The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah eyes late summer opening

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will open its second hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Jeddah in late summer. The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah will be the latest addition to the portfolio, and the property will be situated over eight acres of land on Al Hamra Corniche.

The new hotel will be operated by The Ritz-Carlton for the Ministry of Finance.

The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah will have 224 guestrooms, including 30 royal suites spanning 5,382 square feet each. The hotel will also have four dining outlets.

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For events, the hotel will have 681,958 square feet of meeting space. The hotel will be equipped to host major conferences and exhibitions with the Grand Auditorium venue, capable of seating 1,500 guests, while the hotel’s restaurant and dining outlets can serve over 500 guests.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 88 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is a subsidiary of Marriott International.

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