The First Collection continues its strategic regional growth with the opening of The First Collection Business Bay Hotel

The First Collection continues its strategic regional growth with the opening of The First Collection Business Bay Hotel

The First Collection, the main lifestyle-focused resort model operated by the hospitality division of The First Group, has introduced the opening of its second Dubai-based resort: The First Collection Business Bay.

The launch builds on the success of The First Collection Jumeriah Village Circle, which in Q3 of 2021 was voted #22 in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Hottest New Hotels within the World – and is the one resort within the Middle East to have acquired this accolade.


Rob Burns, CEO of The First Group feedback:

“The opening of The First Collection Business Bay marks one other vital step within the growth of our new life-style resort model, The First Collection. The model has been extraordinarily nicely acquired by native and worldwide friends, producing improbable critiques – and we’re very a lot trying ahead to opening our doorways of this upscale, dynamic property”

The new resort positioned in Business Bay, one in all Dubai’s most up and coming neighbourhoods, is the newest addition to the group’s fast-growing physique of upscale accommodations, considerably strengthening model presence throughout town.

Seamlessly assembly the calls for of enterprise travellers, in addition to households and leisure guests, the fashionable resort is the right base to discover Dubai and its world-famous points of interest.

Close to Downtown Dubai, plus all its iconic points of interest (the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall included) in addition to inside strolling distance of the expansive Dubai Water Canal, it’s also inside straightforward attain to each Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek as a result of its in depth transport hyperlinks.

The resort itself options 437 well-appointed and sustainably designed guestrooms and spacious suites, lots of which boast distinctive views of Dubai’s awe-inspiring skyline together with the Burj Khalifa and the Stables.

Top-tier facilities embody a surprising 25 metre open-air swimming pool with sundeck and Burj Khalifa vistas, a state-of-the-art gymnasium and a luxurious spa providing a number of high-end therapies.

It additionally features a absolutely built-in NEST area, a refined Executive lounge for the resort friends on the 14th ground the place they’ll work and revel in Executive suite advantages similar to breakfast, drinks and night drinks and extra. This is along with numerous state-of-the-art assembly rooms and convention areas.


Karim Abdelhamid, Vice President Hotel Operations at The First Group Hospitality feedback:

“The First Collection Business Bay is a improbable addition to The First Collection providing and displays our dedication to regional development and growth. It is the second property we’re bringing to Dubai and we’re extremely excited to see our idea flourish on this a part of Dubai. 

“We sit up for welcoming residents and worldwide travellers alike to expertise all that The First Collection model has to supply on this new and widespread location. Whether or not it’s for a keep within the resort, a pool day with gorgeous views of the Burj Khalifa or perhaps a pleasant eating expertise, we’re assured friends will return time and time once more.”

Similarly to The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle, which has developed a repute as one of many district’s hottest gastronomic locations, The First Collection Business Bay additionally boasts a number of, thoughtfully curated signature F&B retailers similar to The Blacksmith Bar & Eatery and Risen Café & Artisanal Bakery.

The resort’s flagship restaurant, homegrown, deep-South impressed smokehouse, The Blacksmith Bar & Eatery, would be the second venue in Dubai – and guarantees to ship speciality meats and an unimaginable number of meals in a buzzing ambiance. With its personal butchery (a primary) and leisure area, it’s set to turn into a must-visit eating vacation spot in its personal proper. Already recognized for its delectable menu impressed by the Americas, fused with European refinement, the restaurant is a spot the place meat lovers can unite and revellers meet for good temper and good meals in a relaxed and full of life ambiance.

Café and Artisanal bakery, Risen, which has quite a few branches throughout Dubai, gives soul nourishing experiences, wealthy espresso blends for true connoisseurs and uniquely infused tea picks. Ideal for these staying within the resort for a tasty drink and snack – or handy for locals to ‘grab-and-go’ with their early, morning beverage and breakfast. Additionally, the venue has a big terrace, very best for friends take pleasure in their treats in an al fresco setting in the course of the cooler months.

Joining these retailers, will likely be a brand new idea and family-friendly all-day eating spot, Vyne. It will serve up traditional consolation Levant Cuisine together with Turkish Pides, Arabic Manakeesh, and extra. Vyne would be the excellent place for midweek dinner or catch-up drinks with mates and colleague’s post-work. With elegant interiors and a spacious terrace, it would little doubt show much more widespread with the native crowd come the winter months.


Mark Patten, Senior Vice President – The First Group Food and Beverage provides:

“We’re so excited to be opening The First Collection Business Bay Hotel, the second of our fabulous homegrown manufacturers within the UAE.  

“We will likely be providing an array of theatrical and memorable culinary ideas for friends to take pleasure in, together with our third Risen Café and Artisanal Bakery, which has a grab-and-go possibility within the foyer. Plus we’ll have The Blacksmith Bar & Eatery 2.0, providing a first-of-its-kind butcher store and dwell leisure areas. 

“Additionally, our spectacular Mediterranean, Levant-style restaurant, Vyne, with an beautiful terrace overlooking the pool and town skyline. And then in a while this 12 months, a brand new al-fresco shisha lounge that may also serve Arabesque-style delicacies.

“We sit up for welcoming residents and vacationers alike to the resort and our distinctive eating places, that may provide glorious and seamless experiences to maintain them coming  again time and time once more.”

The First Collection Business Bay will open its doorways on Friday 1st July.



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