Marriott International to Open Eight Hotels in Saudi Arabia
Marriott International has signed an agreement with Rua Al Madinah Holding Company to open eight new hotels in the Holy City of Madinah in Saudi Arabia.
Located in close proximity to the Prophet’s Mosque, Al Masjid An Nabawi, the planned properties will be part of the Rua Al Madinah Project which aims to elevate the service and travel experience for visitors of Madinah.
The anticipated openings will offer approximately 4,400 rooms across eight brands: The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft Hotels, and Courtyard by Marriott.
The 8 planned properties include The Ritz-Carlton, Rua Al Madinah which is slated to offer 151 luxurious rooms and suites, and JW Marriott Rua Al Madinah which will feature 252 well-appointed guestrooms and suites.
Madinah Marriott Hotel Rua Al Madinah will have 450 rooms and suites. Le Méridien Rua Al Madinah is expected to feature 533 guest rooms and suites, while The Westin Rua Al Madinah will comprise 361 rooms and suites.
Four Points by Sheraton Rua Al Madinah anticipates 777 modern rooms and apartments. Aloft Rua Al Madinah and Courtyard by Marriott Rua Al Madinah are expected to offer a combined 1,810 rooms and suites.
The expected openings in Madinah are part of Marriott International’s commitment to the growth of the tourism sector in Saudi Arabia.
The development of the Rua Al Madinah Project is expected to cover 1.5 million square meters, including 47,000 new rooms by 2030.