Bahrain Marina Development Company has
appointed Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as the
hotel management company of a luxury hotel and waterfront villas
located in Bahrain Marina.
The 310,000 sqm Bahrain Marina, a waterfront
complex currently under development in the capital of Manama,
stretches along a pristine coastline in the heart of the city.
In addition to the hotel, the multi-use
complex will feature residences, a yacht club, shopping district,
family entertainment centre and waterfront dining, retail and
Within the complex, Shangri-La will manage a
250-room luxury hotel, 150 one to three-bedroom suites, eight
beach chalets and 21 waterfront villas.
Scheduled to open in 2022,
Shangri-La Hotel, Bahrain will offer extensive recreational and
meeting facilities, including five restaurants, a rooftop lounge,
private beach, two outdoor pools, a health club and spa, kid’s club
and an 1,038 sqm ballroom.
“Bahrain is a strategically important
destination for Shangri-La and we are delighted to partner in this
opportunity with the Bahrain Marina Development Company,” said
Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited President & COO,
Oliver Bonke. “Bringing the iconic Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
brand to Bahrain in the landmark Bahrain Marina will strengthen
the destination as well as further enhance brand recognition in
Shangri-La currently operates six properties in
the GCC, with hotels and resorts located in Qatar, Sultanate of
Oman and United Arab Emirates. The group’s first hotel in Saudia
Arabia, Shangri-La Hotel, Jeddah, will open next year.