IHG Hotels & Resorts Partners with Refad for Hotel Indigo & Residences Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia By 2027 – Travel And Tour World

IHG Hotels & Resorts, a prominent global hospitality company, has entered into a management agreement with Refad Real Estate Investment & Development, a subsidiary of Abdulhadi AlQahtani Sons Group, to introduce Hotel Indigo & Residences Al Khobar to Saudi Arabia by September 2027.

In alignment with its dedication to fostering partnerships, TDF has facilitated this recent agreement, aiming to bolster the sustainability of the Kingdom’s hospitality and tourism sectors.

Part of the Refad project, slated to become Eastern Province’s premier mixed-use lifestyle hub, Hotel Indigo & Residences Al Khobar will encompass over 200 hotel rooms and serviced apartments in the lively corniche district of Al Khobar.

As a hallmark of IHG’s lifestyle brands, Hotel Indigo properties serve as gateways to captivating destinations worldwide. Each Hotel Indigo property is unique, drawing inspiration from its surroundings to shape every aspect of the guest experience, from its boutique design ethos to locally influenced dining options.

Haitham Mattar, Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) at IHG Hotels & Resorts, commented: “Al Khobar boasts a vibrant tapestry of economic vitality, cultural richness and scenic beauty, and offers a serene retreat for leisure seekers. With the upcoming Refad mixed-use development that will shape Al Khobar’s leisure, entertainment and hospitality offering, we are confident that Hotel Indigo & Residences Al Khobar will meet the varied preferences of guests.

He added: “This strategic addition not only fuels our growth in KSA but also reaffirms our commitment to providing exceptional hospitality experiences in key markets. With the Kingdom having increased its 2030 visitor target from 100 to 150 million, there is a need to bring in lifestyle hotels offering compelling guest experiences that will only further strengthen its robust hospitality sector in line with the goals of Vision 2030.”

Mr. Abdulhadi AbdulAziz Alqahtani, MD, Refad Real Estate Investment & Development Company, added: “It is an honor to partner with one of the world’s leading hotel companies to bring Hotel Indigo & Residences to Al Khobar. Hotel Indigo’s ethos to creating a boutique neighborhood-inspired hotel aligns with our company’s vision which is aligned with Saudi 2030 vision of bringing unique hospitality experiences to travelers. We look forward to opening a hotel that is dedicated to embracing the unique essence of Al Khobar in 2027.”

Hotel Indigo & Residence offers guests two distinct dining venues: the Neighborhood Café and Lobby Lounge, complemented by an Executive Lounge, promising a rich culinary journey. Catering to the needs of business travelers, the hotel boasts cutting-edge meeting facilities spread across 290 square meters, comprising five meeting rooms and a grand ballroom. Moreover, guests can indulge in various recreational activities, including swimming, fitness at the gym, and relaxation at the spa, ensuring a truly refreshing stay.

With a global presence of 278 operational or upcoming hotels, each Hotel Indigo establishment celebrates local culture, cuisine, and design trends, fostering a welcoming and lively ambiance.

In Saudi Arabia, IHG manages 43 hotels spanning six esteemed brands: Six Senses, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, voco, and Staybridge Suites. Furthermore, the company anticipates the opening of 32 new hotels within the next 2-5 years, underscoring its commitment to growth and hospitality excellence in the region.

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