Al Habtoor City, Hotel Collection officially inaugurated


Al Habtoor City, Hotel Collection along with Marriott International, has been officially inaugurated by Al Habtoor Group Founding Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor at a grand opening VIP event on December 6, according to a report by, marking the first completed project along the banks of the newly launched Dubai Water Canal.

The hospitality, entertainment and residential complex include three prominent five-star luxury hotel brands, Dubai’s first-ever St. Regis Dubai, the UAE’s first W Hotel and the Middle East’s largest Westin Hotel. The three hotels within the Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection collectively present nearly 1,600, 18 restaurants and lounges, two spas, 34 meeting and banqueting spaces, including three state-of-the-art ballrooms, reported.

“The Al Habtoor City, Hotel Collection is one of three exceptional collections within this unique landmark development,” the cited Khalaf Al Habtoor. “We are delighted to have Marriott International as our partners for the Hotel Collection where we have encapsulated three exceptional brands under one roof. Al Habtoor City has already earned its place on the Dubai skyline as a landmark destination alongside The Dubai Water Canal. We look forward to the completion of the Leisure Collection and Residence Collection next year.”

Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, for Marriott International, Inc. said that “this is a significant moment for us as we take another step towards our goal of expanding our footprint across the UAE, adding more properties as we go, introducing more of our global brands to enhance our portfolio in the Middle East and Africa,” according to

“We at Marriott International are committed to supporting the vision of Dubai, led by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to strengthen Dubai’s position as a leading destination for global travel,” said Kyriakidis, according to “We see great potential in the future of this destination and continue to support the efforts of Dubai tourism while remaining focused on creating memorable experiences for visitors across Marriott’s brands.”