Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a four-star hotel in Al Khobar, with operations expected to commence by the end of 2016.
It will be the first property in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia for the company.
Chairman and president Gavin M. Faull said Al Khobar is one of Saudi Arabia’s top business and tourist destinations, “well-known for its fair share of regional and international companies and the beautiful expanse of the Corniche, the Golden Belt Walk, Al-Rashid Mall and many other attractions”.
“Expected to open fourth quarter of 2016, Swiss-Belhotel Al Khobar will be the city’s address offering a unique four-star experience to all guests and visitors from around the world,” he asserted.
Property owner Mohamed Al Malki, said he was honoured to work with Swiss-Belhotel International “and I am totally confident that the new property will be one of the main highlights in the pearl of Saudi, Al Khobar city”.
“With the International expertise of the team behind this project, it is a privilege to contribute to the tourism sector by providing quality hotel accommodation and experience like no other.”
The hotel will have 100 rooms with two food and beverage outlets as well as shops for rental.