BUSINESS | Jean Novel Concept Designs For Sharaan Resort In AlUla Unveiled

New concept designs for the Sharaan by Jean Nouvel resort revealed today after a deeper understanding of the architect’s daring vision for AlUla, the cultural oasis in north-west Arabia. Located deep within the Sharaan Nature Reserve, the design draw on the nearby Nabataean wonders of Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a … More BUSINESS | Jean Novel Concept Designs For Sharaan Resort In AlUla Unveiled

BUSINESS | Hospitality Summit To Be Hosted By Saudi Tourism Ministry And G20 Secretariat

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – A virtual conference for global leaders in the hospitality industry is being held later this month by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Tourism and the G20 Secretariat. The event is part of the International Conference Program and has been developed to tackle the big ideas and challenges faced by the hospitality … More BUSINESS | Hospitality Summit To Be Hosted By Saudi Tourism Ministry And G20 Secretariat

BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia To Launch $4 Billion Tourism Development Fund

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia plans to start a tourism development fund with an initial capital investment of $4 billion, the ministry of tourism said on Sunday. The Tourism Development Fund will launch equity and debt investment vehicles to develop the tourism sector in collaboration with private and investment banks, the ministry said … More BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia To Launch $4 Billion Tourism Development Fund

ROYALS | Why The Dubai Royals Traveled To Saudi Arabia For The Tantora Winter Festival

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – Since horse riding is an integral part of Emirati culture and the UAE is home to the internationally renowned Dubai World Cup it should come as no surprise that Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed is a gold – medalist equestrian. The latest display of this talent appeared over the weekend … More ROYALS | Why The Dubai Royals Traveled To Saudi Arabia For The Tantora Winter Festival

KSA | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced that visitors with entry visas to the U.S., U.K., and E.U. can enter Saudi Arabia. A source in the SCTH said that this development is a continuation of the launch of the visa, and the Kingdom opening its doors to … More KSA | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival

Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival The Winter Season in the Middle East brings with it the best of what the region has to offer in the form of cultural events. Both tourists and residents can expect an uncountable number of concerts, fashion events, art exhibitions, racing events as … More ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival

KSA | Saudi Attracts 50,000 Visitors Since Easing Visa Regulations

JEDDAH| SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s embryonic efforts to turn the kingdom into a magnet for holidaymakers attracted 50,000 visitors since the September launch, and almost three times that number applied for tourists visas officials hope will diversify and oil-dependent economy. British tourists, followed by Chinese, were the top visitors, Ahmed Al-Khateeb, chairman of the … More KSA | Saudi Attracts 50,000 Visitors Since Easing Visa Regulations

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Inaugurate Diriyah Gate: A New Cultural, Lifestyle Tourism Destination

RIYADH/SAUDI ARABIA  – The restoration and re-imagining of Diriyah, a sweeping 18th century adobe city that once served as the capital and stronghold of the first Saudi state, will be officially inaugurated on November 19. This cornerstone-laying event comes as the Kingdom continues its pioneering plans to welcome visitors from near and far, and underlines … More BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Inaugurate Diriyah Gate: A New Cultural, Lifestyle Tourism Destination

TRAVEL | All-Female Saudi Tourist Group Explores Wonders Of Tabuk

JEDDAH/SAUDI ARABIA: More than 20 female tourists from various parts of Saudi Arabia visited NEOM over the weekend. The visit kicked off from Tabuk and throughout the tour, the tourists were informed of the NEOM’s natural and historical landmarks. The 19-hour tour saw them pass through the al-Bade province, Maghayer Shoaib, Magna, Ain Moussa and … More TRAVEL | All-Female Saudi Tourist Group Explores Wonders Of Tabuk

KSA | Saudi Arabia Allows Foreign Men And Women To Share Hotel Rooms

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA –Saudi Arabia is allowing foreign men and women to rent hotel rooms together without proving they are related, after the conservation Muslim kingdom launched a new tourist visa regime to attract holidaymakers. Women, including Saudis, are also permitted to rent hotel rooms by themselves, in a break with previous regulations. The moves … More KSA | Saudi Arabia Allows Foreign Men And Women To Share Hotel Rooms