Grand Opening for Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat marks official incorporation into the elite Quorvus Collection

December 6, 2016

Very few select properties meet the criteria to make it to the Quorvus Collection. The announcement of incorporating The Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat into the fold was made during the official Hotel inauguration,  a glittering event held under the Patronage of the Minister of Tourism, also attended by officials from the government, owners and shareholders, a number of dignitaries, hotel business partners and media representatives

5 December 2016, Muscat: A glittering event, to mark the official inauguration  of the Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat and celebration of the hotel’s incorporation into Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s “Quorvus Collection” was made under the patronage of the Minister of Tourism, H.E. Ahmed Bin Nasser Bin Hamed Al Mahrizi. Also in attendance were dignitaries from the Omani Government and private sectors, owners and shareholders of Azaiba Hotels LLC, media members as well as representatives from the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group who flew in especially to attend the event.

“Quorvus Collection” is the modern luxury collection of hotels under the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, who also operate 4 other sister hotels in Oman under the brands of Radisson Blu and Park Inn.

The Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat has 231 elegantly appointed rooms and suites and is located in an upcoming area of government and academic institutions and centrally located between the Ministries and Muscat Hills. As the name itself indicates, Quorvus Collection is a selection of carefully picked luxury hotels for the evolving modern travellers and guests looking for an exclusive and unparalleled ‘experience’. Each property brought under this Collection is distinctive as it is tailored to reflect the local culture, making each hotel unique.

“We are delighted that the Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat becomes (REMOVED ONLY) the second Quorvus Collection property in the region after “The Symphony Style Hotel” in Kuwait, which in itself highlights the exclusivity attached to the brand. It is a pleasure to recognise the official inauguration with this special event and we look forward to reaching out to guests in Oman, the Middle East and beyond for them to experience this authentic Omani luxury hospitality experience,” said Mark Willis Area Vice President, Middle East & Turkey, The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

“Be it the stunning architecture and design of the hotel, the hospitality extended by employees, the food and drinks, the products we offer and the partnerships we make, The Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat delivers a distinctive character of the local culture to our guests. A winning combination of the luxury and experience that we deliver, will create an iconic hotel in Muscat,”.

We are delighted that “Quorvus Collection” our luxury collection of hotels now joins our sister brand of Radisson Blu and Park Inn, hosting discerning guests in Oman, stated Christopher Pike, General Manager.

Lending it a distinctive Omani touch, the hotel has an all-day dining ‘The Straits’ (inspired by the Strait of Hormuz), the Qureshi Bab-Al-Hind (an award winning Indian restaurant that in the first year of operations was recognised by Oman Restaurant Awards) and the soon-to-open OMNY Brasserie that will bring together New York style brasserie with the flavours of the finest local Omani produce from the sea and land.

In addition to a stunning fresco waterside terrace, the property has a spectacular pool, gym and leisure facilities. The ISpa offers a range of treatments by therapists adept in Thai, Balinese and Ayurvedic treatments. Meetings and events can be organised in the strikingly impressive ballroom that can host more than 400 guests along with several other options, depending on the occasion.

The Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat is located in close proximity to premium shopping centres and Oman International Exhibition Centre while being just 4km away from Muscat International Airport.