Wyndham Hotel Group has opened the Super 8
Riyadh, the first of the economy hotel brand’s properties to open
in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean (EMEAI)
Super 8 Riyadh is the first hotel to open as part of a
master development agreement with Saudi Automotive Services
Company (SASCO) for 20 Super 8 hotels in Saudi Arabia over a
period of five years.
The economy brand, with over 2,400
properties throughout the U.S., Canada, China, Brazil and now
Saudi Arabia, has more properties than any other economy hotel
chain in the world. Celebrating its fortieth anniversary this
year, the brand will now also be able to meet the needs of the
growing domestic tourism sector in the Middle East.
“We are thrilled to introduce the globally recognised Super 8
brand to Saudi Arabia, a unique economy concept in the market,”
said Rui Barros, senior vice president and managing director,
Europe, Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean for Wyndham Hotel
Group. “The Super 8 Riyadh will serve as a comfortable place to
rest for road travellers throughout the Kingdom, making it ideal
for the long highways and the growing number of car journeys in
The brand has several agreements in
place to expand its presence further throughout the EMEAI region.
In February, Wyndham Hotel Group broke ground on
Germany’s first Super 8 in Munich, part of an agreement with Tristar Hotel GmbH to open 10 Super 8 hotels in Germany. Last year
the company also signed a multi-year agreement to open 20 Super 8
hotels throughout Turkey with İlbak Turizm İşletmeleri Ve Yatirim
Situated minutes from King Khalid
International Airport and nearby Amira Noura University, Super 8
Riyadh offers 57 guest rooms and suites.
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