Marriott to open Sheraton hotels in Medina
Sheraton Taiba Hotel Medina will have 268 rooms, collaborative venues and three culinary concepts
Hospitality group Marriott International announced that it will be opening a Sheraton property in Medina, Saudi Arabia in 2023.
At the Arabian Travel Market, the hotel group held a signing with Taiba Holding Company to launch the Sheraton Taiba Hotel in Medina.
Talking about the reason behind opening a property in Medina, Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International said, “Religious tourism represents a significant part of the Kingdom’s non-oil economy and will continue to play a key role as the government plans to attract 30 million pilgrims by 2030. As a result, we expect the demand for hotels in the Holy Cities to increase further in the coming years.”
Sheraton Taiba Hotel Medina will have 268 rooms, collaborative venues and three culinary concepts under Sheraton’s new F&B philosophy.
Commenting on this signing, Eng. Gasem bin Abdul Ghani Al Maimani, CEO, Taiba Holding said, “We are very happy to be working with Marriott International to bring the Sheraton brand in its new transformed shape to Medina.”
Sheraton Taiba Hotel, Medina will be situated in close proximity to the main entrance of the Masjid Al Nabawi Mosque and approximately 15km from the Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport.