Millennium announces takeover of two hotels in Makkah
Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa has announced the takeover of two landmark hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa has announced the takeover of two landmark hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.Under the terms of the agreement, which will come into effect on 1 September, Makkah Millennium Hotel and Makkah Millennium Towers will be operated under the global flagship of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa.The 614-key Makkah Millennium Hotel is scheduled to go under renovation with the plan to convert the hotel into a unique luxury property part of The Biltmore Collection, according to Trade Arabia.
Talking about the agreement, Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, president and CEO, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, said: “We are honoured to enter into an agreement with Makkah Construction & Development Company, one of the kingdom’s most renowned real estate developers to operate these landmark hotels.
"Religious tourism is expected to rise even further in the holy city, and with significant government investment into infrastructure there are plenty of opportunities to support this development by offering an array of excellent accommodation options for visitors."
Millennium Hotels & Resorts currently operates five properties in Saudi Arabia, with an additional 21 upcoming properties in the pipeline.