Valor Hospitality Partners Announces Inaugural Middle Eastern Property

Valor Hospitality Partners, a global, full-service hotel acquisition, development, management and asset management company, announced today the addition of the  Middle Eastern property, IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront to their portfolio. The introduction of this hotel to Valor Hospitality’s global portfolio marks the brand’s first hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

The IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront, located on Dubai Canal in Al Jaddaf, is set to open late 2021 in a partnership between Valor Hospitality, City Investments LLC and IntercityHotel’s overarching hospitality brand Deutsche Hospitality. This strategic partnership highlights a pivotal moment in Valor Hospitality’s growth and entry into the Middle East. In the coming months, Valor Hospitality plans to announce additional regional properties in UAE, Oman, CIS and Maldives. 

“Valor Hospitality has long pursued opportunities in the Middle East, and we are thrilled to be operating the IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront,” said Euan McGlashan, CEO and global co-founder, Valor Hospitality Partners. “We look forward to embarking on the journey to showcase what it means to be a Hotelitarian in this region. Valor Hospitality provides best-in-class management teams and in partnership with City Investments LLC and Deutsche Hospitality, the hotel is poised to succeed and be a regional driver.”  

“We are delighted to partner with Valor Hospitality Middle East and Deutsche Hospitality to bring the first IntercityHotel branded property to Dubai, United Arab Emirates,” said Mr. Hashim Abdulla Aldabal, Partner, City Investments LLC. “With our shared values and Valor Hospitality’s global expertise in managing hotels, we are confident the hotel will add great value to the vision of this country’s leaders, particularly in the midscale hotel segment”.  

IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront will open with 138 rooms, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic canal views, eclectic Matteo Thun interior design, two restaurants, a well-equipped fitness center, rooftop pool with sweeping city views, exciting retail and direct pedestrian access to the Canal promenade. Located by the historic Dubai Creek and only a short distance from Dubai International Airport, this centric location places hotel guests near famed Dubai malls, entertainment hubs, Dubai Wharf and noteworthy nearby attractions including the Jameel Art Centre, Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park and Mohammed Bin Rashid Library.  

 “IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront is Deutsche Hospitality’s first franchised IntercityHotel in the Middle East and we are very pleased to have found two great partners in Valor Hospitality Middle East and City Investments LLC for this property,” said Siegfried Nierhaus, Vice President Middle East, Deutsche Hospitality. “To further strengthen Deutsche Hospitality’s presence in the Middle East and establish our brands in the region as well as continue to pursue our growth strategy, we will also be relying on the franchise model in future with the right partners.” 

“This property is an incredibly exciting addition to Valor Hospitality’s growing portfolio. As Hotelitarians, our mission is to reimagine hospitality and be at the forefront of unforgettable experiences, delivered with outstanding service,” said Julien Bergue, Valor Hospitality Middle East’s co-founder and managing partner.  

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