Mandarin Oriental announces a new project in Oman
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that they will manage a new resort in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The resort 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 accommodate social and business events. The Group will also manage 155 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, which will feature some of the most select private apartments in the capital ranging from 75 to 260sqm.
The property will be located on the beach in a prime city location and the low-rise architectural design will take full advantage of the views of the Arabian sea.
The developer is Eagle Hills Muscat, a private real estate investment and development company. “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,” said James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental. “We look forward to bringing Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service standards to Muscat,” he added.
“We are proud to be entering the Omani market, with our first project in the country. As we take this step, we are pleased to be working in partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, one of the most prestigious names in hospitality,” said Low Ping, CEO of Eagle Hills. “We are confident that, together, we will set new benchmarks for tourism and residential living in Muscat, he added.