Fairmont Hotels opens new beachside resort

first_imgFairmont Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of Fairmont Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Located in the land of perennial sunshine, this beachfront resort is nestled in the smallest of the seven Emirates and is flanked by pristine beachfront with unobstructed views of the Arabian Gulf. Its close proximity to neighboring Dubai makes it the ideal destination to experience both a slightly gentler pace of holiday combined with vibrant cosmopolitan life.“Ajman has its own charm with a strong maritime, trade and fishing heritage and is perfect for travelers who want cultural tourism as well as a relaxed and an unhurried experience”, said Henny Schaeffer, general manager, Fairmont Ajman. “The tourism sector is growing in this Emirate with an expansive program of development which will make it even more popular as a destination for both international tourists and UAE residents. The opening will only strengthen our luxury hotel brand’s already robust presence in the region.”Fairmont Ajman stands on a 200-metre stretch of golden sand and boasts 14 floors including 252 guestrooms and two-storey penthouses, each offering panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. Highlighted by spacious and light filled spaces with a soft palette of pearl silvers and neutral toned textiles, the resort is designed to evoke tranquility and serenity while maintaining the destination’s rich Arabian heritage and culture.A large infinity pool, children’s activity facility, and spa and fitness centre round out the resort’s leisure offerings. Meeting and social event planners will have access to seven meeting spaces, including a ballroom that can accommodate upwards of 380 attendees with nine meter tall floor to ceiling windows providing spectacular Gulf views. Another key feature of the resort is its innovative dining portfolio consisting of seven restaurants and lounges, including, Spectrum, an international restaurant with interactive live cooking stations, based on the former award-winning Spectrum on One at the Fairmont Dubai.“The opening of Fairmont Ajman aligns with our expansion strategy to more than double our company’s regional footprint by 2020,” said Sami Nasser, senior vice president, operations, FRHI Hotels & Resorts, the brand’s parent company. “With close to a million visitors arriving in Ajman every year and tourism numbers expected to increase, the resort is arriving in the market at a very opportune time and perfectly complements our company’s unrivaled portfolio in the UAE.” Fairmont AjmanSource = Fairmont Hotels & Resortslast_img read more