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Radisson Blu opens resort in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia


Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, has opened its first resort in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia on December 4. Radisson Blu Resort, Al Khobar Half Moon Bay, with 137 rooms, suites and private chalets, is a stunning resort set on the western shoreline of Half Moon Bay.

Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said: “We are delighted to bring the Radisson Blu brand to Al Khobar, and increase our presence across the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom has been and continues to be a key strategic focus for the group – in line with the Saudi Vision 2030, which promotes economic diversification and tourism growth. We are proud to be making our own contribution to this sector growth, with 38 hotels in operation or under development across the Kingdom.”

The resort features upper-upscale, stylish accommodation, with many guest rooms and suites featuring balcony views of the pool, garden and sea. The individual chalets are situated across a beautiful garden, and feature two bedrooms, a living room and private parking. All rooms have high-speed internet and 24-hour room service.

The resort – the largest in Al Khobar – is just 50 kilometers from the south of the city, has access to beautiful sandy beaches, and provides the perfect combination of relaxation and unique recreational activities. The resort features health clubs for men and women, an outdoor swimming pool, bicycle rental services and a kids’ playing area. The hotel also provides easy access to the private beach, with many opportunities for jet ski, sailing, parasailing, diving and boat trips.

Radisson Blu Resort, Al Khobar Half Moon Bay is accessible through the main highways connecting Dhahran to Al Khobar and Dammam, while King Fahd International Airport Dammam (DMM) is 54 kilometers from the resort.

The resort’s main restaurant Larder provides an international buffet of Saudi delicacies and international cuisine for lunch and dinner, while the renowned Radisson Blu Super Breakfast is served daily. The hotel’s lounge provides the perfect space to relax with some snacks, fresh juices, tea and coffee.

The Radisson Blu Resort, Al Khobar Half Moon Bay also features an 80m2 meeting room with facilities that accommodate 40-50 people. It offers the ideal space for productive meetings, includes high-speed internet, wireless access, and a separate buffet area.

Wassim Tarabay, General Manager of Radisson Blu Resort, Al Khobar Half Moon Bay said:
“We are very proud to open this beautiful Radisson Blu resort in Al Khobar. I am confident that the unique combination of the resort’s location, its facilities and – of course – our renowned Yes I Can!SMservice will prove to be a compelling option for family holidays and travelers looking for a perfect weekend getaway.”

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About Radisson Blu® 
Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with 300 hotels in operation in 69 countries and territories. Radisson Blu’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Distinguished the world over as the brand with Hotels Designed to Say YES!SM, Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world.

Radisson Blu is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, Connect with Radisson Blu on social media: @RadissonBlu on Twitter and Instagram and

About The Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of 479 hotels with over 106,000 rooms in operation or under development in 79 countries.

Rezidor operates the core brands Radisson Blu® and Park Inn® by Radisson in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), along with the Club CarlsonSM loyalty program for frequent hotel guests. In early 2014 and together with Carlson, Rezidor launched the new brands Radisson RED (lifestyle select) and Quorvus Collection (luxury). In 2016, Rezidor acquired 49% of prizeotel. Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Program and was named one the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the US think-tank Ethisphere.

In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden. HNA Tourism Group Co., Ltd., a division of HNA Group Co., Ltd.—a Fortune Global 500 company with operations across aviation, tourism, hospitality, finance and online services among other sectors—became the majority shareholder in December 2016.

The Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 43,700 people in EMEA and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

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