The planned Wynn Resort on the Ras Al Khaimah region’s Marjan Island is hoped to be the Wynn’s “greatest hit” globally, as part of a portfolio that includes properties located in Macau, Las Vegas and Boston.
- The development is the first of its kind in the MENA region to be developed by Wynn Resorts, the leading global developer of luxury resorts
- Set to open in 2026 The resort that is multi-purpose is the most significant foreign direct investment in Ras Al Khaimah.
- The proposed destination will include the most luxurious hotel in the world with greater than 1000 rooms premium shopping, state-of-the-art meeting convention facilities, a luxurious spa with more than 10 restaurants and lounges, a variety of entertainment options and a gaming zone as well as other amenities.
The resort integrated will be built with substantial foreign direct investments by Wynn Resorts. The largest of its kind in the Emirate’s expanding hospitality industry it will bring significant benefits to the local economy by increasing the growth of tourism, creating new jobs and encouraging the development of other related industries. It is expected to be completed in 2026 the whole project will be designed according to top standards in sustainable best practices.
RAKTDA CEO Raki Phillips said: “It’s possible for this Wynn to be the greatest hit out of all of them, and I’ll tell you why. No other Wynn resorts are on the beachfront. It’s actually the brand’s first proper resort. Additionally, its location: We’re in the centre of the world. Plus RAK has a very wide demographic, we offer a range of nationalities and markets that visit.”
The resort is scheduled to be completed at Al Marjan Island, the development is the first resort on the beach that is being built under the supervision of Wynn Resorts globally. The current plan includes an over 1,000-room hotel, an exclusive shopping mall with a state-of-the-art conference and convention centre and spa, as well as more than 10 lounges and restaurants with a variety of entertainment options as well as a gaming space and many other facilities.
An integrated resort is a huge resort that offers various activities, including restaurants, MICE facilities, and a variety of other things.
The Ras Al Khaimah’s Department of Entertainment and Gaming Regulation
The announcement coincides with the fact that Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) establishes an area specifically for the oversight of “integrated resorts in the emirate,” of which the proposed Wynn hotel falls within.
The division will manage hotels and entertainment, conventions bars and restaurants spa, retail, as well as gaming establishments. This department’s new Department of Entertainment and Gaming Regulation will “consider the social, cultural, and environmental landscape of the emirate and cover licensing, taxation, operational procedures, and consumer safeguards,” said RAKTDA.
“The foremost priority of this new division is to create a robust framework that will ensure responsible gaming at all levels,” said the statement.