Radisson Hotel Group expands in Saudi Arabia
Radisson Hotel Group, despite the current climate, is on track to open two new hotels in Saudi Arabia, further strengthening their leading position within the region. Both hotel openings will debut the group’s fast-growing midscale Park Inn by Radisson brand in Jeddah and Riyadh. As one of the fastest growing companies in the Kingdom, Radisson Hotel Group’s portfolio in the region consists of over 45 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments in operation and under development.The group has recently announced 15 new hotel signings across EMEA in Q2 2020, six of which fall within the Middle East and Africa region. The MENA region remains one of the key focus markets for Radisson Hotel Group’s global development strategy. Radisson Hotel Group will not only be growing its portfolio in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, they are also carving another milestone for the group’s commitment towards balanced leadership, and its drive to improve diversity and inclusion within its business. Maram Kokandi, General Manager of the Park Inn by Radisson Jeddah Madinah Road made history, with her appointment as the world’s first female Saudi General Manager in the hospitality industry. Radisson had recently also announced the signing of its second Radisson Collection property in Riyadh, the Mansard Riyadh. The hotel is focused on meeting the demands of business travellers and will have 140 hotel rooms, 27 serviced apartments and 24 three-bedroom villas. Driven by consumer demand for individuality and more personalized experiences, Radisson Collection brings together the finest hotels in the Radisson Hotel Group portfolio.