Wyndham Hotel Group to launch new 189-key Riyadh property

Hotel giant plans to develop new Ramada in Saudi Arabia

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Wyndham Hotel Group will develop a new Ramada branded property in the Saudi capital city of Riyadh.

In cooperation with Riyada International Hotels & Resorts, master franchisor of the Ramada brand in Saudi Arabia, and Concept Towers Real Estate Limited, the 189-room Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road will become the 11th Ramada in the country.

It will also be the 18th hotel under Wyndham Hotel Group's portfolio of brands, which includes 12 operational hotels and a further six currently under development within the kingdom.

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Ignace Bauwens, regional vice president Middle East and Africa at Wyndham Hotel Group, who came in at number 11 on our Power 50 list, said: "Continuing to grow the Ramada brand in Saudi Arabia... will further enhance our reach in this fast-growing market, as well as across the entire Middle East region."

Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road is expected to open in 2020, he added.

Concept Towers Real Estate Limited has appointed Riyada International Hotels & Resorts to manage the hotel. 

Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road will have 189 rooms, including 84 suites and 105 standard rooms. There will also be over 200 square metres of meeting space, an indoor pool, spa and a gym plus three food and beverage outlets.

Ramada is a global chain of more than 850 midscale and upper-midscale full-service hotels spanning more than 60 countries.

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