AMAN debuts in Saudi Arabia with new resort ALULA; CPP Luxury

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Aman in Al Ula: Three new luxury hotels to open in Saudi Arabia; Hayley Skirka; The National

The eco-friendly resorts will welcome guests by 2023.

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AlUla: A wonder of Arabia; Arab News

The region of AlUla is an exquisite sight, from the deep green of the oasis and the ochre of the sand, to the red of the sandstone canyons and the black tones of the volcanic rocks. This…

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Saudi Arabia commits $25 million to UNESCO for heritage preservation; Reem Krimly; Al Arabiya

Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud and the Director-General of…

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Successful auction heralds new dawn for Saudi art; Zaid M Belbagi; Arab News

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Different phases of Jeddah’s rich history under spotlight; Arab News

The King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) has published highlights of Jeddah’s heritage since the pre-Islamic era and the use of the city as a port for Makkah by…

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UNESCO heritage in Saudi Arabia; Surbhi Kapila; Media India

With parts of it still in use and cultural values that date since times immemorial, heritage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is like a tube between past and present. While some of it is a less…

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Al-Ahsa: Home to the most prominent archaeological and historical; Razan Alaqil; Arab News

Al-Ahsa is an oasis rich with green spaces and water springs, and was home to many ancient civilizations, some that existed as far back as 6,000 BC. It contains the most prominent…

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Jeddah Season provides seasonal employment for young Saudis; Arab News

The Jeddah Season festival has provided a wide range of seasonal employment opportunities for young Saudi men and women, helping them gain experience and prepare them to enter the job market.

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The tomb of Qasr Al-Farid, an archaeological mystery in the Saudi desert; KAWA

In the middle of the dry and arid plains of northeastern Saudi Arabia, a mysterious and solitary building stands majestically on the sand. It is the tomb of Qasr Al-Farid. One of the most famous monuments of the Madain Saleh archaeological site, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Jeddah’s Kanz Al-Balad, Al-Ozwa Street Performance enthrall visitors; Arab News

The 40-day Jeddah Season festival is currently underway, with the launch of a schedule of international shows and plays being presented for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The festival, which…

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Leopards get a $20m boost from Panthera pact with Saudi prince; John C Cannon; Monga Bay

Wild cat conservation group Panthera has signed an agreement with a member of the Saudi royal family to help protect leopards worldwide, especially perhaps the rarest subspecies in the world, the Arabian leopard (Panthera pardus nimr). Panthera chairman Thomas Kaplan signed the deal June 7 in the county of Al-Ula with Bader bin Abdullah bin […]

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ThePlace: Jubbat Hail, an old caravan route through Saudi Arabia’s; Arab News

Jubbat Hail, in the Hail region of northeast Saudi Arabia, is on an old caravan route through the Nefud Desert.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2015, recent government investment has improved the…

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Auction of contemporary Middle Eastern art to benefit Jeddah’s; Arab News

The Saudi Ministry of Culture and auction house Christie’s on June 26 will hold a special charity auction of contemporary Middle Eastern art to benefit a new heritage museum in Jeddah’s…

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7 things to do in Diriyah, a historic jewel of Saudi Arabia; DoTW

Once the kingdom’s capital and an enduring memorial to the nation’s past, Diriyah is an area of beauty and a must-visit for locals, expats and other visitors to Saudi Arabia​…

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Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 projects need more construction contractors; Oscar Rousseau; Construction Week Online

With its $1.1tn project pipeline, Saudi Arabia is looking for qualified builders to shape its most ambitious projects…

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How Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula went from being underdeveloped…to having; Noor Nugali; Arab News

RIYADH: In almost no time, the city of Al-Ula in northwest Saudi Arabia went from being relatively unknown to a very early symbol of success for the Kingdom’s ambitious Vision 2030 reform plan.

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The wonder that is Salwa Palace, the original home of the Al-Saud; LOJIEN BEN GASSEM & NOOR NUGALI; Arab News

As the world marks International Museum Day on Saturday, Saudi Arabia is getting one of its national treasures in Ad Diriyah ready for opening to the public at the beginning of 2020. Arab…

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World Heritage Day: incredible sites from around the Middle East, in pictures; The National

As UNESCO celebrates World Heritage Day on Thursday, here are some of the most precious monuments and other sites around the middle east…

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Why is Al-Ula paving the way towards tourism in Saudi Arabia?; Euronews

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