Upcoming Hajj season expected to drive strong demand, hospitality group says
RELATED ARTICLES: Prophet’s Mosque expansion plan under way | Saudi offers projects worth $1 trillion to American investors | 214 new hotels to be built in Saudi Arabia The Elaf Bakkah Hotel in Makkah Al Mokarrama, expects to achieve a healthy occupancy rate during the upcoming Hajj season, based on the number of advanced reservations it has received, it has announced. The hotel, which had its soft opening at the end of September, said that it expects to achieve a healthy occupancy rate during the Hajj season based on its numerous advance reservations. Strategically situated in the Mahbas Al-Jin area; only 1,800 meters away from the Masjid Al Haram, the Elaf Bakkah is equipped with 24 elevators for guests, 4 entrances and 213 parking slots and a heli-pad. “Given the steady level of demand for high quality hotel rooms in Makkah in the months ahead, especially during Hajj, we are adding hundreds of new rooms to the market through our Elaf Bakkah Hotel,” said Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, CEO of Elaf Group of Companies. The hotel is 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.