Hyatt to Open Three New Hotels in Saudi Arabia

Hyatt Hotels has announced that an affiliate has entered into management agreements with Rua Al Madinah Holding Company to manage three new Hyatt-branded hotels, including Grand Hyatt Madinah, Hyatt Regency Madinah and Hyatt Place Madinah.

Upon opening, these properties will add a combined 1,729 room keys to Hyatt’s portfolio in Saudi Arabia, expanding Hyatt’s brand presence in the country. The three hotels will also participate in the World of Hyatt loyalty program.

Part of the Rua Al Madinah project, the new hotels are set to be the first Hyatt-branded hotels in Madinah, a city that aims to attract 30 million tourists by 2030.

Hyatt Place Madinah will feature 860 guestrooms, a large dining restaurant, event space and a fitness center. Hyatt Regency Madinah will have 539 guestrooms, multiple dining venues, a lobby lounge and a Regency Club. Grand Hyatt Madinah will feature 330 guestrooms, a double-height lobby and culinary options.

Ludwig Bouldoukian, regional vice president, development, Middle East and Africa, Hyatt, said: “The Rua Al Madinah development is a significant project that is set to further amplify the Kingdom’s cultural capital and we look forward to showcasing Hyatt’s diverse portfolio that will meet the needs of global travelers.”

Hyatt’s current portfolio in Saudi Arabia consists of six properties across five brands: Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club and Spa; Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences; Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya; Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah; Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania; and Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street.

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