New D&LM headquarters for Emirates
UAE: Emirates' Destination and Leisure Management (D&LM) Division is
embarking on a major expansion of its Dubai headquarters, as demand
surges from business and leisure travellers flocking to Dubai, and the
division looks to develop luxury hotels in key overseas destinations to
enhance Emirates' international presence.
NEW headquarters: The new expanded Dubai headquarters of The
Emirates Groupâ€™s Destination and Leisure Management Division will
house more than 1,000 staff of Emirates Holidays, Arabian
Adventures, Congress Solutions Dubai and Emirates Hotels and
A new 10-storey extension to the four-storied Emirates Holidays
headquarters on Sheikh Zayed Road will create an office complex housing
more than 1,000 staff of the division's four specialised operations.
The new division headquarters, to be built at a cost of Dhs 80
Million, (US$ 21.8 million) brings the total investment of Emirates'
D&LM Division in new property projects over the next four years to Dhs
2.4 billion (US$ 652 million).
This includes the 77-storied twin tower Emirates Park Towers hotel
complex, and Emirates Marina Serviced Apartments & Spa.
In total, Emirates Group has invested Dhs 3.3 billion (US$ 899
million) in Dubai property projects, including the new Emirates Group
Headquarters complex, Emirates Engineering Centre, Emirates Crew
Training College and Dnata Cargo's Freezone Logistics Centre extension.
Emirates Holidays' retail outlet Emirates Holidays World, housed on
the ground floor of the existing building, is also currently undergoing
a refurbishment programme designed to enhance the holiday booking
experience for its customers.
The design of the new building complements the exterior of the
existing Emirates Holidays headquarters, and will comply with European
Union construction and environmental standards.
Work will commence during June, with a scheduled 14-month completion