Elaf gears up for Makkah hotel launch
Riyadh, September 25, 2013
Elaf group, a leading tourism and hospitality group in Saudi Arabia, is gearing up for the soft launch of its 810-room hotel, Elaf Bakkah, located just 1,800 meters away from the Makkah Mosque.
The 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, said a senior official
The Elaf Bakkah Hotel is strategically situated in the Mahbas Al-Jin area in Makkah. It offers a unique ambiance of luxury and grandeur along with the finest services and amenities under the supervision of a team of highly-experienced staff.
“Given the steady level of demand for high quality hotel rooms in Makkah in the months ahead, especially during Hajj, we are adding hundreds of new rooms to the market through our Elaf Bakkah Hotel,” remarked Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, the CEO of Elaf Group of Companies.
Elaf Group, he said, remained committed to offering the best hospitality services as per 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.
The hotel already expects to achieve a healthy occupancy rate during the upcoming Hajj season, based on the number of advanced reservations.
"Guests can enjoy their stay in any of the 810 rooms and 32 suites, all featuring hitech equipments and modern amenities. Further 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," noted Bin Mahfouz.
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, he added.-TradeArabia News Service