Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) was founded in 1976 as a hotel owner and asset manager and has evolved into a hospitality group that encompasses hotels, restaurants, destination management services, catering and transportation.

Under its Hotels Division, ADNH owns some of the most reputable and recognizable hotels in the Emirate and beyond: The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal; Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas; Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort; Le Meridien Abu Dhabi; Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain; Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi, Corniche; Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach; Address Boulevard; Address Dubai Mall; Address Dubai Marina; Vida Downtown and Manzil Downtown.

ADNH has also developed an operator division, managing a portfolio of hotels and hotel apartments in prime city locations under the umbrella of Al Diar Hotels brand.

The group’s restaurants division is represented by the collection of innovative food and beverage concepts under the umbrella of the Venetian Village, wherein franchises of internationally acclaimed restaurant brands are operated in an exclusive setting within the grounds of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal.

ADNH’s other hospitality divisions encompass Al Ghazal Transport and ADNH Compass.

Historical Timeline

  • 1976
    Abu Dhabi National Hotels was founded with a portfolio of three hotels acquired from the government.
  • 1986
    Sunshine Travel & Tours has been established as a pioneering initiative aimed at creating a tourism division.
  • 1988
    Al Ghazal Transport has been the first luxury transportation company in the Emirate.
  • 1991
    Al Diar Hotels was the first home grown operator and the first management contract was signed.
  • 2001
    ADNH Compass was formed as a joint venture with the United Kingdom based Compass Group PLC to cover catering demands across a wide range of industry sectors..