The five-star JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai has opened its doors to welcome its first guests.
Officially recognised as the world’s tallest hotel at a height of 355 meters, only 26 meters short of the Empire State Building, New York, the JW Marriott Marquis is Dubai’s first convention and business destination hotel.
General Manager Rupprecht Queitsch personally greeted the first guests, Tommaso Bendoni of GlobeSoccer, who will hold their exclusive annual event in the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai in December 2012 and Fadi Deek – Director for Boeing IT Middle East and Africa.
“We are excited and delighted to welcome Mr. Bendoni, Mr. Deek and many more already holding reservations with us,” said Queitsch. “The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai is an outstanding addition to the JW Marriott portfolio and we are eager to introduce it to the international business community’’
The hotel opens in several phases, with its first tower of 804 rooms and suites in its soft opening phase, and with three of the final nine restaurants opening this week. By January, 2013 the hotel will have all nine restaurants and five bars and lounges open, with the grand opening scheduled to take place in February.