Swiss International Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of the Swiss International Al Hamra in Jeddah.
The hotel is located in the heart of Jeddah City. The hotel has 127 rooms and suites, 2 Eventives Venues (meetings and events), a business center and 3 Food and Beverage Concepts – a Swiss Restaurant and Lounge, a Grill Room and the Moods Shisha Lounge. The hotel is scheduled to open its doors on the 1st of September 2019.
Jeddah is Saudi Arabia’s second largest city and commercial capital of the country. Business has thrived in Jeddah on an international level because of its maritime trade routes. Due to its positioning, Jeddah has emerged as the second largest business center in the Middle East after Dubai.
“We are extremely excited about the expansion of Swiss International Hotels & Resorts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a great achievement of both Swiss International and its Regional Operations and Representations Office in Saudi Arabia,” said Mr Henri W.R Kennedie, the CEO of Swiss International Hotels & Resorts.
“Swiss International Hotels & Resorts and Swiss Spirits Hotel & Suites are highly appreciated hospitality brands in the different regions of the world and Saudi Arabia is no exception,” added Mr Kennedie.
Mr Naji Al Shiha, the CEO of Swiss International Arabia, further added, “Swiss Internarional Arabia has been operating hotels, under the Swiss International brands, in Saudi Arabia since 2016, offering high standards of quality, great comfort and unparalleled levels of services. With the upscale Swiss International Hotels & Resorts and mid-scale Swiss Spirits Hotels & Suites, our guests have excellent choices of accommodation options to choose from.”
Swiss International Arabia is looking for further expansion in the Middle East and is looking to expand the portfolio to 50 hotels in the next 5 years.