The Wave Effect Muscat campaign highlights the positive impact of the perfect destination for lifestyle and relaxation

The Wave Muscat supports the growth of the tourism sector by adding more than 2,000 hotel rooms

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Al Mouj Muscat, the first integrated tourism complex in the Sultanate, has succeeded in fulfilling its promise to develop the tourism sector in the Sultanate and contribute to economic growth, attracting around 3.9 million visitors annually. will enjoy its unmatched leisure facilities, thus contributing to the support of economic growth. Al Mouj Muscat attracts many visitors, whether from within the Sultanate, from the region or from around the world, to enjoy a leading destination for modern life in the Sultanate, be it the award-winning golf course, the lively marina or the many eateries that looking out over the Sultanate. Ocean Water, it is a comprehensive tourist destination that includes a number of leading institutions in the hospitality sector and renowned international hotels that have decided to invest in the heart of this destination for mixed use.

Pioneers in the Hospitality Sector

Hotels are considered as one of the most important elements of the tourism infrastructure of Al Mouj Muscat, and it has two international hotels currently in operation, namely Kempinski Muscat and Misk Al Mouj by Shatha, with a total of 582 hotel rooms. Work is also underway on the opening of the five-star St. Regis Resort, with a total of 440 hotel rooms, and Rayhaan Al Mouj Hotel by Rotana, which will add 251 rooms. There are also 3 more hotels under planning, and the seven hotels will add more than 2,000 hotel rooms and suites upon completion of the project.

Regarding the importance of Al Mouj Muscat for Kempinski Hotels, one of the most prestigious and sought-after hotel chains in Europe, Karsten Wiegandt, General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Muscat, which opened in 2018, said: Al Mouj Muscat has managed to make the comparison reach. which combines authentic Omani hospitality with relaxation experiences. Unmatched and modern lifestyle, according to our guests, visitors enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the Sultanate, and Al Mouj Muscat gives them everything they need to feel like they are in an integrated community in every sense of the word. It’s a place like no other, and I’m sure it will attract more visitors, both from the region and from around the world. golf course
The success story of Al Mouj Muscat in the field of travel and tourism did not come to naught, as it has a group of assets that helped him reach such a leading position, the most important of which is the golf course offered by international golf design is legend Greg Norman, thanks to his exceptional playing facilities. And a scenic location overlooking the sea, it has joined the list of the top 100 courses in the world and is said to be one of the two best golf courses in the Middle East. European tour, for three years. The club, which is very popular with local golfers, is also working to modernize its facilities and buildings to elevate the gaming experience to a higher level. In view of the estimates that the value of the total annual economic impact of golf tourism may exceed OMR 1.7 million, Al Mouj seeks to play a crucial role in increasing interest in this sport, and thus contributing to the development of the sector.

Al Mouj Marina

The five-time Golden Anchor winner, Al Mouj Golden Anchor Marina, which is considered Al Mouj Muscat’s most important asset, is undergoing several expansions that, once completed, will have 400 berths. In addition to the beautiful views of the luxury homes within walking distance, the marina is an unrivaled getaway for yacht owners and sailing enthusiasts who have an excellent team of dedicated marina staff and support services at their disposal. With these expansions enabling the marina to accommodate more boats, the marina was the main reason for the boom in the marine tourism sector in the Sultanate.All this support is credited with the growth of this important category of marine tourism. In addition to being able to provide their services to lovers of sailing, diving and snorkeling in a strategic location in the lively and modern destination, these businesses enjoy exceptional support that has had a remarkable impact not only on the provision of jobs, but also on increasing the number of voyages departing from the marina to more than 1,850 voyages per year. In addition to unique and exciting events that give visitors unforgettable memories, such as the award-winning whale shark tours, such as the TripAdvisor Perfect Choice for Traveler award.

dining experiences

In addition, Al Mouj Muscat is a vibrant shopping and dining center with more than 85 international and independent brand stores located in shopping malls with charming architecture and open spaces just a short distance from the marina. The operators of dining facilities at Al Mouj Muscat cater for all tastes by serving international dishes and preparing for various occasions. Al Mouj Muscat is packed with cafes, fast food trucks, luxury restaurants and family cafes overlooking the sea destination. Sport Tourism The success of Al Mouj Muscat in the development of sports tourism, which is one of the most important branches of the Omani tourism sector, is due to its zeal to provide exceptional and unparalleled experiences. And this is through hosting many well-known events such as the Al Mouj Muscat Marathon, which attracts more than 10,000 male and female runners of more than 100 nationalities, the America’s Cup sailing tours and the Extreme Race series. Al Mouj Muscat also organized the final round of the “Tour of Oman” professional road bike race, in which 102 riders from 29 countries participated and gained international fame and wide media coverage.

In addition, Al Mouj Golf Club, which is considered one of the two best golf courses in the Middle East, hosted important events such as the European Golf Tournament, which highlighted the exceptional location of the course and helped put the Sultanate on the world map. .

Jobs

Nasser bin Masoud Al Shaibani, CEO of Al Mouj Muscat, said: “Tourism is one of the mainstays of Oman 2040’s vision; As it contributes to the provision of jobs, the improvement of local spending and the provision of opportunities for institutions. Since the inauguration of The Wave Muscat, we have been eager to drive growth in the sector by attracting world-renowned hotel chains, as well as leveraging our assets such as the championship-qualified golf course, the award-winning marina and unrivaled eateries. Contributed to the increase in the number of tourists from around the world. Al Mouj Muscat is the ideal destination for many international events such as the Louis Vuitton Championship in the America’s Cup World Series, which has contributed to achieving an economic impact estimated at 10 million Omani riyals.For every Omani riyal spent is to prepare for this famous event, the Sultanate received an estimated return For 11 OMR, in addition to the live broadcast of the event in more than 140 regions. Since its inception, Al Mouj Muscat has been keen to support sustainable tourism, maintain our global position and adopt innovative methods to deliver sustainable value to our community, stakeholders and the Sultanate as a whole.

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