The Carlson Rezidor
Hotel Group, added two hotels to their growing portfolio in Saudi Arabia: The mid-market Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh (170 rooms) is scheduled to open in first quarter
2016; and the upper upscale Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al Salamah
(142 rooms) will welcome the first guests in second quarter 2015.
“Saudi Arabia is a key focus country for our group. We already operate six hotels with over 1,200 rooms in the Kingdom and have nine hotels with 1,700 rooms under development – we see a considerable potential for future projects in the country which shows positive economic growth”, said Wolfgang M. Neumann, president and chief executive officer at Rezidor.
The Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh has an excellent location on Al Ahsa Street, in the heart of Riyadh’s established business district. It is located just two miles from the existing Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh creating
profitable synergies. The contemporary mid-market hotel will offer 170 comfortable guest rooms, two restaurants, a lobby lounge, meetings and events facilities, as well as a fitness center
including an outdoor pool. Riyadh is Saudi Arabia’s center
of power and a main commercial hub. Numerous educational, financial, cultural, technical and social organizations have a base here. Riyadh’s King Khaled International Airport, Saudi Arabia’s largest airport lies to the north of the hotel.
The new Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al
Salamah is located on Quraysh Road in the Al Salamah district just
six miles from the city’s expanding King Abdulaziz International Airport. The Al Salamah area surrounding the hotel site comprises office space, a public ballroom and residential areas, all located between the Corniche and the main Madinah Road.
The upper upscale hotel will include 142 rooms and serviced apartments, a restaurant, a lobby cafe, meeting and event facilities, and wellness facilities with gym
and an outdoor pool. Located on the coast of the Red Sea and with a population of 3.5 million, Jeddah features one of the world’s largest seaports and the third largest industrial district in Saudi Arabia. It is also the second largest city in the Kingdom and a gateway to Makkah, Islam’s primary holy city.