Elaf Makkah hotel project on track
Riyadh, June 9, 2013
Elaf Group, a leading tourism and hospitality group in Saudi Arabia, said work at its 810-room hotel project in Makkah is going as per schedule and will be ready before Ramadan.
Strategically situated in the Mahbas Al-Jin area, about 1,800 m away from the main mosque, The Elaf Bakkah Hotel offers a unique ambiance of luxury and grandeur along with the finest services and amenities, said a statement from Elaf.
The guests can enjoy their stay in any of the 810 rooms and 32 suites, all featuring modern amenities. They can also engage in a fulfilling shopping experience at the 15 stores that will open at the hotel, in addition to two restaurants offering exquisite Arabic and international cuisine, it stated.
The hotel is equipped with 24 elevators for guests, 4 entrances and 213 parking slots, in addition to a helipad, as part of Elaf Group’s efforts to ensure the highest levels of guest satisfaction.
Elaf Bakkah Hotel will further strengthen the Saudi hospitality industry which is witnessing steady growth in the number of tourists and visitors, especially to the Kingdom’s monuments and attractions, said a top official.
"The Makkah hotel represents a key element of Elaf Group’s strategy to increase its number of hotel rooms to 5,000, in order to accommodate the increasing flow of tourists to Saudi Arabia," remarked Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, the president of Elaf Group of Companies.
Bin Mahfouz said the group was committed to offering the best hospitality services according to international best practices, to support the efforts of the Saudi General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities and achieve the goals of sustainable tourism development, while also boosting the Kingdom's status on the world tourism map.
"Elaf continues to play a prominent role in supporting the tourism development process in Saudi Arabia by further strengthening the hospitality industry with the addition of new hotels that would serve a large segment of tourists, travelers and guests, including Elaf Bakkah, in Makkah and Elaf Galleria in Jeddah," he added.-TradeArabia News Service