General Hotel Management Ltd, the inimitable creator of stylish hotels and resorts worldwide, recently announced the signing of The Chedi Wadi Safar in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Riyadh, Diriyah is recognised as a symbolic centre of inspiration for the generations of leaders that have led the Kingdom since the foundation of the First Saudi State in 1727. Sitting at the cultural heart of Diriyah lies the historic city of At-Turaif, built in 1766, At-Turaif is recognized as one of the world’s foremost mud-brick cities. Designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, it is today set to become one of the nation’s must-see historic destinations. Led by Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA), the project draws upon its rich in becoming one of the world’s most foremost mixed-use historic, cultural and lifestyle destinations. The Chedi Wadi Safar commands a strategic location in one of Saudi Arabia’s most important heritage and cultural destinations. “The Chedi Wadi Safar’s serene and tranquil environment will pay a fitting tribute to the majestic Wadi Safar by delivering its renowned authentic and unrivalled approach to hospitality”, said Jerry Inzerillo, DGDA’s Group Chief Executive Officer.
February 15, 2023
HOTEL INTEL: The Chedi sets its sights on Saudi
by Sonia Sultan
GHM Hotels brings The Chedi brand to the Kingdom for the first time, with a new home in Diriyah