Al Mouj Marina gets prestigious 'Five Gold Anchor' status from TYHA
MUSCAT- November, 2017: Al Mouj Marina, Oman's premier marina facility, has been awarded five Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) making it one of only four marinas in the Gulf to join this exclusive group.
The 124-berth facility marina, located at the heart of Oman’s lifestyle destination, Al Mouj Muscat, won the prestigious certification for attributes including good customer service, giving value for money at all levels of accreditation and achieving recognised industry standards.
The Gold Anchor Award Scheme, established by TYHA almost 25 years ago, has been assessing marinas throughout the world and is considered as a reliable evaluator of marina quality. TYHA awards upwards of five Gold Anchors to marinas that voluntarily undergo a series of rigorous tests including a marina audit, mystery shoppers and customer questionnaires. More than 130 marinas in nearly two dozen countries have participated in the Gold Anchor Award Scheme.
Nasser bin Masoud Al Sheibani, CEO of Al Mouj Muscat, said, “We are delighted to win this accreditation which is a trusted measure of marina excellence. This recognition will provide customers with even more confidence in our marina. We work very hard to offer marina customers and berth-holders highest professional standards. We are also fully committed to good environmental practices and safety procedures.”
He added, “This recognition is very special because customers are surveyed about their experiences of the facilities and services. We are extremely grateful to our customers for their continuing support. We want to make our marina the ultimate destination offering top quality facilities and customer satisfaction. I must acknowledge and highlight the valuable role, hard work and dedication of Al Mouj Marina team which enabled us receiving this prestigious award”.
Fully committed to protecting and preserving Oman’s environment, Al Mouj Marina has collaborated on a variety of world-leading research projects and environmental initiatives and has been awarded the International Clean Marina Accreditation for its eco-friendly management practices.
Al Mouj Marina keenly supports Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to conduct business efficiently at the facility. It also attracts elite international sailing events since the marina is home to Oman Sail.
About Al Mouj Marina
Located at Al Mouj Muscat, Al Mouj Marina is the premier marina facility and the largest yachting destination in the Sultanate of Oman. The 124-berth marina culminates the first phase of a total of 400 berths accommodating yachts from 10 to 40 meters, offering a 24-hour Dock Master and security service, a fuelling station, full emergency response service and a maintenance facility. Al Mouj Marina features the largest breakwater in the world, with an overall length of 2km, facilitating easy access and safe mooring for boaters. it offers an unforgettable experience as a key facility of Al Mouj Muscat, Oman’s lifestyle and leisure destination.
Al Mouj Marina has partnered with a number of businesses to offer residents and visitors to Al Mouj Muscat, onsite excursions to local islands, professional diving courses, marine tourism services and a variety of aquatic leisure activities. In addition, the marina provides state-of-the-art, eco-friendly facilities, including a sea-side venue, suspended on the edge of the marina, capable of hosting a diverse range of events.
The marina was recognised as a regional-first for its eco-friendly management practices upon receiving the International Clean Marina Accreditation in 2014.