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Jumeirah Frankfurt launches ‘Velotaxi’ service

Jumeirah Frankfurt launches ‘Velotaxi’ service

Frankfurt, 11 August 2014:  Jumeirah Frankfurt, the first Jumeirah hotel in Germany, has teamed up with ‘Velotaxi’ to offer environment-friendly city tours.

Experienced and knowledgeable drivers can now collect guests from Jumeirah Frankfurt in the Velotaxi and show them the city’s must-see sights. Guests sit comfortably on the Velotaxi while enjoying the fresh air and remaining well sheltered from any rain, an unforgettable way to explore the city.

The drivers can transport their passengers around secret spots, favorite places and past all major sightseeing destinations such as the Römer – city hall, the Old Opera House and the river embankment. 

The ‘Velotaxi’ experience is available when booked through Jumeirah Frankfurt as part of a stay and starts from EUR 22 for 40 minutes. The city tours should be booked in advance and the languages available are German, English, French and Spanish.

Different city tours are available and guests can hire the Velotaxis parked in front of the hotel for short trips within the city, to the main train station or to the banking district. Even airport transfers are available on request.

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Notes to Editors:

The ‘Velotaxi’ experience is available when booked through Jumeirah Frankfurt as part of a stay and starts from EUR 22 for 40 minutes. Individual transfer trips start from EUR 4 per kilometre.
For bookings and enquiries, please contact JFreservations@jumeirah.com or call +49 69 297 2370. For more information go to www.jumeirah.com/frankfurt                                                    

About Jumeirah Frankfurt:                                                                                            

The luxury hotel Jumeirah Frankfurt is located in the heart of Frankfurt, in walking distance to the Opera house, the banking quarter and famous shopping streets. The hotel comprises of 218 guestrooms and suites located on 24 floors, the largest rooms in Frankfurt, managing to be modern yet timeless as well as presenting fantastic views of the city's skyline. Wooden floors, warm colouring in walnut and honey, complemented by contemporary German art by Hartwig Ebersbach add to the ambience. In the exclusive ambience of the signature restaurant ‘Max on One’ guests can enjoy the best products from all over the world prepared in a unique way.  Jumeirah Frankfurt’s dining option also consists of an authentic Lebanese restaurant ‘el rayyan’ and the elegant “Ember Bar & Lounge’. The exclusive, Jumeirah brand ‘Talise’ spa boasts two saunas, dedicated relaxation areas, seven treatment rooms and an extensive range of tailor-made experiences in a luxurious atmosphere. With natural daylight, spacious layouts, high ceilings and innovative cuisine, Jumeirah Frankfurt offers versatility and exceptional service to ensure that every event is successful. The sophisticated meeting and event facilities on the third floor with 730 m2 provide the perfect setting to create shining and unforgettable experiences whilst providing ultimate privacy and security.

About Jumeirah Group:                                                                                              

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.

For further information please contact:
Ulrike Baumann
Jumeirah Frankfurt Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 2
60313 Frankfurt am Main / Germany
Tel: 0049 69 297 237 332
E-mail: ulrike.baumann@jumeirah.com
Visist us: www.jumeirah.com/frankfurt