Hotel company Jumeirah Group has signed a management agreement with Saraya Bandar Jissah SAOH to operate a luxury resort in Muscat, Oman.
The resort is currently under development and is expected to open in 2017. It will consist of two hotel components, one consisting of 206 rooms and the other of 106 rooms, located in the cove of Bandar Jissah, near Qantab, between the Hajjar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman.
The overall development will include a spa, a dive centre, restaurants, bars and cafes as well as conference and banquet facilities to cater for Oman’s growing attraction as a destination for conferences, meetings and large scale events.
Hamood Sultan Alhosni, CEO of Saraya Bandar Jissah SAOH, said: “This luxury resort will be a major contribution to the high-end hotel market. Given the reputation that Jumeirah has in the region, we are confident that, when complete, the property will attract discerning travellers who are familiar with the level of luxury that Jumeirah offers throughout its current portfolio of hotels.” Jumeirah Group currently operates 22 hotels and serviced apartments, including 11 in the Gulf region, six in Europe and five in Asia. A further 15 hotels are now under development.