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Jeddah gets new Radisson Blu
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Jeddah's numbers for the hotel industry have been on the rise and this is supported by a number of new hotel openings. The 150-room iconic Radisson Blu, part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, is the newest addition to the city’s skyline.

According to analysts at EY, Saudi Arabia witnessed an increase in occupancy in cities such as Makkah, Riyadh and Madinah in 2017 when compared to the previous year. Occupancy increased by 13.9 per cent in Makkah, 5.9 per cent in Riyadh, 1.8 per cent in Madinah. The average daily rate (ADR) increased in Jeddah by 7.6 per cent during the same time.  The best part is that Jeddah’s RevPAR showed an increase of 2.7 per cent during 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

Located at Jeddah Corniche and close to the popular North Corniche, which overlooks the Red Sea and is within the city’s newest waterfront development, Radisson Blu is poised to add more growth numbers to Jeddah’s hotel scene. The Red Sea Mall and major theme park Atallah Happy Land Park are in the proximity as well. King Abdulaziz International Airport is 6.2 kilometers away.

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has 38 hotels and over 10,000 rooms in operation and under development in Saudi Arabia.

The hotel has a range of stylish rooms and suites, all with a modern design and many with views of the vibrant corniche. Guests have a choice of room types, from standard and business-class rooms to one and two-bedroom suites. All rooms include free high-speed wireless internet. Guests will also have complimentary access to two separate health clubs for men and women, which include a fitness gym, sauna and massage rooms – in addition to a refreshing outdoor swimming pool.

The Larder restaurant provides a modern, international dining experience where guests can enjoy a selection of ‘à la carte’ dishes served daily or start the day with the Radisson Blu Super Breakfast. 24/7 room service is also available. The hotel’s terrace café offers a chance to relax and take in the stunning view of the Red Sea.

The meeting and events space includes a 280 sqm ballroom with a built-in stage and the ability to host up to 120 people crescent-style. The four meeting rooms span 160 sqm, all with natural light, climate control, free high-speed wireless Internet, and a separate break-out area.  

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