IHG re-signs a hotel in Najran, Saudi Arabia

(March 10, 2022, 12:22 +07)
IHG signed a management agreement with Al Rabea Hotels for a property it managed in Saudi Arabia from 1995 to 2015.

Currently operating as Gloria Inn Najran, IHG plans to complete the two-phase rebranding by the end of 2023, when the hotel will once again be known as Holiday Inn Najran.

Located in the heart of the city of Najran, the Holiday Inn Najran is located 20 km from the city center and 18 km from the airport.

Following a renovation and rebranding, the hotel will offer 82 rooms and five villas. Facilities will include a variety of dining outlets, an outdoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi, as well as a choice of meeting and event spaces.

IHG to rebrand Gloria Inn Najran as Holiday Inn Najran

Sheikh Mohammed Mana Rabea Al Garishah, Chairman of Al Rabea Hotels, said, “Given IHG’s history and strong legacy in the Kingdom, we are honored to partner with them again to bring the popular Holiday Inn brand in the city of Najran. . We are confident that this partnership will not only provide best-in-class service to guests visiting the city for years to come, but will also add value to our business through the power of the Holiday Inn brand and backed by experience. from IHG’s industry-leading global systems and loyalty program.

As of December 31, 2021, IHG operated 36 hotels in Saudi Arabia under five brands, including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites and voco. Another 28 hotels are under development and should open within three to five years.

Haitham Mattar, Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa, IHG said, “It is a great pleasure for us to welcome Al Rabea Hotels and Trading Co back into the IHG family and to re-establish our presence. in the city of Najran. As IHG grows within the Kingdom, we aim to help achieve the nation’s ambitions and support the development of tourism in secondary cities.


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