Saud Bahwan Group and Okura Hotels & Resorts Sign Agreement for Okura’s First 5-Star Luxury Hotel in the Middle East

2023-09-05T06:02:48+00:00 November, 2022|

Saud Bahwan Group recently signed an agreement with Okura Hotels & Resorts for the world-renowned hotel chain’s first 5-star luxury hotel in Oman and the Middle East. The world-class luxury hotel will be designed by a leading Japanese Architect using a Neo-Omani theme.

Sharing his thoughts on this special occasion, Mohammed Saud Bahwan, Chairman, Saud Bahwan Group said, “It gives me immense joy to be partnering the globally-renowned Japanese Hospitality Group – Okura Hotels & Resorts. Saud Bahwan Group has been closely associated with Japanese brands for decades. Through The Okura Resort Muscat luxury hotel, we aim to offer customers in Oman and from around the world, some of the finest experiences in line with inspiring Japanese hospitality.”

Highlighting the potential of the growing hospitality sector in Oman he said, “Oman, under the leadership and guidance of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik Al Said is making rapid progress on all fronts. Oman Vision 2040 launched by His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al Said, is set to transform Oman into one of the most rapidly growing and diversified economies in the region. The hospitality sector in Oman is witnessing impressive growth. Oman is blessed with rich history and diverse landscapes, making it a major tourist attraction for tourists to enjoy ultimate experiences and adventure. The Okura Resort Muscat will significantly contribute to making Oman one of the most traveller-friendly and leading tourism destinations in the region.”

Mr. Toshihiro Ogita, President, Representative Director – Hotel Okura Co. Ltd., Japan, said, “We are thrilled to be partnering Saud Bahwan Group to bring the Okura brand to the Middle East and especially in the Sultanate of Oman. This significant partnership further highlights our priority and focus on offering customers exceptionally inspiring experiences in the hospitality industry. We are confident that this partnership will encourage us to better cater to our customers by introducing them to the Japanese art of hospitality right here in Oman.”

Located at the Al Mouj Muscat in Seeb and in close vicinity to the Muscat International Airport, The Okura Resort Muscat luxury hotel is set on 30,000 sq. mts. area. It will have 150 well-appointed rooms and suites, each of which will offer breath-taking views of world-class Al Mouj golf course and of the vast blue seas. The hotel will offer exceptional dining options with the availability of an all-day dining restaurant, a speciality Japanese restaurant, a Teppanyaki restaurant and fine-dining restaurant. A vast and well-laid out ballroom and banquet hall will offer numerous opportunities to host important events, meeting and milestone celebrations. A host of recreational amenities focused on offering customers relaxing moments, will include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, spa and a fully-equipped gymnasium.