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Saudi City Neom Spreads Its Cash With Investment Fund: Middle East Report

Saudi Arabia has created another investment fund, this time under the banner of its mega-city Neom. The Neom Investment Fund will spread its vast amount of cash around the world, investing in businesses it sees as futuristic or industry-changing.

Saudi City Neom Spreads Its Cash With Investment Fund: Middle East Report

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Not Just Dubai – UAE Focuses on All 7 Emirates for Tourism

The success of Dubai should be the success of the whole UAE, decides the country's economy minister.

Not Just Dubai – UAE Focuses on All 7 Emirates for Tourism

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Qatar Tourism Names New Chairman, Replaces Al Baker

The Qatari government has appointed a new chairman for its tourism arm: Saad Ali Al Kharji. Al Kharji is now chairman of Qatar Tourism, succeeding Akbar Al Baker, who yesterday announced his departure from Qatar Airways after 27 years. Al Kharji's appointment was confirmed in a decree by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al…

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Saudi’s New Giga-Projects, Airports and a $1 Billion Tourism School: Middle East Travel Report

Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz creates a new development company to help realize his tourism sector dreams.

Saudi’s New Giga-Projects, Airports and a $1 Billion Tourism School: Middle East Travel Report

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Russian Tourists Opt to Become Dubai Residents

Dubai's grand plan to convert tourists into residents has worked, at least on the Russians. Russia travel into Dubai is slowing down for the first time in months.

Russian Tourists Opt to Become Dubai Residents

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Saudi Unveils Leyja: Yet Another Luxury Mountain Destination

Trojena for skiing, Soudah Peaks for luxury housing and now Leyja for space-age hotels, Saudi Arabia continues to develop its mountains for tourism.

Saudi Unveils Leyja: Yet Another Luxury Mountain Destination

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UBS Bans Staff Traveling to Middle East Due to Israel-Hamas War: Bloomberg

A major bank slams the brakes on Middle East travel and events. Others could follow.

UBS Bans Staff Traveling to Middle East Due to Israel-Hamas War: Bloomberg

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Gulf Countries Approve Unified Visa for Tourism

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are the region's tourism powerhouses. A new unified visa looks to spread that success, but will mean the other countries have some developing to do.

Gulf Countries Approve Unified Visa for Tourism

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Israel Tourism Sector Shuts Down After Hamas Attack

Israel had high hopes for tourism this year, not only as an economic driver, but as peacemaker with the rest of the world. Those hopes have come crashing down with last weekend's Hamas attack.

Israel Tourism Sector Shuts Down After Hamas Attack

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Will Saudi Arabia Host The First Alcohol-Free World Cup?

Saudi Arabia has just said it will bid to host the World Cup in 2034. Should it be chosen, the conservative kingdom will be questioned more than ever about its staunch views on not serving alcohol.

Will Saudi Arabia Host The First Alcohol-Free World Cup?