Hilton signs agreement to build two hotels with 2,000 rooms in Saudi Arabia
These two new properties will join Hilton’s current pipeline of 34 hotels in Saudi Arabia
Hilton Hotel’s signed an agreement with Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction to open the “World’s largest Hilton Garden Inn” and the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Makkah.
The two properties will open in Makkah in 2024 at the King Abdel Aziz Road project. While Hilton Garden Inn will have 1,560 rooms, Embassy Suites by Hilton has 392 suites.
These hotels join Hilton’s current pipeline of 34 hotels in Saudi Arabia, representing 9,500 rooms, which will see the company’s presence in the country quadruple within the next five years.
This development is in line with the Saudi Arabian Government’s Vision 2030 and the goal of reaching 30 million visitors to the country.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, Senior Vice President Development EMEA, of Hilton said, “Hilton has been operating in Saudi Arabia for more than 25 years and our largest development pipeline in the Middle East is in the Kingdom. We are pleased to continue our expansion in the country with the Umm Al Qura For Development and Construction Company and these two remarkable properties.”