Thursday, October 04, 2007

Dubai World joins hand with 'One & Only' for luxurious Zanzibar Resorts

Dubai World has announced its partnership with 'One& Only Resorts' for development and management of its new luxury resort in Zanzibar, worth $150million, due to be opened in 2009. Dubai World, managers and supervises the portfolio of real estate projects and businesses for the Dubai Government.

'One&Only Zanzibar' will feature a 50-room residence, a 150-room luxury hotel, and a spa retreat, on a 76-Hectare site at Muyuni Beach in Zanzibar. Located on an exclusive part of Zanzibar, facing an island of coral reefs, the Muyuni Beach houses some of the leading dive sites in Africa.

The resort is situated just 45 minutes away from the island's renowned world heritage site, The Stone Town. It is just 15-minutes away by flight from Dar Es Salam, and is easily accessible by flight from Dubai and Nairobi.

The Chairman of Dubai World, Sultan bin Sulayem says "Zanzibar resort aims to be known as the most luxurious and beautiful resort destinations in the world. Hence our choice of partners is of utmost importance for this project. We are delighted about our relationship with One & Only and its Parent company, Kerzner International. One&Only Resorts will be known as the hallmark of excellence and a truly spectacular property."

The One&Only Resorts is one among the premier luxury hotel brands with six resort properties in the Maldives, Mexico, Mauritius, Bahamas and Dubai.

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