE capital, has enhanced its already extensive offering by investing $1.36 million in upgrades to its meetings, events and room facilities.

With the recent investment and upgrades, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi now offers cutting-edge audio-visual technology in all guest rooms, meeting and conference rooms, as well as in its 700-capacity Onyx Ballroom, which spans 785m2 and is divisible into three separate rooms.

Each room has recently been equipped with large screen smart televisions featuring Google Chromecast displays that deliver premium interactive guest services, where guests can log into their personal Netflix/Amazon Prime etc. accounts and binge watch their favourite series in the comfort of their king size beds after a long day at the desk.

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The hotel has installed 4K resolution Laser projector and screens in the main Onyx Ballroom, which is one of the latest and largest Projector screens in Abu Dhabi, measuring 600cm(W) x 337cm(H) 3 HD Projectors with 10,000 Lumens Projection. The Sapphire and Emerald meeting rooms now have 4K clarity, 98” large LED Screens.

Each boardroom is equipped with an 86” Interactive Smartboard TV with 30 W soundbar audio, while Bose surround sound Line Array Speakers stand in each section of the ballroom.

The venues can accommodate up to 1,200 concurrent WiFi devices with 780 Mbps connectivity speed.

Speaking on the development was the hotel’s general manager, Desmond Hatton: “In resonating with the vision of ‘2020: Towards the next 50’, we aim to poise ourselves as industry leaders offering avant-garde innovative MICE and hi tech in room services, ensuring every visit to our hotel is convenient and everyone is always connected. With investment, we seek to position ourselves as a preferred partner for corporate travelers, planners and agents across the globe.”

Ideal for business travellers, the 527-key deluxe hotel is located a short drive from Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center, the Eastern mangroves, the Corniche, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Embassies and the business district. Alongside a dedicated club lounge floor, the property offers award-winning dining and recreational facilities, and intuitively curated MICE spaces.