Construction begins on Marriott hotel in Dubai HCC

Al Rostamani Pegel wins contract to build new AED 700 million tower

Nandana Lokuwithana of the Onyx Group and Rolf Weber, executive director, Al Rostamani Pegel.
Nandana Lokuwithana of the Onyx Group and Rolf Weber, executive director, Al Rostamani Pegel.

Construction has begun on the AED 700 million Marriott Hotel & Executive Apartments in Dubai Healthcare City Phase II.

Al Rostamani Pegel has been appointed to build the 24 storey tower, which will feature 352 rooms, 128 luxury serviced apartments, various F&B outlets, and health and fitness facilities.

The contract has been awarded by Nilona Holding, a member of the Onyx Group which has business interests in the UAE and Sri Lanka.

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“The launch of Marriott Hotel & Marriott Executive Apartments is a step towards harnessing the synergies of Nilona and Al Rostamani Pegel, bringing them together in a fruitful business partnership,” said Nandana Lokuwithana, chairman of the Onyx Group.

“The Marriott Hotel & Marriott Executive Apartments will offer business and leisure travellers the ultimate experience in luxury that is characteristic of all Marriott hotels, making it one of the most sought-after destinations for guests.”

The expected date of completion of the hotel tower is January 2012.
 

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