Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of its second Radisson Collection property in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Mansard Riyadh, a Radisson Collection Hotel & Residences brings the group’s portfolio in the kingdom to 43 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments, with more than 10,000 rooms in operation and under development.
The Red Sea Development Company has launched a competition that challenges academics, scientists, engineers and the water industry to come up with new solutions to manage the disposal of brine as a waste product of water desalination.
The Red Sea Development Company has welcomed the entire office team to the western coast of the Red Sea for three days of exploration. The trip provided an opportunity for staff to immerse themselves in the destination, and better understand its unique characteristics, giving a rare insight into the natural beauty of the destination.
Makarem Hotels has announced the signing of a contract to operate Makarem Sagryah Tower Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The four-star hotel, which is due to become operational in the first quarter of 2020, is located in Maabeda, five kilometres from the Haram.
Cherian Chacko, corporate sales and marketing director for hotels and resorts with Saudi Arabia-based Al Khozama, tells Breaking Travel News how the rapidly changing hospitality market in the country benefits private sector investors.
Hassan Ahdab, president of hotel operations with Dur Hospitality Company, tells Breaking Travel News how the company is seeking to facilitate religious tourism in Saudi Arabia. With a new tour operator and a rapid expansion of its hotel offering planned, the company is well positioned to benefit from Vision 2030 and the expansion of the tourism sector in the country.
With the first phase of the Red Sea mega-project in Saudi Arabia’s Western Region on track for completion in 2020, Breaking Travel News catches up with John Pagano, chief executive of the Red Sea Development Company, to understand more about the landmark project as they ramp up towards completion