During the last decade Dubai has emerged as the shopping and business hub of the United Arab Emirates and the wider Middle East. Now, with the economy already in a recovery mode travelers have many reasons to visit more often.
Choosing the right place to stay is very important. If the hotel is far from the main district or in a remote, lacking infrastructure area, the travel arrangements may be complicated and hectic. On the contrary, if the hotel is located in the right place and offers easy access to all key destinations, shoppingin Dubai is a pleasure. Therefore the right choice of a hotel is essential for the success of any trip.
Accor hospitality offers a selection of convenient hotels to business travelers, not only location wise, but also budget wise. Right now, the hospitality chain operates 11 hotels in the city, from luxury to budget range. Depending on the area of their activities, business travelers can choose between Ibis, Sofitel , Novotel, Pulman and Suite Novotel at The Mall of the Emirates.
Dubai is famous for hosting many international exhibitions with different themes, that attract yearly hundreds of thousands visitors from around the world. The World Trade Center is located in the hearth of the city, with Ibis World Trade Centre Dubai conveniently attached to it. Right behind the exhibition center is positiond the Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai.
Another popular and very busy area is Al Barsha, as it stretches between Al Quoz industrial areas, the Internet and Media City. Ibis Al Barsha and Ibis Mall of the Emirates are strategically located within close distance. The room rates of the both are in the range from AED 200 ($55) to AED 250 ($65). An upscale Accor brand in the same area is the newly opened Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates, conveniently located to one of the most popular shopping malls in Dubai and offering wide selection of entertainment venues.
As the oldest part of the city, home to authentic souqs, thousands of small wholesale and retail shops and the first local airport, Deira is without a doubt the most visited and crauded area in Dubai. Located next to Metro station, at only 10 minutes from Dubai International Airport and opposite to Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, The City Centre Hotel & Residence managed by Pullman is attached to Deira Shopping Centre. On few hundred meters walking distance are situated the Novotel Deira City Centre and Ibis Deira City Centre. Next to the Creek and Al Ghurair Mall, Ibis Al Rigga is also perfect location for both business and leisure guests, as it is only 300m from Al Rigga metro station and 10 min drive from Dubai International Airport.
All of the branded hotels managed by Accor feature new and modern facilities. The service standards are influenced by the generosity of the Arabic hospitality and tailored to facilitate business and shopping trips.