World’s tallest hotel to open in Dubai

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

The world’s tallest hotel, the Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, is scheduled to open in Dubai by mid-December, UAE daily Emirates Business reported on Monday.

Rotana said it expects occupancy levels at the 481-room hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road of no less than 80 percent, the newspaper reported.

The hotelier’s expectations are a far cry from current hotel occupancy levels in the UAE, which have been hit by the global recession as fewer tourists visiting to the Gulf tourism hub.

Dubai-Jumeirah Lake Towers

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Dubai real estate is one of the most lucrative property markets in the world. Buying real estate in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) community is a good option to consider.
About Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)

A dynamic blend of residences, retail outlets, and offices, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) is the next generation of real estate Dubai. Located just off Sheikh Zayed Road between interchanges 5 and 6, Jumeirah Lake Towers consists of 69 unique towers grouped together into 23 clusters. With a 55-storey central hotel tower, the community offers sheer beauty in the name of manicured gardens all around. (more…)

Emaar partners with Dubai Municipality on water use efficiency initiative

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Emaar Properties has partnered with Dubai Municipality on a water use efficiency initiative aimed at reducing sewage production in 58 properties along Sheikh Zayed Road. Specific water saving measures are being put in place along these buildings on Sheikh Zayed Road, a measure in line with the current focus of Dubai to promote green buildings.

Mr Ahmad Al Matrooshi, UAE Managing Director, Emaar Properties, said: “Dubai Municipality has unveiled a pioneering and model initiative that will contribute a long way to the Green Dubai vision announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Enhancing water use efficiency can be integrated into the every day lifestyle of individuals and the sewage reduction programme will help achieve this.”

The new initiative includes the installation of water saving devices in taps, showers, cisterns, toilets and water tanks, eventually contributing to 15 to 35 per cent reduction in water use depending on the building. Residents will also benefit from reduced water bills. Work has already begun and is being undertaken by City Services and MEET. Emaar is adopting the programme in all new developments including towers within Downtown Burj Dubai.