This is Minor's second Oaks in Dubai and the third in the UAE.
Minor Hotels and Seven Tides Limited announced the launch of Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai Hotel in the United Arab Emirates.
Located in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai and in close proximity to the Expo 2020 Dubai site, the 396-key property and Ibn Battuta Gate complex are well known for the iconic gate design which has become a landmark sight in the city
The hotel features 352 guest rooms across three different categories, plus 44 suites.
“The Minor Hotels group is no stranger to Seven Tides", said Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO, Seven Tides. Seven Tides has worked with Minor Hotels Group in many projects including Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.
"I am confident this strategic decision to partner with Minor on Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate will allow us to adapt seamlessly to the parameters of the 'new normal’.” he commended.
Dillip Rajakarier, CEO, Minor Hotels and Minor International said, “With its close proximity to Dubai Exhibition Centre and the site for Dubai Expo, the property is perfectly situated to capitalise on this hugely significant global event, now rescheduled to a year later and therefore extending the opportunity further. We look forward to working with our partners Seven Tides, to build on the success of this impressive hotel.”
Minor Hotels and Seven Tides have an existing partnership in the hospitality market in Dubai, with Minor Hotels operating two properties owned by Seven Tides International – Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort since 2013 and Avani Deira Dubai Hotel since 2016.
Oaks currently operates over 60 properties in five countries, including Oaks Liwa Heights in Dubai and Oaks Liwa Executive Suites in Abu Dhabi.