Marriott International has signed an agreement with Al Maryia Real Estate Establishment to open a Four Points by Sheraton in the capital city of Riyadh.
Scheduled to open in 2019, Four Points by Sheraton King Abdul Aziz Road will offer 130 keys in the Sulaimaniyah district of the city. The Four Points brand is on track to open six properties in Saudi Arabia in the next five years.
“We are delighted to sign this agreement with Al Maryia. The expansion of the Four Points brand in Riyadh will help meet the needs of today’s modern traveller looking for timeless design and stylish comfort,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “This deal reinforces our commitment to Saudi Arabia where we continue to see a strong demand for our brands across the country with over 30 hotels and nearly 10,000 rooms in our development pipeline.”
Mohammad Bin Saad Al Hammaly, Chairman of Al Maryia added, “Marriott International is now the biggest hotel company in the world and we look forward to building a strategic relationship with them that is aligned with Kingdom’s Vision 2030 which enforces the importance of strengthening and expanding the tourism sector in the country. For Al Maryia, this deal is a great step forward in expanding the company’s portfolio in the hospitality sector.”
The new Four Points will offer 130 spacious and contemporary guest rooms, including 30 suites. Guests have the option to choose from three food and beverage outlets, relax in the pool or book functions in one of the five state-of-the-art meeting spaces in the hotel.