Advertisement SBEF KSA EDITION
Advertisement SBEF KSA EDITION

AL FAISALIAH HOTEL OFFICIALLY REBRANDS AS MANDARIN ORIENTAL AL FAISALIAH, RIYADH

 

The Saudi capital’s iconic hotel enters a new era with Mandarin Oriental

 
January 17, 2024 Property Management
 

AL FAISALIAH HOTEL OFFICIALLY REBRANDS  AS MANDARIN ORIENTAL AL FAISALIAH, RIYADH
 

From Left to Right: Michael Koth, Area Vice President, Operations at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Joanna Flint, Chief Commercial Officer of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Christoph Mares, Chief Operating Officer of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, His Royal Highness Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khaled Al Saud, Chairman of Al Khozama Investment Company, Khalid Saud Abu Haimed, CEO of Al Khozama Investment Company, Luc Delafosse, Vice President of Al Khozama Hospitality and Richard Johnson, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh.

To mark this significant milestone, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the presence of Al Khozama Company’s Chairman, His Royal Highness Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khaled Al Saud, and Chief Executive Officer, Khalid Saud Abu Haimed, as well as Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s senior leadership including Chief Operating Officer, Christoph Mares, Chief Commercial Officer, Joanna Flint, Area Vice President Operations, Michael Koth, and General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh, Richard Johnson. As part of the ceremony, the hotel’s signature fan designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Nourah Al Faisal was unveiled, a stunning creation that draws inspiration from Saudi Arabia’s rich history, dynamic present and compelling future.

Khalid Abu Haimed, Chief Executive Officer of Al Khozama Investment, said, "The Al Faisaliah district, a defining presence in Riyadh's skyline since 2000, forms an indelible part of the community's collective memory. With the arrival of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to the Kingdom, the iconic property is poised to add even more excitement to the capital and Al Faisaliah district, promising every visitor a uniquely elevated and enriched experience."

The hotel’s General Manager, Richard Johnson, stated, “We are honoured to continue Al Faisaliah Hotel’s legacy as an iconic hotel and lifestyle destination, whilst reaffirming Mandarin Oriental’s commitment to the region. Our mission is to bring the exceptional to life, putting our guests right in the heart of luxury, business, prime dining and exploration, complete with the impeccable service that Mandarin Oriental is known for.”

Seamlessly blending contemporary luxury with Arabian design elements, Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah now features refreshed interiors, advanced spa and wellness treatments, innovative dining outlets, and a whole new world of entertainment.

Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah is an architecturally recognisable part of the city’s skyline, within a world-class leisure and entertainment complex in the prestigious Olaya district, easily accessible from King Khalid International Airport and King Abdulaziz Historical Center. It represents the ultimate destination for socialising and celebrating life’s biggest milestones, with Prince Sultan’s Grand Hall as the centrepiece of the hotel’s event facilities. The magnificent space holds up to 4,000 guests, in addition to offering world-class catering services, a high-tech Business Centre and versatile meeting rooms for all occasions.

 

Al Faisaliah district  Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah  Riyadh  

MORE FROM BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ABB to acquire SEAM Group to expand electrification service offering
ABB to acquire SEAM Group to expand electrification service offering

Broadens ABB’s Electrification Service portfolio with industrial asset management and advisory services in the US, adding 3,000 additional customer sites

February 16, 2024
Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai selects Facilio’s IoT operations platform for a world-class campus experience
Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai selects Facilio’s IoT operations platform for a world-class campus experience

Facilio works with many leading education institutions across the world, helping them to manage facilities, by leveraging the power of IoT

February 14, 2024 IFM
Exploring the future of construction
Exploring the future of construction

ALEC’s CEO, Barry Lewis speaks to Fyna Ashwath on how the company is building on the growth it is witnessing in KSA.

February 14, 2024 IFM
ENGIE Solutions: Groundbreaking operating model redefining Facility Management
ENGIE Solutions: Groundbreaking operating model redefining Facility Management

In 2020, ENGIE Solutions was selected as the Facility Management Agent (FMA) for the International Maritime Industries (IMI) mega project in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia.

February 14, 2024
Unlocking Possibilities
Unlocking Possibilities

As Saudi Arabia continues its phenomenal growth, companies across diverse sectors are leveraging the opportunities and furthering expansion strategies into the Kingdom.

February 13, 2024
Taking a Technology-first Approach to Capital Projects
Taking a Technology-first Approach to Capital Projects

The right digital technology mix can enable change that drives efficiency, effectiveness, and, ultimately, business transformation.

February 13, 2024
Emaar’s profit increased by 70% and property sales increased by 15%
Emaar’s profit increased by 70% and property sales increased by 15%

Emaar's property sales backlog reached AED 71.8 billion(US$ 19.5 billion), to be recognised as revenue in the coming years

February 9, 2024 Real Estate
LAPITA paves the way for sustainable hospitality with green initiatives
LAPITA paves the way for sustainable hospitality with green initiatives

In line with its commitment to environmental responsibility, it unveiled a series of impactful sustainability initiatives.

February 6, 2024 Energy & Waste Management
'Construction companies in the Middle East are embracing digital transformation'
'Construction companies in the Middle East are embracing digital transformation'

Turner & Townsend's latest report reveals that digital technologies are set to revolutionise the construction landscape in the region

February 5, 2024 PropTech
 
Subscribe to our newsletter