Makarem Hotels, the Saudi hotel brand created by Dur Hospitality and specialized in providing spiritual hospitality services in KSA’s holy cities, won the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Award for Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel Group for 2018 during a ceremony held recently in Dubai.Makarem Hotels won the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Award for its world-class and authentic hospitality services. Hassan Ahdab, President of Hotel Operations at Dur Hospitality, expressed his pride in winning such a prestigious award in the hospitality industry, and considered it a testament to the excellence of Makarem Hotels’ services. He also stressed that this award plays a great role in enhancing Makarem Hotels’ reputation and establishing its distinctive position as one of the best hotel brands in Saudi Arabia.
Ahdab added: “We, at Makarem Hotels, are committed to serving the guests of the Holy cities, as well as, enriching the hospitality sector in the Kingdom. The investment opportunities are growing, as the demand for hotels is increasing, to keep pace with the expected increase in the number of Umrah pilgrims from 8 million to 30 million in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.”He also mentioned the need to proceed with the implementation of the expansion strategy of Makarem Hotels, which aimed at increasing the number of rooms to more than 5,000 rooms by 2023.The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Award 2018 is an extension of Makarem Hotels’ successes and achievements. In 2017, Makarem Hotels received three awards from the World Travel Awards, most notably the Leading Hotel Group in Saudi Arabia award and Saudi Arabia’s Leading Resort award for Makarem Annakheel Village. The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards 2018 is a prestigious international award in the field of tourism and hospitality. It aimed at honoring exceptional hotels and resorts in seven continents and over 60 countries around the world and highlighting resorts and hotels that offer visitors unique and unprecedented experiences. The award is an important criterion for the quality of services and the excellence of facilities in resorts and hotels. Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards adopts a rigorous classification process based on the guests’ opinions rather than the quantity of votes by a panel of judges or the general public.