Time Hotels to reveal 10 new hotels at ATM 2017

Time Hotels will showcase an expanded Middle East portfolio at Arabian Travel Market 2017, with 10 new properties in three different countries

Time Express Jaddaf
Time Express Jaddaf

UAE-headquartered Time Hotels is set to reveal plans to open 10 new properties across the Middle East by Q4 2018, at Arabian Travel Market 2017.

The properties will see the growth and launch of existing and new brands to key territories in the region, with the company set to extend its footprint to Ajman and Fujairah in the UAE, followed by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, before the end of Q4 2018.

The new additions will join Time Hotels’ existing portfolio of seven properties between Dubai and Sharjah, taking the tally to 17 properties in the Middle East.

Time Hotels CEO Mohamed Awadalla said in a statement: "Our current pipeline of hotels and residences meet the demands of multiple markets by offering a high-quality stay across all our brand portfolio."

Plans are in place to take the Time Residence brand to Fujairah, with the launch of the Platinum Time Residence later this year. In Dubai, three new hotels will open: Time Asma Hotel, Time Express Hotel Al Jaddaf, and Time Royal Hotel & Spa, the firm’s first five-star UAE property, located in Healthcare City and designed to meet the needs of healthcare tourists.

Time's international openings can be seen in Doha, Riyadh, Jeddah and Qurayyat.

The Time Beach Villas Resort, Jeddah, is a luxury property and the operator's first resort in the Kingdom. It will comprise 61 units with detailed Arabic architecture and will offer fitness and leisure facilities, high-speed WiFi, LED televisions in all rooms and concierge and business services.

The resort will be joined by a 137-key four-star Yasma by Time Hotels and Resorts in Qurayyat, and Yasma by Time Express Hotels, Riyadh. A debut for the Express brand in the Kingdom, this hotel will comprise 105 rooms.

In Qatar, Time Rako Hotel will open in the third quarter of 2017, in the Al Wakra area of Doha. The 102-key property will mark Time Hotels’ debut in Qatar. It will offer three restaurants and a rooftop lounge bar, and will target both leisure and business travellers, with high-speed WiFi and business and concierge services available to all guests. 

Awadalla added: "It has been a busy year for Time Hotels with a raft of properties announced with several of them due to come online within the next 12 months."


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