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Channel 4 is checking into the world-renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai for a one-off observational documentary.

The one hour long film, provisionally titled The Billion Pound Hotel, will go behind the scenes of the luxury hotel; depicting the day to day work of its staff who make every effort to meet the expectations of the guests.

The Billion Pound Hotel (wt) will offer a unique insight into the lifestyle of the world’s wealthiest people who stay in one of the hotel’s 202 suites and of the 1,600 staff from over 80 nationalities who serve them. – Channel 4

Now in its fifteenth year, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah was built to symbolise lavish luxury, prosperity and extravagance. The documentary will be produced by Rize USA (part of DCD Media Plc).

Lucy Leveugle of Channel 4’s factual department says of the commission: “From the guests to the staff who will go to any lengths to cater to their every need, this is a fascinating look at the world of the wealthy through the prism of the most extraordinary hotel.”

“The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is an iconic landmark of the 21st Century. We are delighted to be given a chance to delve behind the scenes of such an intriguing world and the results are truly captivating.” – Creative Director, Rize USA, Sheldon Lazarus

Channel 4 say the documentary is “coming soon”.

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