Mumbai, Jan 11 (UNI) Taj Hotels will open a new 180-room Taj Exotica Luxury Resort and Spa, at Ras Al Khaimah, 40 kms north of Dubai, in year 2011.
''We plan to create and develop Ras Al Khaimah as a niche business centre and tourist destination,'' said Raymond N Brickson, MD, CEO, Indian Hotels Company, which owns and operates 78 Taj Hotels.
The Hotel, sandwiched between the Arabian Peninsula and the Hajjar mountains, will be only managed by Taj Hotels and is a part of a USD 2 billion luxury resort, developed by UAE-based Suraya Islands Holdings company in the 1.4 million sq metre four-island Suraya islands.
Taj plans to tap in tourists from North America, Europe and the emerging markets of Russia, India and the far east who can foot the USD 800-900 night bill.
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