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Through a transparent and categorical voting system with stringent requirements, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah became a 2023 LUXE Global winners. Luxe Global creates a fair space for all to receive global recognition for stellar service and expert management.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is the perfect place for your stay in the heart of the holy city. It offers visitors and pilgrims alike a unique hospitality experience, blending comfort and convenience in an elegant atmosphere. The hotel is just a one-minute walk from Al-Masjid Al-Haram. It is the perfect place for families looking for comfort and privacy with the highest levels of authentic hospitality in which the tranquility is combined with a wonderful spiritual atmosphere for a unique experience in the heart of the holy city of Makkah.
Through a transparent and categorical voting system with stringent requirements, The Oasis Restaurant became a 2023 LUXE Global winners. Luxe Global creates a fair space for all to receive global recognition for stellar service and expert management.
The Oasis is all-day dining restaurant offers a fusion of Arabic, Asian and Western cuisines and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner while reflecting the vibrancy and energy of the Holy City of Makkah.
Makkah, Saudi Arabia – July, 2023 – Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah. The coveted award celebrates businesses that have consistently received great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months, placing these winners among the 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor globally.
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“Congratulations to the 2023 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice winners,” said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor. “The travel resurgence we’ve seen throughout the past year has even further heightened the competition. Earning a Travelers’ Choice Award demonstrates that you have provided great experiences to those who matter most: your guests. With changing expectations, continued labor shortages, and rising costs, this is no easy feat, and I am continually impressed with the hospitality industry’s resilience and ability to adapt. Cheers to another successful year!”
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About Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is the perfect place for your stay in the heart of the holy city. It offers visitors and pilgrims alike a unique hospitality experience, blending comfort and convenience in an elegant atmosphere. The hotel is just a one-minute walk from Al-Masjid Al-Haram. Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah spans 19 floors, featuring 656 rooms and 25 luxurious suites in addition to the 18 villas and 2 penthouses. All rooms offer rich textures, designer décor, and fine contemporary furnishings as well as the latest services and facilities. Each guestroom has been thoughtfully designed for the fulfillment of religious duties. Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has various restaurants that offer guests and visitors the chance to enjoy refreshing drinks & delicious cuisine. The choice of Asian, International cuisine is varied at The Oasis Restaurant beside Al-Tekkeya and Tea Lounge. Guests looking for exclusivity and an array of additional amenities will enjoy the Hyatt Regency brand's ‘hotel within a hotel’ concept – the Regency Club™ All club rooms are secluded on the 15th to 19th floors of the hotel. The hotel boasts several excellent on-site facilities for relaxation and rejuvenation, including separate state-of-the-art facilities for men and women that include cardiovascular exercise machines and strength training equipment. Guests stay fit at one of the best gyms in town with a dynamic selection of workout programs that cater to fitness-conscious travelers.
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Mr. Fadi Akeel was recently appointed as the new General Manager at Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah, bringing with him more than 23 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career with Hyatt back in 1999 at Grand Hyatt Amman and has ever since moved from Jordan to Azerbaijan, Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, gaining extensive experience in hospitality while working in numerous key executive positions at different hotels.
Following the successful opening of the first Hyatt hotel in Kuwait (Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall), he was able to position the hotel as the leading 5 hotel in the area catering to the elite international corporate clientele and local community.
Mr. Fadi had the following to say about his new appointment: “I am thrilled to have been selected for this role and to manage one of the largest Hyatt Regency hotels in the area. I look forward to working with the incredible team of Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah and taking on what seems to be an exciting year ahead. The hotel is strategically positioned offering high customer service and is only a one-minute walk from Al-Masjid Al-Haram.”
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facilities.
As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR™ helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program verifies that Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.
“GBAC STAR accreditation empowers facility owners and managers to assure workers, customers and key stakeholders that they have proven systems in place to maintain clean and healthy environments,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “By taking this important step to pursue GBAC STAR, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has received third-party validation that it follows strict protocols for biorisk situations, thereby demonstrating its preparedness and commitment to operating safely.”
To achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah was required to demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures. Learn more about GBAC STAR accreditation at www.gbac.org.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is more than glad to announce that Mr. Mohmed Al Quatmi, the Director of Sales and Marketing, has won the Highly Commended SALES PERSON OF THE YEAR for the first-ever Hotelier Saudi Arabia Awards 2023. There were almost 1,000 nominations for the Awards, which were whittled down to shortlists of 10 in 20 categories.
Mohmed Al Quatmi has been working with Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah since pre-opening in 2015 which situated at the heart of the holy city of Makkah and offers visitors and pilgrims alike a unique hospitality experience in 656 spacious rooms including 25 suites in addition to 18 villas and 2 penthouses.
Al Quthmi is highly eligible for this award as he exceeds the criteria for this award and has shown exceptional skills in the sales department. His dedication and hard work make him worthy of the Highly Commended Sales Person of the Year Award. He achieved the budget for the year 2022 and take the revenue to the highest level. The hotel has achieved the highest revenues since its opening with Muhammed Al-Quthami.
Mohamed excels at management, especially when it comes to team building and recognizing his team’s accomplishments. He is extremely creative and goes above and beyond to make the recipients or attendees feel as special as possible.
Best Luxury All Suite Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Please accept our heartfelt congratulations on behalf of the Organizing Committee of Luxury Lifestyle Awards upon achieving such a great result and getting your efforts recognized and celebrated. We look forward to seeing some exciting promotions of your success in the coming months, and we also hope to see you among our participants next year too.
LUXE Global was established in 2021 to empower and recognize the most luxurious hotels, spas and restaurants from around the globe. Through one platform, which has been dubbed the most exclusive award in the world, LUXE Global strives to showcase the finer details of the hospitality industry. Through a transparent and categorical voting system with stringent requirements, LUXE Global creates a fair venue for all to receive global recognition for stellar service and expert management.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is situated at the heart of the holy city of Makkah. Just a one-minute walk from Al-Masjid Al-Haram, the hotel offers visitors and pilgrims alike a unique hospitality experience, blending comfort and convenience in an elegant atmosphere.
We are committed to caring for people so they can be their best. Receiving these awards demonstrates the hard work, commitment and diligence shown by the team to ensure a great experience for our guests.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has been selected to receive the 2022 Agoda Customer Review Award.
Every year, millions of Agoda customers travel to properties around the world and proudly share their experiences through informative reviews on the Agoda website. These reviews guide other travelers and help Agoda recognize and reward properties that excel in their service.
This excellence and exceptional service of Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah during these trying times is something to celebrate. It is a true testament to the dedication of the staff to provide an unforgettable experience and outstanding service to our guests.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah Hotel has been recognized as a 2022 Traveler’s Choice award winner, This achievement celebrates business that consistently deliver fantastic experience to traveler’s around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the last 12 months and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Trip advisor.
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The security level of Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has been increased with the Electronic Key Card, as only guests with a valid key card will have access to the elevators.
You can use the Electronic Key Card after the guest card is effectively sensed on the elevator card reader of the elevator control panel In 4 seconds then you need to select the corresponding floor button to reach the floor manually. If there is no card or illegal card, the elevator cannot directly use the elevator to get to the controlled floor (except the general level).
This can block many non-resident guests’ entry, reducing the possibility of unrelated people disturbing and harming guests. This system protects the in-house guests’ personal and property safety and protects the hotel facilities’ safety in certain aspects.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is featuring 656 guestrooms, including 25 suites and the Electronic Key Card reduces the entry of people unrelated to the guest room floor to a certain extent, reducing noise and bringing a quiet environment to the guest room area to stay safe and convenient.
Makkah – October 10, 2021 – Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award winner for the hotel's category. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah stood out by continuously delighting travelers and pilgrims .
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Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is the perfect place for your stay in the heart of the holy city. It offers visitors and pilgrims alike a unique hospitality experience, blending comfort and convenience in an elegant atmosphere. The hotel is just a one-minute walk from Al-Masjid Al-Haram. Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah spans 19 floors, featuring 656 rooms and 25 luxurious suites in addition to the 18 villas and 2 penthouses. All rooms offer rich textures, designer décor and fine contemporary furnishings as well as the latest services and facilities. Each guestroom has been thoughtfully designed for the fulfillment of religious duties. Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah has various restaurants that offer guests and visitors the chance to enjoy refreshing drinks & delicious cuisine. The choice of Asian, International cuisine is varied at The Oasis Restaurant beside Al-Tekkeya and Tea Lounge.
The opening marks the first Grand Hyatt branded hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
CHICAGO (January 17, 2021) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—the first Grand Hyatt hotel in the Kingdom. The 368-room luxury hotel including 54 residential units is situated in the commercial and retail heart of Al Khobar with a connecting bridge to Al Rashid Mall. Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences is the sixth Hyatt-branded hotel in Saudi Arabia, and the fifth hotel under the Grand Hyatt brand in the Middle East, making it an important milestone in Hyatt’s growth strategy in the region. Reflecting a bold and vibrant design, the hotel offers an ideal destination for both business and leisure guests to celebrate moments that matter, both big and small.
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world, Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences realizes the government’s Vision 2030, which strives to attract international travelers into the region. Located in the city’s business and leisure hub and alongside the seaside Corniche boulevard, the property brings grand gestures and elevated, luxury accommodations.
“We are thrilled to open the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Saudi Arabia and we look forward to welcoming guests seeking magnificent moments from this iconic destination,” said Nizar Weshah, general manager at Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences. “Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences celebrates these moments and exceeds guest expectations by delivering iconic cuisine, breathtaking design and unparalleled service.”
The hotel will open in phases, beginning today with 120 guestrooms and 20 residences. Highlights of this first phase include the opening of the all-day dining facilities, the lobby lounge, banquet halls, fitness center and Spa. The remaining guestrooms as well as the restaurants Rosalie and Sakana House are expected to open in a second phase in February 2021. The third and final phase will see the opening of the remaining residences, slated for March 2021.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences features 368 contemporary guest rooms, including 45 spacious suites and 54 residences, with ample daylight, bespoke premier interiors and mesmerizing views across the city. Guests can enjoy the comforts of home, including a flat-screen TV, complimentary high-speed internet access, a work desk, a Hyatt Grand Bed and elegant bathrooms. All suites include exclusive access to the Grand Club Lounge, which provides a refined and relaxing ambiance with personal services and culinary highlights throughout the day. Further, guests looking for more space are invited to do so in the 1,485 square feet (138 square meter) Diplomat Suite, featuring a separate living room, dining area and kitchenette.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences invites guests to discover impressive restaurants featuring a choice of captivating Arabian, European and Asian infused dining concepts. From authentically depicted settings, striking decor with eye-catching art pieces, to theatrical experiences delivered through open kitchen displays, Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences boasts a variety of different dining outlets.
- Asmahan, the hotel’s signature restaurant offering traditional Levantine cuisine with added flair and locally sourced ingredients, showcases the best regional flavors and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Rosalie, a luxuriously stylish French patisserie delighting diners with intricate selections of freshly baked bread, croissants and cakes, along with a glorious choice of sandwiches, coffees and teas, is available for dine-in and takeaway. Located next to the mall entrance, the venue is the perfect post-shopping-spree destination.
- Sakana House, an artisanal steak and seafood restaurant influenced by Pan Asian culinary tradition, features tantalizing flavors from across the region.
- Grandeur, surrounded by stately architecture and art pieces, is the lobby lounge and serves as a 24-hour hub for movers and shakers to enjoy a business meeting or casual gathering, offering a selection of light meals and beverages including freshly brewed rich Arabic coffee, teas and the taste of local dates.
The striking architecture and design of Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences sets the perfect scene for extraordinary meetings, events, conferences and weddings illuminated by natural daylight on 25,000 square feet (2,300 square meter) of event space. The Grand Ballroom, with more than 11,000 square feet (1,050 square meter) of space, is one of the largest and most remarkable in the city with a capacity for up to 1,400 guests. A team of talented event planners and catering services are available to assist with every bespoke occasion.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences features Nirvana Spa, a premier fitness and wellness destination for personalized facials, massage and body treatments, offering a luxurious and relaxed setting with six treatment rooms for women and four for men. Nirvana Spa is also a fully equipped fitness center complete with the latest weights and cardio equipment, as well as complimentary infused water, fruits and cold towels. The space offers an exhilarating dip in two separate lap pools featuring mood lights, relaxation beds and a snack bar. Additionally, guests can unwind in the whirlpool bath, sauna, steam room and Moroccan bath. A squash court is also available.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences will join an existing portfolio of five hotels in Saudi Arabia including Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club and Spa, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, and Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street.
Guided by its purpose of care, Hyatt’s multi-layered Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment further enhances its operational guidance and resources around colleague and guest safety and peace of mind. More information on Hyatt’s commitment can be found here: hyatt.com/care-and-cleanliness.
For more information about the property, please visit www.grandhyattalkhobar.com
World of Hyatt Gives Members 500 Reasons to Stay Somewhere New
To provide World of Hyatt members even more ways to be rewarded, World of Hyatt is offering members the opportunity to earn 500 Bonus Points for qualifying nights at Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences through April 30, 2021, as part of World of Hyatt’s new hotel member offer.
Additional participating hotels and their offer stay periods can be found at worldofhyatt.com/newhotelbonus. No registration is required and members can earn on top of other offers.
About Grand Hyatt
Around the world, Grand Hyatt hotels bring travel dreams to life by celebrating the iconic in small details and magnificent moments. Located at the crossroads of local culture and global business within major gateway cities and resort destinations, each Grand Hyatt hotel is uniquely designed to be a captivating destination within a destination. Grand Hyatt hotels deliver welcoming and elevated service, first-class accommodations and an abundance of options within a multicultural backdrop of dramatic architecture and bold and vibrant design. Grand Hyatt properties boast inventive restaurants, luxury spas, fitness centers, and business and meeting facilities. For additional information or to make a reservation, please visit grandhyatt.com. Follow @GrandHyatt on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #GrandHyatt.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company offering 20 premier brands. As of September 30, 2020, the Company's portfolio included more than 950 hotel, all-inclusive, and wellness resort properties in 67 countries across six continents. The Company's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to attract and retain top employees, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, and vacation ownership properties, including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®,Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Caption by Hyatt, Joie de Vivre®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, tommie™, UrCove, and Hyatt Vacation Club® brand names, and operates the World of Hyatt® loyalty program that provides distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah, located in the heart of the Holy city of Makkah is opening luxurious Villas that will reflect a combination of modern designs with the highest levels of service nearby Al-Masjid Al-Haram.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah will comprise 18 villas and 2 penthouses in addition to the 656 rooms and 25 luxurious suites. The villas and penthouse will consist of one to four luxurious and elegant bedrooms ranging in size from 80 to 410 square meters with a living and dining area characterized by its elegant design and decoration along with contemporary kitchen in addition to the latest services that meet all the guest's needs.
Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is one of the best hotels in the region due to the strategic and ideal location in the heart of the Holy city of Makkah, it's just one-minute walk to Al-Masjid Al-Haram. The guestrooms, villas and penthouse features rich textures, décor and fine contemporary furnishings as well as the latest services and facilities to ensure the stay is pleasant, comfortable and a memorable one. The hotel offers a variety of restaurants that allow guests and visitors to enjoy the delicious delicacies along with international food and beverage selection. The main restaurant is The Oasis as well as two other outlets serving light snacks; Tea Lounge and Al-Tekkaya which offers a 24 hour market grab and go concept.
The hotel has won many awards over the years, it’s one of the best family hotels for 2019 by TripAdvisor and the hotel won the World Luxury Hotel Award for 2018, in the "Luxury Family Hotel" category for the Middle East & North Africa. Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah is the perfect place for families looking for comfort and privacy with the highest levels of authentic hospitality in which the tranquility is combined with a wonderful spiritual atmosphere for a unique experience in the heart of the holy city of Makkah.