Expanding its reach in Saudi Arabia, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently formalised an agreement with Nouh Mohamad Nouh and Partners Limited for voco Jeddah Gate.
This news marks IHG’s third voco signing in the country in nine months and comes hot on the heels of the signing of a voco-branded property in Makkah, which is slated to be the largest voco hotel in the world.
voco Jeddah Gate is set to open for business in January 2021. It will be IHG’s sixth hotel in Jeddah and the fifth brand in the city from the IHG family. The new hotel will be located in the Fayhaa area within Jeddah Gate, an integrated master-planned community, which, upon completion, will be home to residential housing units, high-quality accommodation, commercial areas and recreational amenities once completed.
Managing director – India, Middle East and Africa, IHG, Pascal Gauvin commented on the news: “We are pleased to collaborate with Nouh Mohamad Nouh and Partners Limited to further expand the presence of the voco brand across Saudi Arabia. voco has been received extremely well in the country and we are encouraged with the confidence that our owners and partners have shown in the brand. voco Jeddah Gate is well located in the city and will offer a welcoming and unique stay experience to guests when the hotel open its doors in 2021.”
Also remarking on the development was general manager, Nouh Mohamad Nouh and Partners Limited, Mohamad Nouh Marak: “We are delighted to partner with IHG given their global expertise and strong legacy in Saudi Arabia. The signing demonstrates our shared commitment to Vision 2030 and confidence in the future growth of the Saudi tourism sector. voco Jeddah Gate will be the largest branded hotel in Jeddah and will be a preferred choice for travellers who seek a bold, distinctive identity and informal service style.”
As well as 681 rooms, voco Jeddah Gate will comprise of two dining options, excellent MICE facilities, including four meeting rooms to accommodate up to 600 guests, as well as recreational facilities including an outdoor pool and a health club.