Category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia strives for a starring role on the world’s luxe tourism stage; Jeri Clausing; Travel Weekly

Photo: Arnie Weissmann

A relative newcomer to leisure travel, the kingdom has nevertheless made it clear recently that it intends to be not only a travel powerhouse but also a strong voice in global tourism policy and development arenas.

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5 Tourist Destinations to Visit in Saudi Arabia This Summer; Maria Naguib; Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

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These new cruise itineraries pack the wow factor; Johana Jainchill; Travel Weekly

Photo credit: Cruise Saudi

When ships begin returning to service in earnest after the long pandemic pause, many cruise lines will debut some of their unique itineraries.

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Saudia Arabia Reveals Its $15 Billion Masterplan to Turn the Ancient City of AlUla Into a Global Culture Hub; Sarah Cascone; Art Net

Photo credit: ©Royal Commission for AlUla.

Saudi Arabia has unveiled the details of its plans to transform the ancient city of AlUla into an international tourist destination.

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Saudi Arabia opens $15bn PPP opportunities at mega AlUla development; Trade Arabia

The Royal Commission for AlUla has unveiled $15 billion worth of investment opportunities for the private sector in Saudi Arabia’s historical AlUla region within its Journey Through Time Masterplan, the largest oasis regeneration project in the world.

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Historical Diriyah Celebrates World Heritage Day as the Biggest Project Inaugurated by Saudi King; Ajel

Saudi Arabia on Sunday celebrates the World Heritage Day that is annually marked on April 18. Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) is racing against time to finish various projects aimed at developing and rehabilitating heritage sites in Diriyah, whose inauguration ceremonies were attended by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in November, 2019 in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Chairman of the Board of DGDA.

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AlUla: An unseen wonder; Business Today

Promote a brand, host a wedding or hold a special event at AlUla, the city where ancient history, heritage, natural wonders and modern-day marvels co-exist as a fine example of timeless appeal.

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Alice in (a Saudi) Wonderland; Katherine LaGrave; Afar

 

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Explore The UNESCO World-Heritage Sites Of Saudi; Ritz Magazine

Experience a land where the past comes to life. From the labyrinthine streets of ancient cities to the intricate rock carvings of early civilizations.

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15 Reasons to Visit AlUla, Saudi Arabia in 2021; Travel Biz Monitor

Travel Biz Monitor covers authentic information, news, topics, events, interviews, guest articles, features and updates on Travel & Tourism world.

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Hegra, an Ancient City in Saudi Arabia Untouched for Millennia, Makes Its Public Debut; Lauren Keith; Smithsonian Magazine

The archaeological site, now open to tourists, offers clues about the mysterious empire that built it and its more famous sister city of Petra in Jordan…

Source: Hegra, an Ancient City in Saudi Arabia Untouched for Millennia, Makes Its Public Debut

Pictures: Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahsa Oasis enters Guinness World Records; Varun Godinho; Gulf Business

The oasis covers an area of over 85.4 square kilometers…

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ThePlace: Rock inscriptions of Al-Shuwaymis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia’s Hail; Arab News

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‘Saudi Summer’ provides perfect window into Kingdom’s rich heritage; Saudi Gazette

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Post-Corona Bucket List: 10 Places You Need to Visit After This Crisis Ends; Muhammed Kotb; Scoop Empire

With more than a billion people under lockdown and international flights grounded to a halt, the threats of the COVID-19 pandemic forced us all to undertake measures such as social distancing in an effort to flatten the curve. As the number of cases continues to rise, people on social media are thinking more and more […]

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These Four Saudi Female Engineers Are Working to Preserve Jeddah’s; About Her

The Red Sea port city of Jeddah is known for many remarkable things, but perhaps the most universal on being Al-Balad, the city’s historic neighborhood filled with heritage buildings and centuries of…

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Al Ula in Saudi Arabia: Here’s where UAE rulers spent their weekend; Yousra Zaki; Gulf News

This magical county in Saudi Arabia is a very special place…

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Saudi to inaugurate Diriyah Gate, a new tourism hotspot; Gulf Today

The restoration and reimagining of Diriyah, a sweeping 18th century adobe city that once served as the capital and stronghold of the first Saudi State, will be officially inaugurated at a special Nov.19 gathering.

Source: Saudi to inaugurate Diriyah Gate, a new tourism hotspot

ThePlace: Jubbat Hail, an old caravan route through the Nefud Desert; Arab News

Jubbat Hail, in the Hail region of northeast Saudi Arabia, is on an old caravan route through the Nefud Desert. It is one of the largest and most significant archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia, due…

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An ultimate guide to Ad Diriyah: Saudi’s first ‘giga project’ and the home of At-Turaif; Ashleigh Stewart; The National

‘To Saudi Arabia, Diriyah is what the Acropolis is to Athens, what the Colosseum is to Rome’…

Source: An ultimate guide to Ad Diriyah: Saudi’s first ‘giga project’ and the home of At-Turaif

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