Indian market on a strong and fast-paced uptrend for Dubai destination for weddings and immersive luxurious vacations.
MUMBAI – Known as The City of Dreams, Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection consists of three distinctive hotels, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts and V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton, hosted a Meet & Greet event in Worli, Mumbai. Showcasing the destination in an immersive video, the collection of three luxurious hotels, perfectly located by the arterial Sheikh Zayed Road and on the backs of Dubai Water Canal, Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection is within the grasp conveniently via land through Sheikh Zayed Road, sea through the exclusive RTA water taxis and air with its own helipad. Guests can enjoy over 30 entertainment venues, ranging from casual to fine dining including bars and live music, two tranquilizing spas, three rooftop pools to let off the summer heat, and a kids’ club- so when the kids are away, the parents can experience some we-time, including the miraculous La Perle – a Las Vegas style extravagant world-class water-themed show by Dragone.
The event focused on the many experiences the hotel’s guests can deep-dive into. From watching the FIFA World Cup live while enjoying hand-crafted scrumptious dishes and refreshing beverages at Ribs and Brews restaurant to relaxing with some personalized rejuvenating massages at the FACT Spa award-winning Silk Spa at Habtoor Palace Dubai. The City of Dreams offers a truly royal experience at Habtoor Palace Dubai while being family-friendly at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City and retro-futuristic at V Hotel Dubai. The Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection is also home to Dubai’s number-one show La Perle by Dragone – which fuses world-class talent, and beautiful imagery in a state of art aqua theater.
Farah Bootwala – PR and Sponsorships Manager, Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection, highlighted the captivating affair that one can feel at their signature dining outlets at Habtoor Palace Dubai – World Cut Steakhouse and BQ French Kitchen and Bar.
The award-winning steakhouse delivers succulent, delicate steaks just how the patron wants them to be. World Cut Steakhouse offers:
- Raise the Steaks Brunch – A unique A La Carte brunch with aperitif and pass around canapés to begin, followed by starters from the popular RAW bar, selection cut or seafood specialty for the main course, table-side meat carving, cheese bar and overly indulgent dessert Every Saturday.
- Tomahawk Tuesdays – savor an unsurpassed selection of Tomahawk cuts, expertly prepared to suit guests’ palates. Discover the perfect wine match with a complimentary bottle of vintage on the house every Tuesday.
- So Well-ington Sundays – Special 500 gm beef fillet, wrapped in freshly baked puff pastry and velvety mushroom duxelle, carved at the table served with root vegetables and silky Périgourdin sauce, followed by a scrumptious classic Apple Crumble every Sunday.
Whereas the fondest memories from France can be revisited through the heritage French regional cuisine at BQ French Kitchen and Bar with:
- Sunday Lunch A La Française – Guests can enjoy a luxurious Sunday family lunch, reflecting elegance and love, what France is known for in a dining experience and treats local and agricultural products with respect. With sharing appetizers, live stations, main course served on the table and a cheese and desert trolley going around with live singing to entertain.
To help the guests to make the most from their stay, Al Habtoor City houses The 44 – highest bowling alley in the world, Il Pastaio – Los Angeles’ most popular Italian restaurant, and Gonpachi – Tokyo-based Kill Bill restaurant.
Luxury that keeps pouring seamlessly at every touchpoint, the triptych of hotels offers signature suites, viz., Sir Winston Churchill suite, Bentley suite, and the Royal suite at Habtoor Palace Dubai; Sky Villa and Penthouse at V Hotel Dubai, and the Chairman or Presidential suite at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, to spoil one for choice for a truly invigorating memorable stay.
Beyond the luxury, the collection of hotels has been a great attraction for the Indian wedding market, echoed Farah. She said that they have hosted a staggering number of 55 Indian weddings in 2022 alone with lavish and lush outdoor venues for pheras and mehndi; 3 grand ballrooms for sangeet and reception all arranged by their in-house wedding specialist Jihane Chakrouf. Not to miss the brand new unveiled refurbished rooms and suites at V Hotel Dubai, the perfect place to have gatherings and after parties.
Speaking at the Meet and Greet, Farah Bootwala, said, “India is one our biggest target markets, especially with their luxurious weddings. India contributes to a double-digit percentage of the business and is one of the top 3 fastest growing markets year on year for Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection.
Housing a whopping 1600 elegant rooms in total, the complex of three hotels offering ultimate luxury makes it an ideal destination for weddings by hosting family and friends all under one roof.”
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