Translated from Arabic, Meydan means ‘a meeting place’.
AMESCON 2012 is being held at Dubai's newest hospitality and tourism venue – the iconic Meydan. The Meydan opened early in 2010 to facilitate the country's rich legacy of horse racing and sport. The Meydan Grandstand has already run the world's richest horse races – the Dubai World Cup in 2010, defining itself as a very serious contender for world class, easily accessible hospitality.
The Meydan Hotel, not only personifies warm, authentic yet modern Arabian hospitality; it also represents luxury, elegance, space, style, action and serenity.
With its home in Meydan City, a prestigious new business, sporting and lifestyle destination in Dubai, The Meydan is ideally situated at the epicenter of one of the world’s most exhilarating destinations. The Meydan provides a prime location to catch the exhilarating action of the racing season, and creates a coveted travel destination all-year round. With 285 extravagantly appointed rooms and suites, The Meydan will change your perception of travel with unrivalled standards in luxury hospitality.
The Meydan is a true destination hotel and offers a myriad of iconic meeting venues ideal for business and leisure travelers alike and was voted the Best Meetings & Conference Venue Middle East – Business Destinations Travel Awards 2011.
The hotel has recorded the highest number of tourist visits in 2010 against any other property or attraction in the UAE. It is truly the UAE's most iconic structure with ultra-modern facilitates, free covered parking for over 8,000 vehicles and includes the world's first five-star trackside hotel that boasts of 285 rooms and suites and several themed gourmet restaurants.