Atana Musandam Resort wins GCC Hospitality Project award
Business Reporter –
Dec 30: The Atana Musandam Resort, developed by the Oman Tourism Development Company SAOC (Omran), has won the ‘Hospitality Project of the Year’ award at the Construction Week Awards 2015 which was held at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City earlier this month.
The resort competed against some of the region’s top leisure destinations such as DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Doha Old Town, Emirates Pearl, Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, and Kempinski Marsa Malaz to take out the prestigious prize.
The annual Construction Week Awards provides a platform to showcase and recognise the highest quality of works achieved within the construction industry over the year in the GCC. The Atana Musandam Resort was awarded for its best practice credentials, safety initiatives, use of innovative construction techniques and technology in the hospitality sector within both Oman and the region.
Commenting on the win, Omran Acting CEO Eng Ali al Rasbi noted, “To be recognised by the Construction Week Awards is a great honour for our Atana hospitality brand. The GCC a region known for its luxury hospitality offerings, so to be recognised as an award-winner is very promising, especially as Atana is the first exclusively Omani branded hotel chain. By implementing the highest quality hospitality standards at Atana Musandam, Oman’s flagship hotel, we have elevated the benchmark for hospitality across the Sultanate. At Omran, we are working hard to build tourism infrastructure that helps to put Oman on the map as a premier tourist destination, as such Atana Musandam is a real success story for Oman and a wonderful destination for visitors both from at home and abroad.”
Pascal Eppink, Managing Director of Omran subsidiary Dhiaffa, responsible for operating Atana hotels, commented, “To be recognised by Construction Week UAE with this award is a great honour for the Atana brand. Atana Musandam is a real success story for Oman and a wonderful destination for visitors both from at home and abroad. By implementing the highest quality hospitality standards at Atana Musandam, we ensure the maximum operational efficiency of the resort and progress in the sector for years to come.”
The resort has been gaining the attention of local and foreign guests since its soft opening, and has since become a desirable tourist destination for those who visit the Musandam peninsula.
The four star resort is strategically located close to the airport and the port of Khasab, and offers a uniquely Omani guest experience with family friendly room rates. Atana Musandam offers 110 rooms, each promising stunning views across the harbour and its dramatic mountain backdrop. Al Mawra, the hotel’s signature restaurant offers an appetising, all-day dining experience, where the speciality is modernised traditional cuisine, in addition to a comprehensive international menu.