IHG signs management agreement to launch InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh

IHG signs management agreement to launch InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh
The hotel will feature a business centre, seven meeting rooms and a banquet room to cater to the demands of the MICE and corporate segments
Published: 22 October 2019 - 10 a.m.
By: Priyanka Praveen
Hospitality group InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is expanding in Saudi Arabia with its latest project, InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh.

The project was announced after the group signed a management agreement with Al Rawabi Regional Company for Hotels Resorts and Tourism.

InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh will be feature 152 rooms and 10 private chalets. The property will offer an array of facilities including five dining options, a kids’ club and miniature golf.

Speaking about the upcoming property, Pascal Gauvin, MD, India, Middle East and Africa, IHG said: “IHG is delighted to partner with Al Rawabi Regional Company for Hotels Resorts and Tourism to further expand and diversify our portfolio in the Kingdom. As a result of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia presents unprecedented opportunities for the hospitality sector and we are excited to leverage our experience of the market with an ambitious expansion plan.”

The property will also feature an outdoor and indoor pool, a gym, a tennis courts and a spa. Additionally, the hotel will feature a business centre, seven meeting rooms and a banquet room to cater to the demands of the MICE and corporate segments.

“We are delighted to sign this agreement with IHG, which is a trusted and pioneering name in the Saudi hospitality sector, given its long legacy. We believe that InterContinental is the ideal choice to cater to the needs of both business and leisure guests,” Waleed J Tawfik, CEO of Al Rawabi Regional Company for Hotels Resorts and Tourism said.

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