Hilton Worldwide to launch second Hampton by Hilton in Dubai
Guests to avail signature Hamptonality experience in prime location
Dubai, UAE, 22nd September 2019 – Hilton Worldwide in a management agreement with His Excellency Abdullah Al Neyadi announce the launch of Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Barsha, the second location for the mid-market brand in Dubai, following the success of the first Hampton by Hilton located in Al Qusais, near Dubai International Airport.
The launch of Hampton by Hilton Al Barsha will provide guests with value for money services and amenities as the demand for more affordable mid-range hotels rise in the UAE market.
His Excellency Abdullah Al Neyadi said: “We are pleased to announce the opening of our second Hampton by Hilton Hotel, a testament of our commitment to bringing diverse offerings to the region and the UAE. The additional development will further diversify Dubai’s hospitality landscape in line with the Government of Dubai’s vision of increasing the number of affordable offerings for guests visiting the UAE closer to expo 2020.
Rudi Jagersbacher, Area President, Middle East, Africa, and Turkey said: “In line with Dubai’s vision of attracting 20 million tourists by 2020, we expect an increase in affluent middle-class tourists that look for true value in their hotel experiences without compromising on quality. This is what the Hampton by Hilton brand offers. We look forward to delighting guests with our signature experience.”
Onder Kolay, General Manager of Hampton by Hilton Said: “I started my career with Hilton back in 1999 and have been with the company for almost 20 years now. My first role was front desk trainee at Hilton Mersin in Turkey. Soon after, I joined the Sales department and began diving deep into the history of Hilton while contributing significantly to the business. I was recognized for my efforts during my time with Sales and was finally assigned my first GM role at Hampton by Hilton Gaziantep back in 2014. After 16 successful years I was awarded “Best GM of the year in EMEA in 2016”. Now as GM of Hampton by Hilton Al Barsha, I am thrilled to be part of an award-winning company and energetic team that will remind our guests why they prefer to stay with us and enjoy our signature Hamptonality experience”.
The bright and modern 153-room hotel is the Middle East’s second Hampton by Hilton to date and is located in the Al Barsha district which is popular with business and leisure travelers given its ease of access to multiple commercial areas of Dubai such as Downtown Dubai, Internet City and the Jebel Ali Free Zone. The hotel also enjoys close proximity to Sharaf DG metro station which is only 350 meters away as well as major tourist attractions, including the Mall of the Emirates which is just one kilometer away from the hotel site.
The property brings Hampton by Hilton’s signature Hamptonality value-added services and amenities to the region, such as free, hot breakfast with healthy options included in every stay, a 24/7 fitness center, complimentary WiFi, and spacious rooms fitted with Hampton’s signature bed “clean and fresh”. Hotel guests can enjoy multiple dining options at the colourful and spacious dining area called The Hub that sits up to 150 persons per sitting as well as unwind in the cozy bar situated on the first floor. After a long day, guests can also indulge in stunning views of Al Barsha while relaxing at the glamorous rooftop pool. Another unique amenity is the separately installed elevator that enables people of determination access to the pool without any difficulty, a rare feature in the mid- range hospitality service. Hampton By Hilton Al Barsha also offers a daily free shuttle to the beach.