- Makkah City is the 23rd most visited city in the world
Saudi Arabia’s Geographic location, its economic significance, and the host to two of the holiest Islamic sites in the world boosts the Kingdom’s positioning as the business hub of the region and the world.
These pillars highly support the Kingdom’s Hospitality sector as it is main role is to accommodate the anticipated increase in the number of visitors to the Kingdom whether they come for business, tourism or religious purposes.
Several plans are being developed to restore major historic and touristic sites across the kingdom to position Saudi Arabia on the World tourism map. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) works to enhance the role of tourism sector as major contributor in achieving the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020.
In light of all the above, Makarem is participating for the 2nd year in a row in the World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry and industry professionals that will be held in London during the period from 7-9 November 2016.
Makarem, the Saudi hotel brand of Dur Hospitality, participates in WTM to shed light on the Kingdom’s huge tourism potential, and to represent, as a Saudi Brand, the expertise of local operators.
Dr. Dennis Sorin, President of Hotel Operations at Dur Hospitality, “Makarem is participating in this international event to showcase its development strategy and expansion plan, thus enhancing the brand’s position as a Saudi brand specialized in providing its hospitality services for the holy cities as per the international hospitality standards.”
Sr. Sorin added, “Makarem hotels are widely spread across the Kingdom and our endeavor is to showcase our expertise in hotel operations which makes Makarem the partner of choice for hotel owners who are looking for a trusted partner that can operate their hotel property on their behalf.”
Dr. Sorin added, “Customers’ satisfaction is our mission at Makarem and Participating in such an event allows us to understand the increased needs and demands of international religious or business visitors thus achieving a higher return on investment for our stakeholders. Makarem’s innovative services has surpassed the traditional norm in an attempt to enrich the the customers’ experience throughout their stay”