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Meliã opens doors for special events under government regulations

Meliã Desert Palm Dubai now welcomes guests to celebrate their special day in an elegant outdoor setting, especially in the winter months. With the recent announcement made by the Supreme Committee of Crisis & Disaster Management in Dubai permitting hotels to host weddings for up to 200 people. Meliã Desert Palm Dubai’s rustic and chic venues deliver an exclusive experience, away from the city’s noise, to not only host dreamy weddings but also proposals and bridal showers. For those looking to enjoy the outdoor splendour, the Olive Garden lends an air of history, nature and romance in an unforgettable location.The 300-year-old olive trees provide the perfect locale against the backdrop of the 160-acre polo field and the wide acres of green lawns graciously accommodate guests for a seated dinner with sufficient social distancing between the tables.For those that prefer being indoors for an intimate gathering, the spacious Polo Rooms can be transformed with gorgeous décor. The Polo Rooms provide complete private access so guests don’t need to pass through the main hotel building. Alternatively, Meliã Desert Palm Dubai offers a selection of exclusive, romantic spaces including The Courtyard, The Museum Lawn, The Green Veranda and The Argentinian Table, which can all be set up as per the couple’s requirements, and in adherence with the guidelines issued by the government. The resort’s in-house wedding planner boasts excellent experience in the overall requirements of both local and international wedding parties and can organise western, Arabic and Asian-style weddings. The planner will guide the couple through selecting themes, dramatic backdrops, customised menus, floral arrangements, entertainment and lighting for the day, and assist in sourcing all the requirements. Executive Chef Gaston Silva Herrera and …

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Dubai Tourism awards Meliã Desert Palm Dubai five-star status

Meliã Desert Palm Dubai received their five-star certification from the Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Government of Dubai, the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector. Since the hotel’s opening in March 2008, the ownership, management, as well as the supporting entities for the property have all invested in the resort to extend the guest experience and elevate the services the retreat offers, providing a well-rounded stay for guests, including the Desert Palm Polo Club and Desert Palm Riding School. The resort has refined its dining and wellness facilities with the opening of their signature restaurant, RARE, serving the finest grills and Argentinian dishes, while the property’s bespoke spa, Samāna Spa, provides some of Dubai’s best treatments and unique therapies. The retreat’s location amidst lush green polo fields, offers a tranquil escape for relaxation and even makes it an ideal location for destination weddings. Meliã Desert Palm Dubai is also home to fully appointed private pool villas, providing utmost privacy for a revitalising getaway. The evolution of the resort over the last decade or so has allowed for a significant uplift for guests and visitors to the hotel. Nathalie Cockayne, the resort’s General Manager said of the certification, “This has been a decade in the making, and anyone involved in achieving this milestone should be proud. We’re also grateful to the owner for supporting this ambitious plan and for having the vision and encouragement for the team to see this to its conclusion.” Ortiz Enrique, Vice President (EMEA Regional) of Meliã Hotels International, said, “It is a point of pride in our expanding Middle East portfolio, and it’s a tremendous achievement for …

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