A palace fit for Man City

January 4 – Manchester City has agreed a sponsorship with the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to become the Club’s Official Luxury Hotel Partner.

Abu Dhabi is the home of the major shareholder in City Football Group (Abu Dhabi United Group), the owner of Man City.

The Emirates Palace is an impressive building in the UAE capital, with world-class facilities including high  quality training pitches . The hotel has previously been used by Manchester City’s first team as a warm weather training base.City Football Schools based in Abu Dhabi currently use the pitch facilities at the  hotel.

The Emirates Palace partnership will see the hotel brand features across a number of  club  assets including the Etihad Stadium, training ground and training kit. Man City manager Pep Guardiola will also feature in collaborative content captured during a previous visit to Emirates Palace.

Michael Koth, General Manager & Area Vice President Operations Middle East, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi said: “The partnership with Manchester City reinforces Emirates Palace’s position as the ultimate destination for sports, leisure and recreational facilities in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With our FIFA-approved football pitch and other award-winning facilities, we are excited to be the training ground for the English Premier League Club and to hosteducational and training sessions for sports enthusiasts and children and of the region.”

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