Minor Hotel Group to develop Anantara resort in Bahrain

Minor Hotel Group (MHG) will develop Anantara Durrat Al Bahrain Resort in partnership with Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat).

The resort will be located in Durrat Al Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain's second largest island development, which was created across a cluster of 15 islands. The hotel will be the first hospitality component in Durrat Al Bahrain, and will be an integrated destination project for leisure, business and MICE guests visiting Bahrain. The 21-square kilometer master development is located on the south east coast of Bahrain and will include 2,000 beachfront villas, 3,600 executive apartments and offices, parks and entertainment precincts, retail malls and restaurants, along with a 400-berth marina. One thousand waterfront villas were already completed as part of Phase 1 of the development.

Slated to open in 2018, Anantara Durrat Al Bahrain Resort will have 220 keys, including Lagoon View and Lagoon Access rooms, Beach Pool Villas and Overwater Pool Villas. Additional facilities will include a selection of restaurants, meeting rooms, a ballroom, a gym, a kid's club, a teen center and an Anantara Spa.

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MHG now has a total of 10 hotels and resorts in operation across various brands in the Middle East. Two Anantara resorts are in the final stages of development in Oman and three new Anantara resorts have been announced to open in the region in 2017/2018 in the UAE, Tunisia and Morocco. Overall, Anantara currently has a portfolio of 34 hotels and resorts in operation in 10 countries across Asia, the Indian Ocean, Africa and the Middle East, along with a pipeline of more than 10 properties in other countries.

MHG currently has a portfolio of 134 hotels and serviced suites in operation under the Anantara, AVANI, PER AQUUM, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis and Minor International brands. Today, MHG operates in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Indian Ocean, Europe and South America.

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