Dur Hospitality Company signs an agreement with GACA
Dur Hospitality Company signed an agreement with the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to develop Makarem Arriyadh Hotel located at King Khaled International Airport (KKIA), including an extension of the current agreement for a period of 20 years starting from the next year 2016.
The development is expected to cost an amount of 120 Million Saudi Riyals, resulting in increasing the hotel’s capacity from 248 to 348 rooms.
In addition to the development of the supporting facilities including an integrated spa, and the development of the Corporate Business Identity. After its completion, the hotel will be operated through an international hotel brand.
The agreement was signed by Dr. Badr bin Homoud Al-Badr, CEO of Dur Hospitality Company and Mr. Yousef Bin Ibrahim Al-Abdan, Director of KKIA on behalf of both parties, in the presence of a large audience of employees from both companies.
On the sidelines of the ceremony, Mr. Yousef Al-Abdan, Director of KKIA said: “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Dur Hospitality Company and we look forward to offering more support and encouragement towards the continuity of this fruitful partnership that witnessed a remarkable success over the past few years, and we are expecting even more prosperity, thanks to the huge efforts exerted and to the high expertise and enlightened vision.”
Dr. Badr AL-Badr, CEO of Dur Hospitality Company said: “We are proud to announce the renewal of our agreement with the General Authority of Civil Aviation and we look forward to the continuance of this successful relationship based on mutual trust, through upgrading our experience together and providing a new concept through an international hotel brand.”
He added, “The signing of the agreement represents an important step towards our ambitious Development plans of the Hospitality Industry in Saudi Arabia, and we are committed to providing upscale hotel services that suits our customers’ requirements.”