Radisson Hotel Group has signed two new hotels in Oman: Radisson Hotel Apartments located in Muscat Hills in the capital city and Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Apartments in Salalah.
The newest additions brings the hotel company’s portfolio to 84 hotels and more than 20,000 rooms in operations and under developments, according to a statement from Radisson.
Commenting on the signing of the new properties, Radisson Hotel Group executive vice president and chief development officer Elie Younes said: “We’re pleased to increase our brand presence across the Sultanate of Oman, in the capital, Muscat, and in Salalah, the country’s second largest city. Historically, Oman has held an important strategic location between Asia and Africa for trading and, with the Sultanate’s diversification strategy today, we see a changing economic landscape – one that will see the total contribution of travel and tourism forecast become 8.9% of total GDP in 2028.”
Radisson Hotel Apartments, Muscat Hills will feature 171 upscale apartments which will include one- and two-bedroom apartments and is expected to open in Q4 2020.
Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Apartments will be located in the Dhofar region in the south of Oman and will feature 123 serviced apartments and will offer studios, one- and two-bedroom options to guests. Facilities will include an international restaurant, lounge, gym and a kids’ area. There will be seven meeting rooms and a pre-function area as well. The property is set to open in Q1 2021.