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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is set to manage a new resort and branded residences in Muscat, Oman, which is expected to open in 2021.

Mandarin Oriental, Muscat, developed by Eagles Hill Muscat, will feature 150 guestrooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, a Spa at Mandarin Oriental and an outdoor swimming pool. A variety of banqueting and meeting spaces will also be available.

The operator will also manage 155 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, which will range from 75 to 260 square metres.

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"We are delighted to have the opportunity to expand our brand presence on the Arabian Peninsula with this exciting project in partnership with Eagle Hills," said James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental, in a press statement.

"We are proud to be entering the Omani market, with our first project in the country,” added Low Ping, CEO of Eagle Hills. “We are confident that, together, we will set new benchmarks for tourism and residential living in Muscat," he added.