Rove Hotels expands presence to Ras Al Khaimah

Rove Hotels expands presence to Ras Al Khaimah


Rove Hotels, the contemporary midscale hotel brand and a joint venture between Emaar Properties and Meraas, announced its expansion to Ras Al Khaimah, with the first Rove hotel in the emirate in Al Marjan Island.

A four-island development, Al Marjan Island is at the heart of Ras Al Khaimah’s transformational growth. Extending 4.5 kilometers into the sea and covering an area of 2.7 square kilometers, the integrated lifestyle community is one of the thriving residential and investment destinations that welcomes visitors from across the world.

Rove Al Marjan Island will be the first contemporary midscale hotel in the mega-development and will serve the value-conscious new generation of leisure travelers, who seek culturally inspired settings and stay connected through technology.

Olivier Harnisch, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “We are thankful to the government of Ras Al Khaimah and Al Marjan Island for the opportunity to showcase Rove Hotels in the most prestigious master-planned development in the emirate. Al Marjan Island is a breathtaking project in a prime beachfront location that offers extensive opportunity for boosting the tourism and hospitality sector, and in welcoming leisure travellers from across the world. Rove Al Marjan Island will meet the aspirations of the Rovers, who explore without boundaries, and with efficiency and technology as our watchwords.”

Eng. Abdullah Al Abdooli, CEO, Al Marjan Island, said: “We are delighted to welcome Rove Hotels to Al Marjan Island’s exceptional portfolio of hotels that have enabled us to welcome visitors from around the world. Al Marjan Island has established its credentials as the gateway to tremendous opportunities that Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE offer with waterfront residences, luxury hotels and resorts, marinas, private beaches for residents, leisure, retail and recreational facilities. Assuring a serene lifestyle in harmony with nature, Al Marjan Island is a booming residential and leisure destination, and home to world-class hotels. The addition of Rove Hotels adds significant value and diversity to our hospitality offering, especially with its focus on welcoming the new generation of travelers and entrepreneurs.”

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Paul Bridger, Corporate Director of Operations of Rove Hotels, added: “Rove Al Marjan Island is a strategic fit to our ambition of offering the Rove experience to new locations within the UAE. With its booming tourism sector, Ras Al Khaimah welcomes visitors from all over the world, and the upcoming Rove hotel will serve the young and young at heart travelers with our focus on providing reliable, modern, fuss-free and super-efficient service.”

Rove Al Marjan Island will have 450 rooms, a beach club concept, a 24-hour boutique convenience store, outdoor pool, a 24-hour gym, among others.

Rove Hotels has five operational hotels in key locations in Dubai – Rove Downtown, Rove City Centre, Rove Healthcare City, Rove Trade Centre and Rove Dubai Marina. Several Rove Hotels are being planned in Dubai and other locations in the UAE as well as in Saudi Arabia.

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