Central Hotels to double room inventory in 2017

Three new hotels for Central Hotels set to open in 2017, all of which are located in Dubai

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Central Hotels has revealed its expansion plans with three new hotels lined up for opening in Dubai in 2017.

Unveiling the group’s upcoming projects in The Palm and Business Bay, Central Hotels chairman Ahmad Ali Al Abdulla Alansaari said in a statement: "2017 is a very exciting year for us with three exceptional properties opening in quick succession. This massive expansion will double our existing inventory of rooms from 524 to 1,220 keys and reflects our commitment to serve the needs of our guests with great value in iconic locations such as The Palm and Business Bay."

Central Hotels general manager Ammar Kanaan added: "Bay Central located at The Burj Khalifa district features 284 keys and is expected to welcome its first guests in the third quarter of 2017 followed by two other hotels of 208 and 204 keys each in The Palm.

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"All three properties are in the four-stars category and progressing well towards completion."

Central Hotels' flagship property is the First Central Hotel Suites located in Barsha Heights (TECOM) near Sheikh Zayed Road.

Alansaari also confirmed that the company's aim is to add another five hotels to its portfolio by 2018, and revealed that the firm is in "advanced negotiations" for three projects in Saudi Arabia.

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