Carlson Rezidor is aggressively expanding its presence in Saudi Arabia. The Company announced the signing of five new projects in Saudi Arabia. This increases its presence in the Kingdom to 22 hotels and almost 3,889 rooms in operation and under development.
The portfolio additions in Saudi Arabia comprise the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Jeddah Corniche (100 rooms and 60 apartments), the Radisson Blu Red Sea Palace Hotel, Jeddah (261 rooms), the Radisson Blu Plaza Residence, Jeddah Salihiyah (120 apartments), the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Riyadh Nasiriyah (184 rooms), and the Park Inn by Radisson Dammam (90 rooms).
“Saudi-Arabia is a key focus country for our group and offers considerable growth potential. We are committed to this emerging market and to our business partners. Together, we aim to become major players supporting the Kingdom’s ambitious development within the travel and tourism sector,” said Wolfgang M Neumann, president & CEO of Rezidor.
The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Jeddah Corniche is scheduled to open in Q1 2017. The property will also comprise an all-day dining restaurant, a dining hall and a coffee shop. In addition, there will be meeting spaces including a banquet hall, a health club & spa, and an outdoor pool.
The Radisson Blu Red Sea Palace Hotel, Jeddah is a conversion of the existing Red Sea Palace Hotel and will fly the Radisson Blu flag in Q3 2014. The property will offer an all-day dining restaurant, a café and a coffee shop as well as conferencing space, a gym, and a spa.