Eagle Hills, a UAE-based private real estate investment and development company, has announced its entry into Oman with the launch of Mandarin Oriental, Muscat.
The property will be developed by Eagle Hills Muscat, a partnership between Eagle Hills Abu Dhabi and Izz International, and will be managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.
Mandarin Oriental, Muscat, which is set to open in 2021, will feature 150 guestrooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, a Spa at Mandarin Oriental and an outdoor swimming pool.
A variety of banqueting and meeting spaces will also be available to accommodate social and business events, in addition to a one-of-a-kind ballroom offering spectacular views of Oman Sea.
The property will also comprise 155 Residences at Mandarin Oriental which are being introduced for the first time in the region.
The new development will be located on the beach in a prime city location, a statement said.
Low Ping, CEO of Eagle Hills, said: “We are delighted to be venturing into the vibrant Omani market for the first time, and particularly in the capital Muscat, where we aim to provide both residents and tourists with new levels of sophistication and service in partnership with the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. Muscat is a beautiful destination that is steeped in heritage and we are honoured to have the opportunity to be part of the city’s future.”
James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental, added: “Muscat is an entrancing destination with character, charm and an abundance of visitor attractions. We are delighted to have the opportunity to expand our brand presence on the Arabian Peninsula with this exciting project in partnership with Eagle Hills. We look forward to bringing Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service standards to Muscat.”
Eagle Hills is currently developing projects in Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Serbia and the UAE.For all the latest travel news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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