Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has signed five new projects in Saudi Arabia, expanding its portfolio to 22 hotels in the country, Gulf Business reports. The group will reportedly open three hotels in Jeddah and one each in Riyadh and Dammam.
The new projects in Saudi Arabia are the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Jeddah Corniche, the Radisson Blu Red Sea Palace Hotel, the Radisson Blu Plaza Residence, Jeddah Salihiyah, the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Riyadh Nasiriyah, and the Park Inn by Radisson Dammam.
The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence will have 100 guestrooms and 60 serviced apartments and is scheduled to open in Q1 2017.
The 261-room Radisson Blu Red Sea Palace hotel in Jeddah is a conversion of the existing Red Sea Palace Hotel and is scheduled to open in Q3 2014.
Carlson Rezidor will also open a Radisson Blu Plaza Residence in Jeddah Salihiyah that is scheduled to open in the first half of 2015.
The hotelier’s other projects in the Kingdom include Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Riyadh Nasiriyah, which is a conversion of an existing hotel and is scheduled to open by late 2014. The midmarket property will offer about 184 rooms and is situated on Al Matheer Street in Riyadh’s Nasiriyah district.