Rezidor to open 16 new hotels in Saudi Arabia by 2016
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which has brands including Radisson Hotels, Radisson Blu, Country Inns & Suites, Park Inn, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Missoni, has announced plans to open 16 new hotels in key Saudi cities including Makkah, Jazan, Taif, Hail, Buraidah and Dhahran by 2016, Arab News has reported. Rezidor currently has six hotels in Saudi Arabia including Radisson Blu hotels in Riyadh, Madinah and Yanbu. There are two in Jeddah and Park Inn in AlKhobar. This year, the firm is set to open two new Radisson Blu hotels, the first of which is to open in Dhahran by mid-June and the other in Jizan by November.