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Rezidor says to open two Saudi Radisson Blu hotels in Q4

Hospitality giant announces Radisson Blu Resort Half Moon Bay, Al Khobar and Radisson Blu Hotel, Buraidah

Rezidor says to open two Saudi Radisson Blu hotels in Q4

Rezidor, part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has announced two new Radisson Blu hotels in Saudi Arabia.

The hospitality giant said in a statement that the Radisson Blu Resort Half Moon Bay, Al Khobar (158 keys) and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Buraidah (120 keys) will welcome the first guests in the fourth quarter of this year. 

"Saudi Arabia is a focus country for us, and we now operate and develop 30 hotels with around 6,000 rooms in the kingdom. Saudi Arabia’s travel & tourism industry is set to rapidly grow, and we want to support this promising sector together with our experienced regional partners," said Wolfgang M Neumann, president and CEO of Rezidor. 

The Radisson Blu Resort Half Moon Bay is located on the west shore of Half Moon Bay, 50km south of Al Khobar city, and mainly attracts leisure guests as the area is famous for weekend breaks and family holidays.

The resort is a conversion of an existing property and features 158 rooms, suites, chalets and villas plus two restaurants, a lobby café and a beach café, a pool and a kids’ pool, a male gym, a female spa with indoor pool, a recreation area, and a prayer room.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Buraidah is located in Buraidah, capital of the Al Qassim Province and a principle production centre of the country – the city is well known for its dates, lemon, orange and cereal farms.

The new built property comprises 107 rooms and 12 villas, an all-day-dining restaurant, 6 meeting rooms and a gym.

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