In a recent development, Minor Hotel Group (MHG) announced its expansion in UAE with its first property in Ras Al Khaimah – Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort.
The new property is scheduled to open in 2018 and will soon begin development in Mina al Arab, a mixed-use development.
Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort will showcase 225 rooms which will include guest rooms, suites and overwater villas. The property will also offer a diverse selection of restaurants including specialty Asian dining and a seafood grill.
Facilities will include meeting and events space with a ballroom seating of 250 people, a health club with a gym, aerobics room and yoga room, squash courts, tennis court, large outdoor pool, kid’s club with a specialty kid’s restaurant and an extensive Anantara Spa.
Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotel Group said: “The Middle East is a key market for Minor Hotel Group, both for outbound business to our properties worldwide and also to further expand our footprint within the region.”
MHG now has a total of 10 hotels and resorts in operation across multiple brands in the Middle East, having added its first property in Qatar at the beginning of the year. The group’s growing pipeline in the MENA region includes two Anantara resorts in Oman – one in Jabal Al Akhdar and another in Salalah, a second Anantara in Dubai and the group’s first properties in North Africa with Anantara resorts recently announced in Morocco and Tunisia.