Two brands open first properties in the region
Pullman and easyHotel launch in Middle East
Pullman hotels and easyHotel launched their first regional offerings last week.
EasyHotel Jebel Ali welcomed its first guests on September 6, charging just AED 99 (US $ 26) per night for a double room; while upscale brand Pullman hotels has opened its first hotel in Mall of the Emirates (MoE).
The Pullman hotel features 481 rooms of which 94 are suites, while easyHotel has 216 rooms set over six storeys and will be operated by Istithmar Budget Hotels, an Istithmar World company.
Andy Watson, acting chief executive officer, Istithmar World, said: “Istithmar World is pleased to introduce to the regional market the concept of remarkable value for money through the easyHotel brand. We believe there is a real gap in the hotel sector here for quality accommodation at affordable prices and easyHotel Jebel Ali fills that void beautifully.”
At the other end of the scale, the Pullman hotel features the In addition to the scenic Sanctuary Pool & Spa Lounge, dining facilities include two restaurants, and a MICE facility which has over an entire floor designed to cater the requirements for meetings and conferences.
“Pullman Dubai MoE compliments Accor’s existing collection of hotels in the Middle East and is designed to cater to leisure and business travellers as well as to the MICE segment. As our first Pullman hotel in the region, we want to give a whole new meaning to the way guests experience hotels,” said Christophe Landais, Managing Director Accor Middle East.