Hotel Openings

7713 05 Oct 2021

Opening of the Second Grand Millennium Hotel in KSA in Gizan Region

Grand Millennium Gizan is the new tourism destination in the kingdom with 276 keys

Dubai, UAE, 5 October 2021 - Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA announced the opening of its second property in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Grand Millennium Gizan. The hotel was inaugurated by His Royal highness Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Governor of Gizan Region, in the attendance of His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sheikh, Minister of Education and Chairman of Higher Education Fund, and His Excellency Dr. Marie bin Hussein Al-Qahtani, president of Gizan University and the Secretary-General in charge of the Higher Education Fund Turki Al-Zamie and the Deputy Emirate of Jazan Region, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sager and a number of officials.

Hamid Sidine, Chief Operating Officer of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa, said: "We are thrilled to open this new hotel in Gizan in line with Saudi vision 2030. We at Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA are always keen on our expansion plans in the region and we trust that we are filling a market gap with Grand Millennium Gizan."

Jalal Nasser, General Manager of Grand Millennium Gizan, said, "We look forward to welcome our esteemed guests in our new hotel right in the heart of this new fascinating area. And with the offerings we have, we are confident that we will be the hotel of choice for family and business travellers alike."

The new hotel is conveniently located on the beach within the Gizan University Complex. Those traveling between the hotel and King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Airport can enjoy a 20-minute drive along a straight road. The hotel is also only 10 minutes away from the shopping centres in the city.

Grand Millennium Gizan will be the biggest hotel in the vicinity as it offers 276 spacious and elegant rooms suites, in addition to top-notch services.

The hotel will also attract business travellers and events as it boasts a luxurious executive lounge, and 6 meeting rooms with a total meeting space of 400 sqm equipped with state-of-the-art modern technology with a total capacity of up to 300 guests, add to that a grand ballroom for weddings and events with total space of 1140 sqm with capacity fits up to 600 guests, and you'll have the perfect place to be.

The hotel will also feature a sumptuous restaurant line-up that caters for various tastes such as Turquoise Restaurant a wonderful view of the sea, Al Manzar Cafe for a coffee with a view, and Alsafina Restaurant to sail in the culinary journey of the seas.

The health offerings of the hotel include the Fitness Wellness SPAand Club that allows guests to indulge in the health and fitness activities of their choice. Guests can indulge in spa experiences to rejuvenate their body and soul from an assortment of spa treatments including sauna, steam and Jacuzzi, outdoor and indoor pools.

About Millennium and Copthorne Hotels

Millennium and Copthorne Hotels (MC) is a London-based global hotel company, which owns, manages and operates over 145 hotels across some 80 locations worldwide. Its properties are in key gateway cities such as London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Dubai, Doha, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore and Hong Kong. MC is the hotel arm of Singapore-listed global real estate company City Developments Limited (CDL). MCs global brand Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) has four distinct hotel collections Lengs Collection, M Collection, Millennium Collection and Copthorne Collection throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand and the United States. Occupying the best locations around the world, MHR has the perfect address for business and leisure travellers. Listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996, MC was delisted on 11 October 2019 following a successful privatisation exercise launched by CDL.

Millennium Hotels Resorts Middle East Africa currently operates 50 hotels with 17,000+ keys in addition to 18 hotels in the pipeline across the region. From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels Resorts, Middle East Africa has expanded into various neighbouring destinations and is now recognised as one of the fastest-growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East Africa. Along the way, the company has cultivated partnerships with reputable and respected owners.

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