Swiss-Belhotel International strode into the Oman market this week, with the soft opening of its first property in the country, Swiss-Belinn Muscat.
Launched as part of the company’s ambitious expansion in GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) the property is a contemporary 3-star hotel, featuring 128 stylish rooms, in an amazing location — just 10 minutes from International Airport, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Gavin Faull, chairman and president of Swiss-Belhotel International, said: “Oman is an exceptional destination and we are thrilled to debut in the Sultanate with a unique property like Swiss-Belinn Muscat. The addition of this hotel to our diverse and distinctive global portfolio demonstrates that we on track to continue our success in the Middle East. We are extremely thankful to our partners for the trust and opportunity extended to us and look forward to a rewarding journey together.”
Laurent Voivenel, senior vice president of operations and development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of Swiss-Belinn Muscat at this exciting time when the market is in need of more mid-scale hotels. Being the closest hotel to the airport as well as having the city’s prime attractions at its doorstep, it is the ideal address for business and leisure travellers. As part of our growth strategy in the GCC we are eager to expand our presence in new and existing markets and we are confident that Swiss-Belinn Muscat will become a preferred address for visitors to Oman offering a unique brand experience at an affordable price point.”
Elaborating on the accommodation options, Mr. Paul Uglesic, General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat, stated, “The accommodation choices at the Swiss-Belinn Muscat include Superior Rooms, Superior Seaview Rooms, Premium Rooms, Suites and Family Rooms as well as a specially appointed room for the disabled. All rooms and suites are superbly equipped with an array of amenities and comforts along with free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access. The trendy interiors provide all the essentials with up-to-date technology for the new generation of travellers.”
The dining facilities at the Swiss-Belinn Muscat are equally impressive and designed to suit the lifestyle of today’s busy travellers in a relaxed ambience. Guests can enjoy local and international dishes in a casual atmosphere at the Swiss-Café – all-day-dining restaurant. Catering to intimate meetings and workshops is a boardroom as well as a co-working space ideal for nomadic workers.