Riyadh hotels

Radisson Blu signed for Riyadh

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Jul 2017

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the signing of a new hotel in the Saudi Arabian capital – Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Al Sahafa which will open in Q1 2019. This takes the group’s portfolio in Saudi Arabia to 36 hotels in operation and under development, with six hotels in Riyadh alone. Elie Younes,

First Hyatt opens in Riyadh

by Patrick Ryan | 30 Jan 2017

Hyatt has opened its first branded hotel in the Riyadh region. The Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya is only the company’s third hotel in Saudi Arabia and the first in the capital. “We are delighted to announce the opening of the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the capital of Riyadh. We are confident that the globally recognized

Al Faisaliah Hotel & Hotel Al Khozama, Saudi names new DOSM

by Sophia Soltani | 12 Oct 2016

Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama in Riyadh, has named Russell Loughland as the new director of sales and marketing. A seasoned hotelier, Loughland is a British national and is expected to bring his expertise to the role, as he develops the domestic and international sales and marketing strategy for the two properties.  Loughland’s

Religious tourism to boost Riyadh & Jeddah hotel slump

by Sophia Soltani | 16 Aug 2016

Religious tourism in Saudi Arabia is expected to drive revenue streams across the hospitality sector as performance in Riyadh and Jeddah slow down. During the second quarter, the average occupancy rates in Mecca and Medina rose by 13% and 4% Y-o-Y, while those in Riyadh and Jeddah declined by 12% and 4 % respectively according

First Copthorne Hotel opens in Riyadh

by Sophia Soltani | 12 May 2016

Copthorne Hotel Riyadh in Saudi Arabia has officially opened its doors to guests.  Situated on King Fahd Road, the 4-star hotel is located close to major government offices and to the city’s business district. The first Copthorne hotel to open in Saudi Arabia, the opening signals the start of significant growth for the brand across

Air Arabia Jordan launches new route from Amman to Riyadh

by Sophia Soltani | 11 Apr 2016

Air Arabia Jordan has launched  a new route from Amman to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia effective April 14, 2016. Flights will be operational three times weekly. This will be Air Arabia Jordan’s first expansion in 2016 and Riyadh will be the third Saudi Arabian city to be serviced by the carrier after Dammam and Jeddah. 

Hilton Worldwide expands footprint in Saudi with Embassy Hotel

by Sophia Soltani | 06 Mar 2016

Hilton Worldwide has inked a management deal with Hamad Abdulaziz Almousa Trading Group to open Embassy by Hilton, Riyadh King Fahd Road, marking the debut of the upscale Embassy by Hilton brand to the Middle East. The new Embassy hotel will feature 250 guest rooms and will be located on King Fahd Road, in close









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