Accor partners with Alesayi for three Saudi hotels

Company will operate Novotel, ibis and Adagio hotels in Jeddah

Christophe Landais, chief operating officer for Accor HotelServices Middle East, and Sheikh Mohammed Omar Alesayi, Alesayi group president & CEO
Christophe Landais, chief operating officer for Accor HotelServices Middle East, and Sheikh Mohammed Omar Alesayi, Alesayi group president & CEO

Accor HotelServices Middle East has signed management agreements with the Alesayi Group to operate three hotels in Jeddah.

The hotels comprise a Novotel containing 275 rooms, an ibis with 250 keys and an Adagio consisting of 150 apartments.

“We are pleased to further strengthen our relationship with Alesayi to develop this prime project. With its distinctive and iconic design, we believe it will become a new landmark in the city, offering a unique, multi-segment scheme, comprising a midscale hotel, economy hotel and serviced apartments,” said Christophe Landais, chief operating officer for Accor HotelServices Middle East.

“These signatures will also mark a key milestone for us as they have brought us to our committed target of 100 hotels in the Middle East and we are extremely proud of this achievement.”

Sheikh Mohammed Omar Alesayi, Alesayi group president & CEO, added: “Our ambition with this project is to set new benchmark for economy and midscale hotels in Jeddah.”

The project will be located on a strategic artery of Al Andalus Road, which is the main access and egress road to Makkah.

It is currently at planning and design stage, and is due to be completed during the first quarter of 2018.

Accor HotelServices Middle East currently operates 66 hotels with more than 16,000 rooms in the region and has 34 hotels under development, thus reaching its key milestone of 100.

This announcement brings the total number of Novotel hotels under development in the region to seven, with 15 in operation.

Accor HotelServices Middle East also currently operates 14 ibis hotels, with 13 under development, as well as two Adagio Aparthotels, with seven being developed. 

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