InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has extended its reach in the Middle East with its seventh operating hotel in Riyadh and 31st in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, The Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center.
The latest IHG property is a 326-room hotel located in the Al Ra’idah Digital City (RDC), a modern district that’s expected to accommodate over 20,000 employees and up to 10,000 residents. RDC welcomes multinationals, tech companies, government agencies, and a variety of ventures which are participating in the National Transformation Program 2020.
In addition, the hotel is situated strategically near the new financial district, the Riyadh CBD, King Saud University, Diplomatic Quarter, and lies within 25 minutes of King Khalid International Airport.
Waleed Al Eisa, COO, Al Ra’idah Investment Company said: “We are delighted to work with IHG to bring a best-in-class Crowne Plaza hotel to Al Ra’idah Digital City. The Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center reflects our commitment to bring a full range of amenities to our tenants and to business travellers who are looking for a high-quality hospitality experience.”
The Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center offers facilities catered to the needs of corporate and MICE guests from around the world and within the Kingdom. The hotel features over 12,000 square metres of exhibition and conference space including a three-level circular conference centre, a ballroom, large pre-function areas and 12 daylight meeting rooms equipped with modern digital technology. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor tennis court, a health club and a variety of restaurants that feature world-class chefs.
Pascal Gauvin, managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said: “We are observing an increased demand for guests who would like to have access to world-class business amenities. This hotel and the overall master development are perfectly suited to cater to this demand. The IHG brand has built an excellent reputation in the Kingdom and we are proud to add the Crowne Plaza – RDC Hotel and Convention Center to our growing portfolio in the Middle East region.”