Banyan Tree signs New Angsana Resort on the Dead Sea, Jordan

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Tuesday, 11 September 2007

Banyan Tree has signed a new management contract for their first Angsana Resort and Spa by the Dead Sea in Jordan.

This new management contract follows from the groups continued strategy of expansion in the Middle East. This is the groups ninth property in the region and adds a sixth project in the portfolio of Angsana properties which are currently being developed in Abu Dhabi, Dubai (two properties), Fujairah and Oman.

We are very pleased to be able to bring our brand of Asian hospitality and wellness that is steeped in culture and historical significance into a destination that is equally rich in culture and history. Angsana Resort and Spa Dead Sea will further our desire to provide our guests with truly unique experiences throughout the Middle East, said Executive Chairman, Mr Ho Kwon Ping.

Angsana Resort and Spa Dead Sea is being developed by the British led Belavista Overseas Investment Corporation and is located on one of the last remaining beachfront sites with a stunning vista of the world famous Dead Sea in Jordan. Designed by WATG, the development is scheduled to be completed in 2011 and will see a total of 220 hotel rooms and suites, 256 residential apartments that will be offered for sale, a first on the Dead sea, ranging from one bedroom to three bedroom suites, multiple F&B outlets including an All Day Dining Bistro, specialty restaurant, lobby bar and conference facilities of more than 800 seats upon completion.

Guests staying at the resort will also be able to avail themselves of a rejuvenating Asian spa experience at the award winning Angsana Spa which will be the signature feature of the development. Spread out across an area of more than 3,500 square meters, the Spa will have at least 26 treatment rooms, 10 massage rooms, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, exercise studios and a fully equipped gymnasium. This integrated facility will provide the guests with a holistic wellness experience that harnesses the natural and curative properties of the Dead Sea.

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