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UAE royal to open 5 star Antigua resort

UAE royal to open 5 star Antigua resort

A Sharjah investment


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A prominent UAE investor and member of the Ruling Family of Sharjah has signed a deal with the government of Antigua to develop a five-star resort on the beautiful Caribbean island

Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi, who is also chairman of developer Enshaa, has signed an agreement with Prime Minister Gaston Browne for the $120 million project, Hotelier Middle East have reported. 

The new luxury resort in Morris Bay will be spread over 36 acres of prime beachfront lands, five acres of which will be developed into a stunning public National Park facility. Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi signed the deal on behalf of Al Caribi Development, the company that will develop the property in a joint venture with the government. 

The first phase of the project is expected to kick off over the next six months, following formalities such as the granting of licences and the completion of architectural renderings, approved by the relevant Antigua and Barbuda authorities.