Jannah Hotels to build Sharjah's tallest tower

Jannah Hotels and Resorts says mixed-use Jannah Ras Al Khor will rise to 57 floors

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Jannah Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will launch Jannah Ras Al Khor, which will be the tallest hotel tower in Sharjah.

In a statement, Jannah CEO Nehme Imad Darwiche said the tower will rise to 57 floors and will house a high-end commercial mall, offices, a mixed-use luxury hotel, dining options and deluxe residential offerings.

With ambitious plans for expansion in the UAE and the wider region, the group’s aim is to hit the magic number of 33 properties open or in the pipeline by 2020. According to Nehme Imad Darwiche, Jannah’s founder and CEO (and president and chairman of Darwiche Worldwide Legacy), the group plans to open in a third emirate, Sharjah, while target markets for further expansion in the GCC include Bahrain, KSA and Qatar.

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The hotel opening will mark the brand’s debut into Sharjah, a statement said, adding that it will include a spa, children’s playground and parks, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, health club and fitness facilities, a helipad, cafes, restaurants and retail units.

The hotel will also have the largest royal suite in Sharjah complete with a private pool, a terrace with a private dining area, a kitchen and large living areas.

Mohammad bin Abdulaziz bin Rubaya al-Muhairy, chairman of Al Rabee Group and partner of Jannah Hotels and Resorts, said: “We are delighted to announce Jannah Ras Al Khor in Sharjah, a city where Arabic tradition meets suburban metropolis. The development’s signature aesthetics are matched by the bastion of prestige attached with Sharjah.

"This massive project expects to set a new high watermark for superlative experiences, which creates the ideal market for which the mixed-use Jannah Ras Al Khor will cater to.”

Darwiche told Hotelier Middle East in 2016 that Jannah will also take on the Mediterranean. European or Arabian Mediterranean, we quiz Darwiche? “Wherever there is an olive tree, we will build a Jannah hotel,” Darwiche responds.

 

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