Premier Inn Hotel Opens at Abu Dhabi International Airport
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
right to left- - Mohammed Al Bulooki, chief commercial officer at Abu Dhabi Airports; Tony Douglas, chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Airports; Ali Majed Al Mansoori, chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports; Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, board member during the ribbon cutting.
ABU DHABI - Abu Dhabi Airports today announced the opening of the Premier Inn hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the fifth hotel in the region for the UK based hotel group.
The opening event was attended by Ali Majed Al Mansoor, iAbu Dhabi Airports chairman, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, board member, Tony Douglas Dhabi Airports chief executive officer and Darroch Crawford Premier Inn ME&A managing director.
Located just 10 minutes away from tourist destination Yas Island, the Premier Inn hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport is connected to Terminals 1 and 3 of Abu Dhabi Airport.
Mohammed Al Bulooki, chief commercial officer of Abu Dhabi Airports said: “Convenience for passengers travelling to and from Abu Dhabi International Airport is what Abu Dhabi Airports endeavors to continue to provide. With an estimated 20 million passengers anticipated annually by 2017, the partnership with Premier Inn ensures that Abu Dhabi Airports is in a position to provide solutions to best accommodate such demand.
Abu Dhabi Airports looks forward to working with Premier Inn and future partners to ensure that all passengers continue to enjoy world-class service at Abu Dhabi International Airport.”
“A key strategy for Abu Dhabi Airports is to have successful partnerships with the private sector, as the Company views private-public-partnerships as the best way forward for all future commercial project.”
Darroch Crawford, managing director of Premier Inn in the Middle East, added: “We are delighted to be opening the first major hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport and drive further growth for and in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Airports.
"Premier Inn’s successful formula, offering a hotel service in prominent locations at value-for-money prices, will ensure that our customer base, which includes both business and leisure travelers, will continue to increase dramatically in the region.”