Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, a well-known name in luxury travel and hospitality and a subsidiary of Dubai Holding, is progressively growing its clientele in India. In comparison to the same time period in 2022, the corporation claims a startling 24% rise in the number of room nights reserved.
India is a primary source market for Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts, a crucial strategic partner to the UAE, with notably strong visitor numbers in Dubai, London, and Asia Pacific.
Following a period of worldwide brand expansion that saw the inauguration of numerous new properties over the previous 18 months, including Jumeirah Muscat Bay, Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Bali, and most recently, Jumeirah Makkah, the luxury operator’s increase in visitor arrivals. A number of the group’s properties in the UAE have also recently undergone improvements, including Jumeirah Mina A’Salam renovations, the opulent Malakiya Villas at Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, and new beachfronts at Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort.
Alexander Lee, Chief Commercial Officer of Jumeirah Group, commented during recent roadshows held in a number of prominent locations in India. He added, “India is a very important growth market for Jumeirah Group worldwide, and we are always searching for methods to welcome more guests from this market. The fact that bookings from the Indian subcontinent have increased steadily year over year is evidence of our ability to bridge cultures and peoples to offer specialized experiences to discriminating travelers. India continues to be a significant priority for Jumeirah as we enter a new age for the brand and offers possibilities for growth in accordance with our own strategy for expansion and evolution.
Jumeirah announced significant updates on its continuous investment in the guest experience as well as significant new hotels and resorts planned in key areas for Indian audiences. Jumeirah has an international portfolio of distinguished properties in sought-after destinations across the world. This includes the recently completed Jumeirah Makkah, the company’s first property in Saudi Arabia, which is close to the Great Mosque of Makkah, and the eagerly awaited Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab in Dubai, which will represent a new level of ultra-luxury hospitality for the company. Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will have a hotel with 387 rooms and suites, 82 luxurious apartments, an 82-berth superyacht marina by D-marin, and a variety of carefully curated culinary experiences. It will have an avant-garde design by architect Shaun Killa. The Group also plans to debut Jumeirah The Red Sea, its second resort, in Saudi Arabia in 2024. The resort, which consists of 180 keys and is located within the most ambitious regenerative tourism project in the Kingdom, was created with a focus on leisure and self-discovery.
Jumeirah is also reaffirming its commitment to responsible hospitality through innovation and industry collaboration in front of COP28 in Dubai later next month. To do this, Jumeirah has joined the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as a core member. The Group is concentrating on five main pillars: Planet, People & Culture, Responsible Supply Chain, Ethical Business, and Community Impact. These pillars aim to target concrete, scalable, and practical sustainable solutions for the hospitality industry.
Source- Travel biz