Articles tagged “riyadh”

Airlines

Saudi Arabia Will Pay Airlines Incentives to Connect Kingdom to Global Cities

Saudi Arabia's latest move to offer financial subsidy to carriers to connect its lesser-known destinations to global cities definitely speaks volumes about its intent to woo 100 million tourists a year by 2030.

Saudi Arabia Will Pay Airlines Incentives to Connect Kingdom to Global Cities

Tourism

Saudi Arabia to Spend $1 Trillion Over a Decade to Build a Global Tourism Economy

With a goal to attract 100 million tourists a year by 2030, Saudi Arabia realizes that it will have to promote itself aggressively as a leisure destination. A trillion dollars looks pretty aggressive.

Saudi Arabia to Spend $1 Trillion Over a Decade to Build a Global Tourism Economy

Tourism

Saudi Arabia to Invest $133 Billion to Become Major Airports and Transport Hub

The kingdom is making a bold statement, but then it needs to if it's serious about weaning itself of oil revenues over the next 10 years.

Saudi Arabia to Invest $133 Billion to Become Major Airports and Transport Hub

Hotels

Riyadh Ritz-Carlton joins growing trend and opens women-only floor

Far from sheltering female guests, women-only floors are about giving them a level and particular quality of service that male business travelers have enjoyed forever.

Hotels

Saudi Arabia to get over 200 new hotels over next two years

As the site of the world's most attended event, Saudi Arabia has some catch up to do to make room for all its guests -- especially as the growing wealth of its pilgrims lead them to expect more.

Saudi Arabia to get over 200 new hotels over next two years

Hotels

Marriott makes a $3.5 billion bet on hotels in Africa and the Middle East

Dubai has been consistently attractive to hotel investments, but Saudi Arabia is the hot destination on the market as wealth, tourism, and business deals flood to the kingdom in the wake of Arab Spring.