Centara to develop luxury resort in Dubai
Centara Hotels and Resorts has formed a joint venture with the United Arab Emirates developer Nakheel to develop a 500 million dirham (RM 605 mil) luxury beachfront resort in Dubai. According to news reports, the new hotel called ‘Centara Deira Island Beach Resort Dubai’ will be developed on a prime beach on Deira Islands owned by Nakheel. The resort boasts a size of over 295,900 square feet and will contain 550 rooms along with a waterpark. This will be Centara’s first hotel in the UAE and is expected to have its grand opening in 2020.