Aman Resorts, the leading hotel and resort brand based in Singapore, has signed a partnership deal with the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) in a move to launch its first Middle East properties in AlUla, Saudi Arabia, Trade Arabia reported.
The deal was signed by Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohammad bin Farhan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture, and Vladislav Doronin, chairman and CEO of Aman.
Under the deal, Aman will establish three distinct luxury resorts in the kingdom.
“The decision by Aman to open its first resorts in the Middle East in AlUla shows the promise and progress of the vision for AlUla to become a worldwide destination for those seeking unique experiences. I believe this partnership will be the next step in the development of the yet to be discovered masterpiece that is AlUla,” Al Saud commented.
Construction work is set to commence in the coming months, and the three properties are expected to welcome the first guest in 2023.
The first resort will be a spa concept resort featuring 30 luxury tents, while the second one will be constructed in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The third property will encompass a desert ranch style with panoramic views of the splendid natural beauty of AlUla.
Aman noted that the three developments will embrace eco-tourism standards in line with RCU’s commitment to responsible development as outlined in its charter.