(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The InterContinental Hotels Group, or IHG, the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, and Muscat Golf Course Project on Sunday signed of a 20-year management agreement for the luxury InterContinental Muscat Hills Golf Resort in Oman.
Signed during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai, the hotel will form part of the Muscat Hills Golf and Country Club - a 1.2 million sqm development set in a unique hillside location with panoramic mountain and sea views over the Gulf of Oman. Muscat Hills is a mixed-use development with upscale residential villas and apartments, an 18-hole championship golf course, country club and hotel.
InterContinental Muscat Hills Golf Resort will have a total of 250-rooms and four food and beverage outlets, a fitness centre, spa and swimming pool. The InterContinental team will also manage the golf Club House located next door to the hotel. The hotel and Club House are due to open in 2015 and the project is projected to be worth a total of 90 million.
"InterContinental Hotels & Resorts were exactly the right fit, bringing the quality standards and first class management skills we're looking for. With the InterContinental team on board I have every confidence the resort will continue to go from strength to strength," Muscat Hills Golf and Country Club owner Rawy Kais Al Said said.