Makarem Hotels, the Saudi brand hotels owned by Dur Hospitality and specialized in leading spiritual services for visitors of Makkah and Madinah, has attended and sponsored Umrah+ Connect on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in London, alongside several businesses and large hotel groups connected to the Umrah services sector in addition to the Saudi Tourism Authority.
Dur's President of Hotel Operations Mr. Hassan Al Ahdab, during his presentation at the event, highlighted the role of Makarem Hotels in the development of religious tourism, which is one of the major drivers of the tourism sector and a main pillar of Saudi Vision 2030. He indicated that Makarem, through its chain of eight hotels, has increased its portfolio to over 2000 rooms with a major focus on serving pilgrims and providing high-end local hospitality services in Makkah and Madinah. Mr. Ahdab proceeded to highlight the hotel’s innovative and sustainable approach and the ideal hotel locations, referring in this context to the five-star Makarem Ajyad Makkah Hotel that has recently undergone a major renovation, keeping pace with the highest international hospitality standards. Ahdab emphasized both Makarem’s commitment to improving its position at the forefront of hotels specialized in serving Umrah and Hajj pilgrims and its essential contribution to the anticipated recovery of the hospitality sector. He also expressed his optimism for the coming period, highlighting the readiness of Makarem Hotel to receive the largest number of pilgrims and to provide a distinguished accommodation experience of global scale and local spirit.
The Umrah+ Connect 2021 Event is the first of its kind in the world dedicated to companies working in the travel and tourism sector and specialized in providing Umrah services in the United Kingdom and Europe with the aim of revitalizing and connecting this industry to a more innovative future. The timing of the grand Umrah Connect 2021 gala event that coincides with the World Travel Market has enabled local and international guests to explore the various Umrah services offered by Saudi Arabia. It has also constituted an occasion to showcase the products and services of the businesses and companies participating in the event sponsorship and to learn more about the Saudi natural and cultural heritage and the facilities provided to visit the Kingdom and the holy cities.
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These establishments include Makarem Ajyad Makkah, plus a number of other hotels across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.