Omran inks deals with 2 international hotel operators for new resorts in Oman

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran Group), the executive arm of the Sultanate for tourism development, has signed two strategic agreements with renowned international hotel operators Nikki Beach and Four Seasons in order to develop and operate resorts in the Sultanate.

The agreements were signed during the International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF) 2022. During the event, Omran Group displayed its progress and the critical role it plays in developing the Sultanate of Oman’s tourism sector by developing and managing tourism sites in accordance with Oman Vision 2040 and the National Tourism Strategy.

Hashil Bin Obaid Al Mahrouqi
Hashil Bin Obaid Al Mahrouqi
CEO – Omran Group

“IHIF is an excellent platform for networking with industry pioneers and learning about industry updates and trends throughout the world. At this leading gathering, the OMRAN Group was successful in showcasing the Sultanate of Oman’s numerous investment projects and opportunities, in addition to sharing details about the Sultanate of Oman’s efforts and initiatives to boost tourism. The Group’s objective is to develop unique and long-term tourism destinations that will assist the country in achieving economic growth and strengthening its position as a leading tourist destination. In fact, as a result of the agreements inked with “Niki Beach” and “Four Seasons,” the Sultanate of Oman will be able to attract these worldwide hospitality operators for the first time to Oman.”

Under the agreement, OMRAN Group will partner with Nikki Beach Hotels and Resorts to operate a 5-star resort within Yiti Integrated Tourism Development, which will have 140 hotel rooms and 30 villas, as well as meeting, event venues and a variety of recreational amenities.

As per the agreement with Four Seasons, a luxury seaside resort and private residences will be developed at a prime location in Al Bustan in Muscat. The luxury development will comprise an urban-style resort with approximately 200 rooms, and a collection of 100 private residences, along with five dining outlets and a number of recreation and sports facilities.

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