French group Louvre Hotels has announced plans to open 31 new properties across the Kingdom by 2025; as the global hospitality sector slowly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new hotels will open by the end of 2025; the group announced; adding 6;552 rooms to its current inventory in the Kingdom.
Five of the new properties will be launched this year; with investment from private sector partners; in key destinations across Saudi Arabia:
Golden Tulip Riyadh (Phase 1: 94 rooms) and Golden Tulip Unaizah (84 rooms) were scheduled to open during Q1; and further will be joined by the Tulip Inn Dammam Corniche (70 rooms); the Tulip Inn Al Balaad Madinah (150 rooms) in Q3; whil the Golden Tulip Umm Al Qurah (454 rooms) will open in Makkah during Q4.
“Saudi Arabia is also a key market for our international expansion; particularly as the country places more importance on travel and further tourism with such a vast array of spectacular destinations within the Kingdom;” Pierre-Frédéric Roulot; CEO of Louvre Hotels Group; said in a statement.
The new additions will also bring the group’s total properties in the Kingdom to 16.