M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, participated at the “Makkah: Between Heritage and Originality" festival held at Umm Al Qura university. The event held in partnership with various organizations and entities of the public and private sector, aimed at showcasing the UQU historical area and enhancing the standing of Makkah Al-Mukarramah linking its genuine heritage to the modernity of the present.
The festival inaugurated by Prof. Abdul-Majeed Al-Ghamdi, Umm Al-Qura University Vice President for Campuses opened its doors on March 12th and included a number of accompanying events revolving around the preservation of the heritage and fostering originality as well as choral and plastic arts, stressing the importance of assigning care to artisans and innovators in these fields.
As an official sponsor to the event, the team from the property led by Mr. Mohamed Abdel Fattah, General Manager, Mr. Mohamed Saeed, Operation Manager and Mr. Hussam Fathi, F&B Manager at M Hotel Makkah by Millennium were present during the opening and the following days interacting with the visitors and highlighting the exceptional quality of service and facilities offered to the guests at their premises. The hotel also boasts of banquet halls, wedding halls and state-of-the-art meeting rooms ideal to host all kinds of events and conferences.
Mohamed Abdel Fattah, General Manager at M Hotel Makkah, said, “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is known for its cultural and geographical setting. Identities connected to the traditional ways of life such as of craftspeople and artisans are still in force even as economic changes have transformed. Our property takes huge pride in our national cultural heritage and participating in the Makkah Festival was a step towards embodying the traditional culture and embracing the new and the modern by linking the gap. The event also helped us in increasing our brand-awareness to a larger, more qualified audience.”
The property even organized a raffle draw and the winning ticket numbers were handed vouchers to free night stays at the hotel.