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Carlson Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City and the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Jeddah Gate

Carlson Rezidor, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, further expands its portfolio in the Middle East: The group announces the mid-market Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City; UAE (147 rooms, opening in Q1 2017) and the upper upscale Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Jeddah Gate; Saudi Arabia (452 rooms, opening in Q1 2018).

"The Middle East is an important development market for Rezidor – we want to further grow our core brands Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson Blu in the region together with experienced partners", said Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO of Rezidor. "We are excited to cooperate
with Sheikh Aidroos Alesayi and Al Tawfeeq for Development and Investment LLC for yet another flagship property in Jeddah and in Dubai. Both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are focus regions for us. The Gulf area sees rapid infrastructure development which will
continue to accelerate the travel & tourism sector. In 2014, we signed more than 1,000 rooms in Saudi Arabia and over 500 rooms in the UAE. Dubai is one of the world's most attractive destinations, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a very promising emerging market'', added