Hotel operator InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center.

It will be the seventh operating IHG hotel in Riyadh and the 31st in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The 326-room hotel is located in the Al Ra’idah Digital City (RDC), a mixed-use district that is expected to accommodate over 20,000 employees and up to 10,000 residents.

RDC is welcoming multinationals, technology companies, government agencies, and many of the new ventures which are participating in the National Transformation Project 2020.

The Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center offers corporate and MICE facilities.

The hotel features more than 12000m2 of exhibition and conference space including a three-level circular conference centre, a ballroom, large pre-function areas and 12 daylight meeting rooms.

Waleed Al Eisa, chief operating officer, Al Raidah Investment Company, said: “We are delighted to work with IHG to bring the Crowne Plaza hotel to Al Ra’idah Digital City.

"The Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center reflects our commitment to bring a full range of amenities to our tenants and to business travellers who are looking for a high quality hospitality experience.”