|Oman's floating luxury hotel.|
Tuesday, 22nd May 2012
Source : M/V Veronica
M/V 'Veronica' is Sultanate’s latest phenomenon; it is the first and only luxury floating hotel located at the heart of Duqm port.
This swaying beauty is all set to change the Duqm landscape in the most eloquent way. Owned and operated by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering) Oman LLC; operators of Oman Drydock Company (ODC), this majestic vessel will be the only hotel in the vicinity to offer tourists and business guests alike with world-class State-of-the-art facilities.
Veronica (formerly known as M/V Mona Lisa) was originally built in 1966 by John Brown & Co. Clydebank Scotland as a transatlantic liner and tourist ship for the US-Swedish Lines. She has since undergone several name changes from Victoria, to Sea Princess, to Kungsholm, to Oceanic II, to Mona Lisa.
As Mona Lisa, she was owned and operated by Leonardo Shipping Inc. as a cruise ship under the Bahamas flag before being acquired by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering) Oman LLC in October 2010.
With over 200 plus well-furnished rooms subdivided into luxury, deluxe, standard and serviced residences Veronica is well-equipped with modern and efficient infrastructure to accommodate and address the requirements of its guests at par with international standards.
Readily available entertainment facilities include sports bar, multi-cuisine restaurants, karaoke rooms, swimming pool, lounges, business centre, library, theatre, a shopping arcade, Hospital, gym, and salon.
The vessel is also equipped to provide extended stay accommodation arrangements for customers as per their requirements.
Besides MICE opportunities for companies in and around Duqm; Floating Hotel Veronica will also be an serves as on ideal destination for businesses, banks and travel companies to set-up their satellite offices on board.
This luxurious Floating Hotel anchored in the scenic wilayat of Duqm will be an ideal destination for ship repair companies because of its entertainment facilities available onboard.