Pact signed for new Rotana hotel project in Muscat

MUSCAT: Sundus Investments Projects LLC, specialists in mixed-use developments in the Middle East, have signed an agreement with Shaksy Engineering Services (SES) to begin work on the first phase of the Sundus Airport Heights development in Muscat, which will be operated by Rotana Hotels when complete. The agreement was signed by Mohammed Mahfoodh al Ardhi, Chairman of Sundus Investments Projects LLC, and Said al Shaksy, CEO of Shaksy Engineering Services (SES).

Phase one of the landmark project will include the construction of Sundus Rotana, a four-star business hotel that is set to open doors to the public in February 2017. The hotel will feature 215 guest rooms including suites, a ballroom, six meeting rooms, an executive lounge, a boardroom and a fully equipped business centre. Guests at Sundus Rotana will also have access to a state-of-the-art fitness centre and swimming pool, an all-day dining café, and ‘Teatro’ — Rotana’s signature fine dining concept.

Mohammed Mahfoodh al Ardhi, Chairman of Sundus Investments Projects LLC, said: “Oman is currently witnessing a surge in tourism and increased demand for hospitality offerings buoyed by the diversification of the national economy in line with Oman’s Vision 2020. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2015 Travel & Tourism Economic Development Report, Oman is poised to register the highest growth in the tourism sector across the Middle East region notching up an 11 per cent increase in the number of jobs in the country.”


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