Emaar wins ACTE-BCHA accreditation for 10 Dubai hotels
The ACTE-BCHA accreditation programme is specifically for business travellers
Emaar Hospitality Group has secured the ACTE-BCHA accreditation for 10 of its hotels in Dubai.
The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) - Business and Conference Hotels Accreditation (BCHA) is the first hospitality industry global accreditation programme shaped specifically for business travellers. It focuses on safety and security, quality and added value in the hospitality offering for international business guests.
Ten hotels under Emaar Hospitality Group have received the accreditation across its three hotel brands – Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts and Rove Hotels. The ACTA-BCHA accredited hotels are: Address Dubai Mall, Address Boulevard, Address Dubai Marina and Palace Downtown – under Address Hotels + Resorts; Vida Downtown and Manzil Downtown under Vida Hotels and Resorts; and Rove Downtown, Rove Trade Centre, Rove City Centre and Rove Healthcare City, under Rove Hotels.
Emaar Hospitality Group has 13 operational hotels and three serviced residences in Dubai, and is expanding its footprint to key international markets including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey and The Maldives, in addition to the expansion of its three hotel brands in the UAE.
BCHA relies on a global network of affiliate partners and has recently signed an agreement with dnata, which will look after the programme development in the UAE with the potential to expand across the Middle East.
By 2020, ACTE-BCHA plans to accredit 10,000 hotels worldwide focusing not only on emerging but also on European markets.