Radisson Hotel Group has signed two new hotels in Saudi Arabia, the Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma and the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma.
The new agreement extends an existing partnership with Saudi real estate developer and investor Sulaiman Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi and his real estate development company, Al-Rajhi Investments.
The agreement increases Radisson Hotel Group’s portfolio in Saudi Arabia to 43 hotels and more than 10,000 rooms in operation and under development. Both the Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma and the Park Inn by Radisson, Makkah Al Rahma are scheduled to open in Q2, 2021, Hotelier Middle East reports.
Speaking about the agreement, Elie Younes, executive vice president & chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said they were pleased to strengthen their relationship with their partner Al-Rajhi Investments, with the addition of two new hotels in Makkah.
‘Through Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to make significant investments in mega projects to enhance its infrastructure and accessibility. The country remains a focus market for our growth which we are committed to deliver with our local partners,” he said.
Khalid Saud Abu Haimed, chief executive officer of Al-Rajhi investments, said that it is committed to the country’s Vision 2030 plan and that the company is “privileged to be playing a leading role in the evolution of the tourism sector.
“[We] look forward to continuing our journey with Radisson Hotel Group,” he said.
Both hotels will be located in the Mahbas Al-Jin district of Makkah.
The Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma will feature 190 rooms and an all-day-dining restaurant that will serve both local and international cuisine, buffet-style. The hotel will have one meeting room, male and female gyms, and individual male and female prayer rooms.
Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma, will feature 150 Standard rooms. The upper midscale hotel will feature an all-day-dining restaurant and will also include one meeting room, male and female gyms, and individual male and female prayer rooms.
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