Hyatt Centric brand to debut in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Hyatt Hotels Corporation said in a statement today (February 5) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Jabal Omar Development Company for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

The Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah Hotel and Residences is earmarked to open in 2023 and will be located close to the Grand Mosque of Makkah.  

Peter Fulton,group president – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyattsaid in a statement that Hyatt was pleased to be collaborating with Jabal Omar Development Company on the second Hyatt hotel in the holy city of Makkah.

“The Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah is being designed to accommodate the unique needs of both visitors and pilgrims and will offer a contemporary hospitality experience connecting guests to the heart of this cultural and religious destination,” he said.

Speaking about the property, Yasser Faisal Al-Sharif, CEO of Jabal Omar Development Company, said; “We are confident in delivering a unique hospitality experience that will support the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 to promote religious, social and commercial activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

The property will feature 196 guestrooms and suites, and 200 residences.