Hassam Hameed-TDO-16.01.2018- Hotel was closed for business, as Saudi Arabia’s prominent royalties, businessmen and ministers were detained in this hotel. Hotel is reopen as after most of the detainees struck monetary settlement.
Though hotel has started taking reservations as of mid February but the booking can still be cancelled within a short notice. Saudi Arabia attorney general said that around $100 billion have been lost due to corruption. Authorities expect to earn $100 billion from the settlements stuck with the detainees. Some detainees have been released already, which also include previous contender to throne Prince Miteb bin Abdullah who will be paying $1 billion.
Ritz Carlton has welcomed various dignitaries from around the world including President Donald Trump, Former US president Barack Obama.