One of the most exciting cities in the world is undoubtedly Dubai, well-known for its awe-inspiring architecture and world-class facilities and infrastructure. Another iconic landmark emerged since the end of last year, dominating the city skyline at 355 meters high (1,164 feet) and restating the leading position that this distinctive resort location in the Middle East occupies on global business and entertainment destination map.
It’s about the highly anticipated 5- star magnificent JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai belonging to Marriott International’s luxury portfolio, which is expected by 2015 to include 79 properties in 28 countries. The first of 59 hotels in the JW Marriott family planned to be built outside North America, the opulent JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, unveiled few months ago, was officially recognised in Guinness Book as the tallest hotel in the world when opened, only 26 metres shorter than the famous Empire State Building in New York, surpassing the Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, becoming already the Dubai’s first world-class convention and business destination hotel.
Located in the heart of Business Bay, close to Dubai International Airport and within couple of minutes from Dubai World Trade Centre and the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, the twin tower sckyscraper complex is owned by Emirates Group and designed by The Arch Group Consultants, each one each with 804 rooms and an enticing array of 14 restaurants, bars, lounges prividing large selection of world-class dining and entertainment options and capacity for large-scale corporate events of up to 1,000 delegates, providing cutting-edge business facilities. The construction of this luxurious 72-storey property started in November 2006 and was scheduled to open in several phases, the first tower to be completed in 2013 and the second one to be opened by late 2014. These elegant twin skyscrapers with amazing postmodern architecture style is designed to appeal to the elite business market, offering unforgettable travel experiences with intuitive service, exceptional meeting facilities, state-of-the art technology, throughtful world-class amenities and modern, exquisite design, celebrating the unique flavor of each destination.
After a day spent exploring the city, sophisticated and self-assured travelers will explore luxury at its best into a refined elegance and warmly authentic relaxed ambiance, while enjoying breathtaking panoramic views across Dubai. They can relax and rejuvenate with timeless rituals and invigorating treatments at the 4,000 square-meter SARAY Spa, indulge in Indian culinary delights in a contemporary and authentic dining space at Rang Mahal or taste complimentary breakfast, snacks, evening canapés, as well as hot and cold beverages throughout the day in a stunning setting showcasing traditional Arabic heritage. For guests looking for a unique dining experience, their amazing sky-high boutique steakhouse, Prime68, located on the 68th floor, provides a stylish venue where your senses will be delighted with a prime selection of steaks, prepared on a charcoal grill and served with expertly crafted sauces, complimented by a pituresque bird’s eye view of Dubai.
In addition, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel features more than 8,000 square meters of total event space with two exceptional ballrooms and 24 meeting rooms including outdoor terraces, health club, a gymnasium, as well as retail outlets, a 30 meters swimming pool on the 7th floor, and Aqua Poolside Bar and Grill. If you want to know more about this true work of art check out their website.
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