Royal Commission for AlUla announces Dar Tantora by The House Hotel

Royal Commission for AlUla announces Dar Tantora by The House Hotel

  • Dar Tantora by The House Hotel, a Kerten Hospitality model, will open with 30 visitor rooms
  • Hotel rooms and services are being developed inside historic mud-brick constructions and embellished with genuine supplies and designs from AlUla’s previous
  • The challenge delivers on the Journey By Time grasp plan in alignment with the Sustainability Constitution for AlUla

AlUla, Saudi Arabia: As a part of its Journey By Time grasp plan, the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) will additional increase the lodging providing in AlUla with Dar Tantora by The House Hotel, an immersive and genuine hospitality expertise in AlUla Outdated City. Dar Tantora may even home a pool and spa in addition to a restaurant and café.

RCU is growing the 30-room landmark property by restoring a number of historic mud-brick buildings utilizing modern engineering strategies and time-honoured methods. The improvement will showcase the Outdated City village as a vibrant cultural hub. The rooms will probably be adorned with conventional décor, furnishings and creative accents, incorporating storytelling parts that seize the realm’s intangible heritage. Native artisans acquired specialised coaching to take part within the restoration endeavours.

The challenge displays RCU’s complete efforts to revive AlUla Outdated City with tourism because the engine of improvement and job creation. RCU is pushed by an ongoing dedication to innovation and sustainability in its complete regeneration efforts, together with the Sustainability Constitution that governs every challenge’s financial, social and environmental impacts. For delivering on this imaginative and prescient, AlUla Outdated City was recognised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation as a “Best Tourism Village” in 2022

. John Northen, Vice President- Head of Accommodations and Resorts, Royal Commission for AlUla, mentioned, “Dar Tantora by The House Hotel will allow guests to live the rich heritage of the AlUla Old Town historical village. Steeped in the past yet embracing progress, this hotel encapsulates RCU’s vision for a diverse range of accommodations as we continue to deliver on our plans for more than 5,000 keys by 2030.”

“We take immense pride in operating Dar Tantora by The House Hotel, a location that seamlessly weaves AlUla Old Town’s cultural legacy with the comfort of modern luxury. At Kerten Hospitality, our dedication to delivering exceptional guest experiences resonates with RCU’s objective of creating harmonious communities, and we eagerly look forward to playing a significant role in the region’s development.” Mentioned Marloes Knippenberg, CEO, Kerten Hospitality.


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Concerning the Royal Commission for AlUla

The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) was established by royal decree in July 2017 to protect and develop AlUla, a area of excellent pure and cultural significance in north-west Saudi Arabia. RCU’s long-term plan outlines a accountable, sustainable, and delicate strategy to city and financial improvement that preserves the realm’s pure and historic heritage whereas establishing AlUla as a fascinating location to reside, work, and go to. This encompasses a broad vary of initiatives throughout archaeology, tourism, tradition, schooling, and the humanities, reflecting a dedication to assembly the financial diversification, area people empowerment, and heritage preservation priorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Imaginative and prescient 2030 programme.