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Posted On: 14 July 2014 12:52 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:51 pm

Rotana to strengthen its position in Bahrain with the signing of the management agreement for the 5 star luxurious ART Rotana, Amwaj Islands

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Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the region with a portfolio of properties across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, announced the signing of the new agreement with Ossis Property Developers to manage a 311 room luxury property in Bahrain.


Located on the Amwaj Islands, a group of man-made islands in the Arabian Gulf, ART Rotana is at the northeast of Bahrain, near the coast of Muharraq Island, and a few minutes drive from Bahrain International Airport.

Commenting on this announcement, Mr. Omer Kaddouri, President & CEO of Rotana said: “We are very proud to have been chosen to manage this new jewel, which will no doubt be a leading property not only in Bahrain but in the region. ART Rotana is a 5 star luxury property, which has been developed with leisure, corporate guests and families in mind”.


The property’s stunning architecture distinguishes ART Rotana, which offers luxurious rooms and suites, including presidential and vice presidential suites, that are all sea facing and feature a modern design. The property also offers extensive banqueting and conference facilities including a spectacular ballroom and eight fully-equipped meeting rooms with the latest audio-visual equipment, making it a sure favourite with discerning MICE organizers, for weddings, social events and much more.

Eight world-class food and beverage venues, each with its own unique ambience, service and cuisine will welcome guests with the incomparable Rotana hospitality and style. These include an all-day dining restaurant, a steakhouse, a beach restaurant, a bar, an Italian restaurant, a lobby lounge and a patisserie.

Mr. Saud Abdulaziz Kanoo Chairman of Ossis Property Developers BSC in Bahrain said: “Rotana is our partner of choice to help realize our aspirations for the hospitality landscape in Bahrain. With their experience in hotel management, we are confident of achieving our project goals that will serve the tourism and hospitality sectors even further in Bahrain and to assist in developing Amwaj Islands as a destination of choice”.

“Every little detail of ART Rotana architecture and interior design have been taken care of and we have involved the best firms and consultants to fulfil our vision of creating a superb landmark on Amwaj Islands. The hotel will be a haven for families and individuals that appreciate art and the refined qualities of life”, continued Kanoo.

Nothing compares to the exclusivity the private beach and island for total relaxation. A state of the art Leisure & Wellness Club with 3 swimming pools, a kid’s waterpark and recreational facilities are available to complement the overall facilities and services of ART Rotana.

“A key appointment to the property includes Joe Batshoun, a well-respected veteran of the hospitality industry with more than 28 years of experience in the business, as General Manager. Joe is leading a team of hotel professionals who are working hard to ensure all areas of the opening are perfected and ready to open on time in Q4 of this year”, concluded Kaddouri.