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Pipeline25 May 2017

Mama Shelter Dubai

Khamas Group Partners with AccorHotels for New Mama Shelter Hotel in Dubai

Scheduled for 2020 – 201 Rooms

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Mama Shelter, the global collection of authentic hotels, has announced plans to open a new location in Dubai. The property will be located in Dubai"s downtown Business Bay and is expected to open in 2020.

"We knew Dubai was the perfect destination for our eighth Mama Shelter property because the city embodies the MAMA spirit with its bustling excitement and international appeal," said Mama Shelter Founder, Serge Trigano. "Mama Shelter Dubai will not just be a place for business meetings and flythroughs, but a place to live, work, laugh, debate, celebrate, and at the end of the night, come home to MAMA."

Bader Mohamed Yousuf Bukhamas, Chairman of Khamas Group of Investment Companies, said, "We are delighted to partner with an international operator such as AccorHotels for the launch of its iconic lifestyle brand Mama Shelter in the Middle East."

Mama Shelter Dubai will have 201 rooms and 80 residences. Mama will offer a unique tower to Dubai. A pure glass coat covering a wooden skin made by each rooms" shutters. The rooms are sanctuaries with the comforts of home coupled with all the needs of digital modernity, with spacious king size beds and high speed Wi-Fi. With 300 square meters of space set aside for collaboration, travelers will have room to gather, create or simply hang out.

The property will feature a mix of modern hotel rooms, with one bedroom and two bedroom residences offering cutting-edge design elements. Guests will be able to unwind at an all-day dining restaurant, trendy rooftop bar, lobby bar, café, volleyball court, basketball court and swimming pool.

Mama Shelter will also benefit from its proximity to landmarks such as the Downtown Dubai area, the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. Alongside the concentration of lifestyle hospitality projects across Business Bay, Mama Shelter will be positioned as an iconic destination with the presence of an additional five-star hotel within the same tower.

Pawan Kachroo, Managing Director of Khamas Hospitality said, "This project is reflective of a shared vision to bring desired diversity and delight in the regional hospitality industry with fresh innovation. Through the Mama Shelter Dubai Business Bay, we intend to energize the industry with competitive experience driven offerings."

The Trigano Family, co-founders of Club Med, created Mama Shelter eight years ago with an inaugural location in Paris. Since then the family has expanded Mama Shelter all over the world in Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro. In February, the company announced plans to open Mama Shelter Prague in early 2018.

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More than simply rooms or restaurants, Mama Shelter is a living space, a truly urban refuge not just beautiful and modern, but popular, fun and friendly. Based in the cities we love, full of life and where modern history is written, Mama opens its arms to people of all ages and backgrounds allowing them to meet and share the house dishes lovingly created by our Chefs, a cocktail prepared by our barmaids and barmen or even a cosy bed they'll never want to leave.
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