Hilton, Al Musbah Group and Dammam Airports Company, in a milestone partnership, is set to develop Saudi Arabia’s first internationally-branded airport hotel in Dammam’s King Fahd International Airport.
It will provide premium and contemporary accommodation with direct skywalk access to the terminal building at the airport. The hotel will feature an all-day restaurant complete with an outdoor terrace, a café, and an outdoor pool with adjacent café and fitness centers. There will be state-of-the-art meeting facilities, including several meeting rooms and an executive lounge, for business travelers.
Carlos Khneisser, Hilton Vice President Development, Middle East & Africa, described the deal as another example of Hilton’s commitment to supporting the tourism industry in Saudi Arabia and to enabling growth in key destinations as well as up-and-coming, large-scale developments and secondary cities.
“Saudi Arabia’s rapid evolution continues to provide exciting growth opportunities for Hilton, and we’re working with our owners to introduce more award-winning hospitality brands in locations throughout the country. Hilton has pioneered the airport hotel concept and we are thrilled to announce that this will be Hilton’s first airport hotel in the country.”
Mohammed Al Hassani, Dammam Airports Company CEO, said they are delighted to work with their partners Al Musbah Group and Hilton to develop this new Hilton hotel at the busy King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.
Mohammed Almusbahi, Al Musbah Group Director, expressed delight to partner with Hilton to open the ambitious Hilton Dammam Airport. “The modern, upscale property will serve passengers and crew passing through the busy King Fahd International Airport, as well as business and leisure travelers visiting the surrounding areas. The opening of the hotel also broadens our partnership of over 25 years at King Fahd International Airport, where we have lead concessions for travel retail, parking operations and technology, and food and beverage.”