The wedding halls industry in Saudi Arabia has witnessed significant growth over the past 5 years. As of 2016, there are over 200 hotel ballrooms and over 500 private wedding halls in Saudi Arabia, according to a recent report titled “Saudi Arabia Celebration and Wedding Hall Market Outlook to 2021 - Rising Number of Marriages and Enhancing Corporate Events to Foster Growth” which has just been published by Ken Research.
The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the wedding hall market in Saudi Arabia. It covers aspects such as market size of wedding halls and market segmentation, the competitive landscape, and case studies of major hotel’s ballroom and private wedding venues in Riyadh.
The report indicated that the Saudi capital Riyadh is the largest market for weddings in Saudi Arabia and has accounted for the highest share of market revenues, followed by Jeddah. Riyadh comprises of 60+ ballrooms and 140+ private wedding halls. The Ritz-Carlton, Al-Faisaliah Hotel and the Four Seasons Hotel have been the top players in the wedding space in 2016. These 3 hotels have some unique characteristics that make them industry leaders. They are widely recognized for hosting lavish weddings and arranging huge corporate events and exhibitions.
Ritz Carlton specializes in hosing weddings in traditional style that has attracted huge number of clients over the years. The Hotel also offers a large bridal suite especially for the bride and her bridal party so they can prepare well for the special day.
Al-Faisaliah hotel offers very reasonable per person charge for weddings especially compared to other 5-star hotels in Riyadh. It is considered one of the most prestigious wedding venues in Saudi Arabia with a unique combination of ancient Middle Eastern tradition and multinational sophistication. The main ballroom (Prince Sultan Ballroom) can fit up to 3,000 people.