Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya opens in Saudi Arabia
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Developed by Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercial Investment, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya is the third Hyatt-branded hotel to open in the KSA, joining Park Hyatt Jeddah Marina, Club and Spa and Hyatt Regency Makkah Jabal Omar.
“We are confident that the globally recognised Hyatt Regency brand will resonate with business and leisure travellers visiting Riyadh,” said Peter Fulton, group president – Europe, Africa and Middle East, Hyatt. “Along with Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercial Investment, we look forward to expanding Hyatt’s brand presence throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”
Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has been designed to connect today’s travellers to who and what matters most. With its prime location in Olaya, a growing financial district in Riyadh, the hotel is in close proximity to the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) and the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre, and is a less than 40-minute drive to King Khalid International Airport.
“We are honoured to work with Hyatt to open the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Riyadh,” said Abdul Aziz Al-Swailem, President & CEO, Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercial Investment. “As a company with extensive experience and depth of knowledge in design-build, we believe the opening of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has been designed to provide superior facilities and authentic service that cater to business travellers, leisure guests and groups of all sizes.”