Millennium Hotels and Resorts has announced the signing of two new hotels in Makkah.
Following the signing of a management agreement with Makkah Construction & Development Company, the group will operate Makkah Millennium Hotel and Makkah Millennium Towers, under the global flagship of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa with the agreement coming into effect by 1 September.
Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, president and CEO, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA said: “We are honoured to enter into an agreement with Makkah Construction & Development Company, one of the Kingdom’s most renowned real estate developers to operate these landmark hotels.
“Religious tourism is expected to rise even further in the Holy City, and with significant government investment into infrastructure there are plenty of opportunities to support this development by offering an array of excellent accommodation options for visitors.”
He added that the group possesses the resources and knowledge to operate the properties while ensuring a delivery of the highest standards.
“We look forward to beginning this long term and fruitful relationship with Makkah Construction & Development Company,” he said.
Millennium Hotels abd Resorts currently operates five properties in Saudi Arabia, with an additional 21 upcoming properties in the pipeline.
The group’s next openings for the country include Millennium Madina Airport, Millennium Makkah Al Naseem and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem.