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Hotel Development Saudi Arabia

273 Room Hilton Dammam Airport Hotel Announced for Saudi Arabia

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is continuing its expansion across Saudi Arabia with the signing of Hilton Dammam Airport, its first airport hotel in the country. The 273-key property will be completed in partnership with Al Musbah Group and Damman Airports Company (DACO).

Hotel Development Saudi Arabia

Hilton Plans to More Than Quadruple Its Presence in Saudi Arabia

As Saudi Arabia continues to fulfill its vision of becoming a world leader for international travel and tourism, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced plans to open over 50 new hotels across 10 of its brands, making the country the company’s largest pipeline market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Hotel Development Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Conrad Riyadh Laysen Valley Hotel Announced for Early 2025

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced the signing of an agreement with Mashareq Investment to open Conrad Riyadh Laysen Valley at the beginning of 2025. The Conrad Hotels & Resorts property will be the second for the brand in Saudi Arabia, joining Conrad Makkah.

Management Appointment Rotana Hotels

Eddy Tannous Named Chief Operating Officer for Rotana Hotels

With over 20 years of experience in hospitality across the Middle East, Tannous has held senior roles with global brands, and most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations overseeing the operational performance across Fairmont’s Middle East and Asian properties.

Hotel Opening Morocco

Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia Opens in Morocco

Radisson Hotel Group is expanding its presence in Morocco with the opening of Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia, its eighth hotel in the country. Located in the heart of one of the most popular seaside destinations in northern Morocco, the new hotel increases the Group's portfolio to three hotels in Saidia.

Hotel Development Jeddah

Regent Jeddah Hotel to Open Mid 2024

IHG Hotels & Resort has signed a management agreement with Almuhaysin Group to open the first Regent Hotel in the Middle East, in Saudi Arabia.

Hotel Development Saudi Arabia

250 Key Hotel Indigo Announced for NEOM's Oxagon

IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed a franchise agreement that will see a Hotel Indigo property open in Oxagon, a coastal industrial city in NEOM, located in the Northwest region of Saudi Arabia.

Hotel Opening Morocco

Selina Dakhla Hotel Opens in Morocco

The hotel, with its 376 bedspaces, boasts a range of accommodations to suit all types of travelers. From comfortable private rooms to stylish dormitories, Selina provides options for every budget.

Women In Travel

Women Account for More Than 50% of the Travel & Tourism Workforce

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reiterated the importance of women’s engagement in Travel & Tourism to catapult its growth and achieve a thriving and resilient sector at the Women Deliver Global Conference, in Kigali, Rwanda.

Hotel Development Dubai

One&Only One Za'abeel Dubai Now Accepting Reservations

Located in the beating heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities, the first-ever vertical urban resort from ultra-luxury hospitality brand One&Only is set to welcome guests from 1 December 2023.