IHG Hotels and Resorts has signed a management agreement with Saudi Investment Group and Marketing Co (SIGMAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ghazzawi Group, to open its second Hotel Indigo in Jeddah.
Scheduled to open in Q1 2028, Hotel Indigo Jeddah will comprise of 267 hotel rooms and 173 serviced apartments.
The hotel will be developed as part of the SIGMAC mixed use development on Prince Sultan Road. The development includes the hotel, residences, offices, as well as retail and entertainment facilities.
In addition to rooms designed to reflect the local culture, the hotel will also feature a neighbourhood café, lobby lounge, meeting rooms, a health club and swimming pool.
“We’re pleased to partner with IHG to bring a new Hotel Indigo to Jeddah with our iconic mixed-use development in the city. We look forward to benefiting from both IHG’s global experience and expertise in the industry, but even more importantly, their knowledge of our market through their long standing presence in Saudi Arabia. When we open our doors in Q1 2028, we plan to offer our guests the unique experience of a Hotel Indigo, in a way that honours the hospitality so ingrained within the Saudi culture,” said Jason Addison, CEO of SIGMAC.
Established in 2004, Hotel Indigo is currently present in over 20 countries with more than 120 hotels. There are also over 100 hotels in the pipeline across India, Middle East and Africa. IHG opened Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, its first Hotel Indigo in the region, last year. Hotel Indigo’s pipeline includes properties in Doha and Oman.
IHG currently operates 37 hotels across five brands in Saudi Arabia, including: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, and voco, with 20 hotels in the development pipeline set to open within the next three to five years.
“With the signing of our second management agreement for Hotel Indigo in Jeddah, we look forward to being able to welcome more guests to visit this exciting and dynamic city in the coming years. We are greatly encouraged by the Saudi leaderships’ investment into the reinvigoration of Jeddah, under the Saudi Tourism Development Strategy. Joining our Hotel Indigo properties in Riyadh, and Hotel Indigo Durrat Al Arus here in Jeddah, this new agreement aligns closely with our ambition to deliver a truly unique urban lifestyle proposition to new guest segments in Saudi Arabia,” said Haitham Mattar, managing director of IHG for India, Middle East and Africa.