UAE-based Cristal Group plans to expand its hospitality portfolio in Saudi Arabia after signing an agreement with Bayat Company for Hotel Services.
The company will operate Bayat Suites by Cristal, a 47-key property in the city of Muhayil in Asir region that lies in the southwest of the country.
Expected to open in December, the fully-furnished serviced apartments will offer guests a choice of two and three-bedroom units, a statement said.
Kamal Fakhoury, CEO of Cristal Group, said: “We are very excited to expand our footprint in Saudi Arabia and to diversify our portfolio in the kingdom.”
Mutasim Al-Rumayh, general manager of Bayat Company for Hotel Services, added: “Muhayil is growing as a destination pushing the demand for quality accommodations. We believe with its strong track record in the region and in-depth understanding of the needs of local travelers, Cristal Group brings a fresh option for travellers to the town.”
Targeting short and long-staying guests, each apartment will feature a fully fitted kitchen, HD TVs, working desks, Wi-Fi, dining table with six chairs, baby crib and bathroom amenities. Some apartments will also offer the facility of a maid room with an attached bathroom.
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