The builder of the$1.5bn Atlantis resort in Dubai, he is connected to the Friends actress, who was reportedly paid $1 million per-episode.
July 17, 2008 1:00 by kippreport
The founder, CEO and chairman of Kerzner International Holdings, Kerzner has won international acclaim for his high-end resorts. The 72-year-old has been in the hotel/resort and casino industries for around 40 years. He founded both of Southern Africa’s largest hotel groups, and is credited with playing a big role in the development of the tourism industries in Mauritius and The Bahamas.
He has got several awards including Hotels Magazine’s 2004 Hotelier of the World and a lifetime achievement award from the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa.
His $1.5bn Atlantis hotel in Dubai is all set to open its doors in September this year. The resort will feature a 1,539-room hotel, Aquaventure – said to become Dubai’s largest water-themed attraction, and the Ambassador Lagoon, which is will eventually house 65,000 fish. The hotel is being built on Nakheel’s Palm Jumeirah, which is headed by…
Six degrees of the Burj Khalifa
Six Degrees of Hasan Abdullah Ismaik
The six degrees of Donald Trump
The Six Degrees of Richard Gere
The Six Degrees of Janet Jackson