The first Dusit property in Saudi Arabia
Bangkok – Dusit International, one of Asia‟s leading luxury hotel groups, marks another major milestone in its expansion plan with the announcement of its seventh property in the Middle East, and the first hotel in Saudi Arabia – Dusit Thani Jeddah. The contract signing ceremony recently took place at Dusit Thani Bangkok, with the United Company for Hotels & Tourism Regions.
Dusit Thani Jeddah is designed as an urban resort situated in Abhor close to the centre of Jeddah city. All 278 rooms will overlook Obhur Creek, flowing through the city to the Red Sea, a perfect vista to enjoy the delightful scenes of new and old Jeddah, with luxury yachts and traditional fishing vessels. With proximity to the King Abdulaziz International Airport, this location is considered as one of the most sought-after locations in Jeddah.
“The Middle East is a priority target market for Dusit International. Having our first property opening in Saudi Arabia, the largest country of the Arabian Peninsula, is a notable step forward. Jeddah is the most dynamic industrial and commercial city of the country. We are proud to bring our unique Thai hospitality and become one of the most successful hotels in this city,” said Mr. Sam-Erik Ruttmann, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Dusit International.
“The partnership with Dusit International, known for its distinctive Thai hospitality, allows us to bring a new dimension of service quality to Saudi Arabia. We look forward to the successful development of Dusit Thani Jeddah as well as future properties in this region,” said Sheikh Mohammed Bin Mutlaq Al-Qahtani, Owner and President, United Company for Hotels & Tourism Regions.
Picture shows: Contract signing ceremony between Dusit International, led by Mr. Chanin Donavanik (middle), Chief Executive Officer, and United Company for Hotels & Tourism Regions, led by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Mutlaq Al-Qahtani (2nd from right), Owner and President. Together with Mr. Sam-Erik Ruttmann (left), Regional Vice President – Middle East of Dusit International, Ms. Sinee Thienprasiddhi (2nd from left), Executive Director of Dusit International, and Mr. Sid Ahmed El Mosbah (right).