IHG signed two franchise agreements including Holiday Inn Madinah King Abdulaziz Road with Loulouat Al Madinah Hospitality and Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra with Al Hokair Group. The agreements were signed and announced at Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019 in Ras Al Khaimah.
In line with this signings, IHG consolidates its strategy to expand its footprint across the kingdom, with its midscale offerings.
Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra will feature 253 rooms. It will host numerous business and leisure facilities. These include three food and beverage outlets, six meeting rooms, as well as a business center. An outdoor pool, a gymnasium and a spa are also available.
Due to open in 2020, Holiday Inn Madinah King Abdulaziz Road will bring 180 rooms. It will feature 2,000 square meters of banqueting space for events and conventions. A business center as well as a gym and two dining options are also available.
“We are excited to leverage our experience of this market to bring more hospitality options to a broad range of travelers,” said Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG. He also continued: “Saudi Arabia remains a key strategic market for IHG in the Middle East.”
Omar Samara, CEO, Al Hokair Group added: “The tourism landscape in Saudi Arabia is changing, in line with Vision 2030. It offers unprecedented opportunities for the hospitality sector. ”Add to Favorites