By Sam Bridge
Cinepolis Cinemas, the third largest cinema exhibitor in the world, is opening its third Oman theatre in Avenues Mall
Cinépolis Cinemas, the third largest cinema exhibitor in the world, is opening its first luxury offering in Muscat, Oman, and third location in the sultanate on Thursday.
The cinema in Avenues Mall features four luxury screens, a Junior screen, 4D E-motion screen, Macro XE screen and seven premium format screens.
Ashish Shukla, CEO of Cinépolis Gulf, said: “Cinepolis is bringing to Oman its globally recognised experiences. We know how much the community in Muscat loves movies, and we are relishing the opportunity to present a wonderful cinema experience that can be enjoyed by all.
"The launch of the first luxury offering for Cinépolis Cinema in Oman is a milestone for the brand and we are honoured to bring our world-class offering to Muscat."
Prices start at OR3, the company said, adding that luxury screens will offer 180-degree leather reclining seats with personal amenities, Maitre d’ call buttons and adjustable tables.
A luxury menu will also be served to your seat via on-demand butler service while the Junior screen features a jungle gym, complete with slide and ball pit, as well as fun bean-bag seating.
In the GCC, the international chain opened its first theatre in Bahrain in January and two in Oman, in May and September. It has also announced six new locations in Saudi Arabia, which will open over the next 18 months.