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10590 29 Sep 2021

Ishraq Hospitality Announce Opening of Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport

A new business destination to Expo 2020 site

Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2021 - Ishraq Hospitality, a division of the Mohammad Obaid AlMulla Group, announced the launch of its newest upscale hotel in the new part of Dubai located next to Expo Dubai 2020 site.

Holiday Inn Dubai Al Maktoum Airport comes in line with the companys expansion plans in the region and is adjacent to another successful property owned by the company; Staybridge Suites Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport which comprises a total of 606 rooms.

The hotel also enjoys a strategic location as it is in proximity to Expo Dubai 2020, next to Al Maktoum International airport and top attractions such as Dubai Park Resorts.

Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport is set to become a leading business destination with its 300-pax pillarless ballroom, boardroom with daylight, meeting rooms, business centre and a co-working environment.

It also caters to the needs of families and leisure guests as it provides a perfect destination to escape the city hustle for a staycation with more than 600 rooms and apartments, perfect for families, where kids eat and stay for free under 12 years old. The hotel has a large 24/7 gym, spa, hair salon, yoga studio, pool bar lounge, and the South Central; lounge, kitchen, bar and terrace.

Chady Kanaan, General Manager of Holiday Inn Dubai Al Maktoum Airport and Staybridge Suites Dubai Al Maktoum Airport, added: Now that we have our two hotels open and running, we are looking forward to receive our esteemed guests in our new properties right in the heart of in this new business hub. And with the offerings we have, we are confident that we will be the hotels of choice for family and business travellers alike.

Alexander Suski Acting CEO of Ishraq Hospitality, stated: Given our success and legacy in Dubai and the rest of the UAE and GCC, it was only natural for us to expand our presence in the region and especially in the Dubai South area as it comes in line with the futuristic visions of Dubai for Expo Dubai 2020 as well as al Maktoum Airport for the longer term.

Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport will be the perfect choice for a stopover with its contemporary and spacious design. When it comes to dining and entertainment, the hotel is a destination with an international cuisine selection, signature bar and terrace concept that welcomes all neighbours at the South Central.

Offering something to the local community as well, the hotel is the place to be for those looking for a place to unwind after workfrom 5 to 9, as it has a large 24/7 gym, spa, hair salon, yoga studio, pool bar lounge, and the South Central; lounge, kitchen, bar and terrace.


With over a decade of experience in operating some of the most prestigious international hotel franchises in Dubai, Ishraq Hospitality is the asset management and hospitality division of the Dubai-based Mohamed Obaid AlMulla Group. Established in 2007 and acquired by Mohamed Obaid AlMulla Group in 2011, the division is renowned for setting consistent quality service standards in the hospitality industry.

Ishraq Hospitality caters to leisure and business travelers in the mid-priced and high-end bandwidths. Its portfolio includes Holiday Inn Express (HIEX) hotels of the IHG group: Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport, Holiday Inn Express Dubai Jumeriah, Holiday Inn Express Dubai Internet City, Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park, Holiday Inn Dubai Al Maktoum Airport and Staybridge Suites Dubai Al Maktoum Airport, which opened in October 2020, as well as Crowne Plaza Deira and Crowne Plaza Jumeirah.

Ishraq Hospitality has an exciting line-up of hotels set to open, continuing to expand its footprint in the sector.

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