Minor Hotels’ Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai to open at the end of 2019

Following the agreement in January 2017, Avani has confirmed the hotel will open at the end of the year

The hotel is scheduled to open at the end of 2019
The hotel is scheduled to open at the end of 2019

Minor Hotels has confirmed to Hotelier Middle East that it is set to open the Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai property at the end of 2019.

The deal was agreed between Minor Hotels and developer Nakheel at the beginning of 2017 and has now finalised the opening of the property in Dubai.

The 372-key Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai is an 18-storey hotel featuring a pool, a spa, a gym, an all-day dining restaurant and a coffee shop.

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Speaking in 2017, Minor Hotels CEO, William E. Heinecke, said: “We are delighted to continue the brand’s expansion in the UAE with this new hotel and we are confident that the brand will prove successful in this key market.”

Minor Hotels currently operates 14 properties in the Middle East across four of its brands – Anantara, Avani, Oaks and Per Aquum. It also has a further strong pipeline in the region with new properties under development in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Tunisia.

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