22 Mar 2018

Oman celebrates launch of sparkling new Kempinski Hotel Muscat

Kempinski Hotel Muscat has officially joined Oman’s blossoming hospitality scene.

The luxurious property stretches across six kilometres of glistening coastline within the Sultanate’s impressive Al Mouj community. 

The upscale Al Mouj community is situated in the heart of Muscat and offers incomparable lifestyle and leisure experiences. Visitors can enjoy access to exciting retail and dining facilities at Boulevard, a 400-dock marina as well as a signature PGA-standard 18-hole links-style course at Al Mouj Golf.

With the help of the genius designer, Woods Bagot, Oman’s newest hotel offers guests warm Omani hospitality entwined with European grace. Awaiting discerning travellers at this exceptional property are 310 stunningly appointed rooms and suites, along with an array of facilities, including contemporary meeting facilities and a 100m2 pillarless ballroom, 10 delectable F&B outlets, a state-of-the-art health club and indulgent spa experiences.

Shedding further light on the launch was Carsten Wiegandt, general manager, Kempinski Hotel Muscat: “Being the latest hotel addition in the heart of new Muscat, it gives me great pleasure to introduce this brand-new hotel to our discerning guests, who are eager to experience the remarkable European flair of Kempinski and join us on this journey.

“We aim to offer a combination of local traditions inspired by Omani hospitality and world-class luxury to guests visiting the Sultanate, guaranteed to create unforgettable memories. Oman’s rich culture and diverse landscape places the country as a must-visit destination for tourists. The expansive beaches, green valleys, caves, scenic mountain ranges, traditional markets and architecture of numerous historical monuments are major attractions for tourists from around the world,” Wiegandt added.

Meanwhile, Henk Meyknecht, chief operating officer – Middle East and Africa, Kempinski Hotels said: “The opening in Muscat is part of the overall Middle Eastern growth strategy of Kempinski Hotels of luxurious properties in key destinations including full service resort and leisure destinations.

“As a European hotel operator, we look forward to contributing to the growing success of the tourism sector in Muscat catering to a growing global audience of discerning travellers,” he concluded.