First voco™ hotel opens in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

First voco™ hotel opens in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


IHG announced the opening of the five-star voco Riyadh, the first voco™ hotel in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, in partnership with KSA-based developer Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Co.

The flagship property in the Kingdom underwent major redesigning and rebranding to launch under the voco brand. 

The hotel offers guests 438 rooms and suites. A range of dining options offering regional and international cuisines will be served at the property’s restaurants. These include Indian, Italian, Lebanese, as well as an international all-day dining restaurant. In addition, the hotel brings a Cabana Pool Bar and Rotunda Lounge. Business travelers can use an array of 22 meeting rooms. The hotel also features a large ballroom which can accommodate more than 1,200 delegates. 

Pascal Gauvin, managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group said: “We have committed ourselves to strengthening our presence in the country through our portfolio of popular global brands and by working in partnership with Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Co. we are delighted to be continuing to bring true hospitality to our guests.” 

He added: “This agreement is particularly exciting as this will be the first voco™ hotel in Riyadh and the Kingdom, and will also help to accelerate the growth of KSA’s hospitality industry by offering guests a new, unique, hospitality experience.”

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