Citymax expands into Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
28 December 2018
Citymax Hotels has announced the Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah will open in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Sanjay Dube, chief executive officer at Landmark Hospitality Division and H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem Sultan Saqr Al Qasimi, chairman of ST Group signed a management agreement for Citymax Hotels to operate the 204-bedroom hotel at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM). The hotel has been developed as a joint venture between Landmark Group and ST Group.
“We are delighted to be partnered with H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem Sultan Saqr Al Qasimi to bring the Citymax brand to a third Emirate Ras Al Khaimah within the U.A.E. adding to our current hotel portfolio in Dubai and Sharjah,” said Dube.
H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem Sultan Saqr Al Qasimi said: “I feel the Citymax brand and bedroom design will be very successful in Ras Al Khaimah and the other facilities including food and beverage outlets, swimming pool and gym will give guests a fantastic experience.
“This hotel will showcase our refreshed contemporary and vibrant brand identity, aimed at meeting the design and functionality needs of the millennial traveller. We pride ourselves on delivering a unique combination of service and value for money – our new design is a step change and we’re thrilled to be launching this hotel,” said Aly Shariff, chief operating officer, Citymax Hotels.