By Staff writer
Hotel giant says to add three new properties under mid-market Hilton Garden Inn banner
Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of three new Hilton Garden Inn hotels for Dubai and Saudi Arabia, adding to the mid-market brand's growing portfolio in the region.
Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Jadaf is expected to open in early 2017, following the signing of a management agreement with AIG Investments.
The hotel will feature 336 guest rooms, two F&Boutlets, flexible meeting space, as well as business and fitness centres, Hilton said in a statement.
It added that the 166-key Hilton Garden Inn Al Ahsa is expected to open in 2016 as part of a management agreement with Al Jazeera Group. Hilton Garden Inn Al Ahsa will also feature two F&B outlets, four meeting rooms and business and fitness centres.
The 154-guest room Hilton Garden Inn Al Khobar King Fahd Causeway is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2016.
"Hilton Garden Inn is an exciting proposition for investors in the Middle East as Hilton Worldwide continues to grow its presence in the value segment across the region," said Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Middle East and Africa for Hilton Worldwide.
"With significant focus on the development of mid-market accommodation in Dubai and clear opportunity in locations across Saudi and the wider GCC, we are delighted to be adding to this momentum with the signing of agreements to open three new properties."
Hilton Worldwide features more than 59 hotels under development in the Middle East (including Egypt) across its Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands.