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Open a Hotel in UAE

Open a Hotel in UAE

Dubai is an attractive destination for tourists worldwide, therefore, the business opportunities in tourism are plentiful. Foreign entrepreneurs who want to establish their presence on the market in the Emirates have the possibility of opening a hotel in Dubai (UAE) and benefit from the advantages the accommodation industry offers. Our lawyers in Dubai can provide you with legal advice and support if you want to open a hotel in the UAE. The same team can explain you the entire procedure and the legislation in this matter.

Requirements for opening a hotel in UAE

Once you have decided to open a hotel in the UAE, it is recommended to register your company with the Department of Economic Development and consider the requirements in this matter. For instance, one should know a bank guarantee is mandatory, in order to receive the necessary license to open a hotel in the UAE, a document which is granted by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in the country. Besides that, it is good to know thatthe hotels in the UAE are accepted if particular conditions are met, such as:

•    a hotel room needs to have at least 30 square meters;

•    special programs for data clients need to be implemented;

•    the touristic packages must contain suitable information and need to be presented in a fair manner.

For any information about the rules and regulations related to a hotel business in the UAE, you may get in touch with our attorneys in Dubai. Our team can guide you step by step throughout the entire registration procedure.

We also invite you to watch the video below which explains the procedures involved in opening a hotel in UAE

Resorts you can open in the UAE 

The Tourism Law in the UAE oversees the hotel categories from which a businessman can choose in accordance to his/her project. Hotels, guest houses, hotel apartments, studio complex, spa resorts, holiday houses or hostels are among establishments a foreign entrepreneur can set up in the UAE.  Please keep in mind that a hotel can range from 1-star to 5-stars, according to the level of accommodation and the standard or deluxe amenities.

Additional details and legal support when opening a hotel in the UAE can be obtained from our law firm in Dubai, if you contact us.