Hyatt Hotels, together with the wasl Asset Management Group has announced an agreement has been made for the new development of an Andaz brand hotel on Palm Jumeirah. Andaz will be the first of the hotels in Dubai and the second Andaz in the United Arab Emirates that joins Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi. Andaz Dubai will reside on the famous man-made island and will be named Andaz Dubai the Palm. The Palm is scheduled to open at the end of this year. The hotel will boast exclusive beachfront property and easy access to more inland landmarks, such as the Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall, Marina Mall, Jumeirah Beach, and Dubai Marina. The Andaz branding is geared towards the curious traveler, and the hotels décor will be mirrored by the city’s rich cultural heritage and the traveler will be immersed in the local experience. The hotel will be ready in time for the EXPO 2020 and will have 217 guestrooms and 116 serviced apartments. This will be a 15-story hotel with two towers, and include four restaurants, a fitness center, spa, and meeting rooms. Eventually, Andaz will also open Andaz La Mer Dubai.