Setting new global benchmarks for design and premium luxury experiences, Wynn Resorts is poised to introduce its highly anticipated resort on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah. This visionary project draws inspiration from the mesmerizing views of the Arabian Gulf, encapsulating a harmonious blend of tranquility and grandeur. The forthcoming multibillion-dollar integrated resort, known as Wynn Al Marjan Island, signifies a pivotal milestone for Wynn Resorts in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.
Veteran John Halliday, who has more than 28 years of experience in the hospitality sector, has been appointed director of operations at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach.
Ras El Khaimah currently boasts 50 hotels and resorts, including 10 five-star hotels, nine four-star hotels, seven hotel-apartments and 24 other accommodations.
Citymax Hotels, the Landmark Group’s award-winning mid-market hotel brand, has appointed Nidal Saloum as hotel manager of its flagship 204-room property in Ras Al Khaimah.
Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, the latest flagship five-star resort on the spectacular Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, promises modern luxury and lush surrounds. We spoke with Fabien Chesnais, the resort’s general manager, about creating world-class guest experiences and how bringing the first Mövenpick property to Ras Al Khaimah, as well as the first Mövenpick Resort to the UAE, is likely to impact the market.
The family-friendly experience, which opened last week, offers aerial views of Ras Al Khaimah’s diverse natural and urban scenery.
The development on Al Marjan island is the first beach resort developed by Wynn Resorts globally. The project is set for competition in 2026.
Accor is collaborating with Al Hamra, the leading real estate development company in Ras Al Khaimah, to debut Sofitel in the emirate.