Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. expands presence in Saudi Arabia with the signing of world’s largest Four Points by Sheraton. Scheduled to open in Q2 2016, Four Points by Sheraton Makkah Al Naseem will have over 1,000 rooms and will be located in the Al Naseem district on the outskirts of central Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
With ten operating hotels in the country and nine in the pipeline, Saudi Arabia is the group’s second largest market in the Middle East.
The new Four Points will offer 1,139 rooms, seven food and beverage outlets across 16,000sqm, and easy access to the central area of the city through a direct road tunnel from the hotel. Guests will enjoy all of the brand’s popular amenities, including the signature Four Points by Sheraton bed, complimentary bottled water, and fast and free Wi-Fi in all public areas. The Four Points brand’s approach provides travellers with everything that matters the most, such as timeless design, uncomplicated comfort and a genuine and friendly approach to hospitality and service.
Starwood operates 50 hotels and resorts across the Middle East under eight of the company’s ten distinct lifestyle brands including: The Luxury Collection, St. Regis, Sheraton, Westin, W Hotels, Le Méridien, Four Points by Sheraton and Aloft. The company plans to double its portfolio in the next five years.