DUBAI, U.A.E. & MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement to introduce Hilton Garden Inn Tabuk, its first hotel in Tabuk, the capital city of the Tabuk Province in North Western KSA (“Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”).
The 110-room hotel, the second Hilton Garden Inn in KSA, will include 10 suites and feature a fitness center, swimming pool, an all-day dining restaurant and lobby lounge. The new hotel, expected to open winter 2013, will also feature business facilities including a boardroom, two meeting rooms and a business center.
In an announcement, Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide, Middle East & Africa said: “KSA presents promising development opportunities for us. Today’s signing is key as we enter another new Saudi city and embed our expansion strategy to provide quality services and products to the market. As Tabuk’s prominence as a commercial centre grows, we are inspired to grow with it.”
The property will be Hilton Worldwide’s 15th pipeline hotel in KSA. Within three years, Hilton Worldwide expects to grow its current portfolio of six hotels in KSA to 21 properties, offering an additional 9300 rooms to the country.
Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn said: “Hilton Garden Inn has had great success and has been well received in the KSA market since opening the Hilton Garden Inn in Riyadh in 2009. Our award-winning combination of quality hospitality and innovation at this price point has proven very successful. I’m delighted we can continue serving this market and am confident this new hotel will be a popular choice for the local community, as well as business and leisure visitors to Tabuk.”
Hilton Garden Inn hotels include the Garden Sleep System bed, ergonomic Mirra chair, and complimentary high-speed internet access.