Indian Test cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar attends ceremony at site of Millennium Place JVT Dubai
The First Group held the ground-breaking ceremony of one of its newest hotel developments, the Millennium Place JVT Dubai project located in the heart of ‘New Dubai’ in the bustling Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) district.
The ceremony was attended by senior management from Dubai’s leading property developer, as well as Millennium & Copthorne, Middle East & Africa, the international hospitality group appointed to manage this four-star deluxe property, which is scheduled to open in 2019, a press communique from The First Group revealed.
In addition, and taking centre-stage at the event, was The First Group’s newest brand ambassador, Indian Test cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar, who has invested in Millennium Place JVT Dubai.
“Millennium Place JVT Dubai marks the start of a new chapter for The First Group as we forge ahead with plans to expand our portfolio of hotels in sought-after districts across the city,” said Rob Burns, CEO, The First Group.
Francois Kassab, COO, Millennium & Copthorne Middle East & Africa, said; “There is a huge demand for quality and affordable hospitality offerings in the UAE and we are confident that this hotel will be a strong addition to both the city and to our portfolio, which we aim to grow to 100 properties by 2020.”
Gavaskar described being on hand at such an early stage of development of Millennium Place JVT Dubai as a “proud moment”.
Millennium Place JVT Dubai is The First Group’s fourth dedicated hotel development in Dubai.