Published on : Friday, November 6, 2020
Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk recently opened its doors to guests in Dubai. The property stands as an amalgamation of modern French art de vivre and ancient Egyptian heritage, and is currently the largest Accor property in the Middle East and Africa.
Located in the Dubai Wafi region, the premium shopping and leisure destination is only ten minutes away from Dubai International Airport, and is set to charm guests with ultimate comfort, extraordinary experiences and the French way of living. Mark Willis, Chief Executive, Accor, Middle East & Africa said in a statement that it is a very exciting opening for the brand.
He mentioned that aside from being the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East & Africa, the hotel is also set to become a landmark in the city, showcasing exquisite service combined with an iconic design and architecture. He congratulated the team of Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk, for working tirelessly to ensure that the opening is a success.
Ayman Gharib, Managing Director, Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk, shared that the property has been inspired by the Luxor Obelisk located in Place de La Concorde in Paris, and is a testament to the Wafi Complex development and rounds up the lifestyle and entertainment destination that the founder, sheikh Mana bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, envisioned it to be.
He stated that the property will uphold the values and traditions of The Wafi Group that has been setting trends and standards of excellence since its establishment nearly four decades ago and has partnered with three prominent food and beverage and spa partners- Daniel Boulud, Schilo van Coeverden and L’Occitane in order to ensure that the hotel speaks to a diverse and distinguished audience.