GHM Prepares for Grand Opening of Heritage Resort Al Bait Sharjah, UAE
SINGAPORE (July 16, 2018) – General Hotel Management Ltd (GHM) has announced Sept. 1, 2018 as the opening date of Al Bait Sharjah, a 53-key property that celebrates the heritage of Arabia and that will stand as GHM’s second property on the peninsula after the award-winning Chedi Muscat.
Developed in partnership with Shurooq (the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority), Al Bait Sharjah is making its debut with a refined level of luxury, sophistication and personalised service never experienced before in the Emirate.
As a critical building block in the region’s biggest restoration project, known as ‘Heart of Sharjah’, the opening of Al Bait is a keystone in the re-establishment of Sharjah as the cultural hub of the United Arab Emirates. Paying homage to traditional Sharjah architecture, the heritage resort is rooted to the restored foundations of vintage homes that once belonged to noted Emirati families.
Al Bait, meaning ‘The Home’, is carefully remodelled and designed to provide world-class hospitality services and luxurious experiences to its guests, through elements that are in harmony with culture, society, history and civilisation as well as quintessential Emirati hospitality and etiquette.
“GHM has taken the lead in pioneering luxury hospitality in the Emirate, while connecting the modern traveller to Sharjah’s rich storied past,” said Patrick Moukarzel, the resort’s general manager. “We eagerly look forward to welcoming guests to Al Bait for an experience comparable to no other.”
Al Bait Sharjah is home to world-class gastronomy featuring Arabian and multi-cuisine restaurants as well as The Café where diners discover the only remaining circular wind tower in the UAE, while sipping Arabic coffee and indulging in authentic European pastries or traditional Emirate desserts. The Turkish-inspired Ice Cream Shop brings a characteristic charm, and flavours that are hard to find anywhere else in the region. The Spa stays true to the GHM wellness heritage and offers guests a delightful combination of luxurious indulgences to relax and rejuvenate.
Booking portals will open shortly for reservations. For additional information on Al Bait Sharjah, please visit http://www.ghmhotels.com/en/al-bait-sharjah/
Established in 1992, GHM (General Hotel Management Ltd.) is known for conceptualising, developing and operating an exclusive group of hotels and resorts. With an intimate portfolio and more projects in the pipeline, GHM prides itself in providing guests with an unrivalled lifestyle experience.
Each GHM property is an original. A symbiotic relationship between the hotel and the local culture enables GHM to provide guests with a genuine, close-up experience of the best each destination has to offer. The signature GHM style melds contemporary interpretations of Asian designs and distinctive local touches to create inspired, memorable spaces.
GHM’s portfolio includes:
GHM properties currently under development:
Al Bait Sharjah, UAE
The Chedi Mumbai, India
The Chedi Ninghai, Zhejiang, China
The Chedi Huangbai Mountain, Henan, China
The Chedi Khorfakkan, Sharjah, UAE
The Chedi Xinchang, China
The Chedi Zhudong, Hsinchu, Taiwan
The Chedi Club Zhudong, Hsinchu, Taiwan
The Chedi Residences Zhudong, Hsinchu, Taiwan
In addition to these, GHM has joined with like-minded partners and entered into meaningful collaborations to deliver innovative brands, continuing its legacy of setting new benchmarks of excellence in the hospitality industry.
Ahn Luh is a joint venture partnership forged among Duan Qiang, the co-founder and chairman of Beijing Tourism Group (BTG), Adrian Zecha, the visionary behind Amanresorts, along with Hans R. Jenni, President and Director of GHM and Duan Wei Hong, the founder of Great Ocean Group.
It is a brand that combines the essence of Old World Chinese hospitality in today’s context of contemporary elegance, reflecting in its service, architectural design and interior décor, how tradition and modernity can intertwine to present an original, urban resort concept.
The Ahn Luh portfolio includes:
• Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao, Shanghai
• Ahn Luh Lanting, Shaoxing
• Ahn Luh Qiandao Lake, Hangzhou (soft opening)
• Ahn Luh Huangbai Mountain, Hubei (2019)
• Ahn Luh Nanjing, Jiangsu (2019)
• Ahn Luh Zhuhai, Guangdong (2020)
TIN Hotels is the new artisanal brand by GHM focusing on lifestyle experiences. By pushing the boundaries of what a new generation of hotels can be to a global traveller, our goal is to provide guests with social spaces that deliver unrivalled communal experiences, great style and wholesome nutrition at a more accessible price point without compromising the standards that our world-class luxury brands are known for.