The Wave, Muscat signs with Kempinski Hotels


The Wave, Muscat, has finalised its hotel management and ancillary agreements with Kempinski Hotels during an official signing ceremony on the site where the Kempinski Hotel is planned to be constructed.

Abdulla Bin Abbas Bin Ahmed, chairman of the board of directors at The Wave, Muscat and Reto Wittwer, president and CEO, Kempinski Hotels signed the agreement. The ceremony was attended by senior officials from The Wave, Muscat and Kempinski Hotels.

Together Kempinski and The Wave, Muscat will use all their expertise to ensure delivery of a world class product, synonymous with both brands and this agreement reinforces the commitment from both parties to make this project a resounding success.

Nick Smith, CEO, The Wave, Muscat said, “I am delighted to be welcoming Kempinski to The Wave, Muscat. As a leading global luxury hotel management company, the expertise and commitment which Kempinski brings will guarantee a new and exciting addition to Omani hospitality.”

Reto Wittwer, president and CEO Kempinski Hotels said, “The Wave, Muscat represents Kempinski’s entry into Oman and we are thrilled to be part of this distinguished and cosmopolitan development. At Kempinski we are very discerning about the properties we add to our portfolio and we feel our presence within this unique development will further reinforce our expansion plans in the Middle East.”

Oman is well on the way to become the next fashionable destination, with vast potential in terms of tourism growth and a defining strategy geared towards the niche and upper end of the market. With the added attraction of Oman’s rich cultural heritage and breathtaking scenery, we anticipate a great deal of interest in this stunning new Kempinski property in The Wave, Muscat.”