Dubai Investments, a leading investment company, has signed a deal with Millennium Hotels & Resorts, a global hotel group, to open Grand Millennium Resort, Danah Bay, the group’s latest flagship freehold project in the UAE, located at the heart of the Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah.
The deal was signed by Khalid Bin Kalban, Vice Chairman and CEO, Dubai Investments, and Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim, CEO of Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa.
The hotel will be operated under the Grand Millennium brand with 300 rooms and positioned as an upscale resort with exciting specialty dining options and a host of beach recreational facilities, designed to deliver an enriching resort-style experience in Ras Al Khaimah.
“The tourism sector in Ras Al Khaimah has been enjoying a period of growth and profitability and has chalked out several ambitious plans to continue the growth of this sector. Over the years, Dubai Investments has maintained a healthy portfolio of hotel projects through its mixed-use developments and the inclusion of Grand Millennium Resort – Danah Bay is another perfect addition. Positioned among the list of promising hotel projects that will benefit from the mixed-use development features and the ideal location of the project, the upcoming hotel will optimally leverage the growth phase of Ras Al Khaimah especially in meeting accommodation needs, with a particular focus on the luxury travel and the MICE segments,” said Khalid Bin Kalban, Vice Chairman and CEO, Dubai Investments.
Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim added: “We are delighted to extend our relationship with our esteemed partners Dubai Investments. This signing comes as part of our ambitious development plans in the region, with a focus on expanding in key locations and growing our resort portfolio. We are also thrilled to bring our upper upscale Grand Millennium brand to this prestigious location in Marjan Island and make a positive contribution to this flourishing destination in Ras Al Khaimah. Danah Bay provides the perfect platform to deliver an exciting lifestyle resort experience to both regional and international guests.”
Millennium Hotels and Resorts is a global brand which owns, manages and operates a unique range of over 145 hotels, in 80 locations across its portfolio of distinct brands. Its presence extends across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, North America and New Zealand.
Ideally located within Danah Bay, a premium beach community and a perfect resort-style retreat, setting new standards in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, the upcoming hotel is designed to offer an enriching recreational experience with exclusive beach access to the guests and the visitors.
The hotel’s strategic location makes it convenient for tourists and locals to enjoy a perfect holiday destination. The hotel is estimated to be completed by Q4 2025.