The Bench announced today that is advised Redhat Al Jabal LLC on its hotel management agreement with IHG to bring Hotel Indigo to the Sultanate of Oman.
Hotel Indigo Jabal Al Akhdar is situated 80km from the city and is a 2-hour drive from Muscat International Airport and a 6-hour drive from Dubai. Offering a wide range of dining options, including local flavours and specialties, the hotel will feature three F&B outlets. The hotel will also feature outdoor and indoor pools, 2,200 sqm spa for guests to relax and rejuvenate and 2 meeting rooms.
The Bench team was led by Head of Hotels & Leisure Aston Benjamin-Taylor who commented: “It was a real pleasure to work with and advise Redhat Al Jabal LLC on this exciting project, which will be a fantastic addition to the hospitality landscape of Oman. The Redhat Al Jabal team is passionate about delivering world class hotels, something which is in keeping with The Bench’s core values and offerings.”.
Mr. Ammar Al Suleimani, Executive Director, Redhat Al Jabal LLC, added: “We have truly valued working with The Bench team on this important milestone for Redhat Al Jabal LLC. They have advised us with the utmost professionalism and we highly appreciate the efforts exerted in helping us execute this agreement smoothly and efficiently. We are very excited for the success of this project and it has been a great experience to share our vision with The Bench team”.
This is now the second Hotel Indigo that The Bench lawyers have advised on in the Middle East region, having previously advised the owners of the Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, which is opening this week. The Bench lawyers are consistently recognised as amongst the leading real estate and hospitality lawyers in the United Arab Emirates. Legal 500 (Real Estate UAE) noted that the Bench comprises a “nimble practice providing top-quality services at reasonable prices“and “maintains a focus on the hospitality sector”. The Bench is also currently shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year at the upcoming Legal Week Middle East Legal Awards 2020 to be announced next month.