InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a Management Agreement with Al Rawabi Regional Company for Hotels Resorts and Tourism Ltd to open InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh next year.
The announcement follows several high-profile signings this year, across IHG’s midscale, upscale and luxury brands, underscoring the company’s aggressive expansion plans across Saudi.
InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh will be located just 25 minutes from King Khalid International Airport and in close proximity to King Abdullah Financial District and high-end shopping malls, making it the ideal choice for leisure and corporate guests.
The converted property will reside on 154,000 sqm of lush green oasis, offering a refuge of relaxation. The urban resort will feature 152 well-appointed rooms and 10 private chalets, offer an array of facilities including five dining options, a kids’ club and miniature golf.
Guests can take advantage of the outdoor and indoor pool, a gym, a tennis courts and a spa. The hotel will also feature a business centre, 7 meeting rooms and a banquet room for MICE.
IHG has a strong legacy in Saudi Arabia, having opened its first luxury hotel, InterContinental Riyadh, in 1975 and has since positioned itself as one of the largest hospitality players in the country.