Hilton has announced to the public that it has finished negotiating a management contract for a new hotel that will be located in Jeddah. The hotel is owned by AlAhli REIT, which is an investment vehicle that is publicly traded and managed by SNB Capital. In the coming years, Hilton intends to increase the number of hotels in its portfolio in Saudi Arabia to more than 75, with a variety of award-winning brands represented throughout those hotels.
According to Carlos Khneisser, Vice President of Development, Middle East & Africa for Hilton, “Expanding our full-service footprint across the nation becomes a certainty, with this exceptional DoubleTree by Hilton asset announcement.” “The expansion of Hilton’s portfolio into Saudi Arabia presents a significant opportunity for the company,” It is a confirmation of Hilton’s ambition to engage with exceptional partners and of our unwavering commitment to the private sector that we have formed a collaboration with SNB Capital.
About the Hotel
The first brand of its kind in Jeddah, DoubleTree by Hilton Jeddah Al Andalus Mall will open up in the following year, after experiencing a far-reaching renovation process that will improve the hotel’s guest rooms, dining establishments, leisure amenities, and others. The hotel offers 164 modern guest rooms and serviced apartments to guests, along with two one-of-a-kind food and drink experiences, cutting-edge fitness facilities that include a gym and an outdoor pool, and seven gatherings and event spaces.
This deluxe hotel is situated on King Abdallah Road, linked to Al Andalus Mall, one of Jeddah’s most popular shopping districts, and next to the Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital that will soon launch, comprising 330 beds. The hotel is a 10-minute car ride from many distinguished educational, medical, and entertainment establishments, as well as Jeddah’s downtown area, and is a 20-minute ride from King Abdulaziz International Airport.
At the moment, Hilton operates 16 hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and there are another 51 properties in the planning stages there. Within the next five years, the company expects to expand its operations to over 75 assets, adding new brands such as LXR Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, and Hampton by Hilton along the way.
DoubleTree by Hilton Jeddah Al Andalus Mall is to partake in Hilton Honors®, Hilton’s award-winning customer loyalty program for its 19 world-renowned brands. Hilton Honors members who book through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that enables members to select nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that is not available anywhere else, and complimentary standard Wi-Fi.
About The Hilton Hotels
With over 6,000 hotels located in 119 countries and territories, Hilton is recognised as one of the most successful hotel and hospitality corporations in the world. Conrad Hilton established the company in 1919, and since then, it has expanded to become one of the most well-known names in the hospitality sector.
The hotel portfolio offered by Hilton encompasses a variety of brands to satisfy a wide variety of customer requirements and inclinations. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, and Hampton by Hilton are just few of the well-known brands that fall under the Hilton umbrella.
In recent years, Hilton has also made a concerted effort to improve its sustainability practises and lessen its impact on the environment. The business has committed to lessening its negative impact on the environment by 50 percent by the year 2030 and has launched a number of programmes to work towards this objective. Some of these programmes include minimizing the amount of food waste and the amount of plastic used.