Radisson Blu has announced the opening of its fifth hotel within the new upscale Al Jadah mixed-use development in Riyadh.

The opening of the 104-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba brings the portfolio of the group to more than 45 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments that are operational and under development in Saudi Arabia.

Featuring a combination of suites and private villas, the new property provides various dining options and flexible meeting room space covering more than 600m².

It is located only 20km away from King Khalid International Airport and offers 16 villas, five meeting rooms with new technology including two ballrooms both of which cover more than 293m² and can accommodate up to 200 guests.

The three-bedroom villas are equipped with a private pool, separate living area, dining area.

Additionally, Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba has outdoor pool and fitness centre for guests.

Radisson Hotel Group Middle East and Africa Area senior vice-president Tim Cordon said: “In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, we are excited to further grow our presence across the Kingdom, and work together to make Saudi Arabia a must-visit destination.

“Despite the challenges, due to the current circumstances, Radisson Hotel Group has started moving towards normality with a host of expansion and opening announcements over the past months.”

To ensure guest safety and peace of mind from check-in to check-out, Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Qurtuba is implementing the Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol programme.

This in-depth cleanliness and disinfection protocols programme has been developed in partnership with inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS.

In April this year, Radisson Hotel Group introduced its fourth brand to the United Arab Emirates with the opening of Radisson Hotel Dubai DAMAC Hills.