Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts to open luxury hotel on RAK’s Marjan Island
Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts, a prominent hospitality chain in the Gulf region, is scheduled to open its doors for new Santorini on Marjan Island, the first man-made island project in Ras Al Khaimah, by the end of 2014.
The seven-story building comprises 410 stylish guest rooms as well as an array of facilities and amenities to enhance the luxury design hotel experience. This will be the fifth property Bin Majid owns in RAK, joining others such Beach Resort, Beach Hotel, Acacia Hotel and Mangrove Hotel.
“We have developed a hospitality legacy through our current brands, and much of that legacy was built upon continuing to expand and building a strong brand presence in the Emirates. With the new properties and upcoming ones in the pipeline, we will soon be recognised as a leading hotel and leisure company in the UAE and the region,” said Dr. Ali Kasapbashi, the chief operating officer of Bin Majid.
A Bridge to Luxury
It’s a match made in heaven. Boasting stunning scenery, covetable views and endless sunshine of Ras Al Khaimah’s first man-made island project, perfectly positioned far beyond simplicity and beauty of Santorini makes this paradise hard to ignore. Home to a spectacular spa retreat, this incredible island experience is more than enough to put the outside world on hold. An island gem that is perfect place to relax and unwind!
Santorini is in the pipeline of the newest development by Bin Majid Group of Hotels, developer of major properties in RAK and Abu Dhabi including Beach Hotel, Beach Resort, Acacia Hotel, Mangrove Hotel and Nehal Hotel. The Bin Majid Tower, attracting leisure and business travelers from around the globe, is also set to open this year. For its latest projects, the group has brought considerable expertise in the luxury market and combined it with a keen sense of Arabian Hospitality, an understanding of contemporary desires and a clear vision of the future.
With abundant and stunning beaches with a premium on privacy, Santorini is an ideal vacation spot within Marjan Island. It’s a perfect site for the guests will enjoy an exclusive and secluded private location, with a wealth of recreational options to choose from.
The hotel group currently has a total of about 1,020 rooms. Together, the planned new properties will take the tally to just under 2,000.
Al Marjan Island is an ambitious project that looks set to redefine RAK’s real estate market in the medium to long term. The development is a core part of the government’s strategy to diversify the economy into new sectors. The project seeks to establish RAK as a destination for affordable luxury and is likely to provide momentum to the sector going forward.
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