The First Group and Millennium & Copthorne have joined forces for a new four-star deluxe property in Dubai’s Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) district, scheduled to open in 2019.
An official signing ceremony was attended by chief operating officer, The First Group, Rob Burns and president and CEO, Millennium & Copthorne, Middle East and Africa (MEA), Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi.
Millennium Place JVT Dubai will stand within a 34 storey glass-clad building with 599 guest rooms. It will be located in one of Dubai’s most sought-after commercial and residential communities, close to major landmarks and attractions including the upcoming World Expo 2020 site in Dubai South as well as Al Maktoum International Airport.
Dubai International Airport is also easily accessible from JVT via Al Khail Road, as are popular shopping destinations such as Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates, while the anticipated Al Khail Avenue Mall development, due to open in 2018, is virtually on the doorstep of the new hotel.
Ideal for both business and leisure guests, Millennium Place JVT Dubai’s facilities will comprise two specialty restaurants, a spa, a business centre and a luxurious rooftop clubhouse with a swimming pool, gym, steam rooms and a sundeck.
Meanwhile, the new hotel will offer valet parking, concierge, 24-hour room service, laundry and dry cleaning, a travel booking desk, WiFi and broadband access and a smart-card access system.
Millennium Place JVT Dubai marks The First Group’s third dedicated hotel development in Dubai, with other projects in Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC).
Co-founder and joint chairman, The First Group, Danny Lubert remarked: “Millennium Place JVT Dubai marks another major milestone for The First Group, as we continue to grow our portfolio of hotel properties across the city.
“In partnership with Millennium & Copthorne, one of the world’s leading upscale hotel brands, this high-profile project will set new hospitality standards in a fast-developing and centrally-located district of ‘New Dubai’ – Jumeirah Village Triangle.”
Also commenting was Alzaabi, who said: “Millennium Place JVT Dubai will be an exciting addition to our regional portfolio, which we (Millennium & Copthorne MEA) aim to grow to 100 properties strong by 2020. The UAE continues to present us with exciting opportunities to expand in the four-star hotel sector, where there is a high demand for contemporary and stylish accommodation, and we are confident that together with one of Dubai’s leading property developers, we will make this prestigious hotel project a great success.”