Published on : Monday, December 30, 2013
Dubai’s hotel industry seems to maximize profit this season as the city gears up to welcome the New Year with grandiose. Almost double amount for room rates is being charged to be a part of New Year’s Eve celebrations in Dubai. Room rates at all Dubai hotels – luxury, mid-scale or budget – have been going up since mid-December, and prices on the last year of 2013 surge by up to 300 per cent or even more in some cases. Dazzling fireworks will undoubtedly add glory to this year’s bumper celebrations. With a dazzling display of fireworks during the approaching New Year’s Eve, Dubai intends to break Kuwait’s record and stamp its name in the Guinness Book of World Records.
On the UAE front, The Atlantis, The Palm is still charting out plans to make New Year’s a truly spectacular event. A room in Mina A’ Salam at Madinat Jumeirah is priced at Dh2,450 per night if you check in on the 29th of December and check out the next day. Come 31st and this rate doubles to Dh4,900. On the 31st Armani hotel is fully booked out with the only option of Armani Dubai Suite which is priced at Dh40,000. Atlantis, where the big show will take place, seems to be fully booked out. A palm beach deluxe room is available for Dh3,960 today but all rooms are fully booked for the New Year. In Lotus Hotel Dubai you can get a room for Dh1,799 whereas Metropolitan Palace Hotel will charge you Dh2,291 for the night.