Langham Hospitality Group recently announced another luxury hotel in development in the United Arab Emirates: The Langham Place Downtown Dubai is a $273 million project located in the Burj Khalifa district. Slated to open in 2018, the Langham Place Downtown Dubai will join another Langham property under development: The Langham, Palm Jumeirah- the 323-room, waterfront hotel scheduled to open in 2016.
Spanning 680,838 square feet, The Langham Place Downtown Dubai will be composed of both a five-star luxury hotel and serviced apartments with views of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper, and Dubai’s Water Canal. The 167-room hotel will have four distinct dining concepts including a rooftop lounge and a salon to serve the signature Langham Afternoon Tea. There will also be ample event space for corporate meetings and social galas, plus a Chuan spa, with treatments based on the principles of traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dubai’s official tourism strategy is to attract 20 million visitors by 2020, and the luxury hotel sector continues to grow.