Jump in supply results in negative April for Jeddah hotels

by Patrick Ryan | 13 May 2018

A jump in supply has led to a negative overall performance for hotels in Jeddah during the month of April…

Supply spike impacts performance in Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 10 Apr 2018

Hotels in Jeddah experience negative performance due to spike in supply…

Negative performance from Jeddah hotels to start 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Feb 2018

Hotels in Jeddah posted a drop of 2.4% in terms of Average Daily Rate (ADR) as well as fall of 2.1% in RevPAR for the start of 2018. The figures were posted by industry analysts STR who stated that the negative performance was chiefly down to a significant rise of 11.1% in terms of supply.

Radisson Blu announces fifth hotel in Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Jan 2018

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – the 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has 38 hotels and over 10,000 rooms in operation and under development in Saudi Arabia. Bassam Abu Laban, general manager Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche said: “We are

Jeddah experiences rise in supply despite negative growth

by Patrick Ryan | 11 Jan 2018

Preliminary December 2017 data for hotels in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, indicates significant supply growth and negative performance.   Based on daily data released by STR, from December, Jeddah reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +7.0% Demand: -2.0% Occupancy: -8.4% to 45.1% Average daily rate (ADR): -4.1% to SAR694.85 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -12.1%

Rate-driven growth for hotels in Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Nov 2017

Preliminary data released by STR  for hotels in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, indicates a rate-driven growth in performance for the month of October. Based on daily data accrued over the month, Jeddah reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +12.5% Demand: +9.1% Occupancy: -3.0% to 50.4% Average daily rate (ADR): +13.5% to SAR871.40 Revenue per available

Feature: Success is his Forte

by Patrick Ryan | 10 Oct 2017

Hotel News Middle East catches up with Harry Fernandes, general manager Assila Hotel Rocco Forte, about his plans to help transform the hospitality industry in Saudi Arabia The Assila Hotel Rocco Forte, in Jeddah, is the luxury hotel brand’s first property to open in the Middle East and its positioning in Saudi Arabia was no

First DoubleTree by Hilton to open in Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 06 Aug 2017

Hilton has announced the signing of a management agreement with Fahd Abdallah al-Harbi & Sons Limited to open DoubleTree by Hilton Jeddah Al Salamah District in Saudi Arabia. The hotel is expected to be open for business in Q1 2020. “Saudi Arabia features our largest pipeline in the Middle East, and we are pleased to

Ascott expands presence in Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Jun 2017

The Ascott Limited (Ascott) is expanding its presence in Jeddah with the opening of Spectrums Residence. It will be the fourth property managed by Ascott in the city, along with the Ascott Sari, Ascott Tahlia and Citadines Al Salamah Jeddah. “We are honoured to have the opportunity to manage Spectrums Residence, which complements our existing

New general manager for Assila Hotel, Jeddah

by Patrick Ryan | 28 May 2017

Assila Hotel, Jeddah, has announced the appointment of Harry Fernandes as the new general manager. The newly-opened five-star hotel is part of the Rocce Forte chain. Commenting on his new appointment, Mr Fernandes said: “I am delighted to take the helm as General Manager of the splendid new Assila Hotel in the beautiful city of Jeddah.

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