Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s latest contribution to DTCM’s ambition of adding 20,000 more hotel rooms by 2016
At the recent networking event - Destination Dubai, the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) revealed that the dynamic city of Dubai is expected to add 20,000 more hotel rooms by 2016. Hyatt Hotel Corporation’s latest contribution towards this ambition is in the form of the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, marking the group’s fifth hotel in Dubai.
The hotel is conveniently located just 7 kms from the Dubai International Airport, with easy access to Dubai International Financial Centre, Wafi City, The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, the Creek Park and the cultural heritage districts. Dubai Healthcare City metro station is located at a short walk from the hotel.
The hotel features 464 generously sized guestrooms, including 76 luxurious suites and two signature Royal Suites encompassing two entire floors. This Dubai hotel offers panoramic views from all rooms, fine contemporary furnishings, a welcoming ambience as well as the latest services and facilities to meet the needs of the business or leisure traveler.
The hotel offers Hyatt's "hotel within a hotel" concept of the Regency Club. The Regency Club offers a private space for guests to gather, and serves complimentary breakfast and cocktails. Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights showcases a wide range of authentic dining and entertainment experiences, taking guests and local residents through a culinary journey of diverse flavors.
The hotel boasts of 3200 square meters of flexible meeting and event facilities, including 13 meeting suites and two interchangeable ballrooms. Facilities at the hotel include the NYSA Spa which features a water temple, a traditional hammam, male and female gyms and workout studios, an outdoor pool, eight spa treatment rooms, and a business-oriented express spa menu. The hotel is proud to be family-friendly with a Kid’s Club available on-site.
Dubai has unveiled its latest architectural wonder, bringing science fiction closer to reality!
The Museum of the Future is dedicated to innovation in design and technology and will double up as a state of the art research lab, living up to its motto ‘See the future, create the future’.
The Museum will be constructed along the vibrant Sheikh Zayed Road, in close proximity to the Emirates Towers Hotel. The $136 million building will open its doors to the public in 2017
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai , revealed on twitter that the Museum of the Future will be an "integrated environment empowering creative minds to test, fund and market ideas for futuristic prototypes & services."
"The Museum of the Future will be an incubator for ideas and real designs, a driver for innovation and a global destination for inventors and entrepreneurs," said Sheikh Mohammed at the launch "The future belongs to those who can imagine it, design it, and execute it. Here in the UAE we think differently. While others try to predict the future, we create it."
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Roller coaster restaurant opens at Yas Mall
A novel concept where your food reaches your table on a mini roller coaster tracks
November 2014, saw the opening of the world’s biggest ROLLERCOASTERRESTAURANT ROGO’S, at the Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s touristic and entertainment domicile. ROGO’S has introduced a new and thrilling dining concept, where your food roller coasters itself to your table.
ROGO’S has a seating capacity of 360 guests and serves an international cuisine. Guests can place their orders using individual handheld tablets. The menu encompasses a wide selection of Home Comforts, Starters, Pastas, Salads, Sandwiches and Burgers complemented by an extensive selection of mouthwatering desserts and quenching beverages. They offer a special kids menu for their younger guests.
An infrastructure of 30 individual roller coaster tracks loops, create a breathtaking matrix around the restaurant, delivering mouthwatering dishes, served in pots, directly to your table. In addition to relishing the gastronomy, diners can thrill in watching their dishes making a gravity-defying 360-degree journey to their table.
“The UAE is globally acknowledged as a groundbreaking destination for world firsts and with the world’s fastest roller coaster, the Formula Rossa, part of the neighbouring Ferrari World experience, ROGO’S offers a spectacular culinary experience for fun-loving diners looking for a new and exciting dining adventure,” said Group JWA chairman & CEO Jessica Wadih Al-Absi. “Our state-of-the-art technology makes dining fun as it transports both cold and hot food and drinks along the multi-spiral, double loop and tornado tracks,” she added.
Qatar gets Angry Birds theme park
The much anticipated Mall of Qatar will house the world’s first indoor Angry Birds theme park.
In partnership with Rovio, the company behind the wildly popular video games, Angry Birds Activity Park will be part of the family entertainment centre at the much anticipated Mall of Qatar.
The theme park will be the first of its kind in the in Middle East and will contain a mini-roller coaster, bowling alley, entertainers in costume and a wall onto which children can launch birds in a style similar to the original game.
Rovio Entertainment’s Chief Operating Officer Teemu Suila says: “The Rovio team is very excited about the prospect of having an Angry Birds Activity Park present in Qatar. Not only does this mark the first Angry Birds presence of its kind in the Middle East, but partnering with Talal bin Mohammed Trading and ADabisc will no doubt result in a top-class attraction that is unique in the world. This will hopefully also be the start of similar experiences to come in the region.’’
Mall of Qatar is being built just a 20-minute drive from the centre of the city and in the heart of a major new development area that will see 10,000 new villas being built. This is alongside the new metro and regional rail links and improved highway connections to the centre of Doha, all of which are expected to drive traffic to the mall when it opens in 2015.