Articles tagged “saudi arabia”

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Will Prop Up Red Sea Tourism With $2.7 Billion in Financing

Despite the pandemic, the kingdom's not slowing down its tourism push, with the financing set aside to open nine hotels as early as 2024.

Saudi Arabia Will Prop Up Red Sea Tourism With $2.7 Billion in Financing

Tourism

Saudi Arabia’s Staycation Boom Creates Demand for Upscale Restaurants

Is the kingdom carving out a reputation as a new epicurean center for the Middle East?

Saudi Arabia’s Staycation Boom Creates Demand for Upscale Restaurants

Tourism

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Are Working on Easing Travel Restrictions

Be grateful for your good fortune. If you're reading this, you're probably not an expatriate worker who is feeling so desperate that you're willing to storm a vaccination center to get the required shots to go abroad for menial labor.

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Are Working on Easing Travel Restrictions

Airline Weekly

Saudi Arabia Thinks Its New Airline Can Dethrone the Middle East’s Legacy Carriers

Saudi Arabia Thinks Its New Airline Can Dethrone the Middle East’s Legacy Carriers
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Tourism

Executive Q&A: Creating Sustainable Solutions in Travel’s New Era

The Red Sea Development Company is setting new standards in sustainable development through its luxury, regenerative tourism project along Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast.

Executive Q&A: Creating Sustainable Solutions in Travel’s New Era

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

Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia Plans Airline Expansion in Continued Tourism Push

It's a strategically timed move as the region's giants, Emirates and Qatar Airways, face a long road to recovery post-pandemic.

Saudi Arabia Plans Airline Expansion in Continued Tourism Push

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Appoints Former Head of the WTTC to Top Advisory Role for Tourism Push

The challenges will be many in trying to help Saudi Arabia to establish a strong tourism foothold. With this new role, all eyes will certainly be focused on whether Manzo can leverage her global experience to assist the kingdom in a post-pandemic world.

Saudi Arabia Appoints Former Head of the WTTC to Top Advisory Role for Tourism Push

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Eyes a Quick Tourism Reopening After Lifting Most Other Travel Restrictions

Good news for residents, or anyone flying in on business or visiting friends and family, because the quarantine is out. But the controversial kingdom still faces international scrutiny over human rights and other issues, regardless of its tourism transformation push.

Saudi Arabia Eyes a Quick Tourism Reopening After Lifting Most Other Travel Restrictions

Tourism

Saudi Arabia May Close Borders to Overseas Hajj Pilgrims for the Second Time

There's still time until July 17 for the kingdom to make the call, but with uncertainty around the new Covid variants, it would be unwise.

Saudi Arabia May Close Borders to Overseas Hajj Pilgrims for the Second Time

Online Travel

Saudi Arabia Pins Hopes on Booking Apps to Realize Grand Tourism Ambitions

In old-school business wisdom, the large eat the small. Today the truism is that the fast eat the slow. No wonder Almosafer is looking to outrun the regional and global competition in Saudi Arabia and a couple of its bordering countries.

Saudi Arabia Pins Hopes on Booking Apps to Realize Grand Tourism Ambitions

Airlines

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

The promised deal would benefit Qatar as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022. Iran will lose, though. Qatar had rerouted some planes over Iran and paid that country for the use of its airspace.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End