Abu-Dhabi-based Rotana Hotelswill own and manage the property. Due for completion in mid-2006, the hotel will be located on a two-kilometre stretch at Al-Aqah, near Dibba. A company identified as UK Hotel Holdingswill also own and manage a second hotel on the same strip. The property, called the Royal Miramar, is estimated to cost AED 70 million ($19 million). Fujairah saw a steady rise in tourist numbers in 2003, with tourist arrivals growing by 48 per cent to almost 180,000 (MEED 20:12:02).