DUBAI, UAE—Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Sharjah, the company’s 11th branded hotel in the UAE and its first in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The 259-room Hilton Sharjah, a conversion property previously known as Corniche Al Buhaira Hotel, offers three swimming pools, a health club with Hilton Precor Fitness Center, two restaurants, a lobby lounge, and a café. The hotel will also support the active and growing business community with seven meeting rooms, a business center and a ballroom with a capacity of 500.
Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts said: “We’re delighted to open our first Sharjah hotel in such a prime location and at a time when increasing numbers of business and leisure travelers are staying in the Emirate of Sharjah. As a leading worldwide hospitality brand, we are pleased to bring our globally recognized attributes of style, high standards and quality service to this exciting and promising new market.”
On behalf of property owners Bin Otaiba Investment Group, HE Khalaf Bin Ahmed Al Otaiba said: “We’ve been eagerly anticipating the hotel’s conversion into the Hilton brand and we’re delighted the property will now bear the name of such a recognized global leader. The company enjoys an impressive reputation which will add value to Sharjah’s ambitions in developing the Emirate into a key business and leisure destination.”