Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, ( AETOSWire): Marjan, the master-developer of freehold properties in Ras Al Khaimah, has welcomed the world’s largest Hampton by Hilton to Al Marjan Island, its flagship mega-development and one of the region’s preferred tourism and investment destinations. Marking its debut in Ras Al Khaimah, Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island has opened doors to guests offering spectacular sea and island views across its 515 rooms.
The fourth global hotel brand to open in Al Marjan Island, Hampton by Hilton has a development value of AED 450 million which will further increase the hospitality offering of the island and support Ras Al Khaimah’s tourism development strategy. Named the Gulf Tourism Capital for 2021 by the Gulf Cooperation Council, Ras Al Khaimah is recognised as the world’s first ‘safe’ city, certified by Bureau Veritas, and the first Emirate to receive the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) ‘Safe Travels’ stamp.
Eng. Abdulla Al Abdooli, CEO of Marjan, said: “With the new Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island opening doors to guests, visitors to Ras Al Khaimah have an added hospitality destination to choose, assuring them world-class service and a relaxed beach lifestyle. This will further add to the appeal of Al Marjan Island to visitors, both from within the UAE and abroad, for staycations and longer holidays.”
Eng. Mohamed Hanafy, Owner Representative at MR Properties, the owner of the hotel, said: “We are delighted to open doors to a spectacular new hospitality experience in Al Marjan Island with the new Hampton by Hilton, the world’s largest under the brand. We chose Al Marjan Island for its location given the potential the development has and being inspired by its strong performance in welcoming tourists from across the world.”
Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island is located on a pristine 750-metre beach with its inspiring design enabling guests to take in inspiring sea views. Special features of the hotel include a triple-height lobby entrance and a modern design for façade elevations.
Al Marjan Island has over 2,100 operational hotel keys, including the new hotel as well as Rixos Hotels, Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Accor Hotels brands, and more than 2,000 residential units including Bab Al Bahar residential and Pacific by Select Group.