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see MeccaMecca
or Makkah
, city (1993 pop. 966,381), capital of the Hejaz, W Saudi Arabia. The birthplace c.A.D. 570 of Muhammad the Prophet, it is the holiest city of Islam, and the goal of the annual Muslim hajj. It is c.
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, Saudi Arabia.
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Comprising 5,154 rooms across five towers, Holiday Inn Makkah Abraaj Al Tayseer will take the site of the current Abraaj Al Tayseer pilgrim accommodation and open in phases.
The official spokesman of the civil defense of Makkah Captain Naif Al-Shareef said the civil defense fire extinguishing squads immediately controlled the situation and put the fire off.
The Makkah Metro project will be built in three phases and has been budgeted at $16.
On Friday, they are expected at Mount Arafat, on the outskirts of Makkah, in what is described as the climax of the Haj.
Ahmed joins us at a pivotal time as our Makkah portfolio serves as a landmark destination for religious travel, states Nasser.
Prior to his appointment, Hozaien was general manager of the Pullman Zamzam Makkah, where he was responsible for the rebranding of the 1315-key hotel.
Over three million pilgrims participated in the Hajj in 2012, up eight per cent on the previous year, and more than half of all inbound tourists to Saudi Arabia travel to the religious cities of Makkah and Madinah throughout the year.
said "I am delighted to welcome Adel Erfan to Makkah for this high profile management position.
Made in Makkah demonstrates how being born and raised in the spiritual magnet that surrounds Islam's most holy city has shaped the artists' cultural mentality and faith.
3]tel Makkah marks the group's first venture in the Middle East.
He said the giant Makkah development project would change the face of the holy city by setting up an integrated transport system including trams and ring roads and developing underdeveloped residential districts in various parts of the city.
Oracle recently announced that Makkah Municipality has completed and is ready to launch the first set of e-services based on an Oracle integrated e-Platform solution.