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Fairmont to launch hotel in Makkah

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts plans to operate a new hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The Makkah Clock Royal Tower hotel will have 76 storeys be 577 metres high, and will feature a 40-metre clock that be more than five times larger than Big Ben. The hotel, which is scheduled to open in September, will be the focal point of the Abraj Al Bait complex, part of the King Abdul Aziz Endowment Project.