The curtain went up in style on Corp Executive Hotel Amman that was officially inaugurated on April 1, 2013 by H.E. Ibrahim Saif, Minister of Planning & International Co-operation and Minister of Tourism & Antiquities, Jordan. Present on the occasion was a delegation from the UAE led by H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qassimi, Managing Director of Faisal Holding LLC and Vice Chairman of HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings. The ceremony was also attended by senior government dignitaries and top officials from Jordan aside from prominent businessmen.
Owned by Faisal Holding Hotels, Corp Executive Hotel Amman is located opposite the Royal Cultural Centre on Queen Alia St. in Al Shmeisani – the financial and diplomatic centre of the Jordanian capital. The hotel boasts 108 well-appointed rooms as well as a wide range of business and leisure facilities. The city’s most popular malls and shopping areas as well as world-renowned attractions such as the Amman Citadel and the Roman Theatre lie at the property’s doorstep merely a few minutes away. The property had been under construction since the last quarter of 2010.
Addressing the exclusive gathering, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Failsal Al Qassimi, said: “It is a huge privilege and honour to have with us H.E. Ibrahim Saif, Minister of Planning & International Co-operation and Minister of Tourism & Antiquities. We are truly grateful to the ministry of tourism and all other officials for their continued support. We are very excited to declare Corp Executive Hotel Amman officially open for business. The hotel is a beautiful addition to our portfolio and offers a safe haven for travellers in an alcohol-free environment. The coming months are expected to see a surge in tourism and we are ready for the challenge.”
He continued, “In every respect, Corp Executive Hotel Amman symbolizes the spirit and substance of the dynamic economy and culture of Jordan which as business men we have an obligation to promote. I wish to thank all partners with us in this amazing investment that means so much to all of us. I would also like to congratulate the main contractor, the architects, the operators and last but not the least our highly enthusiastic management team and staff who all played a terrific part in the planning, design and construction of this impressive property.”
Designed to be one of the city’s prestigious addresses, Corp Executive Hotel Amman boasts three multi-functional meeting rooms and a spectacular ballroom equipped with the latest technology and facilities. Diners too have an excellent choice of restaurants with the hotel’s culinary team offering an extensive selection of regional and international flavours. One may opt for all-day-dining restaurant ‘The Boulevard’ or the roof-top Lebanese restaurant ‘Mood’. ‘Snug’ lobby lounge is ideal for tasty nibbles and refreshing cold and hot drinks. For relaxation, the hotel offers a trendy fitness center ‘Orange’ where you can enjoy an invigorating workout followed by a pampering soak in the temperature controlled outdoor swimming pool or indulge in tranquil spa treatments.
Mr Emad Jawad Hussain, General Manager, Corp Executive Hotel Amman, said, “Too many hotels are built without adequate forethought or fore-consideration of the customers’ needs. Our aim with Corp Executive Hotel Amman is to offer a distinctive experience. Along with an excellent range of facilities we offer our guests those added extras that make all the difference to a trip. The goal is to appeal to both leisure and business travellers with an intimate, more personalized service and greater attention to detail in a comfortable environment that doesn’t feel over bearing.”
The opening of Corp Executive Hotel Amman is part of the continued expansion strategy of Corp Executive Hotels that is one of the most sought-after brands under HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings in key markets across the Middle East. Amman is a popular business and leisure destination and has recently seen significant progress in development of tourism infrastructure including addition of world-class new hotels. According to a report by Ernst and Young Middle East, occupancy rates registered in November 2012 by hotels in the Jordanian capital, increased by 16% year-to-date.