Carlson Rezidor, has signed five new projects in Saudi Arabia. The deals increase its presence in the Kingdom to 22 hotels and almost 3,889 rooms in operation and under development, Construction Week Online reported. The portfolio additions in Saudi Arabia comprise the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Jeddah Corniche (100 rooms and 60 apartments); the Radisson Blu Red Sea Palace Hotel, Jeddah (261 rooms); the Radisson Blu Plaza Residence, Jeddah Salihiyah (120 apartments); the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Riyadh Nasiriyah (184 rooms); and the Park Inn by Radisson Dammam (90 rooms). “Saudi-Arabia is a key focus country for our group and offers considerable growth potential. We are committed to this emerging market and to our strong business partners whom we thank for their trust in us. Together, we aim to become major players supporting the Kingdom’s ambitious development within the travel & tourism sector”, said Wolfgang M. Neumann, president and CEO of Rezidor.