Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of the group’s first five-star property in Jordan, Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba.
The 336-room beachfront property, part of the massive Tala Bay development, is situated on the Red Sea, with 80 per cent of the rooms boasting views of the marina.
Senior vice president, operations and development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, Laurent A. Voivenel declared: “Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba is the pearl of the Red Sea and we are very excited to flag it. The hotel is now fully integrated into our global system following the brand conversion. In addition to outstanding accommodation, Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba boasts exceptional dining and leisure facilities including three specialty restaurants and a beach bar, five swimming pools, kids club, and exciting water sports and recreation activities.”
He further noted: “This landmark project was signed a few months ago as part of an exclusive agreement between Swiss-Belhotel International and Jordan Projects for Tourism Development (JPTD), whereby Swiss-Belhotel International will co-manage JPTD’s existing three hotels in Aqaba as well as its future portfolio of properties.”
Tala Bay is an impressive, fully-integrated destination on the Red Sea Coast, featuring over 400 luxury real estate beach properties. These vary between villas, apartments and beach cabanas, three, four and five beach resort hotels, a state-of-the-art marina that serves as an international entry point to the Kingdom, a beach club, a diving centre, a wide array of water sports and a booming commercial area with ground-breaking infrastructure.