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.

Chairman of Al Habtoor Group Khalaf Al Habtoor said: “We maintain a strong and friendly relationship with Marriott International. This decision marks the start of a new era for Habtoor Hospitality as we focus more on strengthening our own brands and expanding our hotel-management portfolio.”