The Israel ministry of tourism and the Israel Land Authority have announced the winners of two tenders for the construction of four new hotels, which will add approximately 1,000 new rooms to the Dead Sea area.
Work will also see a new shopping centre, and a 40,000 square meter conference centre, built.
The development plan will be managed by the Dead Sea Preservation Government Company, the executive arm of the ministry of tourism.
Africa Israel won the contract for the only plot to be marketed in the renewed Hamei Zohar area.
The hotel will contain 220 rooms (of which 20 are incentivised for green building) at a winning bid price of £3,859,356.
Fattal Hotels won the bid on a plot on the water’s edge in the new development area between Ein Bokek and Hamei Zohar, which will house 198 hotel rooms (of which 18 are incentivised for green building).
Fattal will pay the Israel Land Authority £2,693,299.
Elad Hotels won the tender for two plots for hotel construction, location in the new development area between Ein Bokek and Hamei Zohar.
One lot is for the construction of a 253-room hotel on the waterfront (of which 23 is incentivised for green building).
The price paid £4,178,324.
The second lot will include, for the first time in Israel,…