Saudi Arabia has agreed with Europe’s biggest hotel group Accor for the group to expand and operate a resort at the $20 billion al-Ula tourism project in the kingdom’s northwestern region, the Royal Commission for the project said on Sunday.
Visitors walk outside the tombs at the Madain Saleh antiquities site, al-Ula, Saudi Arabia February 10, 2019. (Reuters)
RCU has partnered with @Accor to operate the expanded Ashar Resort under the @Banyan_Tree brand. Increasing resort units to 82 villas is part of RCU’s sustainable strategy to develop #AlUla as a global tourism destination and place of heritage for the world. #SaudiVision2030 pic.twitter.com/ZeOaGnzwbR— الهيئة الملكية لمحافظة العلا (@RCU_SA) August 9, 2020