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Rotana Highlights Aggressive Expansion Plan in the Kingdom at the Saudi Tourism Forum 2024



Rotana is one of the leading hotels. It operates over 100 properties across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Türkiye.

Rotana is one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with over 100 properties in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye (MENAT).

The second edition of the Saudi Tourism Forum revealed the company’s expansion strategies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Held from 22 to 24 January 2024 at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event provides Rotana with the ideal platform to engage with industry partners and stakeholders in the Saudi market.

Commenting on the expansion plans and participation in the Saudi Tourism Forum 2024, Rotana’s Chief Operating Officer, Eddy Tannous, said: “We are thrilled to return for the second edition of the Saudi Tourism Forum. With these ambitious developments and plans at hand, Rotana’s continuous engagement showcases our commitment to shaping the future of tourism in Saudi Arabia.”


Rotana Significance

Saudi Arabia presents one of the fastest-growing markets in the region, and Rotana is one of the leading hotels. It is on track to meet its ambitious goal of doubling the number of rooms it currently runs in the Kingdom over the upcoming years.

Its significant expansion plan includes launching eight new properties across the kingdom. Bringing the total key count to 4,400 across 16 properties.

The eight new properties include four “Edge by Rotana” and one “Rayhaan by Rotana” in Riyadh, “Dar Rayhaan by Rotana” in Al Khobar, “Al Manakha Rotana” in Madinah, and an “Edge by Rotana” in Al Baha.

The Saudi Tourism Forum has initiated post-Saudi Arabia’s 2019 global opening to worldwide visitors. It serves as a collaborative space for private and government sectors, focusing on tourism within the Kingdom. The forum is a key hub for stakeholders to discuss and showcase tourism advancements, emphasizing Saudi Arabia’s rich history and unique hospitality.

Rotana has committed to participate in the forum since its inception in efforts. To align with the tourism initiatives set in the kingdom’s vision for 2030 and to shape the Saudi tourism sector.

Rotana currently operates 74 hotels in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye. It Serves more than six million guests per year. Its portfolio currently spans 19,237 keys and six superlative brands. There are 36 hotels in the UAE with 10,159 keys and 8 hotels in KSA with 2,200 keys.


About Rotana:

Rotana is one of the leading hotels. It currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Türkiye. With an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana Hotels understands how important time is to their guests. That’s why they offer ‘Treasured Time’ in all their hotels. This means that guests can make the most of their stay and enjoy every moment. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana, Edge by Rotana, and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promises to you.

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