Holiday Inn Introduces Innovative Open Lobby Concept in Business Bay, UAE

  • Dec. 14, 2023
Holiday Inn Introduces Innovative Open Lobby Concept in Business Bay, UAE

The newly inaugurated Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay, the latest addition to IHG Hotels & Resorts' esteemed Holiday Inn brand, has brought the innovative Open Lobby concept to the United Arab Emirates for the first time.

Nestled in the bustling heart of Dubai's business and entertainment district, this hotel is an ideal retreat for both corporate travelers and tourists. Just a short 15-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, the Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay offers easy access to iconic tourist attractions like Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, and Dubai Canal, providing visitors with a full immersion into the Dubai experience.

With 275 stylish and well-appointed guest rooms and suites, equipped with modern amenities such as 55-inch flat-screen TVs and plush, comfortable beds, the hotel caters to the needs of discerning guests. Some accommodations even offer breathtaking views of the iconic Burj Khalifa. Additionally, the hotel features meeting and event suites capable of hosting up to 120 attendees, making them suitable for various business purposes, including meetings, conferences, and exhibitions, equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities.

A standout feature of the hotel is the Open Lobby, an innovative concept transforming the traditional hotel lobby into a versatile hub where guests can seamlessly blend work, dining, and social interactions. The design incorporates interconnected facilities to enhance the overall guest experience.

Haitham Mattar, Managing Director of IHG Hotels & Resorts, India, Middle East & Africa, highlighted the importance of this initiative, stating, "The launch of the Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay marks a significant milestone in our commitment to redefining guest experiences. The Holiday Inn Open Lobby concept revolutionizes the way guests interact with hotel spaces, creating a dynamic and integrated environment. We are confident that this innovative approach will set new standards in hospitality, offering guests a unique and memorable stay."

The hotel provides modern recreational facilities, including a 24-hour gym, an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and a yoga room. Guests can enjoy invigorating body treatments at Santai, the spa, after a busy day of business or tourism. Dining at the Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay is a vibrant experience, with options such as the stylish European restaurant Brasserie on 1, offering an eclectic menu of Euro-fusion dishes, and La Plancha Terraza Mexicana, an alfresco dining venue by the pool serving delicious Mexican grills, classic tacos, burritos, and refreshing drinks.

Families are warmly welcomed at the Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay, where children aged 12 and below can stay and eat for free, making it an ideal choice for a family-friendly stay.

Bruno Hivon, General Manager of the Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "We are thrilled to open the Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay, the first of its kind in the UAE with the new Open Lobby concept. This innovative approach to hospitality sets the stage for a new era in guest experience, combining functionality and relaxation seamlessly. Whether you are here for business or leisure, our hotel promises a memorable stay in the heart of Dubai."