Kingdom building: Fifteen of the top projects currently shaping Saudi Arabia; Gavin Gibbon; Arabian Business

Arabian Business looks at the billion dollar developments as the kingdom diversifies its economy and throws its doors open to tourists…

Source: Kingdom building: Fifteen of the top projects currently shaping Saudi Arabia

Desert X AlUla announces artist lineup; Drew Zeiba; Architect’s Newspaper

The inaugural Desert X AlUla in Saudi Arabia has announced its 14 artist lineup, but activists (and some board members) are already speaking out.

Source: Desert X AlUla announces artist lineup

Desert X Al Ula announces participating artists for its site-response exhibition in Saudi Arabia; The National


The first desert biennial in the kingdom will feature 14 large-scale site-specific works by various artists

Source: Desert X Al Ula announces participating artists for its site-response exhibition in Saudi Arabia

Desert X AlUla—the inaugural art biennial in a historic Saudi Arabian valley—announces participants; Gareth Harris; Art Newspaper

dxa_location_copy
Read more from source

Saudi Arabia names princess as UNESCO representative; Al Jazeera

Rare female appointment to international body comes as ultra-conservative country works to revamp its image abroad.

Source: Saudi Arabia names princess as UNESCO representative

Global interest rising in Saudi tourism – survey; Sam Bridge; Arab Business

YouGov research, which surveyed 9,521 people across the US, China and five key markets in Europe, reveals a growing interest in visiting the Gulf kingdom…

Source: Global interest rising in Saudi tourism – survey

Arab Regional Center for World Heritage Condemns Transfer of Sphinxes from Luxor to Tahrir; Egyptian Streets

Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of antiquities from Luxor’s…

Source: Arab Regional Center for World Heritage Condemns Transfer of Sphinxes from Luxor to Tahrir

Global interest in Saudi tourism ’on the rise’; Trade Arabia

Tourism interest in Saudi Arabia is on the rise from around the world, with one in five tourists more likely to visit the kingdom for a vacation now than five years ago, said market research and data analytics firm YouGov.

Read more from source

The Royal Commission for AlUla Launches Its Second Winter at Tantora Festival of Culture, Heritage and Celebration in Saudi Arabia; Aetos Wire

The Royal Commission for AlUla Launches Its Second Winter at Tantora Festival of Culture, Heritage and Celebration in Saudi Arabia…

Source: The Royal Commission for AlUla Launches Its Second Winter at Tantora Festival of Culture, Heritage and Celebration in Saudi Arabia

Hegra and AlUla: Rebirth of Arabia’s ancient crossroads; Zawya

AlUla is full of archaeological treasures from the Dadanite, Nabataean, Roman and Islamic civilizations…

Source: Hegra and AlUla: Rebirth of Arabia’s ancient crossroads

Saudi Arabia unveiled; Lee Siew Hua; The Straits Times

Even in a Google-mapped world, Saudi Arabia is such an unseen kingdom that very few outsiders have an inkling of its wintry peaks, coral reefs and stylish cafes…

Source: Saudi Arabia unveiled, Travel News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCO World Heritage Committee; KAWA

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was elected for the first time on Wednesday to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The announcement comes one week after the election of the Kingdom to the Executive Council of the UN Heritage Body for the period 2019 to 2023.

Source: Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCO World Heritage Committee – KAWA

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Oman elected to Unesco’s world heritage committee; Emma Day; The National

The regional nations now form part of the governing body that has the final say on what will be added to the World Heritage List…

Source: Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Oman elected to Unesco’s world heritage committee

Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCO’s world heritage committee; Arab News

Saudi Arabia was elected to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee for the first time on Wednesday. The announcement comes a week after the Kingdom was elected to the UN heritage body’s executive…

Source: Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCO’s world heritage committee

Built in 56 days using 295 tonnes of steel that stretch 35 MILES… all for ONE historic night: Inside the 15,000-seater ‘Gladiator’ arena in the Saudi desert where Anthony Joshua is gunning for revenge against Andy Ruiz; Ollie Lewis; Daily Mail

21463826-7725009-image-a-6_1574725675753-1

Read more from source

Saudi Arabia Opens Its Doors To Tourists—Starting With A Huge Giga Project Around A UNESCO World Heritage Site At Diriyah; James Asquity; Forbes

Saudi Arabia tourist visa is now available as an e-visa. Saudi Arabia tourism is opening its doors to the world. In a world where social media makes us feel so familiar with the far-flung destinations of The Maldives and Bali, tourists are craving new and cultural experiences. Diriyah is a UNESCO…

Source: Saudi Arabia Opens Its Doors To Tourists—Starting With A Huge Giga Project Around A UNESCO World Heritage Site At Diriyah

Saudi’s ‘birthplace’ site catches foreign investor interest – CEO; Gulf Business

Ground breaking is due to start January at the Diriyah Gate project, a UNESCO world heritage site…

Source: Saudi’s ‘birthplace’ site catches foreign investor interest – CEO – Gulf Business

$17bn Diriyah Gate project attracting foreign investor interest, says CEO; Arabian Business

Diriyah Gate is the ancestral home of the Saudi ruling family and will feature 20 hotels, eight museums and a golf course…

Source: $17bn Diriyah Gate project attracting foreign investor interest, says CEO

Saudi ‘Birthplace’ Catches Foreign Investor Interest, CEO Says; Vivian Nereim; Bloomberg Quint

1200x-1

Saudi’s ‘Birthplace’ Catches Foreign Investor Interest, CEO Says…

Source: Saudi ‘Birthplace’ Catches Foreign Investor Interest, CEO Says

Work to start on Saudi’s ‘Diriyah Gate’ gigaproject in January; Josh Corder; Hotelier Middle East

The 7 sq km space will hold more than 100 restaurants and cafes…

Source: Work to start on Saudi’s ‘Diriyah Gate’ gigaproject in January