Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa is driving the growth of the Saudi hospitality sector with its ambitious plan to open new hotels across the kingdom to add to its growing portfolio.
The property is the first hotel project to be funded and developed in partnership with Al Diyar United Company, one of the leading real estate developers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Rove Hotels has announced its expansion to Saudi Arabia with Rove King Abdullah Economic City, located centrally in the Bay La Sun waterfront district of King Abdullah Economic City.
American Express Saudi Arabia has announced that it has extended its headline sponsorship of the World Luxury Expo, Riyadh, for an additional three years. The World Luxury Expo is returning to the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Riyadh, from March 30th-April 1st, 2016. This will be the fourth year American Express Saudi Arabia has been the exclusive headline sponsor of the highly anticipated event.
Enterprise Holdings has announced its expansion into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the wider Arabian Peninsula through a partnership with the Al Jomaih Group, one of country’s largest industrial and consumer businesses. The newly created vehicle rental business, Al Jomaih Auto Rental, will open a network of branches at major airport, city and community locations in Saudi Arabia throughout 2015.
flynas, a low-cost carrier out of Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of non-stop flights from Jeddah to Manchester Airport from May 2nd 2014. The move is part of its ambitious Global Flight Routes program. The flights will operate three times a week, offering easy access to Britain’s north.
Hilton Worldwide is set to add the city of Al Ahsa to its Saudi Arabia portfolio, following a signing agreement with Al Jazeera Group, owned by H.E. Sheikh Dr. Jassim bin Nasser bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani. The 180-room Hilton Al Ahsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is expected to open in 2016 and will be strategically located in the downtown area of Al Ahsa in an upcoming district surrounded by a growing number of residential, retail and commercial developments.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced two new hotels in Saudi Arabia. The Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh Olaya will open in the first quarter of 2014, while the Radisson Blu Resort Jizan will welcome the first guests in the first three months of 2015.
The International Air Transport Association has presented the government of Saudi Arabia with a study quantifying the economic benefits of aviation to the local economy. The report was presented to His Highness Prince Fahad Alabdullah, who is president of the General Authority for Civil Aviation and chairman of the Board of Saudi Arabian Airlines, by Tony Tyler, IATA director general.