Aitken Spence signs fifth hotel in the Middle East
Aitken Spence Hotels has signed an agreement with Desert Nights LLC
to manage its luxury property Desert Nights Camp in Oman, making it the
fifth property in the Middle East to be managed by Aitken Spence.
Desert Nights Camp is located two hours away from the City of Muscat
on the dazzling sands of Al Wasil in the Sharqiya region.
The luxury desert camp with 32 tent units will provide our guests
with five star facilities and services unimaginable in the desert, Chief
Executive Officer of Aitken Spence Hotels in Oman D. Prithiviraj said.
Aitken Spence, which was the first Sri Lankan hotel company to enter
the Maldives (1993) and India (2007), broke new ground once again when
it entered the Middle East earlier this year. Al Falaj and Ruwi Hotel in
Muscat, Al Wadi in Sohar and Sur Plaza in Sur were the first hotels in
the Middle East to be managed by Aitken Spence.
With the addition of Desert Nights Camp, Aitken Spence will be
managing a total of 450 rooms in Oman.
Aitken Spence is looking forward to managing Desert Nights Camp and
strengthening its presence in the region. We envision Desert Nights Camp
to be one of the most sought after properties in the Middle East,
Managing Director of Aitken Spence Hotels Malin Hapugoda said.
The company’s premier resorts operate under the brand Heritance and
has recently launched its first Heritance property in India with the
opening of Heritance Madurai.
The hotel, which comprises of 81 rooms including 35 villas, is the
latest edition to the Heritance Hotels and Resorts portfolio which
currently includes Heritance Ahungalla and Heritance Kandalama.