June 8, 2013:-Elaf Group of Companies for Travel, Tourism and Hotels, has highlighted the progress of the Elaf Bakkah Hotel which is on track to open before Ramadan this year. Elaf Bakkah Hotel will further strengthen the Saudi hospitality industry which is witnessing steady growth in the number of tourists and visitors, especially to the Kingdom's monuments and attractions.
The Elaf Bakkah Hotel is strategically situated in the Mahbas Al-Jin Area; only 1,800 meters away from the Holy Mosque in Makkah. The hotel offers a unique ambiance of luxury and grandeur along with the finest services and amenities under the supervision of a team of highly-experienced staff. Hotel guests can enjoy their stay in any of the 810 rooms and 32 suites, all featuring state-of-the-art equipment and modern amenities. Further, guests can also engage in a fulfilling shopping experience at the 15 stores that will open at the hotel, in addition to two restaurants offering exquisite Arabic and international cuisine. The hotel is equipped with 24 elevators for guests, 4 entrances and 213 parking slots, in addition to a helipad, as part of Elaf Group's efforts to ensure the highest levels of guest satisfaction.
Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group of Companies, said: “The Elaf Bakkah Hotel represents a key element of Elaf Group's strategy to increase its number of hotel rooms to 5,000, in order to accommodate the increasing flow of tourists to Saudi Arabia. Elaf Group remains committed to offering the best hospitality services according to international best practices, to support the efforts of the Saudi General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities and achieve the goals of sustainable tourism development, while also boost Saudi Arabia's status on the world tourism map.” “Elaf continues to play a prominent role in supporting the tourism development process in Saudi Arabia by further strengthening the hospitality industry with the addition of new hotels that would serve a large segment of tourists, travelers and guests, including Elaf Bakkah, in Makkah and Elaf Galleria in Jeddah. The Elaf Bakkah Hotel which is on schedule to open in the coming few months, will also play a huge role in supporting and strengthening the Saudization process in the tourism sector by attracting the best national candidates seeking to build a successful career in the hospitality and tourism industries,” concluded Bin Mahfouz.