Salalah Rotana Resort
Oman to showcase 2 new hotels at ATM
Dubai, May 4, 2014
Oman’s Ministry of Tourism will throw the spotlight on the two new hotels at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the leading international travel and tourism show in the Middle East, opening at Dubai World Trade Center tomorrow (May 5).
The property Alila Jabal Akhdar will be inaugurated on May 8, while Salalah Rotana Resort opened its doors to guests recently.
Overlooking the Al Hajar Mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar is an eco-friendly five-star resort, designed to preserve natural beauty and protect the environment. The upscale resort offers spacious, contemporary-styled suites and rooms along with host of amenities such as fine-dining restaurants, pool, gym and spa, and conference facilities.
The Salalah Rotana Resort, on the other hand, is set on the shores of the Indian Ocean in the hill town of Salalah. Inspired by traditional Omani architecture, the 400 rooms and suites of the resort are built in a way to enhance the water features around them.
Khalid Al Zadjali, director of Tourism Events, Oman Ministry of Tourism, said: “The tourism and travel sector in the Sultanate of Oman is currently booming with an upsurge in international tourists. The investment in the sector in 2013 was RO254.6 million ($658 million), which is predicted to rise by 11.7 per cent in 2014.
“Arabian Travel Market is a perfect event to reach out to our intended audience. The new hotels will further increase the accommodation capacity within the luxury segment of Oman’s hospitality sector. We will ensure that we generate more interest of international travel vendors and services providers by informing them about the country’s growing tourism sector,” concluded Al Zadjali.
Arabian Travel Market will run until May 8. – TradeArabia News Service