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May 15, 1997: Radisson Hotel opens in Dubai

New 257-room deluxe resort property officially opened by Shaikh Mohammad Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum

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Shaikh Mohammad Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum after opening Radisson SAS Hotel at Jumeirah Beach. - Gulf News Archives
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A new 257-room deluxe resort property, the Radisson SAS Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, was officially opened by Shaikh Mohammad Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Lands and Properties Department. The hotel is set in wide landscaped gardens, boasting more than 100 mature palms. The property has already become popular with visiting overseas tourists and is set to welcome an increasing number of guests from within the Gulf Cooperation Council. The opening was held under the patronage of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, and was attended by a delegation of VIPs from all over the Emirates. “Projects like this enhance the tourism industry in the country,” Mohammad Bin Khalifa said.

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