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Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport opens in Saudi Arabia

The new property brings Radisson’s Saudi Arabia portfolio to 25 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport. 

Located 25 minutes from the city centre and 5km from the King Khalid International Airport, Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport comprises 471 keys, including duplex suites and three-bedroom villas.

The hotel features two dining outlets, Lune and Kasbah Café, that offer both international and Arabian dishes. Additional on site facilities include three outdoor pools, two indoor pools, separate men and women’s fitness studios, and a spa.

Tim Cordon, Radisson Hotel Group area senior vice president for the Middle East and Africa, said: “We are delighted to welcome our first airport hotel to Riyadh and bring an additional brand from our portfolio to the capital.

“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains a key development area for us, evident in our fast expansion within the country aligned with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. We are thrilled for guests to experience this upscale hotel brand, which enables guests to focus on a work/life balance and find harmony in their travel experience.”

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Radisson Group has announced plans to open 20 new hotels over the next three years in key Saudi cities including Makkah and Jeddah as part of its big expansion plans for the kingdom, equating to 1,600 rooms

Radisson Group CEO Federico Gonzalez said: “The commitment of Radisson Hotel Group to developing new hotels in Saudi Arabia and opening a regional office in Riyadh is an effective contribution to enhance the steps taken by the kingdom to achieve its goal of receiving 100 million visits by 2030.” 

The move will be a boost to the National Tourism Development Strategy, in line with Saudi’s Vision 2030 target to hit 100 million visits benchmark in the next 10 years, and will result in the creation of up to one million new jobs. 

For more information, visit www.radissonhotels.com

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