Al Zamil, Swiss Int inks Saudi hotel deal
Al Zamil real estate group, an arm of the Zamil Group, has signed an agreement with hospitality chain Swiss International for a new hotel at Al Qassim Touristic City project in Saudi Arabia.
The signing ceremony took place at the Governor’s Palace in the presence of Prince Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud, the Governor of the Al Qassim region.
The Al Qassim touristic project, is spread over an area of 95,000 sqm, is said to be the biggest of its kind in the Al Qassim region. Al Qassim province is known for its rich heritage, nature and traditional crafts. Furthermore, its geographic location has made it a hub of diverse cultures and a variety of festivals.
The Swiss International Al Qassim touristic project will offer 135 rooms, three restaurants, a banquet hall with a capacity of 1,000 people, a tennis court, conference rooms, and children's entertainment centre.
With Swiss International carrying four hotels brands - Royal Swiss (luxury), Swiss International Hotels & Resorts (upscale), Swiss Spirit Hotels & Suites (mid-market) and Yes Inn (economy) - and its associated concepts under its umbrella, the company plans to reach its expansion objective of having 150 hotels globally by 2020.