Hilton (NYSE: HLT) will welcome its first guests in Niger in 2019 after signing a management agreement with Niamey Hotel & Suites Niger Ltd for a 142 guestroom property in its capital city of Niamey.
The hotel's location in the North Business District of Riyadh offers first class accessibility to King Khalid International Airport and is at the intersection of major highways, Olaya Street and King Fahd Road. Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Al Sahafa is located close to Riyadh's new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), which is also scheduled to open later this year to become one of the region's major financial hubs.
STR pipeline data shows the Middle East region reported 83,980 rooms in 272 hotels in construction in April 2017. Africa reported 31,004 rooms in 172 hotels under construction for the month.
The Middle East reported 93,984 rooms in 302 hotels in construction during May, while Africa reported 30,839 rooms in 171 hotels in construction for the month.