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Saudi nationals on hospitality fast-track

Marriott International the world s largest hotel company and leading Saudi five-star hospitality company Dur Hospitality have launched a program designed to fast-track Saudi nationals into the hospitality industry. Tahseen is a 12- to 18-month Leadership Development Program which will offer Saudi male and female college and university graduates as well as current Marriott employees and nationals p... View more

A Ramadan to remember at Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh

May 11, 2018

This Ramadan Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh invites guests to experience the holy month at one of the finest destinations in town. Conveniently located on Olaya Street near King Fahad Road the award-winnin... View more

Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh gets top recognition

May 6, 2018

Al Faisaliah Hotel a premium five-star property in Riyadh Saudi Arabia scooped up multiple awards at this year s Business Traveller Middle East Awards and the World Travel Awards. Al Faisaliah Hotel r... View more

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh welcomes new executive chef

April 18, 2018

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh a leading five-star hotel in the Saudi Arabian capital has appointed Esat Akyildiz as the property s executive chef. In his new role chef Akyildiz will be in charge of the culi... View more

Citi opens new offices in Riyadh

April 17, 2018

Citi a leading global bank has announced the official opening of its new offices in Riyadh Saudi Arabia located at the Kingdom Tower. We are delighted to establish an office in the Kingdom and be open... View more

Mobily launches 5G trial at Riyadh mall

April 15, 2018

Etihad Etisalat Mobily a leading telecom service provider in Saudi Arabia has launched 5G technology trial at a special stand in Riyadh Gallery mall. Ahmed Aboudoma Mobily chief executive officer said... View more

Oman’s presence at Riyadh Travel Fair to boost tourism

April 12, 2018

Oman s Ministry of Tourism expects to surpass 2017 s visitor arrivals which was recorded at over 1.59 million visitors as its pavilion at the Riyadh Travel Fair in Saudi Arabia attracts huge interest ... View more

Bahrain Tourism participates in Riyadh Travel Fair

April 12, 2018

A delegation from the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is taking part in the Riyadh Travel Fair 2018 being held until April 13 in Saudi Arabia. The delegation includes representatives ... View more

Sharjah showcases top tourism projects at Riyadh Travel Fair

April 10, 2018

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is focusing the spotlight on the latest achievements and developments of its tourism sector through its participation at the 10th Riyadh ... View more

Oman to showcase tourism projects at Riyadh Travel Fair

April 8, 2018

Oman s Ministry of Tourism announced that it will be participating at the Riyadh Travel Fair 2018 along with leading players in regional and international travel and tourism to showcase the sultanate ... View more

KPMG sets up economics research unit in Riyadh

April 4, 2018

KPMG Al Fozan & Partners a leading provider of audit tax and advisory services has established a specialized Research and Economic Studies unit in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The new unit will conduct resear... View more

ACES to conduct site work for Riyadh bus stop project

April 3, 2018

Jordan-based Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES Group) said its Riyadh branch has been awarded the contract for site investigation material testing and quality control for a major bus stop sche... View more

Riyadh expo centre names Emiratis as board members

April 1, 2018

Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre has appointed two Emirati officials as members of its newly-formed board of directors. The move is aimed at benefiting from the UAE s vast experti... View more

US consortium to develop giant mixed-use project in Riyadh

March 25, 2018

Chicago-based consortium Global Business Ventures has announced plans to build a multibillion-dollar mixed-used development that could bring as many as 25 000 housing units and 1 million square feet o... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair sells out ahead of 2018 show

March 19, 2018

Celebrating its 10th anniversary as Saudi Arabia s Leading Travel Trade and Consumer Show Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2018 has completely sold out ahead of its milestone show this April attributed to a t... View more

UAE pavilion at Riyadh Book Fair sees big response

March 17, 2018

The UAE Pavilion at the Riyadh International Book Fair has been very well received by visitors drawing large crowds who have enjoyed an array of activities organized by 18 Emirati cultural institution... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair 2018 to be biggest on record

March 11, 2018

Riyadh Travel Fair Saudi Arabia s largest travel trade show is set to be the kingdom s biggest event on record showcasing more than 270 exhibitors national pavilions and seminars set to welcome an ant... View more

KPMG Al Fozan & Partners to open new HQ in Riyadh

March 8, 2018

KPMG Al Fozan & Partners has signed an agreement to establish its new headquarters at the Business Front project located on King Khalid International Airport Road in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. Khalil Al Sed... View more

Modon starts work on new mosques in Riyadh

March 5, 2018

Modon Properties an Abu Dhabi-based master developer of sustainable communities and strategic mixed-use developments said it has started work on the construction of five temporary mosques in sectors 7... View more

Deloitte to set up digital centre in Riyadh

March 4, 2018

Deloitte a leading provider of provides audit tax consulting financial advisory and risk advisory services has announced plans to build a state-of-the art Deloitte Digital Center (DDC) in Riyadh Saudi... View more

Dur Hospitality to open new hotel in Riyadh

February 28, 2018

Dur Hospitality the Saudi grown hospitality company and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) have announced the signing of a franchise agreement for Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace. Currently operating as R... View more

New Crowne Plaza hotel opens in Riyadh

February 18, 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) one of the world s leading hotel companies has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel and Convention Center. The newly opened hotel will be the seve... View more

GE, Tatweer to develop Riyadh diagnostics centre

February 7, 2018

GE Healthcare has partnered with Tatweer Medical Co. an investment arm of Tatweer Holding to develop an advanced diagnostic facility near the Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The Medical Vil... View more

Uber Eats launches in Riyadh

February 1, 2018

Uber has announced the expansion of its global food delivery app to the Saudi Arabia s capital city Riyadh. Starting on February 1 residents of Riyadh will be able to download the Uber Eats app or vis... View more

Strukton, Wagner win Riyadh Metro solar panel contract

January 30, 2018

Strukton a key provider of cross-border solutions in the field of rail infrastructure vehicles and mobility systems said it has won a contract to install 4 284 solar panels on a Riyadh Metro depot ser... View more

Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya gets top recognition

December 24, 2017

Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya celebrates its first successful year by scooping a number of impressive prestigious awards. The hotel was recognised as the Best Business Hotel and received the Best Locatio... View more

Automechanika Riyadh to feature 150 exhibitors

December 6, 2017

More than 150 exhibitors from 20 countries have already signed up to showcase products and services at the upcoming Automechanika Riyadh a premier international trade and networking event in Riyadh Sa... View more

Information Security Conference opens in Riyadh

November 21, 2017

The annual Mena Information Security Conference will begin today (November 31) in Riyadh Saudi Arabia with the participation of the world s leading companies in the field of security and IT amid the e... View more

Centro Waha Riyadh now open for business

November 2, 2017

Rotana one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with hotels across the Middle East Africa and Turkey and SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia (SCSA) a leading investment manager have announce... View more

Riyadh looks to leisure tourism for economy growth

November 1, 2017

Riyadh s hospitality sector remains heavily dependent on business tourism and travel but the kingdom aims to diversify the economy from its dependency on oil and business tourism to include leisure an... View more

Riyadh most bot-infected city in GCC: study

November 1, 2017

Riyadh is the number one in the GCC for the highest source of bot infections a study said adding that the Saudi Arabian capital city is also ranked as the fourth city in the Middle East with 43.1 per ... View more

New Ramada hotel to open in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

October 16, 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced and Concept Towers Real Estate Limited have agreed to develop a new Ramada hotel centrally located in Riyadh. Managed by Riyada International Hotels & Resorts maste... View more

Riyadh Metro launches stations naming rights program

October 15, 2017

Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the executive arm of The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh today launched the Naming Rights Program of its Riyadh Public Transit Network currently un... View more

Rotana unveils new Centro hotel in Riyadh

October 12, 2017

Rotana one of the leading hotel management companies in the region and eading investment manager Shuaa Capital Saudi Arabia (SCSA) have announced the opening of the Centro Waha Riyadh Hotel. This is t... View more

McLaren unveils the new 720S at Riyadh show

October 9, 2017

Nahwasharq a newly appointed and official McLaren retail partner in Saudi Arabia introduced the new McLaren 720S at the recently concluded 11th edition of EXCS Motorshow in Riyadh. Nahwasharq is makin... View more

Saudi retailer eXtra opens new store in Riyadh

September 27, 2017

Saudi-based United Electronics Company (eXtra) has announced the opening of its ninth store in capital Riyadh thus taking the total numbers of its outlets in the GCC region to 43. Set up in 2003 the S... View more

Otis secures major Riyadh Metro project contract

September 26, 2017

Otis Elevator Company one of the world s largest manufacturers of people-moving products has been signed up by the FAST Consortium of companies for the metro project in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The consor... View more

Saudi Aramco takes part in Riyadh SME forum

September 21, 2017

Saudi Aramco took part in the four-day Biban SMEs Forum 2017 organized by the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (Monsha at) which concluded yesterday (September 20) in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. Abdula... View more

Riyadh to host IoT exhibition early 2018

September 12, 2017

New Horizon for Conferences & Exhibitions has announced that it has won a franchise for hosting and organizing the Saudi International Exhibition for Internet of Things (IoT) for the first time in Sau... View more

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh gets top recognition for excellence

August 28, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh a luxurious hotel in the Saudi Arabian capital has received a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year the five-star hotel has been chosen as a top v... View more

Riyadh airport modernisation work to start after Haj

August 23, 2017

Work on the project to modernise King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh will start soon after this Haj season a senior official of Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)... View more

Four Seasons Riyadh restaurant wins top award

August 8, 2017

Elements Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh has been awarded regional winner for the best Luxury Family Restaurant at the 2017 World Luxury Restaurant Awards. The awards were announced during the... View more

Riyadh Metro work 57pc complete

August 7, 2017

Work on the Riyadh Metro project is proceeding at a steady pace and so far 57 per cent of the project is complete Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz acting Riyadh governor said. The projec... View more

Riyadh Airports, Uber partner on passenger transport

August 1, 2017

Riyadh Airports Company and Uber have signed an agreement to transport passengers to and from King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in the Saudi capital Riyadh. CEO of Riyadh Airports Saleh Al Rash... View more

Dubai, Riyadh, Jeddah among top 'cities to watch'

July 31, 2017

Leading real estate investment firm JLL today released the results of a study on the hospitality landscape across 106 global cities with Dubai Riyadh and Jeddah placed on its list of cities to watch .... View more

Huawei opens innovation centre in Riyadh

July 31, 2017

Huawei a leading global ICT solutions provider has opened one of its largest Customer Solution Innovation & Integration Experience Centres (CSIC) for Huawei in Middle East region in Riyadh Saudi Arabi... View more

Flynas to renew Riyadh-Beirut flights

July 25, 2017

Flynas the national Saudi airline said it will return to Beirut the Lebanese capital operating four weekly flights connecting King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh and Rafic Hariri International... View more

Four Seasons Riyadh unveils summer getaway offer

July 16, 2017

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh has introduced its summer getaway offer with a special summer rate of SR1 200 ( 319.6) for a Superior Room and SR2 200 ( 585.9) for a Four Seasons Executive Suite on room onl... View more

Carlson Rezidor signs new Radisson Blu in Riyadh

July 13, 2017

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world has announced the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel Riyadh Al Sahafa in Saudi Arabia. This takes the group s por... View more

Special Ramadan offers at Four Seasons Riyadh

June 15, 2017

This Ramadan Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh will be offering an extensive selection of culinary experiences embracing the holy month and celebrating this special time of the year with family and friends. I... View more

Paris Gallery opens new store in Riyadh

June 13, 2017

UAE-based Paris Gallery a leading luxury retailer in the region has opened its new store at Al Hamra Mall in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. Paris Gallery is a unit of Sara Group a company widely diversified int... View more

Riyadh Metro's Western Station work nearing completion

May 31, 2017

Construction is in full swing at the Western Station a multimodal transit hub being designed as part of Riyadh Metro development with the underground parking ground surface and elevated tracks nearing... View more

Riyadh transport project on track for 2018 launch

May 27, 2017

The King Abdulaziz Project for Public Transport in Riyadh Saudi Arabia is progressing as per schedule and on track for launch next year said a report. It consists of a modern train system network supp... View more

Texas de Brazil opens in Riyadh

May 24, 2017

Texas de Brazil Churrascaria the largest Brazilian-American steakhouse brand in the world opened its first location in Saudi Arabia recently at Riyadh s Rubeen Plaza. Guests can now enjoy the unique r... View more

Abunayyan opens giant JCB showroom in Riyadh

May 18, 2017

Saudi-based Abunayyan Trading has officially opened the Abunayyan JCB headquarters in Riyadh on Sunday in a glittering reception and presentation attended by top members of the Abunayyan Group JCB fro... View more

Riyadh Metro project on track, 54pc work completed

May 13, 2017

Work is progressing as per schedule on The Riyadh Metro development with 54 per cent of the project already completed said a Arab News report citing a senior official. An ambitious Saudi transport inf... View more

QNB Group opens new branch in Riyadh

May 6, 2017

QNB Group a leading banking group in Qatar has opened its newest branch in Riyadh Saudi Arabia as part of its regional expansion strategy. Dr Ahmed bin Abdul Karim Al Khulaifi the governor of the Saud... View more

Saudia to launch new Riyadh-Manchester flight

April 18, 2017

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has unveiled plans to operate regular direct flights between Riyadh and Manchester UK starting in June said a report. The flights will be scheduled to operate on Monday... View more

Bahrain Tourism takes part in Riyadh Travel Fair 2017

April 9, 2017

An official delegation from Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is taking part in Riyadh Travel Fair 2017 which is running from April 7 to 10 at Al Faisaliah Tower Hotel. The delegation i... View more

Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya opens doors

April 9, 2017

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in the capital of Saudi Arabia. Developed by Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercia... View more

Xylem opens office in Riyadh

April 9, 2017

Xylem a leading global water technology company today announced the opening of a new office in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The new office is part of Xylem s 35 million investment in the Middle East North Afr... View more

270 firms take part in Riyadh Travel Fair

April 8, 2017

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2017 Saudi Arabia s leading travel industry showcase opened its doors for the ninth consecutive year in Riyadh yesterday (April 7) with more than 270 exhibitors from 55 countr... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair targets millennial tourist market

March 28, 2017

This year Riyadh Travel Fair - the largest travel and tourism exhibition in Saudi Arabia - will be highlighting youth travel options as it eyes the growing millennial traveller population. Exhibitors ... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair to showcase medical tourism offerings

March 16, 2017

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2017 the largest travel and tourism exhibition & congress in Saudi Arabia will for the first time this year shine a spotlight on medical tourism. Medical service providers hot... 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

IDB to host major PPP forum in Riyadh

March 7, 2017

Senior government officials and key regional and international executives from the private sector will discuss the wide-ranging aspects of the public-private partnership at a forum in Riyadh later thi... View more

Alstom hands over first trainset for Riyadh Metro

March 6, 2017

Alstom a French multinational company operating in the worldwide rail transport markets has handed over the first of the 69 metro trainsets to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) for operation in lin... View more

Alstom delivers first metro trainset to Riyadh

March 6, 2017

Alstom as a part of Fast consortium has handed over to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the first of the 69 metro trainsets that will circulate on Lines 4 5 and 6 of Riyadh Metro. The production o... View more

Kone wins big Riyadh Metro project supply contract

March 6, 2017

Kone a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has won a major order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for the Line 3 of Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia. The Line 3 is the longe... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair gears up for new edition

February 21, 2017

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2017 Saudi Arabia s largest travel trade event showcasing more than 250 exhibitors national pavilions and seminars is set to welcome an anticipated 30 000 visitors this April.... View more

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh welcomes new executive sous chef

February 21, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh has appointed Riccardo Pinna as the executive sous chef for Azzurro Restaurant. An experienced chef Pinna s portfolio includes resourceful knowledge in launching and successful... View more

Riyadh, Jeddah among Global Cities of the Future

February 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia s capital Riyadh ranks fourth followed by Jeddah in the list of Global Cities of the Future developed for the ongoing World Government Summit 2017 in Dubai UAE. Riyadh is increasingly inv... View more

600 experts to attend top cyber security event in Riyadh

February 13, 2017

The largest cyber security gathering in Saudi Arabia with over 600 experts in attendance will be hosted this month in Riyadh. The 2nd Annual International Cyber Security Conference (ICSC) is being org... View more

Bahrain promotes tourism identity at Riyadh travel forum

February 13, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) took part in the second-edition of the Travel and Tourism Pioneers Forum 2017 held in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The delegation was headed by director of... View more

Parsons JV in key Riyadh Metro safety milestone

February 1, 2017

A joint venture led by Parsons a leader in engineering construction technical and management services has achieved a major safety milestone at the Riyadh Metro project site in Saudi Arabia by completi... View more

Automechanika Riyadh targets Saudi aftermarket

February 1, 2017

Messe Frankfurt Middle East has announced the launch of Automechanika Riyadh 2018 today (February 1) as the region s leading exhibition organiser expands its presence further in the Kingdom s vast aut... View more

New Creative Home showroom opens in Riyadh

January 30, 2017

Saudi-based Al Mutlaq Holding has opened the third showroom of American brand Creative Home in capital Riyadh which will showcase a wide range of its antiques mirrors home accessories and lighting kit... View more

Hyatt Regency debuts in Riyadh

January 25, 2017

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of the first Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in Riyadh the capital of Saudi Arabia. Developed by Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercial Investment Hya... View more

Salini completes Riyadh metro excavation work

January 24, 2017

Salini Impregilo an Italian specialist in the construction and civil engineering business said it has completed the tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of Riyadh Metro project. Also known as the Orang... View more

Four Seasons Riyadh unveils new 'sensational' package

January 17, 2017

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is inviting guests to experience its Sensational Suite Package . Guests can revel in the luxurious setting of the Presidential or Royal Suite complemented b... View more

Annan to build new office tower in Riyadh

January 11, 2017

Saudi-based Annan Real Estate is set to build a new 35-storey office tower in the heart of capital Riyadh which will boast an innovative design sufficient parking high speed elevators and also concier... View more

Etihad Airways to fly thrice daily to Riyadh

January 10, 2017

UAE national carrier Etihad Airways is introducing a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi Riyadh route effective February 1. The new daily late night departures from both Abu Dhabi and Riyadh are timed... View more

VFS Global launches Belgium visa centre in Riyadh

December 21, 2016

Residents of Saudi Arabia can now apply for visas to Belgium and Luxembourg at a visa application centre launched for the Embassy of Belgium for the first-time in the Middle East. Visa applicants can ... View more

FCC consortium wins top award for Riyadh metro work

December 20, 2016

A consortium led by Spanish construction giant FCC has been named the Global Tunnelling Team of the Year at the New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards 2016 in London UK for its work on the yellow green ... View more

ACTS wins Riyadh metro project work

December 12, 2016

Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS) a consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering has been awarded a contract to carry out testing and anal... View more

Doosan launches eco-friendly generators in Riyadh

December 5, 2016

Doosan Portable Power and Saudi Diesel Power Equipment Division recently launched Doosan s latest eco-friendly hi-tech generators at an event held at the Marriot Hotel in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. At the e... View more

Marriott signs new Four Points by Sheraton in Riyadh

November 21, 2016

Marriott International has signed an agreement with Al Maryia Real Estate Establishment to open a Four Points by Sheraton in the Saudi Arabia s capital city Riyadh. Scheduled to open in 2019 Four Poin... View more

DoubleTree Hilton Riyadh moves ahead with Saudisation plan

November 16, 2016

DoubleTree Hilton Riyadh Al Muroj Business Gate is moving full-speed ahead with its stated goal to identify hire train and mentor the best Saudi nationals who want to build a career in the hospitality... View more

Lagardere to operate Duty Free shops at Riyadh airport

November 3, 2016

Saudi Arabia s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) has signed a contract with Lagardere Alliance to operate Duty Free shops in two of the international terminals of King Khalid International Ai... View more

BioPharma Academy launched in Riyadh

November 2, 2016

Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies (RPC) in conjunction with the Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) Sagia the Ministry of Health (MOH) has inaugurated the BioPharma Academy initiative in Riyadh S... View more

Etihad B787 Dreamliner touches down in Riyadh

October 30, 2016

Etihad Airways latest Boeing 787 Dreamliner route was launched today with the state-of-the art aircraft touching down in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The occasion was marked with an official welcome ceremony ... View more

Riyadh ‘is the next winner’

June 27, 2016

Saudi Arabia wants to stay dominant in its biggest export markets plus it desperately wants to avoid losing ground to Iran Saudi Arabia is poised to boost its share of Opec oil production in the comin... View more

Embassy by Hilton to debut in Riyadh

April 3, 2016

Hilton Worldwide a leading global hospitality company will introduce its upscale Embassy by Hilton brand to the Middle East with the opening a new hotel in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. Hilton and Saudi Arabia... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair set for record

April 3, 2016

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2016 Saudi Arabia s leading travel industry showcase will be the largest RTF edition on record with an increase in both the number of exhibitors and expected visitor arrivals.... View more

Riyadh Travel Fair reports 18pc increase in exhibitors

March 27, 2014

TTN caught up with Bander Algryni general manager of Riyadh Travel Fair 2014 for all the news on the event s sixth anniversary. What are the positive indications that lead you to believe that this yea... View more

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh reveals signature suite

January 26, 2014

FOLLOWING an extensive multimillion-dollar renovation over the past 18 months Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh in Saudi Arabia has its new opulent Kingdom Suite. Claimed to be one of the most highly-anticipa... View more

Ascott expands into Riyadh

June 23, 2013

THE Ascott Limited (Ascott) has entered Saudi Arabia with a management contract for its first premier serviced residence in Riyadh. Ascott Olaya Riyadh is slated to open near the King Abdullah Financi... View more

Royal living at Four Seasons Riyadh

October 22, 2012

FOUR Seasons Hotel Riyadh located at Kingdom Centre has announced the launch of the extensively renovated new suite offering The Royal Suites. With its contemporary and stylish furnishing the renovati... View more

Luxury living at the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh

April 23, 2012

THE Ritz-Carlton Riyadh the first Ritz-Carlton to open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in October 2011 has fared extremely well in the market with very competitive prices and the highest average rate w... View more

Riyadh, Dubai witness strong room growth

March 25, 2012

Hotels in Riyadh achieved the highest Average Room Rate (ARR) and Gross Operating Profit Per Available Room (GOPPAR) in the region for the month of December and full year 2011 according to the latest ... View more

Hilton Worldwide signs fourth property in Riyadh

January 29, 2012

Hilton Worldwide announces the signing of a Management Agreement with Obeikan Real Estate Development Company for the fourth Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The 210-key Hilton... View more

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh welcomes Chevalier

December 26, 2011

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh announced the appointment of Michael Chevalier as executive assistant manager Food & Beverage at the hotel. Michael Chevalier a French national possess over 20 years wide hospi... View more

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh awarded the World’s Leading Palace Hotel

December 26, 2011

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh has been awarded the World s Leading Palace Hotel in World Travel Awards which was held in Doha Qatar. It is a remarkable achievement to receive such a valuable award says Jean... View more

A feminine touch at Four Seasons Riyadh

October 26, 2011

WITH an increase in travelling businesswomen from across the Arab world Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is now the first in the Kingdom s capital to develop and offer a Female Traveller Pr... View more

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh opens for business

October 26, 2011

THE Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company continues to show its strong commitment to the Middle East with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh. Opened on October 24 2011 the palatial hotel with 493 rooms and s... View more

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh welcomes Pirkle

October 26, 2011

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh has announced the arrival Greg Pirkle as general manager. Pirkle was previously general manager of the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi Malaysia. He has spent over 20 years in va... View more

Iconic Riyadh hotel unveils new wing

April 24, 2011

THE new South Wing of the five-star Al Faisaliah Hotel A Rosewood Hotel in Riyadh Saudi Arabia was officially opened by Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Khalid chairman of parent company Al Khozama Manageme... View more

Industry heading to Riyadh Travel Fair

April 24, 2011

RIYADH Travel Fair (RTF) will launch its third edition from May 23 to 26 with exhibitor numbers up on last year and visitors expected to top 30 000. The show will take place at the Riyadh Internationa... View more

Riyadh set to welcome STTIM

February 28, 2011

RIYADH will welcome travel trade professionals from across the region and around the world when it hosts the fourth Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) to be held at the Riyadh Internat... View more

Upgrade for Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh

October 28, 2010

SAUDI Arabia s Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre aims to maintain its leading edge in the city s hospitality landscape following a major refurbishment. The 12-month renovation project execut... View more

The forefront of Arabian luxury at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh

April 29, 2010

Al Faisaliah Hotel A Rosewood Hotel in Riyadh Saudi Arabia a leading property in the Middle East is expanding its luxury offering with the launch of a new wing in the summer of 2010. With 106 rooms an... View more

Major facelift for Four Seasons Riyadh

January 30, 2010

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh is in the final stages of its extensive renovation scheme and guests and visitors alike can expect big changes on their next visit. As befits a hotel design of outstanding ar... View more

AKMC property in Riyadh opening end 2009

April 28, 2009

Al Khozama Management Company (AKMC) has co-invested in the development of a residential neighbourhood in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The development covering over three million square metres 70 per cent of ... View more

Management agreement signed for Riyadh hotel

March 30, 2009

GOLDEN Tulip Hospitality Group MENA Region signed a management agreement last month with Saudi Tourism Development Company to manage the Tulip Inn Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Tulip Inn Riyadh is i... View more

Riyadh sanctions a peek into reserves

September 21, 2008

KEEN to calm some of the anxiety in oil markets over its long-term output plans Saudi Arabia has adopted a policy of relative openness on its reserves and production. Industry analysts have expressed ... View more

IHG signs up Crowne Plaza Riyadh

August 26, 2008

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS Group (IHG) has announced the signing of the Crowne Plaza Riyadh in partnership with Mohammed A. Al Swailem of Commercial Investment. This will be IHG s second Crowne Plaza in ... View more

Riyadh hotel transforms hall for Ramadan

July 22, 2008

AL FAISALIAH Hotel is transforming the largest banqueting hall in Saudi Arabia into a stunning venue for Iftar and Sohour celebrations during Ramadan. A top class team of designers has been assembled ... View more

Riyadh is a city that begs exploration

March 30, 2008

VISITORS to Riyadh with a little time on their hands may be surprised to find how many attractions there are in the capital. With the exception of dining out Riyadh is not normally regarded as a city ... View more

Riyadh summit set as oil nears $100

November 11, 2007

Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the third Opec summit beginning in Riyadh this week as oil stood poised to breach the 100 a barrel mark a level that the IEA said would hurt the world economy. It wil... View more

New deal to serve Riyadh-Kathmandu route

April 15, 2007

A new code share alliance between Gulf Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines will see the launch of new services on the Riyadh-Kathmandu sector via Bahrain International Airport. The flights will begin April... View more

Four Seasons Riyadh introduces wireless internet

November 2, 2005

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh has enhanced its 24-hour office-away-from-home facilities for guests with the introduction of wireless internet. The new service which has just come on stream offers guests t... View more

bmi launches new direct service to Riyadh

August 29, 2005

Flying to Riyadh is set to become easier and more comfortable than ever before as award-winning airline bmi launches a new direct service from London Heathrow to the Saudi Arabian capital. The only UK... View more

Irresistable offers at InterCon Riyadh

June 5, 2005

Doing business in Riyadh is easier when you stay at the InterContinental Riyadh. All guest needs are met by the hotel s hi-tech facilities and its professional staff. The hotel enjoys excellent locati... View more

Riyadh dismisses oil glut concerns

May 7, 2005

There is no glut of crude oil despite increasing US inventories and Saudi Arabia will allow global oil stocks to build ahead of the winter Saudi foreign affairs adviser Adel Al Jubeir said. I don t kn... View more

Four Seasons Riyadh on Conde Nast hot list

August 7, 2004

THE Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh which opened in February 2003 has won a coveted position on the Conde Nast Traveler magazine s Hot List. The magazine incognito visits hundreds of noteworthy new hotels a... View more

Facelift for Radisson SAS, Riyadh

July 8, 2004

A fully-refurbished Radisson SAS Hotel will soon be the latest attraction in Riyadh. Part of the renovation involving SR65 million ( 17.3 million) is already complete and is open to the public said Ma... View more

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh sets the standards

April 11, 2004

Kingdom Centre Riyadh is the site of the newest Four Seasons a 249-room Hotel occupying ten floors of the grand new Kingdom Centre complex the city s best location for business travelers from around t... View more

Riyadh hotel inaugurated

November 2, 2003

Saudi Arabia s Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has officially inaugurated Riyadh s landmark Kingdom Centre its tower and The Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh the capital s most luxurious hotel. B... View more

Project boom on cards for Riyadh firm

February 23, 2003

The Saudi Rockwool Factory specialised in the production of rockwool mineral insulation was established in 1992. It is located in the third industrial city in Riyadh occupying an area of 28 125 sq m. ... View more

Riyadh output exceeds estimates

October 21, 2002

Saudi Arabia pumped 8.12 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil last month far higher than recent estimates by independent experts a London-based industry source said. A monthly output report used... View more

Riyadh hotel appoints new sales manager

February 12, 2002

The Riyadh Marriott Hotel in Saudi Arabia has appointed Moham-med Feroz Khan as its new sales manager. Khan who brings six years of experience in the Kingdom to the Marriott was the sales manager Saud... View more

Riyadh Inter-Con gets a major facelift

November 8, 2001

The Riyadh Inter-Continental Hotel has completed a multi-million dollar renovation programme presenting a new face to travellers meetings planners and the local community. The centerpiece of the hotel... View more

Prize lure at Riyadh

October 6, 2001

Marriott Visitors and residents of Riyadh are being offered a chance to win a daily prize during Ramadan as part of a promotion package to be introduced during the Holy Month by the Riyadh Marriott Ho... View more

Riyadh refinery gets MVC stability boost

September 23, 2000

In a process unit such as a crude distiller there are process control problems that typically are not handled well at the base control level because their complexity demands a more rigorous approach. ... View more