Sharjah, February 23, 2020: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and in the presence of His Excellency Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourist Development Authority; Mr. Hassan and Mr. Abdul Mohsen Al Hammadi, CEO of Manazil Real Estate Group, the owner of Pullman Hotel Sharjah, Mr. Mark Willis, CEO Middle East & Africa, of Accor, and many VIPs, businessmen, guests and media representatives, Pullman Hotel Sharjah, the newest destination in hotel and hospitality sector in Sharjah, was officially opened last week.
In this regard, HE. Khaled Jassim Al Midfa asserted the vital role of the hotel and hospitality sector as a main pillar in fostering the development of tourism in Sharjah. His Excellency also touched upon the strong presence of Sharjah on the global tourism map and the achievements and projects that added to the thriving tourism sector, with the support and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah.
He also emphasized the importance of medical tourism in enhancing the tourism industry in Sharjah and the UAE which will be positively reflected on the performance of this vital sector and ensuring a leading position in providing industry-leading hospitality and medical tourism services in line with the best international standards.
The five-star Pullman Hotel Sharjah, the first of its kind in the region to promote medical tourism, contains a specialized hospital that offers world-class cosmetic and medical tourism services. The hotel is considered a great addition to Manazil Real Estate Group's portfolio, known internationally within the hotel, hospitality, healthcare services sector and other real estate development projects.
Commenting on the opening, Eng. Abdul Mohsen Al Hammadi, CEO of Manazil Real Estate Group, the owner of Pullman Hotel Sharjah, said: “We are proud of this great achievement by Manazil Real Estate Group based in line with its growth plans.
Pullman Hotel Sharjah is an extension of our hotels portfolio, managed in collaboration with Accor, the fastest growing in hotels management and hospitality industry in the region. It adds more value to the Group's extraordinary achievements in the hospitality sector in line with the exceptional continuous growth of the tourism sector in Sharjah which proved itself as a leading tourism destination regionally and internationally”
Accor hotels signed five agreements with Manazil Real Estate Group to manage 5 hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.
He added: “Oriana, specialized hospital, an affiliate of Manazil Real Estate Group located at Pullman Hotel Sharjah, offers high-end healthcare and medical tourism services with a wide range of five-star hotel services provided by Pullman hotel, including cosmetic and beauty treatments that preserve the highest levels of privacy and luxury. The hotel visitors can recover in the hotel and receive the necessary treatments or operations before going back to their rooms.
“It is an honour to partner with Manazil Real Estate Group and for Accor to be part of this exciting new property, the third Pullman in the United Arab Emirates and a first in Sharjah. Cementing our long-term ties with a leading UAE real estate company further underscores our commitment to assist in building the destination in line with Sharjah’s 2021 vision to attract 10 million guests” said Mark Willis, Chief Executive Officer for Middle East and Africa
Mohammed Al Haj Hassan, General Manager of Pullman Hotel Sharjah, said: “the hotel will attract UAE residents and visitors from the Gulf and the world who are looking for business tourism, conferences and family tourism and medical tourism, as the hotel delivers exceptional services that meet all their needs along with its unique location near Expo Centre Sharjah, which cements Sharjah's leading position as a destination for major exhibitions and conferences which are being supported by Sharjah government and SCTDA”
Pullman Hotel Sharjah, will provide 180 luxurious rooms and suites, with a unique modern design and many world-class facilities that offer visitors an exceptional experience along with 11 ballrooms and halls for meetings and events and an excellent selection of dining venues, that offer a wide array of options food and refreshments that suite all tastes. It also has an extraordinary spa, fitness center and a beauty salon.
After the ribbon-cutting ceremony, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi and the attendees toured the hotel and its many facilities and services that meet the aspirations of the visitors.
About Manazil Global Property Development
In 1975, Mr. Saleh Bin Saleh Al Hammadi , founded the group in the emirate of Sharjah, which was one of the first leading construction companies in the Emirate servicing both, the public and private sectors, where the company completed and delivered over the past forty three years, thousands of residential and commercial units in various emirates across the UAE. Today “Manazil Global Property Development”, continues the same approach, based on credibility and hard work, which represent the most important pillars for the success and continuity in the present era.
Pullman Hotels & Resorts delivers an experience that is upscale, upbeat and perfectly in tempo with the global zeitgeist. Against the backdrop of today’s fast paced life, Pullman helps guests be at their best, in business and at leisure, enabling them to seamlessly conduct business, explore the locale, workout and make connections – to the neighborhood and people around them. Retaining the values of exploration, comfort and dependability that drove it to become a pioneering travel brand over 150 years ago, Pullman today features more than 120 worldwide properties including Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel, Pullman Park Lane Hong Kong, Pullman Shanghai South, Pullman London St Pancras and Pullman Sao Paulo Vila Olimpia. Pullman is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travelers to feel welcome at more than 4,600 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.
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