Al Hokair steps up MENA expansion plans
Saudi-based hospitality and entertainment group Al Hokair has sketched out aggressive plans for expansion of MENA Hotels & Resorts across the Middle East that will be unveiled during the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.
Confirming the group’s presence at the show from 22-25 April 2018, Sami Al Hokair, managing director Al Hokair Group & MENA Hotels & Resorts, said: “Al Hokair is a trusted name in hospitality and we are eager to capitalise on the massive opportunity for growth in the industry with our brand MENA Hotels & Resorts.
“Focused on high-growth markets, our expansion is driven by long-term sustainability while strengthening our diverse portfolio of brands.”
MENA Hotels & Resorts is currently operates in KSA, UAE and Jordan with seven hotels, boasting 1015 keys. The brand is expected to double its existing portfolio of hotels by 2019 with a strong development pipeline.
Fadi Mazkour, co-founder, regional director of MENA Hotels & Resorts, said: “MENA Hotels & Resorts is a distinctive collection of properties offering a comprehensive mix of lifestyle brands, from luxury to budget, all reflecting the pulse of Arabian Hospitality delivered by world-class hoteliers.
“We are well-placed to serve any market segment with a balanced portfolio of five superb brands that have been developed to respond to the needs of today’s guests. The service excellence seamlessly translates into every aspect of MENA Hotels & Resorts, ensuring the highest quality and standards at all our hotels. In keeping with the Arabian culture and traditions all our properties are strictly committed to provide a safe and comfortable environment for families.”
Founded in 1975 under the leadership of Sheikh Abdulmohsin Al Hokair, Al Hokair Group boasts a portfolio of more than 80 entertainment centres and over 40 hotels comprising more than 5,000 rooms spread across KSA, UAE and JORDAN. The group employs more than 4,100 experienced professionals, and serves over eight million people annually.