TRAVEL & HERITAGE | Work Begins On World’s Largest Cultural And Heritage Development In Saudi Arabia

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – While many countries in the world have halted construction work and put projects on hold due to the pandemic, Saudi Arabia continues to move forward with its giga-projects, including the homeland of its forefathers, Diriyah. Construction on the first phase of Diriah Gate has resumed in the past few weeks … Continue reading TRAVEL & HERITAGE | Work Begins On World’s Largest Cultural And Heritage Development In Saudi Arabia

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia will extend tourist visas which expired during the suspension of international flight amid the coronavirus pandemic automatically for a period of three months free of charge, according to an official statement. The Kingdom’s General Directorate of Passports announced that the General Directorate of Passport would extend the visas … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Ministry of Tourism confirmed that, in coordination with the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of  electronic tourist visas for those coming from (China, Italy, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Kazakhstan), and upon the arrival from those countries. It also decided … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

KSA | Saudi Tourism Ministry Unveils New Logo

RIYADH | The Ministry of Tourism has unveiled its new logo, which embodies the slogan ‘Hello World’, a day after the initiation of the new ministry. The design’s lines and vibrant colors were inspired by the color of the Saudi flag and incorporates the Kingdom’s map. The new slogan’s reveal coincided with the launching of … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Tourism Ministry Unveils New Logo

TRAVEL | Israel Approves Travel To Saudi Under Limited Circumstances

MILAN | ITALY - - Israel on Sunday announced that it would permit Israeli citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for the first time, under certain conditions that include Israeli entrepreneurs seeking investments, in  a signal of warming ties. Israeli Interior Minister Arhey Deri, after consulting the country’s security establishment, issued a statement saying that … Continue reading TRAVEL | Israel Approves Travel To Saudi Under Limited Circumstances

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

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Is Hosting The World’s First Ever Desert Polo Tournament

Al Ula Desert Polo is set to make its debut on 16 January 2020, as part of the Winter at Tantora Cultural Festival. Saudi Arabia is set to host a brand new concept of world polo early next year, symbolic of a major milestone in the Kingdom’s burgeoning sporting and social journey. Not only is … Continue reading ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Is Hosting The World’s First Ever Desert Polo Tournament

TRAVEL | The Most Visited Cities In The World 2019

The Most Visited Cities In The World 2019 Hong Kong has been beset by political unrest and protests in 2019, but that hasn’t stopped it from being named the most visited destination in the world this year. According to UK-based market research company Euronmonitor International Top 100 City Destinations 2019 report, the Asian metroplos will … Continue reading TRAVEL | The Most Visited Cities In The World 2019

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