UK hotel firm branches out in Dubai
Chelsea Group, a member of UK-based Crimson Hotels, has revealed plans to open a new four-star hotel in Al Barsha behind Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. The group also plans to build a 750-room hotel near Al Maktoum Airport in Jebel Ali, Shiraz Kassam, Managing Director and CEO of the Chelsea Group told Gulf News. “We have already acquired the land and will invest AED 500 million in the new property,” he told the daily. Construction is set to begin as soon as the new airport becomes operational, he said.