Sunday, February 13, 2011

Large groups key focus for Abu Dhabi’s biggest hotel



UAE, February 2011 - The newly opened Grand Millennium Al Wahda is redoubling its efforts to

secure large groups it says. And, following the injection of twelve new meeting rooms as well as a

banquet hall, the hotel is are also set to strengthen its MICE offering.

“In addition to the fact that the Grand Millennium Al Wahda is the largest hotel in Abu Dhabi it is

also the only hotel in the city capable of accommodating large groups under one roof i.e. those

requiring 300 or more rooms” said Michael Sorgenfrey general manager Grand Millennium Al

Wahda. “This unique combination of factors gives us a distinct edge when competing for corporate

and large groups which will be our message at this year’s GIBTM”

The hotel recently unveiled their new meeting and banqueting facilities. Spread between the hotel

and the adjoining office tower with a connecting bridge the twelve meeting rooms can cater to more

than 240 delegates between them.

Within the hotel are four meeting rooms that can be configured in a variety of ways for small board

meetings or for larger corporate gatherings of up to 50. All rooms are Wi-Fi enabled and have access

to a business centre for photocopying and general office requirements.

There are a number of business centres within the hotel, including one fully equipped business

centre located within the health and fitness centre – a unique location for business travellers to keep

up to date with their communications.

The eight meeting rooms located in the office tower also offer flexible options for meeting planners

and come with the added bonus of data screens. In addition the banquet hall located on the ground

floor can accommodate up to 300 for a theatre style gathering or 150 for a gala dinner.

“The addition of these new meeting and banqueting facilities now mean we have a highly attractive

all-round product for the MICE buyer” said Sorgenfrey. “Added to which is the fact that we have a

prime location in the heart of Abu Dhabi City, near the established business districts and the newly

developed business centre of the city”


The Grand Millennium Al Wahda is the largest hotel in Abu Dhabi, with the unique and integrated

proposition of over 585 contemporarily furnished luxury guestrooms and 265 stylish residences.

It also boasts the largest health club in the city with a 2700 sqm spa, roof-top swimming pool and a

supersized gym equipped with top-of-the-line Technogym aerobic and weight training machines, as

well as a range of eclectic dining options.

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About Grand Millennium Al Wahda
Urban luxury for the modern business traveller or discerning city-break visitor, Grand Millennium
Al Wahda is the largest hotel in Abu Dhabi, with the unique and integrated proposition of over 585
contemporarily furnished luxury guestrooms and 265 stylish residences. Located in the heart of Abu
Dhabi’s business district the high levels of personal service combined with state-of-the-art-technology
are complemented by the city’s largest spa and health club. The hotel’s stunning rooftop outdoor
swimming pool and wide choice of dining venues, bars and shops make this hotel just unique.

Grand Millennium Al Wahda represents the fifth Grand Millennium worldwide.

Visit www.grandmillenniumalwahda.com for further information

About Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages
and/or operates over 120 hotels in 19 countries around the world. The group owns some of the most
coveted addresses across the world including the Mayfair in London and the Millennium Broadway in
New York. This international chain has properties in the US, Europe, Asia and New Zealand, besides
significant presence in the Middle East and North Africa.

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