The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the signing of two major hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
The hotel giant announced a management agreement with Saudi company Al Majd Al Arabiah was announced comprising a total of 2,850 rooms.
This announcement will result in the opening of the world’s largest Radisson Blu hotel, featuring over 1,250 rooms. Located in the Aziziyah District in Makkah the Radisson Blu Hotel Al Hidaya will be situated in the Al Hidaya Complex, which is already welcoming pilgrims across 10 towers and features 4,500 rooms.
Elie Younes, executive vice president and chief development officer of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said: “We are privileged to continue on our strong journey in Saudi Arabia with Al Majd Al Arabiah and we thank our partner for their trust with the addition of the world’s biggest Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels in the holy city of Makkah. We are thrilled to cement our position as one of the leading operators in the holy city and look forward to a successful journey with our partners.
“With our compelling brand proposition, operational excellence, guest centric mindset and pragmatic business approach, we are determined to unlock shareholder value to our owners and stakeholders throughout this journey.”