The operators of the famed Burj Al Arab, the group just saw room revenues fall by 20 percent in the first quarter of the year.
May 4, 2009 6:51 by Aarti Nagraj
The company was started as a luxury hotel management group in 1997 and seven years later, in 2004, became a member of the government-owned company, Dubai Holding.
Jumeirah’s portfolio includes some of Dubai’s best known landmarks: the seven star hotel Burj Al Arab, the twin Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah, and Wild Wadi, a themed amusement park. The group runs several restaurants such as The Noodle House, Sana Bonta, Bytes, and The Flaming Revolution, and also established the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in 2001.