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Articles tagged “mohammed bin salman”

Saudi Arabia Drops Requirement for Foreign Tourists Booking Hotels

Saudi Arabia Drops Requirement for Foreign Tourists Booking Hotels

Patrick Donahue, Bloomberg

Many have wondered how Saudi Arabia will lure tourists given its strict local customs. It appears the strategy is simple: —have different rules for tourists than the Kingdom does for locals.

6 months ago

Saudi Prince’s $500 Billion Megacity of the Future Is Under Way

Saudi Prince’s $500 Billion Megacity of the Future Is Under Way

Vivian Nereim and Donna Abu-Nasr, Bloomberg

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has quite the grand vision of a city-state powered by the internet of things, a destination that will feature state-of-the-art resorts and robots. Development has slowly begun, but what with political and investment challenges, we're not holding our breath for this to be a completed reality anytime soon.

9 months ago