By Parinaaz Navdar
224-key hotel will be brand's second property in Saudi Arabia
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 feature 224 guest rooms, including 30 royal suites spanning 500 square metres each.
Other facilities at the hotel include four food and beverage outlets, 63,356 sq m of meeting space, and a grand auditorium capable of seating 1,500 guests.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company president and chief operations officer Herve Humler commented: “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 emphasises our commitment to the Kingdom. 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.