UAE-based Emaar Hospitality Group’s hotel brand, Address Hotels and Resorts, signs a deal with Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC) to operate a new hospitality project in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Invest-Gate reports.

Address Hotels and Resorts will manage Jabal Omar Address Makkah to meet the growing need for luxury accommodation. The hotel will have 1,490 rooms and suites including units available for freehold sale.

Scheduled for opening in 2019 near the Grand Mosque, the project is two identical towers that will be linked by an interconnecting bridge.