Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah plans summer 2015 opening

The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah will open its doors this summer, marking the brand’s second property in Saudi Arabia. 

Located on Al Hamra Corniche, the group will operate the hotel for the Ministry of Finance, and will cater to local and international markets.

The hotel will have 224 guestrooms, including 30 royal suites spanning 1,600 square feet each.

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Other facilities at the hotel include four F&B outlets, 207,890-square-feet of meeting space, and a grand auditorium capable of seating 1500 guests.

“The opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah is a much-anticipated milestone for us as it not only introduces our signature standards in this growing market but also emphasizes our commitment to the Kingdom," said Herve Humler, president and COO of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. "This region is critical towards the achievement of our strategic goal of reaching 100 hotels globally and we are fortunate to have strong partners who share our vision.”

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company currently operates 88 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

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In its full-year 2019 report, the company stated its net system size grew 5.6 percent to approximately 884,000 rooms.