|Rotana opens its first 'Arjaan'.|
Friday, 26th September 2008
Source : Rotana
Rotana has opened the first property under its newly launched brand "Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana".
The first hotel is located in Dubai Media City and opened on the 15th of September 2008.
The announcement took place during a press gathering which was held at the new property during which Mr. Imad Elias, Executive Vice President & COO of Rotana and Mr. Kinan Al Ghraoui, General Manager of Arjaan Dubai Media City presented full details of this milestone project.
Commenting, Mr. Elias expressed confidence and excitement in the new opening saying that "We are very proud to be managing this landmark property which is our first to open under our newly launched brand Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana. Arjaan Dubai Media City is a first-class property, which have been developed with both long-term guests and families in mind. The team of Arjaan Dubai Media City, headed by the General Manager Kinan Al Ghraoui, has been working hand in hand to ensure all areas of the opening are perfected, for the operation of this scenic property".
Designed with arcs, domes and cupolas, Arjaan complex is laid out in a geometric pattern that engages snooping, fantasy and play. The 30 story Arjaan complex located in the heart of Dubai Media City on Sufouh road and has magnificent views of the sea, the Palm and Burj Al Arab. The complex includes an upscale office tower, a courtyard and a Souk with various shops including a Car Rental Agency, Travel Agency, Ladies' Hair and Beauty salon, Barber shop, Bookshop, a Bank and much more.
As for Mr. Al Ghraoui, he in turn said "Guests planning on staying in a city for longer than the average traveller will appreciate the more spacious accommodation, whilst families will relish the promise of an environment which more closely resembles home. Arjaan Dubai Media City is the natural choice for guests seeking to make a smooth transition into a new city".
Arjaan Dubai Media city offers 167 stunningly furnished apartments with spacious private balconies with one, two and three bedroom hotel apartments, some duplex and others with a private swimming pool, which will be the choice. Features and amenities include plush beds and pillows, 2 LCD TVs in each hotel apartment, high-speed internet access, modern bathroom with shower and bathtub, guest toilet, hairdryer, complimentary tea & coffee making facilities, picturesque kitchenette comprising a full size refrigerator, cooker, washer and dryer".
Six fully equipped meeting rooms with the latest audio-visual equipment and wireless connection are set to suit everybody's business needs. Located in various parts of the building to provide privacy and confidentiality, the meeting rooms offer a variety of sizes and configurations tailored to your needs from small to medium meetings. All apartments accommodate state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and secretarial service is also on hand.
The property also has a state-of-the-art Bodylines fitness centre with the latest in cardio and strength equipment as well as a temperature controlled swimming pool for adults and another octagonal one, set in an alluring pavilion, for kids.
"Recreation is essential to everybody's wellbeing, especially because it helps counteract stress and contributes to quality of life. For this reason, we wanted to ensure offering state-of-the-art facilities in Bodylines health and fitness club along with temperature controlled swimming pools for adults and kids so that our guests and colleagues working in the office tower can take advantage of these facilities", said Al Ghraoui.
As for Food & Beverage venues, Arjaan Dubai Media City offers a casual bite by the poolside at Veranda and a stylish ambience at café Arabesque which is situated in the lobby. The outlets at Arjaan Dubai Media city set a perfect location for an informal meeting or simply to order some refreshments, light snacks, afternoon tea and home made pastries.
Kinan El Ghraoui Welcomes Dan Soaras, the First Guest in Arjaan Dubai Media City:
Kinan Al Ghraoui has been appointed as a General Manager of Arjaan Dubai Media City, which is Rotana's first property under its newly launched brand "Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana"
Kinan is no stranger to Rotana, before moving to Arjaan Dubai Media City, he was the General Manager for Villa, Rihab & Rimal Rotana in Dubai. He joined the company in 1996 after several years of experience in various departments with other international chains.
Kinan Al Ghraoui has been heading the pre-opening team of Arjaan Dubai Media City and working hand in hand with the owners and Rotana corporate office to ensure a smooth opening. Kinan will be responsible for the overall operation of the new landmark property and its' positioning as the leading first-class Hotel Apartments property, which has been developed with both long-term guests and families in mind.