IHG Expands in Saudi Arabia with Hotel Indigo Jeddah
IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Management Agreement with Saudi Investment Group and Marketing Co (SIGMAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ghazzawi Group, for its second Hotel Indigo in Jeddah.
Opening in Q1 2028, Hotel Indigo Jeddah will comprise of 267 hotel rooms and 173 serviced apartments. The signing which took place at Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai comes as part of IHG’s continued expansion in the region and in Saudi Arabian hospitality market, in line with Vision 2030.
The new hotel’s arrival into the cultural and historical center of the country underscores IHG’s strong lifestyle proposition and readiness to cater to the future demand from various guest profiles visiting the country.
Staying true to Hotel Indigo’s brand hallmarks, the hotel will have a distinctive personality, drawing inspiration from its culturally diverse location, and from the places, people and ideas that surround it.
The hotel will be developed as part of the SIGMAC mixed use development on Prince Sultan Road. The development will become one of the most iconic mixed-use destinations in Jeddah with a premium hotel, residential, offices, retail and entertainment facilities.
In addition to aesthetically designed rooms, the hotel will feature a neighbourhood café, lobby lounge, health club and swimming pool. Additionally, guests on business will have access to meeting rooms and printing facilities.
Established in 2004, Hotel Indigo is currently present in more than 20 countries with over 120 hotels, and additional 100+ hotels in the pipeline, across India, Middle East, and Africa. IHG opened Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, its first Hotel Indigo in the region, last year. Hotel Indigo Jeddah joins a growing pipeline for the brand including properties in Doha and Oman.
IHG currently operates 37 hotels across five brands in Saudi Arabia, including: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, and voco, with 20 hotels in the development pipeline set to open within the next three to five years.