Radisson Hotel Group opens fifth hotel in Riyadh – with further expansion through Saudi Arabia in the works

Hayley Kadrou
Jun 16, 2021

Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba, has now opened in Riyadh, with more hotels on from the chain on the horizon.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba has now opened in the Saudi Arabia capital, it hotel group has unveiled.

Joining four hotels under the Radisson umbrella also open in Riyadh, this latest addition is located within the new upscale Al Jadah mixed-use development.

Suites and villas are the accommodation options on offer for upcoming guests, while additional hotel facilities include various dining options and flexible meeting room space, which covers over 600 square meters.

On the new hotel, Fabrizio Bigi, General Manager Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba, said: “No matter if for business or leisure, with our dedicated team and modern facilities, we aim to create more meaningful and memorable experiences for our guests.

“With a mix of rooms, suites and villas we offer something for everyone. Our three-bedroom villas are the ideal way for families to explore the city while remaining in their own comfort and privacy.”

See inside the new Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba hotel opened in the Saudi Arabia capital. Image | Radisson Hotel Group

Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba, is the latest to open its doors, and with three more Radisson hotels in development right now, the group’s portfolio now totals 45 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments in operation and under development in Saudi Arabia.

The expansion comes at a time when the GCC country is rolling our plans to expand its tourism offering, in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

On the expansion plans in the works, Radisson’s Vice President Business Development, Middle East, Cyprus, Greece and Pakistan, Radisson Hotel Group, Elie Milky, said: “The signing of both Radisson Blu Resort, Riyadh Hills Itlalat and Radisson Blu Resort, Riyadh Hills Shalalah will positively contribute to Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and its economic diversification plan, aiming to significantly increase the contribution of leisure and business travel and tourism to the country’s economy.

“Radisson Hotel Group is continuously working to supplement this market with modernized and exceptional experiences as we work towards doubling our Saudi portfolio within the next three years. We thank our partners for their trust and look forward to an exciting and rewarding journey.”

Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba front of hotel exterior
More Radisson hotel are set to open in Saudi Arabia. Image| Radisson Hotel Group

Due to open in 2023 are Radisson Blue Resort, Riyadh Hills Italata and Radisson Blue Resort, Riyadh Hills Shalalah. The hotels will feature an all-day dining restaurant with facilities like an outdoor swimming pool theatre and children’s play area. 

Radisson Blue Resort, Riyadh Hills Italata will consist of 135 keys for various room types, including rooms and villas to guests for an extended stay. While Radisson Blue Resort, Riyadh Hills Shalalah will offer 120 keys offering guests serviced apartments and villas. 

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