French Louvre Hotels to open 31 new properties in Saudi Arabia

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.