Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba, the group’s first five-star hotel in Jordan.
Part of the wider Tala Bay development, the 336-room beachfront property is located on the Red Sea with 80 percent of the rooms facing the marina.
Ideal for business guests, there’s plenty of space for meetings, with two meeting rooms kitted out with the latest equipment. These are ideal for workshops, meetings, private gatherings and more, and can accommodate up to 90 guests.
Mr Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said: “Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba is the pearl of the Red Sea and we are very excited to flag it.
“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, a kids club, and exciting water sports and recreation activities.”
Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, added: “We are proud to partner and expand our footprint in the Kingdom with a distinguished organisation such as Jordan Projects for Tourism Development. The Middle East holds high significance for us, with 17 percent of our global portfolio centred in the region, and we are glad to welcome Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba to our upscale luxury collection of hotels.”
Tala Bay is a fully-integrated destination on the Red Sea Coast featuring over 400 luxury beach properties ranging from villas, apartments and beach cabanas to three-, four- and five-star beach resort hotels. A state-of-the-art marina serves as an international entry point to the Kingdom, while a beach club, diving centre and booming commercial zone add to the area’s appeal.