Millennium & Copthorne targets Muscat for expansion

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Middle East & Africa will open three new properties in the Sultanate of Oman next year.

These will include the Grand Millennium Hotel Muscat and Copthorne Hotel Muscat and Millennium Executive Apartments, a 115-key property in Muscat scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2015, marking a global brand first for the hotel group. 

The Grand Millennium will offer 328 rooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant, specialty restaurant, tea lounge, full-size indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a luxury health club with fitness centre, tennis courts and extensive meeting facilities, including a 1,250sqm ballroom and seven meeting rooms.

The hotel will be connected to the adjacent Muscat Grand Mall via a dedicated sky bridge.

Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, president, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels ME said: "This represents a double first for Millennium - our first footstep into Muscat and the global debut for our Millennium Executive Apartments brand, which is a new concept from the company designed to specifically address the growing demand for serviced apartments in the region."

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