International Hotel Brand Severs Ties With Three Top Dubai Hotels
The St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai and The Westin Al Habtoor City will no longer be operated by Marriott International.
With rumours swirling of discontent between Marriott International and the Al Habtoor Group, a 'mutual decision reached amicably' was confirmed by Marriott representatives this week.
From July 31, the three hotels will no longer operate under the Marriott International brand.
A statement from Marriott International...
Marriott International and Al Habtoor Group, have agreed Marriott International will no longer manage or otherwise be associated with The St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai Habtoor City and The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City, with effect from 31st July 2018. These hotels will no longer be part of the St. Regis, W Hotels and Westin Hotels global brand portfolios. This is a mutual decision reached amicably between the parties. After 31st July 2018, the management of these hotels will be transferred to the owning company.
The parties are working closely together to ensure a smooth and seamless transition for associates, clients and partners"Marriott International representative