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Intercon debuts its Staybridge Suites brand in Jeddah

JEDDAH, June 22, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced today the opening of Staybridge Suites Jeddah Alandalus Mall.

The hotel’s connection to Alandalus Mall - one of the most important shopping destinations in Jeddah with an annual visitor rate exceeding 13 million visitors - and proximity to Al Salaam Mall make it an attractive location for families as well as transit guests to Makkah.

Business travellers and tourists can now choose this ideal location, situated in the heart of modern Jeddah. The hotel is linked to the most important roads to the south, west and east, including King Abdullah Road and Prince Majed Road, which connect it to the new King Abdulaziz Airport in less than 15 minutes. The hotel is also close to Al Haramain Train Station, allowing guests to reach the Grand Mosque in less than 20 minutes.

Hathal Al Utaiby, director of Marketing and Business Development, Alandalus Property Co, said: “We are honoured and delighted to partner with IHG in order to launch Staybridge Suites in Saudi Arabia. The kingdom maintains the largest economy in the Middle East, and as a result, corporate travel within the country - particularly in Jeddah - is considerable. As the GCC’s economy continues to expand, Jeddah will continue to grow as a commercial hub for industries such as engineering, real estate, construction, and IT/telecommunications. This means an ever-increasing number of visitors who need long stay options in the city. Staybridge Suites Jeddah Alandalus Mall now offers business travellers a world-class extended-stay experience whenever they make Jeddah their home-away-from-home.”

The new hotel will comprise of 164 suites: a mix of studios, one- and two-bedroom suites, complete with spacious living areas, fully equipped kitchens, guest laundry rooms and high speed internet connections. Additionally, the Jeddah Alandalus Mall location will offer seven meeting rooms, a banquet hall, outdoor swimming pool, a spa, a gym, and a business centre.

Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer - IMEA, IHG said: “As part of IHG’s diverse family of brands, Staybridge Suites endeavours to provide guests with the best extended-stay experience possible. We believe our unique offering, coupled with an excellent location near the heart of Jeddah, will allow Staybridge Suites to serve the needs of Saudi Arabia’s families, religious and leisure tourists, and business travelers alike.” - TradeArabia News Service

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