Jumeirah Group on track for 60 hotels
Jumeirah remains optimistic about plans to have 60 hotels and 150 branded restaurants under management or development by 2012, according to the executive chairman of the group. Jumeirah already has 10 hotels in Dubai and others in London and New York. Currently, the group has 14 hotels under construction from Shanghai to Argentina, including three hotels in Aqaba, Jordan. The company is also looking to other locations such as the Maldives, Kuwait and Thailand.