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UAE’s Rotana to launch eight new hotels in Saudi Arabia  

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Rotana is working to develop 49 new properties in 29 cities in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Türkiye

UAE-headquartered Rotana is set to launch eight new properties across Saudi Arabia in the next four years, bringing the total key count to 4,400 across 16 properties.

Saudi Arabia presents one of the fastest-growing markets in the region, Rotana’s chief operating officer Eddy Tannous said.

“Rotana is on track to meet its ambitious goal to double the number of rooms it currently runs in the kingdom over the upcoming years,” he added.

The eight upcoming properties include four Edge and one Rayhaan in Riyadh, respectively, Dar Rayhaan in Al Khobar, Al Manakha Rotana in Madinah, and Edge in Al Baha.  

Rotana’s regional pipeline for 2024 includes Onyx Arjaan in Manama, Bahrain; Bomonti Arjaan in Istanbul, Türkiye; Riviera Rayhaan in Doha, Qatar; and Luxor Rotana Resort in Luxor, Egypt.  

The hotelier is poised to debut in the Algerian market with the launch of Azure Rotana Resort & Spa in the port city of Oran. 

Bloom Arjaan on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island is also scheduled to open this year. 

Rotana operates 74 hotels in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye, catering to more than six million guests annually. Its portfolio spans 19,237 keys and six brands, including 10,159 keys across 36 hotels in the UAE and 2,200 keys across eight hotels in Saudi Arabia. 

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