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Hilton Worldwide announces second hotel in Abu Dhabi

Hilton Worldwide has announced that it will be introducing a second hotel in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. The newest property to join Hilton hotels in Abu Dhabi is the 281-room luxury Hilton Abu Dhabi Capital Grand, formerly Abu Dhabi Al Maqta, which will open its doors this summer.

Hilton Worldwide announces second hotel in Abu Dhabi

Hilton Worldwide has revealed that it will be opening a second hotel in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The second property to be added to Hilton Hotels in Abu Dhabi is the Hilton Abu Dhabi Capital Grand, formerly Abu Dhabi Al Maqta.

The 281-room Abu Dhabi hotel is located in the heart of the city's new Capital District, near the Abu Dhabi International Airport and Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The property has a variety of upscale accommodation including classic and deluxe rooms, plus junior and presidential suites that feature beautiful marble bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

The property will undergo a series of renovations and brand changes to meet the criteria of the Hilton Hotels and Resorts brand and it will re-open this summer.

The Abu Dhabi hotel's luxury facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, seven gourmet restaurants and bars, a 700-capacity grand ballroom with a separate 500-capacity function room, two boardrooms, five large meeting rooms, and a VIP Manilas with private entrance.

"Hilton Hotels and Resorts is one of the longest serving international hotel brands in UAE and our proud heritage has served us well in Abu Dhabi since 1973. This latest signing is a worthy addition to our large Middle East portfolio and we look forward to welcoming the growing number of visitors to the Use's capital city."

Stated Rob Palest, the Global Head of Hilton Hotels and Resorts. The two Hilton Hotels in Abu Dhabi now include Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Abu Dhabi Capital Grand.

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and it is fast becoming a popular tourist destination in the Middle East. In 2012, the emirate received 2.3 million visitors and another 20,000 travellers are expected to visit the city by the end of this year.

"We are delighted to bring the enviable reputation and quality service standards enjoyed by Hilton Worldwide to this outstanding hotel. The combination of a stunningly designed property together with the management expertise of such a reliable and respected hospitality provider will ensure a promising and successful future for Hilton Abu Dhabi Capital Grand."

Commented HE Sheikh Hamed Bin Ahmad Al Hamed from the owning company, Al Farida Investment Company LLC.

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