The 273-key property will be the country’s first airport hotel
Hilton will continue its Saudi expansion with the signing of Hilton Dammam Airport, its first airport hotel in the country.
The 273-key Hilton Dammam Airport will feature direct skywalk access to the terminal building at King Fahd International Airport.
King Fahd International Airport serves as a hub for Saudia Airlines, Aramco Aviation, and Flynas, with flights to more than 70 international destinations by over 50 airlines.
Commenting on the announcement, Dammam Airports Company CEO Mohammed Al Hassani said: "We are delighted to work with our partners Al Musbah Group and Hilton to develop this new Hilton hotel at the busy King Fahd International Airport in Dammam. We are confident the Al Musbah Group and Hilton partnership will be a great long-term success."
Hilton Dammam Airport will feature an all-day restaurant, an outdoor pool with adjacent café and separate fitness centres for men and women.
Hilton’s Carlos Khneisser, vice-president of development for the Middle East and Africa, added: “Saudi Arabia’s rapid evolution continues to provide exciting growth opportunities for Hilton, and we’re working with our owners to introduce more award-winning hospitality brands in locations throughout the country. This signing is another example of Hilton’s commitment to supporting the tourism industry in Saudi Arabia and to enabling growth in key destinations as well as up-and-coming, large-scale developments and secondary cities.”
Hilton currently operates 16 hotels in the Kingdom and has plans to open more than 50 new hotels across 10 of its brands, making Saudi Arabia the company’s largest pipeline market in the EMEA region.
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