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Saudi Arabia, Mobily unit plan new smart city in Yanbu

April 29, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Royal Commission of Yanbu in collaboration with Bayanat Company a subsidiary of telecom major Mobily has announced the launch of the kingdom s first smart city in Yanbu. It was inaugura... View more

Saudi Arabia, Mobily unit plan new smart city in Yanbu

April 29, 2017

Saudi Arabia s Royal Commission of Yanbu in collaboration with Bayanat Company a subsidiary of telecom major Mobily has announced the launch of the kingdom s first smart city in Yanbu. It was inaugura... View more

Saudi Arabia aims to boost FDI to 5.7pc of GDP

April 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia is aiming to increase the foreign direct investment from 3.8 per cent of its current GDP to about 5.7 per cent in 2017 as part of its efforts to diversify its economy and boost investment... View more

ULC to distribute Petronas engine oils in Saudi Arabia

April 23, 2017

Petronas a leading oil and gas company in Malaysia has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia s Unified Lubricants Company (ULC) for the exclusive distribution of its high-quality engine oils and other... View more

ULC to distribute Petronas engine oils in Saudi Arabia

April 23, 2017

Petronas a leading oil and gas company in Malaysia has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia s Unified Lubricants Company (ULC) for the exclusive distribution of its high-quality engine oils and other... View more

Saudi Arabia set to build five hitech hospitals

April 22, 2017

Saudi government has launched health projects worth more than SR1.1 billion ( 293 million) in the Najran region of the kingdom said a report. The projects include development of five modern hospitals ... View more

Saudi Arabia set to build five hitech hospitals

April 22, 2017

Saudi government has launched health projects worth more than SR1.1 billion ( 293 million) in the Najran region of the kingdom said a report. The projects include development of five modern hospitals ... View more

Saudi Arabia, Russia to launch joint projects worth $3bn

April 18, 2017

Russia and Saudi Arabia will launch joint projects worth 3 billion by the end of the year speaker of Russia s Federation Council said on Monday according to a media report. Valentina Matviyenko was sp... View more

Leading watchmaking exhibition to debut in Saudi Arabia

April 17, 2017

Salon des Grandes Complications an illustrous exhibiton for watchmakers will premiere in Saudi Arabia from May 8-11. Featuring an impressive line-up of some of the world s most reputable and respected... View more

Saudi princess exits Vogue Arabia

April 13, 2017

Saudi princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz has exited her role as editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia effective immediately a report in Business of Fashion website said. The magazine is published by Condé Na... View more

Saudi princess exits Vogue Arabia

April 13, 2017

Saudi princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz has exited her role as editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia effective immediately a report in Business of Fashion website said. The magazine is published by Condé Na... View more

GE to set up four new substations in Saudi Arabia

April 13, 2017

GE said one of its units has signed a new agreement with the Saudi Electricity Company to set up four new 132kV substations and renovate four existing 132kV substations in bid to boost the kingdom s d... View more

Ascott expands footprint in Saudi Arabia

April 9, 2017

The Ascott Limited (Ascott) the world s largest serviced residence owner-operator is strengthening its presence in Saudi Arabia with the opening of its latest luxury executive residence Ascott Rafal O... View more

Positive vibes from Saudi Arabia

April 9, 2017

The direct contribution of travel and tourism to Saudi Arabia s GDP was SR78.8 billion ( 21.0 billion) in 2016. In its 2017 report on Saudi Arabia World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) predicts that t... View more

Saudi Arabia to build massive entertainment city

April 8, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced plans for the construction of a massive cultural sports and entertainment city in Al Qidiya southwest of Riyadh. The city which is claimed to be the first of its kind in the... View more

Saudi Arabia to build massive entertainment city

April 8, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced plans for the construction of a massive cultural sports and entertainment city in Al Qidiya southwest of Riyadh. The city which is claimed to be the first of its kind in the... View more

Saudi Arabia to host Top CEO conference and awards

April 6, 2017

For the first time Saudi Arabia will host the Top CEO Conference and Awards next week in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). The event which will see CEOs CMOs presidents and vice-presidents from acro... View more

Hotel Show Saudi Arabia opens

April 5, 2017

The fifth edition of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia and the inaugural Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia opened on April 4 under the patronage of Mohammad A. Al-Amri general manager of the Saudi Commission for... View more

LG Electronics to unveil new hospitality tech in Saudi Arabia

April 2, 2017

Hoteliers and restaurateurs will be given exclusive access to future innovations in the digital guest experience when electronics giant LG presents its groundbreaking new range at The Hotel Show Saudi... View more

Nissan Saudi Arabia organises multiple workshops

April 2, 2017

Nissan Saudi Arabia recently organised multiple workshops around the kingdom for Nissan dealers service providers to deliver advanced sales and aftersales services. The workshops were held by Nissan a... View more

Beko plans further expansion in Saudi Arabia

March 31, 2017

Beko a leading international home appliance brand plans to expand further into Saudi Arabia this year by enlarging its product portfolio to cover all home appliances and promoting its smart green cutt... View more

Joint $3bn fund to serve Saudi Arabia and Jordan

March 30, 2017

The formation of a new company that will run the Saudi-Jordanian Investment Fund was a milestone in the implementation of a project that would serve the interests of Saudi Arabia and Jordan media sour... View more

Daimler wins record 539 trucks order in Saudi Arabia

March 29, 2017

Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mena FZE and Juffali Industrial Products Company (Jipco) the authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles in Saudi Arabia have has secured a major de... View more

Batelco enhances presence in Saudi Arabia

March 28, 2017

Bahrain-based Batelco a major player in the regional telecommunications industry recently completed an initiative aimed at enhancing its presence in Saudi Arabia. The enhancement project includes the ... View more

Saudi Arabia takes steps to boost trade with TIR

March 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced its decision to accede to the global customs transit system for moving goods across international borders the United Nations TIR Convention and to make the system operationa... View more

$480m development projects under way in Saudi Arabia

March 27, 2017

Saudi government is presently working on development projects worth more than SR1.8 billion ( 480 million) at Al Leith and Adham in the western region said a report. The ongoing projects include in Al... View more

Saudi Arabia gears up for giant construction expo

March 26, 2017

Big 5 Saudi the largest and fastest growing construction show in the kingdom kicks off in Jeddah tomorrow (March 27) with more than 500 exhibitors from 20 countries across the globe taking part. Runni... View more

New CEO for Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia

March 22, 2017

Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia (DSSA) a CMA licensed securities firm wholly owned by Deutsche Bank AG has appointed Tamim Jabr as chief executive officer. Effective immediately Jabr takes over from ... View more

China firm, Al Mobty to build 1.5m 3D printed homes in Saudi Arabia

March 22, 2017

Leading Chinese 3D printed housing company WinSun said it has reached an agreement with Saudi construction company Al Mobty Contracting Company to lease 100 3D printers in a deal worth 10 billion yuan... View more

Domestic tourism in Saudi Arabia set to grow 40pc

March 22, 2017

Government led investment is driving a surge in domestic tourism across Saudi Arabia with experts predicting a 40 per cent rise in the number of internal trips made between 2015 and 2020. The Euromoni... View more

Sabre holds technology days in Saudi Arabia

March 21, 2017

Sabre Corporation a leading technology provider to the travel and tourism industry has launched its 2017 Technology Day series in Saudi Arabia offering a unique view into the top technology trends and... View more

Huawei, ISG deal to produce UPS units in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2017

Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia has forged an alliance with Industrial Systems Group (ISG) an affiliate of Al Abdulkarim Holding aimed at exchanging expertise to manufacture un-interrupted power s... View more

Al Khobar third top destination for hotel development in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2017

Al Khobar has emerged as the third top area for hotel development in Saudi Arabia this year according to a new report demonstrating the growing market for leisure and business tourism across the kingd... View more

Saudi Arabia 'ready for entrepreneurship growth'

March 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia is a fertile ground for entrepreneurs according to initial results from the 2016/17 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report on the country. The report recommends greater coordination withi... View more

Ascott to manage new property in Saudi Arabia

March 18, 2017

Ascott a leading service residence owner-operator said it has been awarded a contract to manage a Citadines-branded property at Al Khobar in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Citadines Al Khobar w... View more

Nissan Saudi Arabia offers test-drive for new Navara

March 17, 2017

Nissan Saudi Arabia recently launched a three-month nationwide test-drive programme providing customers with the experience of testing the all-new pick-up Navara. The event showcased Navara s capabili... View more

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia to sign projects worth $533m

March 17, 2017

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will sign nine agreements on funding projects worth SR2 billion ( 533 million) in the housing roads water electricity and other infrastructure sectors in Bahrain a report said... View more

Saudi Arabia participates in major passenger terminal expo

March 16, 2017

The General Authority of Civil Aviation and a number of the kingdom s international airports are currently participating in the activities of the Amsterdam Passenger Terminal Expo. The expo which is t... View more

Saudi Arabia to launch $533m development projects

March 15, 2017

Saudi Arabia is set to launch development projects worth over SR2 billion ( 533 million) in Bisha Province of the kingdom said a report. The projects include establishment of an academic complex and s... View more

Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh opens in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2017

Ascott a leading serviced residence owner-operator is strengthening its presence in Saudi Arabia with the opening of its latest luxury executive residence Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh. The exclusive serv... View more

Riyadh leads hotel develpment in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2017

Riyadh is Saudi Arabia s busiest city for hotel construction with almost 50 hotel projects underway a new report has revealed. The 2017 Saudi Arabia Hotel Construction Overview report by Tophotelproje... View more

Riyadh leads hotel develpment in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2017

Riyadh is Saudi Arabia s busiest city for hotel construction with almost 50 hotel projects underway a new report has revealed. The 2017 Saudi Arabia Hotel Construction Overview report by Tophotelproje... View more

Saudi Arabia to build 462 new housing units

March 13, 2017

Saudi government has signed an agreement to build 462 new residential units in eastern Riyadh under the Eskan housing scheme said a report. The new units which will be spread across an area of 84 679 ... View more

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

March 8, 2017

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Saudi Arabia readies design for 950-km railway project

March 8, 2017

Saudi Arabia has completed the detailed design of its 950-km Land Bridge railway project which will link the country s major cities Jeddah and Riyadh said a report. To be developed on a build operate ... View more

Hempel opens flagship showroom in Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2017

Hempel Paints a global supplier of marine protective and decorative coatings said the company has opened its flagship showroom at Al Jubail in Saudi Arabia as part of its strategic regional expansion ... View more

Hempel opens flagship showroom in Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2017

Hempel Paints a global supplier of marine protective and decorative coatings said the company has opened its flagship showroom at Al Jubail in Saudi Arabia as part of its strategic regional expansion ... View more

Danfoss opens office in Saudi Arabia

March 4, 2017

Danfoss a leading manufacturer of electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning heating refrigeration industrial and water systems has announced the launch of its first techni... View more

Danfoss opens office in Saudi Arabia

March 4, 2017

Danfoss a leading manufacturer of electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning heating refrigeration industrial and water systems has announced the launch of its first techni... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils $703m development projects

March 4, 2017

Saudi government has announced development projects worth SR2.65 billion ( 703 million) - mostly in the housing roads and water and electricity sector - in Al Dawadmi a town in Riyadh province said a ... View more

Saudi Arabia to launch new airline in mid-2017

March 4, 2017

Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) plans to launch a new airline - Al-Maha Airways - in July as part of its big expansion strategy said a report. The GACA also aims to convert a... View more

Mövenpick announces new project in Saudi Arabia

March 2, 2017

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has entered into a management agreement with Karan Gulf Services for a new hotel within Saudi Arabia s Wa ad Al Shamal industrial city. The 237-room hotel is planned as the ... View more

Saudi Arabia set for debut wood tech show

March 1, 2017

Leading architects builders interior designers and decorators will be in Jeddah Saudi Arabia for the kingdom s Wood Tech & Design Expo which debuts in January next year. Wood Tech & Design Expo is bei... View more

Saudi Arabia set for debut wood tech show

March 1, 2017

Leading architects builders interior designers and decorators will be in Jeddah Saudi Arabia for the kingdom s Wood Tech & Design Expo which debuts in January next year. Wood Tech & Design Expo is bei... View more

Karcher opens first showroom in Saudi Arabia

March 1, 2017

Germany-based Kärcher a leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions said it has opened its first showroom in Saudi Arabia in co-ordination with its exclusive dealer The Ebrahim A. Juffali and B... View more

Karcher opens first showroom in Saudi Arabia

March 1, 2017

Germany-based Kärcher a leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions said it has opened its first showroom in Saudi Arabia in co-ordination with its exclusive dealer The Ebrahim A. Juffali and B... View more

GE sees great future for Saudi Arabia and region

February 26, 2017

GE has delivered on more than 1 billion in investment commitment on its localisation initiatives and now it is further strengthening its presence ZAHER IBRAHIM CEO GE Oil & Gas Saudi Arabia tells K S ... View more

Qatar Airways expands network in Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2017

Qatar Airways today confirmed the start of its new services to Yanbu and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia with three-weekly flights beginning May 9 for Yanbu and June 19 for Tabuk. The additional destinations ta... View more

Flynas celebrates 10 years of domestic flights in Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2017

Flynas Saudi Arabia s leading low-cost carrier recently marked its 10 year anniversary of its first flight in Saudi Arabia with celebrations staged at the King Khaled International Airport Riyadh. Pas... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils $50bn renewable energy plan

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia is kicking off its 50 billion renewable-energy push as the world s top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in meeting growing energy demand said a repo... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils $50bn renewable energy plan

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia is kicking off its 50 billion renewable-energy push as the world s top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in meeting growing energy demand said a repo... View more

Saudi Arabia unveils $50bn renewable energy plan

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia is kicking off its 50 billion renewable-energy push as the world s top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in meeting growing energy demand said a repo... View more

Nearly 30,000 hotel rooms to open in Saudi Arabia

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia will see a record 68 new hotels and 29 033 hotel rooms open across its major cities in 2017 a new report has revealed. Riyadh Jeddah Al Khobar and Makkah are set to be the kingdom s busie... View more

Saudi Arabia to step up investment in Morocco

February 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia under its Vision 2030 plans to increase the volume of its investment in Morocco said a top official. Mohamed Fahd Al Ahmadim head of Moroccan-Saudi Council of Business was speaking at a p... View more

Fast-food chain Raising Cane debuts in Saudi Arabia

February 20, 2017

Global fast-food restaurant chain Raising Cane is the latest entrant into Saudi Arabia s food sector currently worth SAR65 billion. Raising Cane known for its infamous chicken fillet meals has opened ... View more

L&T to induct fresh local talent for projects in Saudi Arabia

February 19, 2017

Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced its plans to induct fresh local talent as part of its Graduate Engineer Training (GET) programme for various operational an... View more

Saudi Arabia to hand over 120,000 housing units

February 16, 2017

The Saudi government is set to hand over 120 000 residential units to its citizens across the kingdom under an ambitious housing programme Sakani which was launched on Wednesday (February 15) said a r... View more

Radisson Blu Residence to open in Saudi Arabia

February 16, 2017

The Rezidor Hotel Group has unveiled plans to introduce its first residence property in Dhahran Saudi Arabia with the opening of a 92-key Radisson Blu Residence in 2019. We are delighted to open our f... View more

ESET Security Days to debut in Saudi Arabia

February 16, 2017

ESET Security Days by ESET the global pioneer of proactive endpoint security software are set to debut in Saudi Arabia this month. Well-known in North and Latin America as regular gatherings of ESET s... View more

Sage names Dynamic Cloud partner in Saudi Arabia

February 16, 2017

Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting payroll and payment systems has appointed Dynamic Cloud as an authorised partner in Saudi Arabia. Dynamic Cloud a subsidiary of Dynamic ... View more

Saudi Arabia hotel sector undisturbed by economic slowdown

February 15, 2017

Despite continued economic slowdown and low oil price environment the hotel market segment in Saudi Arabia continued to display a positive trend with a number of new luxury hotel openings in 2016 as w... View more

Saudi Arabia to host first Comic Con

February 14, 2017

Residents of Saudi Arabia will get a chance to be a part of the world of films comics and anime as Comic Con comes to Jeddah this week (February 16-18th) at Take Off RC Club supported bythe kingdom s ... View more

Tata Prima trucks launched in Saudi Arabia

February 12, 2017

Tata Motors India s largest automobile manufacturer and among the top 10 commercial vehicles manufacturers globally has launched its Smart truck brand Tata Prima in Saudi Arabia. A next-generation ran... View more

Tata Prima trucks launched in Saudi Arabia

February 12, 2017

Tata Motors India s largest automobile manufacturer and among the top 10 commercial vehicles manufacturers globally has launched its Smart truck brand Tata Prima in Saudi Arabia. A next-generation ran... View more

Saudi Arabia approves land for two airport projects

February 11, 2017

Saudi government has approved two prime locations - Sudair City for Industry and Businesses and Riyadh-Hawtat Rani Tamim Road - for its upcoming airport projects said a report. Riyadh Governor Prince ... View more

Saudi Arabia approves land for two airport projects

February 11, 2017

Saudi government has approved two prime locations - Sudair City for Industry and Businesses and Riyadh-Hawtat Rani Tamim Road - for its upcoming airport projects said a report. Riyadh Governor Prince ... View more

Saudi Arabia welcomes first Zafran Indian bistro

February 7, 2017

Zafran an award-winning contemporary Indian restaurant is now open at the upcoming dining mall Rubeen Plaza located at Exit 2 on Northern Ring Road in Hittin Riyadh. Serving the most delectable North-... View more

Del Monte launches catering service in UAE, Saudi Arabia

February 6, 2017

Fresh Del Monte Produce (Del Monte) one of the world s largest suppliers of fresh and prepared food is extending its services in the region by launching catering activities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE... View more

Saudi Arabia says no fees on expats' remittances

January 23, 2017

The Saudi Arabia s Finance Ministry has announced that there would be no fees applied on remittances out of the country. Saudi Arabia is committed to the principle of free movement of capital in and o... View more

Saudi Arabia promises adherence to oil cut

January 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia will adhere strictly to its commitment to cut output under the global agreement among oil producers its energy minister said expressing confidence that Opec s plan to prop up prices would... View more

$266m infrastructure projects underway in Saudi Arabia

January 21, 2017

Saudi government is working on infrastructure development projects worth nearly SR1 billion ( 266 million) in Thadiq and Huraymila areas of the kingdom said a report. The projects in Thadiq is worth S... View more

Saudi Arabia plans $50bn investment in green energy

January 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia will invest up to 50 billion by 2032 in a renewable energy programme to be launched in the few weeks said Energy Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister Khalid Al-Falih at the World Futur... View more

3M appoints Karim Sarahni as MD in Saudi Arabia

January 16, 2017

3M a global science-based company has appointed Karim Sarahni as managing director for its operations in Saudi Arabia. In an effort to realise the Saudi Vision 2030 Sarahni will lead 3M s strategic pl... View more

Emerson opens new facility in Saudi Arabia

January 11, 2017

Emerson Automation Solutions a global technology and engineering company has opened a new manufacturing facility in Dammam Saudi Arabia to expand its local manufacturing project execution and service ... View more

Langham comes to Saudi Arabia

January 2, 2017

Langham Hospitality Group announced an agreement with Advanced Hotels Company to manage a luxury urban hotel in Jeddah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Strategically located by the new convention centre and w... View more

Saudi Arabia to award cargo operator’s licence

December 26, 2016

Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is set to issue a request for proposal (RFP) in February to award the second cargo operator s licence at King Khalid International Airport in ... View more

3M names Sarahni as MD in Saudi Arabia

December 25, 2016

3M a global science-based company has appointed Karim Sarahni as the managing director for its operations in Saudi Arabia. Sarahni will lead 3M s strategic plans to invest in the country following the... View more

Elaf named Rail Europe GSA in Saudi Arabia

December 21, 2016

Rail Europe a worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes distribution has expanded its sales network with the appointment of Saudi Arabia s Elaf Travel & Tourism as its GSA partner. Elaf is a l... View more

Saudi Arabia plans new e-network to regulate rents

December 20, 2016

The Saudi housing ministry has announced plans to launch a national e-network (Ejar or Rent) to regulate the real estate rental market said a report. The scheme which is also aimed at supporting poor ... View more

Saudi Arabia eyes PPPs for school projects

December 14, 2016

Saudi Arabia s education ministry has announced plans to launch a partnership initiative with the private sector to promote development of school buildings and infrastructure across the kingdom. The p... View more

Minor Hotels to debut Anantara brand in Saudi Arabia

December 13, 2016

Minor Hotel Group (MHG) a hotel owner operator and investor has unveiled plans to debut its luxury Anantara brand in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Scheduled to open in 2019 Anantara Jeddah Resort will be locat... View more

RCC to build giant hydrocarbon resin plant in Saudi Arabia

December 13, 2016

Saudi-based Rufayah Chemicals Company (RCC) a Saudi downstream company has signed a deal with Sadara Chemical Company for setting up one of the largest hydrocarbon resin plants in the world at an inve... View more

Rail Europe appoints Elaf Travel as GSA in Saudi Arabia

December 12, 2016

Rail Europe the worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes distribution has expanded its strong sales network across the region by appointing Saudi Arabia s Elaf Travel Tourism Company as its g... View more

InterCon among top 4 'Best Workplaces' in Saudi Arabia

December 12, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group made the top four in the Best Workplaces in Saudi Arabia for 2016. Marking its first time participating in the list developed by Great Place to Work IHG was selected amid... View more

Saudi Arabia cuts oil price to Asia

December 12, 2016

Saudi Aramco has cut the January price for its Arab Light crude for Asian customers to the lowest in four months as it holds to a strategy of preserving market share in the world s fastest-growing dem... View more

Saudi Arabia launches five big energy projects

December 4, 2016

Saudi Arabia has launched five mega oil and gas projects - Wasit Gas Plant Manifa oil field Shaybah natural gas liquids Shaybah oil increment and Khurais oil increment - in line with the kingdom s dev... View more

Du, Zain Saudi Arabia sign knowledge exchange deal

December 2, 2016

UAE-based telecommunications service provider du and Zain Saudi Arabia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop their human resources through knowledge exchange sessions. The two ope... View more

Al Akaria to set up new contracting firm in Saudi Arabia

November 28, 2016

Al Akaria a leading Saudi real estate development company has announced plans to set up a new contracting and building construction works company. The company move comes following regulatory approval ... View more

Makkah to place Saudi Arabia as top regional Mice destination

November 28, 2016

Backed by a growing number of modern facilities and government support Makkah is set to become a new destination for the Mice tourism industry in Saudi Arabia according to industry experts. Traditiona... View more

Saudi Arabia to build 5,000 new housing units

November 21, 2016

Saudi government is set to build 5 000 residential units in the eastern port of Dammam as part of a mass housing programme for the citizens said a report. The project which is estimated to cost around... View more

Courtyard by Marriott expands presence in Saudi Arabia

November 21, 2016

Hospitality group Marriott International has announced the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Olaya located in the capital city of Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The contemporary new Courtyard by Marri... View more

Saudi Arabia to build tunnels linking Makkah holy sites

November 18, 2016

Saudi government has approved plans and studies to build service tunnels linking Arafat and Jamarat in Mina via Muzdalifah and tunnels linking Jamarat with the courtyards of the Grand Mosque in Makkah... View more

Six Flags eyes $1.5bn theme park projects in Saudi Arabia

November 16, 2016

Six Flags Entertainment Corportation plans to open three theme parks in Saudi Arabia at an investment of over 1.5 billion as part of its regional expansion plans said a report. The first of the projec... View more

37 Irish companies visiting Saudi Arabia, UAE

November 13, 2016

A team of leading companies and officials from Ireland is currently visiting Saudi Arabia and the UAE looking for business opportunities as part of the Enterprise Ireland s Trade Mission to the Middle... View more

$24bn hotel projects under construction in Saudi Arabia, UAE

November 10, 2016

The GCC hospitality industry remains firm on its growth trajectory with projects worth 23.5 billion under construction in the key markets of Saudi Arabia and the UAE said a report ahead of a key indus... View more

Crystal-gazing consumer spending in Saudi Arabia

November 10, 2016

Consumer patterns in Saudi Arabia suggest that households could it tough to cut spending with the ongoing austerity measures and move to lower priced items while retailers may resort to discounting to... View more

Aloft opens new hotel in Saudi Arabia

November 8, 2016

Aloft Hotels part of Marriott International has announced the opening of a new property in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. As part of a growing portfolio of properties owned by FAS Hotels divisi... View more

OBG publishes Saudi Arabia 2016 report

November 8, 2016

Saudi Arabia s far-reaching long-term development plan Vision 2030 takes centre stage in a new report just produced by the global publishing research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG). ... View more

Saudi Arabia to pay dues by year-end

November 8, 2016

Saudi Arabia s government will pay by next month the money it owes private companies a committee headed by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was quoted as saying. The Council of Economic and Dev... View more

Careem strengthens presence across Saudi Arabia

November 2, 2016

Careem the region s leading app based car booking service has strengthened its position in Saudi Arabia by growing its presence in the majority of its cities. Careem which operated in just three citie... View more

Saudi Arabia sacks finance minister Al-Assaf

November 1, 2016

Saudi Arabia sacked Finance Minister Dr Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf and replaced him with Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Jadaan a Royal order said. Another Royal order Al-Assaf was appointe... View more

Construction costs down 15pc in Saudi Arabia

October 31, 2016

The construction firms pricing across Saudi Arabia has become more competitive leading to a drop in costs of 10 to 15 per cent per sq m reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. For furrthe... View more

Saudi Arabia opens real estate funds trading to expats

October 31, 2016

In a major move Saudi Capital Market Authority Board has given approval to expats living in the country to trade in the units of the real estate investment trust (REIT) traded funds in the Saudi bours... View more

Qatar Airways boosts flights to Saudi Arabia

October 30, 2016

Qatar Airways has announced an increase in services to Dammam and Riyadh connecting travellers from Saudi Arabia to more than 150 worldwide destinations through the Hamad International Airport in Doha... View more

Telepizza opens three stores in Saudi Arabia

October 28, 2016

Telepizza a leading pizza delivery company has announced the opening of its first three stores in Saudi Arabia located in the country s capital Riyadh. The stores are the first of the hundred the comp... View more

Sage enters distribution partnership with Josor in Saudi Arabia

October 25, 2016

Sage a market leader for integrated accounting payroll and payment systems has appointed Josor as its business development and distribution partner for Sage X3 Sage X3 People Sage 300 and Sage CRM bus... View more

Saudi Arabia, Russia sign key oil pact

September 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed to cooperate in world oil markets saying they will not act immediately but could limit output in the future sending prices higher on hopes the two top oil producers woul... View more

Project Watch Saudi Arabia

August 29, 2016

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Saudi Arabia may hit new output record

August 22, 2016

Saudi Arabia is sending signals that it could boost its crude oil supplies in August to a new record level overtaking Russia the world s top oil producer as it gets ready for tough talks next month fo... View more

Is Saudi Arabia back in the oil market share game?

August 8, 2016

On a barrels per day (bpd) basis Saudi Arabia s exports to China in the first half were actually slightly down. China imported 1.061 mbpd in the first six months of 2016 down from 1.064 million in the... View more

Project Watch - Saudi Arabia

July 25, 2016

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June 20, 2016

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Saudi Arabia targets 9.5GW of green energy by 2022

May 19, 2016

Across Asia Europe and North America Tri-Generation installations have a proven track record for efficiency and power saving with some countries already fulfilling between 30-50 per cent of their nati... View more

Project Watch - Saudi Arabia

May 16, 2016

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Hyatt expands in UAE and Saudi Arabia

May 5, 2016

Speaking at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 Hyatt emphasised its focus upon the brand s expansion into the key regional markets of the UAE and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Middle East provides a ... View more

Project Watch Saudi Arabia

April 11, 2016

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Saudi Arabia focuses on heritage

April 3, 2016

Saudi Arabia has undertaken one of the biggest initiatives in the world to develop its heritage and culture centres as part of a major tourism programme. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Initiati... View more

Project Watch Saudi Arabia

March 28, 2016

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GE, SEC opens M and D centre in Saudi Arabia

March 21, 2016

GE and Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) have inaugurated the first dedicated monitoring and diagnostics (M&D) centre named Saudi PowerGen Efficiency Center for gas and steam turbines operated by SEC ac... View more

Project Watch Saudi Arabia

February 29, 2016

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January 25, 2016

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Saudi Arabia to cut crude prices to Asia

December 7, 2015

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to reduce prices for its crude sold to Asia in January from a month ago after the Dubai benchmark weakened trade sources said. The forecast price cuts ahead o... View more

Aggressive expansion in Saudi Arabia

December 1, 2015

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has seen significant changes in 2015. The accession of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in January precipitated a widespread government reshuffle. The structural fall in o... View more

Rotana to add 1,500 rooms in Saudi Arabia

November 1, 2015

With the summer holiday season and Eid Al Adha now over the Saudi hospitality market is once again preparing for tourists business visitors and the year-round influx of pilgrims coming to visit Makkah... View more

EagleBurgmann strengthens presence in Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2015

The gaining of local manufacturer status (9COM) with Saudi Aramco for its range of high-end mechanical seals vital to the smooth operation of highly critical pumps and compressors has been key to the ... View more

STATS Group is building its capabilities in Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2015

The group s customers in Saudi Arabia will be able to call upon not only world-class products and services but also the expertise of highly skilled design engineering project engineering and operation... View more

Pan Gulf looks at investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia

June 29, 2015

PGII sees considerable scope for example in the kingdom s aluminium sector given ongoing developments at the industrial city of Ras al Khair in the Eastern Province and in particular the joint venture... View more

Saudi Arabia rewrites its oil game with refining might

June 1, 2015

Years of investment was designed to fuel the transport air conditioning and power generation for the kingdom s economic growth. But as Opec members fight for market share Aramco s refineries also give... View more

GAC sees umpteen opportunities in Saudi Arabia

May 25, 2015

With strong financial foundations a global reach a strong reputation and a focus on innovation the firm is well placed to capitalise on the the kingdom s logistics industry the value of which is forec... View more

Saudi Arabia trims oil supply to Asia

April 20, 2015

Saudi Arabia has reduced contractual crude supplies to some customers in Japan and South Korea since March by trimming the volumes of oil loaded six industry sources familiar with the matter said. The... View more

Saudi Arabia ready to help ‘improve’ prices

April 13, 2015

Saudi Arabia s oil minister Ali Al Naimi said that the kingdom stood ready to improve prices but only if other producers outside of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) joined ... View more

Saudi Arabia ‘must boost gas output’

March 29, 2015

The country must find the right balance to address the competing household and industry needs regional industry players say Saudi Arabia needs to beef up its gas output to support its petrochemical ex... View more

Saudi Arabia thriving, but seen facing US challenge

September 16, 2014

SAUDI ARABIA is maintaining its leading position as the region s largest petrochemical producer with an annual 86.4 million tonnes of capacity a report from the National Commercial Bank (NCB) s Econom... View more

Ascott bolsters presence in Saudi Arabia

July 24, 2014

The Ascott Limited (Ascott) the world s largest international serviced residence owner-operator has deepened its presence in Saudi Arabia as it secured agreements to manage two more serviced residence... View more

Saudi Arabia remains committed to developing local industries

June 24, 2014

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is viewed by the rest of the world as an oil-driven economy heavily dependent on revenue generated from the oil & gas segment and its related sectors. However the Sau... View more

ESPA debuts in Saudi Arabia

April 24, 2014

AL FAISALIAH Hotel a Rosewood Hotel last month welcomed distinguished guests including several members of the Saudi royal family to the official opening of the first internationally branded ladies-onl... View more

Saudi Arabia has a fresh look at the petrochemical sector

March 27, 2014

THE cheap and abundant feedstock provided by surging domestic production of natural gas liquids (NGLs) has triggered some soul-searching among all-powerful hydrocarbon producers in the Middle East. Fo... View more

Saoge: the leading oil and gas event in Saudi Arabia

February 27, 2014

PREPARATIONS are in full swing for the sixth edition of the Saudi Arabia International Oil and Gas Exhibition (Saoge) 2014 which will take place from November 24 to 26 this year at the Dhahran Interna... View more

PEOPLE: Exova appoints new GM for Saudi Arabia facility

February 2, 2014

EXOVA the global testing calibration and advisory services provider has appointed Saad Sabbah as general manager of its facility in Saudi Arabia. With a wealth of experience in engineering constructio... View more

Nesaj doubles up as Saudi Arabia sees realty boosted

May 22, 2013

NATIVE to Oman there is a small yellow and rather unique little bird. Known locally as Nassaj derived from the Arabic verb Nasajah to tailor or weave the bird has a distinctive nest. For one real esta... View more

Pall Corporation opens new office in Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2013

PALL Corporation a global leader in filtration separation and purification has inaugurated a new office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Located in Al Khobar the office is Pall s second in the Middle E... View more

3M targets Saudi Arabia with substantial investments

March 24, 2013

DIVERSIFIED technology company 3M says that sustained growth that it has been registering across the Middle East and Africa region is a reflection of the increasing acceptance of its technologies that... View more

Quality Control Services sees boom times in Saudi Arabia

March 24, 2013

SAUDI-BASED Quality Control Services sees boom times for it in the kingdom over the next five years. Large scale projects were awarded between mid to end 2012 which is translating to high demand for n... View more

Wyndham Hotels brings Days Inn to Saudi Arabia

November 27, 2012

WYNDHAM Hotel Group and Riyada International Hotels and Resorts the master franchisee for Ramada hotels in Saudi Arabia have signed an agreement for development of the Days Inn brand of hotels in the ... View more

Setra is gearing up for boom times in Saudi Arabia

September 20, 2012

SAUDI Electronic Trading Company (Setra) a specialist in setting up data centre infrastructure and one of the leading solutions providers in the electrical and mechanical sectors has been involved rec... View more

Avis Saudi Arabia races ahead with 9,000-strong fleet

September 20, 2012

FOUNDED in 1946 by Warren Avis Avis was the first company to rent cars from airport locations and it grew rapidly during the 1950s. In 1963 Avis introduced the award winning We Try Harder campaign and... View more

HotStats market review show growth in Saudi Arabia, Dubai

July 24, 2012

Hotels in Jeddah experienced a 15 per cent growth in RevPAR driving a 13.8 per cent growth in profits during the month of June according to the latest HotStats survey of full service hotels in six Men... View more

Super 8 concept comes to Saudi Arabia

June 26, 2012

Wyndham Hotel Group signed a franchise agreement with Saudi Automotive Services Company (SASCO) for 20 Super 8 hotels in Saudi Arabia over the next five years. The introduction of the Super 8 brand ai... View more

Saudi Arabia targets record oil drilling

April 2, 2012

Top global oil exporter Saudi Arabia is set to use a record number of drilling rigs this year as it ramps up production in the face of possible supply shortages due to Western sanctions on Iran. With ... View more

Saudi Arabia targets record oil drilling

April 2, 2012

Top global oil exporter Saudi Arabia is set to use a record number of drilling rigs this year as it ramps up production in the face of possible supply shortages due to Western sanctions on Iran. With ... View more

New senior appointment for Christie + Co MENA as company targets Saudi Arabia

March 27, 2012

Leading hospitality business property adviser Christie Co has announced a new senior appointment strengthening its Middle East & North Africa (MENA) team. Hotel expert John Podaras joins as director o... View more

Saudi Arabia able to raise crude output

March 26, 2012

SAUDI Arabian oil minister Ali Naimi says the kingdom can raise its crude oil production by 2 million barrels per day (mbpd) almost immediately and describes as disturbing Iranian threats that have ro... View more

Profiting from over 60 years of success in Saudi Arabia

February 27, 2012

Shell has been present in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for more than 60 years and has investments with partners in the kingdom in excess of 8 billion. These investments have been over the years in the ... View more

Siemens wins $1bn Saudi Arabia power plant deal

February 9, 2012

Siemens has won a major order worth more than 1 billion for combined cycle power plant in Saudi Arabia. With an installed capacity of 4 gigawatts (GW) IPP Qurayyah will be one of the world s largest C... View more

flydubai bolsters presence in Saudi Arabia

December 26, 2011

Taif has been named as flydubai s seventh destination in Saudi Arabia strengthening its commitment to the Kingdom and expanding its network across the GCC Middle East Africa Indian Sub-Continent Asia ... View more

HMH targets growth in Saudi Arabia

December 26, 2011

With 12 hotels and 38 per cent of its portfolio concentrated in Saudi Arabia HMH Hospitality Management Holdings is focusing on the Kingdom as a major growth area a message drummed home at a regional ... View more

Elaf Group looks to boost presence in Saudi Arabia

October 26, 2011

ELAF Group one of the leaders in travel tourism and hospitality in Saudi Arabia has been responsible for premium-quality hotels as well as world-class tourism services being offered worldwide. The gro... View more

Saudi Arabia gets ready to host biannual petchem event

September 12, 2011

PETROCHEM Arabia 2011 the leading bi-annual petrochemical oil and gas exhibition and forum takes place from October 9 to 11 2011 at the Dhahran Exhibitions Centre in Dammam Saudi Arabia looking to set... View more

Dow to invest in water in Saudi Arabia

August 8, 2011

THE Dow Chemical Company has announced plans to invest in a best-in-class manufacturing facility for Dow Filmtec reverse osmosis (RO) elements in Saudi Arabia. Dow has a 50-year history of innovation ... View more

Dollar car rental expands into Saudi Arabia

July 28, 2011

DOLLAR Rent a Car a franchisee of the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTAG) has announced its expansion into Saudi Arabia in a franchise agreement with Al Wefaq Rent A Car. The company s office in Al... View more

Boosting presence in Saudi Arabia

June 27, 2011

TO MEET the rising demand for its products and services from the oil and gas petrochemical and other industries EagleBurgmann Saudi Arabia (EBKSA) a leading manufacturer of industrial sealing solution... View more

Baker Hughes opens Saudi Arabia drill bit manufacturing plant; moves supply chain

March 28, 2011

BAKER Hughes has announced that its new drill bit manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia is fully operational and delivering industry-leading polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bits to the Saudi Arabi... View more

Saudi Arabia seeks to calm oil markets

February 27, 2011

Top exporter Saudi Arabia stopped short of pouring more oil on to markets that have vaulted above 100 as unrest swept the Middle East telling visiting consumer nations prices were driven by fear. A wa... View more

Genoil to ship oil water separator, form a new firm in Saudi Arabia

December 27, 2010

Genoil is shipping a second oil water separator and will form a new corporation to handle Genoil Technologies within Saudi Arabia. Genoil has announced that the trial of a Crystal Sea Separator OWS on... View more

First Centros to open in Saudi Arabia

September 30, 2010

LEADING hotel management company Rotana and the Elegant Hotels Group have announced a strategic alliance to build the first two Centro business traveller hotels in Riyadh and Al Khobar Saudi Arabia. C... View more

AHIC to focus on growth opportunities in Saudi Arabia

April 29, 2010

As part of the focus on Unlocking Investment Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2010 participants will discuss opportunities for hotel ... View more

Cristal announces Saudi Arabia expansion

April 29, 2010

Business intelligence firm Business Monitor International (BMI) forecasts tourist arrivals in Saudi Arabia to grow five per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) to 12.91 million in 2010. The influx is expected t... View more

FEB launches top polysilicon plant in Saudi Arabia

November 23, 2009

BAHRAIN-BASED First Energy Bank (FEB) has announced the establishment of a world class polysilicon production facility the first of its kind and scale in the region which is to be located in the Kingd... View more

Channelling energies outside Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2009

EARLIER this year Saudi Arabia sent its first tanker of crude oil to a refinery in China s southern province of Fujian. Though not particularly auspicious in terms of the global ebb and flow of crude ... View more

Dresser JV expands in Saudi Arabia with new facility

September 21, 2009

DRESSER an international leader in the design manufacture and service of process control and safety relief valve solutions under the brand names Dresser Masoneilan and Dresser Consolidated has announc... View more

Aramco directing its energies outside Saudi Arabia

July 19, 2009

EARLIER this year Saudi Arabia sent its first tanker of crude oil to a refinery in China s southern province of Fujian. Though not particularly auspicious in terms of the global ebb and flow of crude ... View more

Tourism master plan for Saudi Arabia detailed at conference

June 1, 2009

SAUDI Arabia will focus on opening up employment opportunities for nationals and enterprise initiatives for small to medium sized private sector companies in a new national tourism plan scheduled for ... View more

Saudi Arabia set to slash imports of gasoline

May 24, 2009

Saudi Arabia is expected to slash gasoline imports by nearly 29 per cent in June as domestic production capacity ramps up following refinery maintenance work traders said. The world s top oil exporter... View more

Inaugural Saudi Arabia Summit to open leading hotel investment conference

March 30, 2009

AMID the global meltdown smart investors have their sights set on Saudi Arabia and have earmarked the Kingdom as the next potential bright spot for tourism according to Jonathan Worsley co-organiser o... View more

Saudi Arabia faces shortage of gas

March 29, 2009

CUTS in Saudi Arabia s crude oil output to comply with its Opec target have reached a level where gas supply is close to falling below demand and while the situation is manageable in the near term the... View more

Saudi Arabia beckons Latin American HR

March 29, 2009

FOR almost a decade Saudi Arabian oil and gas and petrochemical companies have found new territories to explore. This time the big players of the industry are not looking for fossil fuels across the g... View more

Price stability crucial, say Saudi Arabia, Qatar

January 18, 2009

Crude oil s fall in recent months will help support a sagging world economy but current prices do not reflect fundamentals and need to be at a level that encourages investment two Opec (the Organisati... View more

Oil slump temporary, says Saudi Arabia

November 30, 2008

Saudi Arabia expects a slump in crude prices to last for about a year but the world s top oil-exporter expects to boost public spending in 2009 the kingdom s finance minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf said. Ib... View more

Saudi Arabia capacity boost gets delayed

November 16, 2008

As ConocoPhillips and Saudi Aramco halted bidding on the construction of the 400 000 barrels per day (bpd) joint-venture Yanbu refinery in Saudi Arabia citing uncertainties in the financial and contra... View more

Saudi Arabia to focus intently on taming heavy crude

September 21, 2008

IN THE world of hydrocarbons two factors are now certain. The days of cheap light oil are nearly over; and significant new capacities of heavy crude need to be brought to the market to meet soaring gl... View more

Saudi Arabia recognises limits to petroleum demand growth

September 21, 2008

SAUDI Arabia is planning significant increases in upstream activity that should it hopes end accusations that it is not doing enough to develop its oil resources. Under a revised five-year plan the co... View more

‘Saudi Arabia is the jewel in the crown of our activities’

September 21, 2008

The surplus oil revenues and the desire in the region to invest in downstream higher margin products have helped Honeywell grow business in the Middle East more so in Saudi Arabia where it has recentl... View more

Chevron extends by 30 years agreement with Saudi Arabia

September 14, 2008

US-based major oil company Chevron Corp said it extended by 30 years an agreement that allows it to drill for oil and natural gas in the Neutral Zone area shared jointly by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Th... View more

Rotana’s first managed property in Saudi Arabia

June 2, 2008

ROTANA and Jiwar Real Estate Management & Marketing Company based in Riyadh announced an alliance at ATM. An agreement was made for the Jiwar company the marketing arm of Binladen Group in Saudi Arabi... View more

Saudi Arabia hits oil bonanza in momentous year

May 25, 2008

SAUDI Arabia celebrates the 75th anniversary of the May 29 1933 concession agreement with American company Socal seeing a record oil bonanza of 260 billion and an ambitious five-year master-plan by it... View more

How they built Saudi Arabia from scratch

May 25, 2008

In the early decades of the 20th century the people of what is today Saudi Arabia lived lives of considerable austerity. Formal education was uncommon and the conveniences of the industrial era were m... View more

Saudi Arabia applies brakes

May 25, 2008

SAUDI Arabia s decision to call a halt to major new oilfield developments has added to concerns about long-term global oil supply following indications that Russia s plans to boost its crude output ha... View more

Domestic tourism in Saudi Arabia set to reach $19.5 billion in 2020

April 28, 2008

ACCORDING to a recent report by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) domestic tourism in Saudi Arabia is expected to record phenomenal growth rates with the total income from domestic tourism fore... View more

Saudi Arabia aims to strengthen its tourism sector

March 30, 2008

Countries the world over are promoting tourism opportunities. With cheaper travel and better communications than ever before even Antarctica last year had five times the number of tourists it did just... View more

Saudi Arabia to invest $90bn in expansion

March 27, 2008

SAUDI Aramco Saudi Arabia s state-owned oil company plans to invest about 90 billion in oil production and refining increases worldwide in the next five years chief executive Abdallah S Jumah says. Th... View more

Saudi Arabia economy highly reliant on oil income

March 27, 2008

SAUDI Arabia s external economic performance is highly dependent on oil exports which account for around 85-90 per cent of total exports. The strengthening oil price has helped to markedly improve the... View more

New Rezidor hotels for Saudi Arabia

July 30, 2007

The Rezidor Hotel Group has announced plans for a new venture in Saudi Arabia. Rezidor will bring its fresh and energetic mid-market brand Park Inn to the holy city of Makkah in Q1-2009. The Al Diyafa... View more

New Rezidor hotels for Saudi Arabia

July 30, 2007

The Rezidor Hotel Group has announced plans for a new venture in Saudi Arabia. Rezidor will bring its fresh and energetic mid-market brand Park Inn to the holy city of Makkah in Q1-2009. The Al Diyafa... View more

Step by step, Saudi Arabia slowly opens its doors

April 15, 2007

Saudi Arabia is not the first place that comes to mind for leisure tourists. In the past what there was of the travel and tourism industry was dominated by the Hajj in the western provinces and by bus... View more

Saudi Arabia in tourism thrust

April 3, 2006

IN 2004 Saudi Arabia received almost 8.6 million international tourists. In the first six months of 2005 those numbers grew 21 per cent over the corresponding period putting the year s estimated total... View more

Lure of Saudi Arabia

December 4, 2005

The tight oilfield supply market is forcing Saudi Arabia to reach out to new contractors and offer more generous terms as it embarks on an unprecedented drilling campaign to raise production. In recen... View more

Saudi Arabia woos discerning visitors

April 6, 2005

A determined Saudi Arabia has put out all stops to take advantage of the country s abundance of cultural heritage to attract discerning visitors who want to experience the cradle of Islam. Covering an... View more

Saudi Arabia open to long-term deals

January 9, 2005

Top world oil exporter Saudi Arabia is willing to pursue longer-term oil supply contracts with Asian consumers as long as the terms are right Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al Naimi has said. Asian consumers ... View more

Saudi Arabia to dominate Mideast refinery works

February 2, 2004

Saudi Arabia is set to dominate the first-half maintenance programme for Middle East refineries with plans to shut down two major refineries trading sources said. This will squeeze further already tig... View more

Mövenpick signs up third hotel in Saudi Arabia

October 8, 2003

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts (MH&R) has recently signed a management agreement for what will be its third hotel in Saudi Arabia. Following Jeddah and Madinah a new hotel in Al Khobar is now on the expan... View more

Jotun increasing market share for protective coatings in Saudi Arabia

September 23, 2002

Jotun Paints has an established reputation for supplying high-end protective and marine coatings having been responsible for developing manufacturing marketing and supplying protective coatings and ca... View more

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