IHG to open Voco Suites Jeddah

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Voco & Suites Jeddah, Opening in 2024

IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies will open voco & Suites Jeddah, in partnership with Rusd Group.

The new hotel, currently in the advanced stages of construction, is set to welcome guests in September 2024, marking a new chapter in the region’s luxury hospitality offerings.

Voco, known for its unique blend of informality and charm combined with the quality and reassurance of a respected global brand, has been making waves in the MENA region. The brand’s success is evident in its rapid expansion, with multiple properties opening in key markets such as the UAE, Qatar, Lebanon, Egypt, and now, Saudi Arabia. Voco & Suites Jeddah is poised to offer a premium experience that resonates with both leisure and business travelers.

The hotel’s strategic location offers stunning views of the Red Sea and is conveniently close to the new Jeddah Downtown, part of the Jeddah Central Development project by the Public Investment Fund (PIF). Its proximity to major attractions like the Corniche promenade and the Red Sea Mall, along with easy access to the Royal Court, positions Voco & Suites Jeddah as an ideal destination for government officials and discerning guests seeking high-end accommodations.

Voco & Suites Jeddah, located on Jeddah Beach Road, will feature 110 uniquely characterized rooms, including luxurious suites. These accommodations are designed to provide thoughtful comforts true to the Voco brand. The hotel’s dining options are set to tantalize the taste buds of guests, with three distinct culinary experiences: an all-day dining venue, a specialty restaurant, and a cozy coffee shop. Additionally, the hotel is equipped to cater to the business needs of both domestic and international guests, featuring four versatile venues for meetings and events. Other amenities like a fitness center and a swimming pool ensure a well-rounded and enjoyable stay.

Haitham Mattar, Managing Director India, Middle East & Africa at IHG Hotels & Resorts, highlighted Jeddah’s potential in the hospitality sector. He noted, “Jeddah is an up-and-coming modern commercial hub, serving as a gateway for pilgrimages to the Islamic holy cities of Makkah and Madinah. With its sparkling beaches, beautiful outdoor venues, and several iconic landmarks, we are excited to bring Voco & Suites Jeddah to this vibrant city. This represents a significant milestone for IHG as we continue to expand our presence in the dynamic Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

Dr. Saleh Malaikah, Chairman of Rusd Group, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership with IHG. He remarked, “Partnering with one of the world’s leading hotel companies to bring Voco & Suites Jeddah to this dynamic city is an honor. IHG’s commitment to Saudi Arabia is evident, and we are confident in the success of Voco & Suites Jeddah, given IHG’s expertise in hospitality and the strength of its brand.”

IHG’s current operations in Saudi Arabia include 40 hotels across five brands: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, and Voco. With 36 hotels in the development pipeline set to open in the next three to five years, IHG is significantly enhancing its presence in the Kingdom. The company has also recently established its new Saudi headquarters in Riyadh, located in the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), further solidifying its commitment to the region.

The launch of Voco & Suites Jeddah is more than just an addition to IHG’s impressive portfolio; it is a reflection of the brand’s dedication to providing distinctive and memorable experiences. The hotel’s prime location, coupled with the unique offerings of the Voco brand, is set to redefine hospitality standards in Saudi Arabia, offering guests an unparalleled experience.

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