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AKMC Introduces Al Khozama Hotel Brand in Madinah Al Munawara

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 14th July 2011:  Al Khozama Management Company (AKMC), a leading luxury commercial property development, investment and management company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed an agreement to open the Al Khozama Hotel in Madinah, the company’s second luxury hotel in Al Madinah Al Munawara.  The agreement was signed by Mr Musaed Al Said, Chief Executive Officer, AKMC and HE Sheikh Ali Abo Bakr Al Attas, Chairman of Trading Real Estate Company Ltd. and owner of Al Khozama Hotel, Madinah.


A stylish boutique hotel located in the western periphery of the Mosque of Prophet Muhammad PBUH, Al Khozama Hotel, Madina offers many of AKMC’s signature luxury hospitality services, including its personalised 24-hour butler service available in all of its other premier properties in the Kingdom.  All 140 guest rooms in Al Khozama Hotel, Madinah, including its 20 Executive Suites, will enjoy this world-renowned service. 


Mr Musaed Al Said, Chief Executive Officer of AKMC said:  “AKMC’s business strategy is two-fold:  to expand our hospitality portfolio in key growth areas in the Kingdom, and to further develop the well-regarded Al Khozama and Al Faisaliah brands.  This latest management contract to operate Al Khozama Hotel, Madina meets both objectives, and we look forward to introducing an unrivalled hospitality service to our valued guests in Madina.”


 “One of our objectives at AKMC is to ensure the highest standards of hospitality are available throughout the Kingdom.  This commitment is being recognised globally, with AKMC garnering more than 22 national and international awards for excellence in hospitality in the past two years alone.  The expansion of our portfolio with properties such as Al Khozama Hotel, Madina offers us additional opportunities to highlight this service excellence.”


Designed with a spectacular fusion of classic and contemporary, the Al Khozama Hotel, Madinah is furnished with the highest quality fabrics and fittings and the latest in hi-tech luxuries, to ensure the ultimate in guest comfort.  A choice of two restaurants and a welcoming coffee corner in the lobby, and a well-equipped wellness center add to the excellent amenities offered at the hotel, which enjoys inspiring views of Madina and convenient access to Al-Rawda Al-Sharifa and the “Green Dome” mosque.


Commenting on the agreement signed with AKMC in the presence of his sons and grandsons, and AKMC Hotels Division Team, HE Sheikh Ali Abo Bakr Al Attas, commented:  “We are privileged to collaborate with AKMC on our first hotel in Madina.  Our commitment to service and quality brings a new dimension to the Al Madinah experience, and the renowned reputation of the Al Khozama brand ensures visitors from around the globe an unmatched world-class hospitality.”


AKMC’s extensive portfolio of luxury hospitality, retail and commercial properties in the Kingdom includes the award winning five-star AKMC-Al Shohada Hotel in Makkah, the Al Khozama Hotel in Riyadh and the world renowned Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh. 

  
The Al Khozama Hotel, Madina is scheduled to open in October 2011.


Earlier this year, the Al Khozama Management Company confirmed a management contract for the five-star Al Faisaliah Hotel, Madinah which is scheduled to open during the second quarter of 2012. 

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