Dubai Tourism

Designer hotels eye Dubai market

News   •   Jun 14, 2014 10:33 GMT

GULFNEWS.COM:More designer hotels are planning to open in Dubai to capitalise on demand from a large number of brand-conscious visitors, according to industry experts.The association of designer brands with hotels is a result of a “brand extension” trend that the hotel industry has seen, according to Chiheb Ben Mahmoud, executive vice president and head of hotels and hospitality for the Middle East and Africa at JLL, a real estate consultancy.