Hyatt has signed a management agreement with Jabal Omar Development Company, a leading developer in the Middle East, for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah Hotel and Residences will form part of the Jabal Omar integrated real estate development in a prime location close to the Grand Mosque of Makkah.
Slated to open in 2023, the hotel will boast 196 guestrooms and suites, as well as 200 residences.
“We’re honoured to work together again with Jabal Omar Development Company on the second Hyatt hotel in the holy city of Makkah,” group president – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyatt, Peter Fulton remarked. “Together, we hope to strive towards the Kingdom’s goal to attract more than 30 million tourists by 2030. The Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah is being designed to accommodate the unique needs of both visitors and pilgrims and will offer a contemporary hospitality experience connecting guests to the heart of this cultural and religious destination.”
CEO, Jabal Omar Development Company, Yasser Faisal Al-Sharif also said: “We anticipate an immensely positive reception to the new Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah, which will stem from our strong relationship with the Hyatt brand and its success in the region. The hotel will further contribute to our prestigious development project, with unique propositions that meet the needs of our growth.
“We are confident in delivering a unique hospitality experience that will support the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 to promote religious, social and commercial activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” he concluded.