Radisson Hotel Group announced the development of three new hotels under their Thakher Makkah megaproject, which is a significant metropolitan advancement in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. To extend its presence in the Kingdom, the group is planning to launch Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Thakher City Tower East, Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Thakher City Tower West, and the Radisson Hotel Makkah Thakher City by the final quarter of 2022. Even after the hindrances caused due to the pandemic, the team is resilient to complete the project on time.
Situated around 70 km southeast of Jeddah, Makkah is the holiest city in Islam. It is well known for the Muslim pilgrimage – Hajj and Umrah. Millions of pilgrims visit Makkah every year to complete Hajj and Umrah. The project aims to assist in managing the large number of pilgrims and travelers reaching the city round the year.
The Thakher Makkah Megaproject & KSA’s Vision 2030
Thakher Makkah megaproject boasts numerous options for lodgings, homes and shops. With the kickoff of Q4 2022, the new hotels will be one more addition to the current portfolio of the megaproject.
Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer EMEA, Radisson Hotel Group, says: “We are delighted to announce this portfolio of three new hotels, as it not only accelerates our growing presence in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, but also reaffirms our commitment towards the country and its future. The Thakher Makkah megaproject is designed to attract millions of pilgrims every year and will positively contribute to the country’s ambitious plan that aims to host 30 million Umrah visitors, as well as, hosting 6 million Hajj pilgrims by the year 2030. We remain committed to the country’s Vision 2030 and their initiatives to significantly increase the contribution of leisure and business tourism to the country’s economy. We would like to thank our business partners for their trust in our brands and teams as we look forward to an exciting and rewarding journey.”
Key Highlights of Radisson’s Three New Hotels in Makkah
The Radisson Hotel Makkah Thakher City will have 440 rooms and 206 ostensible facilities, a visitor bistro, and an all-day open restaurant. In addition, the lodging will have separate women’s and men’s rec centers for relaxation. It will have five gathering rooms and three rooms for special occasions. Highlighting 203 rooms, Radisson Makkah Thakher City Tower West Park Inn will offer its guests with a visitor bistro and an eatery. Finally, the new Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Thakher City Tower East will have 143 rooms, an eating region and a parlor.
The new lodgings by Radisson Hotel Group will be important increments to the already blossomed travel industry of Saudi Arabia. Further, it will help the Hajj and Umrah pilgrims to remain well-rested. The inns will have friendly staff, helping the travelers with zeroing in on their journey. Additionally, this will remove the weight of the consistently increasing pilgrims from hoteliers.