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Saudi Arabia to witness opening of 84 hotels

The Gulf Today | February 14, 2018
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)

About 84 new hotels are ready to open in Saudi Arabia this year. Almost 60% of Saudi Arabia’s current construction pipeline of 143 hotels is forecast to open in 2018, according to a new report.

The ‘Saudi Arabia Hotel Construction Overview’ report has revealed that 84 hotels comprising 27,281 rooms will open throughout the Kingdom.

Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah and Al Khobar remain the busiest areas for hotel construction. Each of these cities rank highly in the Middle East’s top ten most active cities for hospitality development. Major international brands are focusing at Al Khobar and Jazan City, close to the Gulf and Red Sea coasts.