The new property brings Rotana’s total tally in the Kingdom to seven hotels and 2,087 keys with a strong development pipeline.
Slated to open in January 2025, Grand Hyatt Makkah will be the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Makkah and the second Grand Hyatt hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, joining Grand Hyatt Al Khobar which is slated to open in 2020.
Saba said that they are bringing their business as well as entertainment expertise. They will be developing a solid pipeline of projects across the KSA.
The property is part a 64-storey skyscraper, home to residential apartments, and STC Academy, the Saudi Telecom Company’s technology and leadership academy.
The global hotel industry gained an interest in KSA with a number of international and regional brands looking to expand their presence across the Kingdom.
“With Saudi Vision 2030 and all the recent progressiveness happening in the country, it really is the right moment to become part of the fabric of change.”
Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA has a strategy to operate more than 15,000 new keys in the Middle East within the next three years.
Construction for the Fairfield by Marriott Makkah Al Naseem has already commenced and the hotel is slated to open in 2023.
The 172-unit property is located on Prince Turki Street. Five five other propertoies are slated for the KSA this year. KSA properties by the end of 2020.