20 Jul 2018

H Hospitality Collection to manage new five-star hotel in the Holy City

In early 2020, the Holy City of Makkah will be welcoming a brand new, five-star property, which will cater to the wants and needs of religious travellers. 

Real estate development company, Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC), has entrusted H Hospitality Collection with the management of the upscale development, which will be the collection’s first venture in Saudi Arabia. 

The new property will be a part of the Jabal Omar mega development, which will be home to residences, hotels, malls, retail amenities, prayer areas and other facilities upon completion.

As well as 650 beautifully designed rooms, the H Hospitality Collection-managed hotel will house three dining outlets, a lounge, a café, meeting rooms and a gym.

Yaser F. Al-Sharif , CEO, Jabal Omar Development Company commented on the project: “The proposed H Hotel is situated close to the Grand Mosque and will appeal to visitors from the GCC and across the Islamic world by offering distinctive value propositions that will contribute to our growth. By choosing a brand that has roots in the region, we are confident of delivering a world class hospitality choice to Makkah visitors.”

Meanwhile, Fadel Al Ali, chairman, H Hospitality Collection noted: “We are delighted with this new project that perfectly complements our expansion strategy across the Middle East.Saudi Arabia has always been one of our key destinations and we wanted to expand our operations in the Kingdom with a reputable partner in a premium location. 

“Serving Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, and supporting the Kingdom’s focus on promoting tourism, under the Saudi Vision 2030, we see significant opportunity in operating our first hotel project in Makkah,” he concluded.