Upon completion of a three-year makeover, Atlantis, the Palm has reported record-breaking 2019 with a median occupancy of 90 per cent.
This enhance in visits is a results of robust footfall from high supply markets, in addition to from diversified markets, and is consistent with the tourism technique set out by Dubai Tourism.
Considerably bookings from the UAE had been up by 39 per cent, whereas Norway skilled a 24 per cent development in bookings, China a rise of 16 per cent and Russia 14 per cent.
Nearer to house, bookings from Saudi Arabia surged by 25 per cent, whereas bookings from the remainder of the resort’s high markets, together with the UK, USA and India, remained sturdy.
“Forward of Expo 2020 we undertook a programme that has up to date our property with up to date aptitude, whereas staying true to the property’s iconic heritage.
“Revamped and revitalised, it has been stylishly upgraded, whereas nonetheless protecting the soul of Atlantis alive,” mentioned Timothy Kelly, managing director, Atlantis Resorts & Residences.
“We’re sustaining our deal with buyer wants and calls for, and continuously evolving, guaranteeing that each expertise is exclusive, with all our guests making reminiscences that final a lifetime.”
Dubai welcomed 16.73 million guests in 2019, with Atlantis, the Palm’s diversified portfolio guaranteeing that greater than half 1,000,000 of those guests checked into the enduring resort.
With Dubai Expo 2020 projected to draw 25 million guests over a interval of six months, greater than 70 per cent of holiday makers will probably be coming from outdoors the UAE, which could have a big impact on Dubai’s hospitality business – and Atlantis, the Palm is prepared for the inflow.
“With Dubai attracting greater than 16 million vacationers in 2019, greater than half 1,000,000 of those opted to remain at or go to Atlantis, The Palm, which is testomony to the onerous work that has been put in to revitalise the resort.
“We totally count on the 12 months forward to be a buoyant one and we’re trying ahead to welcoming much more vacationers in 2020,” mentioned Kelly.
Final 12 months was transformative for the Atlantis, the Palm.
The lodge noticed the completion of the refurbishment programme that has refreshed your entire resort.
Following a vigorous competitors, UAE based mostly architects WA had been chosen to refurbish the resorts’ rooms and suites, delivering a recent underwater design to offer a recent feel and look in line with the resort’s underwater theme.
Built-in know-how with sound bars and contact display screen panels, outsized flat tv screens and bespoke chandeliers are simply a few of the stand-out options of the spruced up new suites.
The programme has additionally seen the introduction of 4 new eating places together with the extremely profitable launch of revolutionary leisure vacation spot Wavehouse, the opening of the globally celebrated Cantonese superb eating restaurant Hakkasan and the introduction of Atlantis, the Palm’s poolside burger idea Seashore Buns.
November additionally noticed the introduction of the cutting-edge beachside venue White Seashore & Restaurant, the brand new Dubai hotspot full with a trendy infinity pool for laid-back lounging, with majestic, uninterrupted views of the glittering metropolis skyline.
Moreover, all-day-dining restaurant Kaleidoscope acquired an entire refurbishment in 2018.
Capping a superb 12 months for Atlantis, the Palm in 2019, the placement was recognised as each the World’s Main Landmark Resort and World’s Main Resort Eating & Leisure Expertise by voters on the World Journey Awards.