Saudi Arabia

IHG Signs Two Holiday Inn Properties In Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Apr 2019

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed two franchise agreements including Holiday Inn Madinah King Abdulaziz Road with Loulouat Al Madinah Hospitality and Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra with Al Hokair Group. The agreements were signed and announced at Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019 in Ras Al Khaimah. The signings consolidate IHG’s strategy to expand its

Hilton To Open 100 Hotels Across Middle East and North Africa

by Mahak Mannan | 09 Apr 2019

With its rapidly developing pipeline in the Middle East and North Africa, Hilton expects to open almost 100 hotels in the region in the next five years. This will be mainly in markets such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Morocco, and Egypt, equating to a $9 billion investment by Hilton’s development partners, including

OYO Partners With the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Jan 2019

OYO Hotels, the world’s fastest growing chain of hotels, homes and spaces has announced its partnership with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, in Saudi Arabia. As a part of this partnership, OYO will provide the ministry access to its technology suite, which includes OYO OS and Krypton technologies, to enable them to deliver an

Saudi Arabia’s Hotel Sector Set For Accelerated Growth

by Mahak Mannan | 22 Jan 2019

Savills, the real estate services provider, predicts continued growth in the hotel sector across Saudi Arabia, fuelled by increasing demand from tourists. The newly released ‘Saudi Arabia Hotel Sector Report’ indicates that with a 13% increase in number of hotel rooms during 2017 and an extra 48,000 being constructed, Saudi Arabia is dramatically increasing its

$30 Billion Worth Of Hotels To Be Built In MENA By 2023

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Jan 2019

Second annual AHIC Hotel Investment Forecast identifies UAE, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia as the markets to watch in 2019 The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019 has released the second annual AHIC Hotel Investment Forecast, which reveals that close to $30 billion worth of hotel construction contracts will be awarded in the Middle East and North Africa between

AccorHotels Opens Debut Fairmont Property In Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Jan 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand within the AccorHotels network, marks the brand’s debut in the capital city of Saudi Arabia with the opening of the 298-room Fairmont Riyadh. The property is the closest luxury hotel to the King Khalid International Airport and is also one of the only luxury hotels to be located

Voco Debuts in Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Dec 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed an agreement with Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Rajhi & Sons Investment Co, to convert and rebrand two hotels in Saudi Arabia. Under the management agreements, Coral Hotel will be converted to voco Al Khobar, the first voco in the country, and Holiday Inn Al Khobar Ulaya, will undergo major refurbishment to

Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania Welcomes Guests

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Dec 2018

Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Place brand in Saudi Arabia. Developed by Saudi Marhaba Hospitality & Tourism Company, Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania joins Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, Park Hyatt Jeddah, and Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah, further strengthening Hyatt’s portfolio of brands in Saudi Arabia and overall

GCC forecasts Growth In Demand For Seafood

by Mahak Mannan | 23 Oct 2018

UAE and Saudi Arabia register largest online search increase for seafood. Online search volumes during the last three years have revealed a strong demand for seafood across the Gulf region, according to recent data by SEMrush an online digital marketing suite. Results show that the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia both witnessed an increase

Saudi Arabia Gears Up For Foodex

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Oct 2018

Jeddah is set to host the sixth edition of Foodex Saudi this November in which 12 Spanish and 11 Pakistani companies will showcase their products among 600 international brands from more than 32 countries in a bid to attract Saudi food importers, distributors, and investors. Veronica Puente, international director of Spanish Food and Drink Federation









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