H E Dr Khalfan bin Said bin Mubarak al Shu’aili, Minister of Housing and Urban Planning, visited Muscat Bay, Oman’s bespoke luxury resort living destination.
The visit by the minister along with senior officials is part of partnership between the public and the private sectors on the development of various urban and tourism related projects that form the pillars of Oman Vision 2040.
H E Dr Shu’aili was received by Sheikh Hamood bin Sultan al Hosni, CEO – Muscat Bay, and the senior management team at the ‘Experience Centre’ of Muscat Bay. The minister and the accompanying delegation were given an update on the completed phases of the project and the progress on their handover process, besides having the delegates know about the ongoing efforts to capture the interest of both Omani and regional customers and investors, who have expressed interest to be part of Muscat Bay.
Talking about the project, H E Dr Shu’aili said, “The Muscat Bay project is a bespoke development nestled in unique natural surroundings and we were pleased with what we saw. As a project, Muscat Bay embodies the essence of our future strategy, to develop tourism and enhance its contribution to the economic diversification plan towards Oman Vision 2040.”
Sheikh Hosni said, “We are grateful to H E Dr Khalfan bin Said al Shu’aili and the senior delegation for their visit, and for witnessing the delivery of our vision of creating an exotic living destination in one of the most serene surroundings anywhere in the world. Oman is a land of breath-taking beauty, and Muscat Bay epitomises this reality with a landmark that is attracting attention both within Oman and in the region. In spite of the challenging economic situation, work has continued with caution and compliance to regulations, and we are glad to report the success of our efforts.”
The integrated tourism complex will soon see the opening of the Jumeirah Muscat Bay Resort Hotel, the first Jumeirah hotel in Oman that underlines the luxury identity of Muscat Bay whilst significantly raising the bar in terms of what Oman’s tourism industry will have to offer.
The delivery of the residential units, the commercial village square: Parkland along with the hotel completes yet another successful phase of development of the envisioned project.
“With the new realities of living, our residents and potential clients appreciate the space and privacy that come with their homes at Muscat Bay. Each residence is a tranquil space for peaceful and harmonious living amongst natural beauty that comes with resort-like calm and pace, whilst proximity and approach bring convenience to everyday life,” Sheikh Hosni added.
The delegation was presented with a tour of the completed and ready properties within the project, which included the Zaha zone, comprising villas, apartments, parkland and swimming pools and sports amenities; Nameer zone comprising 33 exquisite villas; Wajd zone with its 22 prestigious hilltop villas overlooking Oman sea; and Village Square, a commercial area with restaurants, cafes, supermarket, gym and other facilities.