Hotel giant IHG plans luxury project in Muscat

InterContinental Hotels Group says work on new project will be completed by the end of 2016
Hotel giant IHG plans luxury project in Muscat
Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East and Africa for IHG. (Photo for illustrative purposes only)
By Staff writer
Tue 25 Mar 2014 01:17 PM

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is to team up with Muscat Golf Course Project to deliver a five-star hotel near Muscat International Airport.

Work on the project is scheduled to start towards the end of 2014 with a completion date scheduled for the end of 2016, according to a statement released by IHG.

InterContinental Hotel & Golf Clubhouse will have a built-up area of 50,000 sq m and feature 270 guest rooms, Construction Week Online reported.

The project will also include leisure facilities with two tennis courts and three outdoor swimming pools and spa facilities with “hammam”, gymnasium and treatment rooms, two full service speciality restaurants and one all-day dining restaurant, ballroom and fully equipped meeting facilities and enhanced business services.

Muscat Hills Golf Course is located between the mountains and the sea and comprises an 18-hole PGA-certified green golf course.

IHG currently manages a number of hotels in Oman including InterContinental Muscat, Crowne Plaza Muscat, Crowne Plaza Sohar, Crowne Plaza Salalah, Crowne Plaza in Duqm and Holiday Inn in Muscat.

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