Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, one of the fastest-growing regional hotel management corporations in the Middle East & Africa in accordance to October 2019 report issued by STR, previously acknowledged as Smith Travel Research, is glad to announce the taking over Al Dana Diamond Makkah and rebranding it as M Hotel Al Dana Makkah. Aligning with the strong enlargement layout Millennium Hotel & Resorts MEA, this property will add 611 keys to its inventory of 3,240keys in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Situated in Al Shisha – Aziziah district, at the heart of Makkah, 3.3 km from Al Haram, 2.6 km from Um Alqura, 3.2 km from Safwah tower and 75 km from King Abdul Alaziz international airport-Jeddah, M Hotel Al Dana Makkah caters to both entertainment and business travellers. The hotel consists of 611 rooms stylishly designed and outfitted with the ultra-modern amenities.
Last year alone Saudi’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah issued 7.6 million visas in the 2018-19 season and they target to go up by 30%, i.e. goal to issue 10 million visas this year. With a fantastic footfall previous year at the hotels of Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA in Makkah, the hotels are very optimistic about the new Hajj and Umrah season this year.
Commenting on this cherished accomplishment, Kevork Deldelian, Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa, stated, “We are entirely dedicated to our strategic enlargement plan in Saudi Arabia to prolong our reach throughout the whole Kingdom. In the first phase, the plan consists of the opening of 6 new hotels in Makkah, Madina, Tabouk, Jizan and Baha in addition to the currently opened Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem hotels.”
Closing 2019 with the opening of 11 new properties beneath various brands of the company, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA has a strong approach to function more than 15,000 new keys in the Middle East within the consecutive three years. Focusing on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a foundation stone for its strategy. Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, goals to operate 25 hotels in the kingdom by 2025. The company has also deployed an exceptional talent acquisition and development plan to promote Saudisation and to increase its ongoing TooMooH programme, which targets to train and prepare Saudi nationals to emerge as the leaders of future in the hospitality industry. The enlargement will initially create over 6000 new jobs in the KSA’s hospitality industry throughout a number of functions.