Articles tagged “saudi”

Saudi Arabia Aims to Make Red Sea Beaches a Tourism Hotspot

Saudi Arabia Aims to Make Red Sea Beaches a Tourism Hotspot

Sarah Algethami, Bloomberg

The long-discussed first phase of the Red Sea project, with 14 hotels and an airport, is due in 2022. We'll believe it's not a mirage when we see it.

2 days ago

Uber CEO and Other Business Chiefs Reconsider Ties to Saudi Arabia

Uber CEO and Other Business Chiefs Reconsider Ties to Saudi Arabia

Sean O'Neill, Skift

This story is yet more fodder supporting one of Skift's megatrends for 2018, which was that travel brands no longer get political at their own risk — they avoid politics at their own risk, given consumer expectations.

7 months ago

Hotel Chains Are the Most Digitally Adept Brands in the Middle East

Hotel Chains Are the Most Digitally Adept Brands in the Middle East

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury brands across all sectors are entering the Middle East to tap into the local and visitor base of high-spending customers. Their online presence is as, if not more, important than their on-the-ground services.

6 years ago