Global hotel giant opens first Middle East resort

InterContinental Hotels Group announces launch of the InterContinental Fujairah Resort
Global hotel giant opens first Middle East resort
By Staff writer
Mon 18 Dec 2017 01:08 PM

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) on Monday announced the opening of the InterContinental Fujairah Resort, its first resort in the Middle East.

The InterContinental Fujairah Resort is a beachfront property situated on the shoreline of Al Aqah Beach, beneath the spectacular backdrop of the Hajar Mountains.

The luxury resort consists of a series of low-rise Arabesque village-style buildings. The resort’s 190 guest rooms and suites, including 44 Club InterContinental Rooms and 38 suites, feature expansive balconies.

InterContinental Fujairah Resort also offers a gymnasium, O Spa by L'Occitane, as well as four meeting rooms, a boardroom, a ballroom and two gourmet dining options.

Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of our first InterContinental Resort in the Middle East. This marks an important milestone in our journey in the region, as we expand our luxury portfolio to cater to our luxury guests which include international visitors, residents of the UAE looking for an escape from their daily, hectic routine as well as business groups looking for corporate retreats and unique meeting destinations.

"With its dazzling coastline, majestic mountains, palm orchards and deep wadis, combined with a rich heritage, Fujairah is fast emerging as a tourist haven that lures the most discerning travellers.”

IHG currently has 81 hotels operating across five of the company’s brands in the Middle East region with a further 28 in the development pipeline.

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