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 […]

Source: Post-Corona Bucket List: 10 Places You Need to Visit After This Crisis Ends – Scoop Empire

Saudi opening: How tourism is breaking down social barriers; Taylor Luck; CS Monitor

The Saudi initiative to bring foreign tourists to previously inaccessible sites is creating groundbreaking opportunities for those who live there.

Source: Saudi opening: How tourism is breaking down social barriers

Five cultural attractions in Saudi Arabia; Time Out

From museums and art to UNESCO recognised heritage sites, KSA has it all and more…

Source: Time Out Dubai

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…

Source: These Four Saudi Female Engineers Are Working to Preserve Jeddah’s

French Engineer Returns Ancient Coins to Saudi Arabia’s AlUla; Al-Awsat

A French geological engineer has returned historical coins he had received during a trip to AlUla in 1966. Lefèvre was on a mission with the Saudi Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources when he visited AlUla in 1966. While wandering in the Hegra…

Source: French Engineer Returns Ancient Coins to Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

Azimuth Festival: Closing the second season of winter at Tantora festival; Zawya

A Unique Experience Combing History and Eastern and Western Cultures in an Ancient Site…

Source: Azimuth Festival: Closing the second season of winter at Tantora festival

Culture Ministry’s program aims to expand Saudi Arabia’s cultural; Deema al-Khudair; Arab News

The Culture Ministry’s Art Residency Program, which aims to promote cultural activities in Saudi Arabia, is inviting applications from local and international talent. Registration for the…

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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…

Source: Al Ula in Saudi Arabia: Here’s where UAE rulers spent their weekend

Saudi Arabia: Leisure tourists enter the kingdom; Arnie Weissmann; Travel Weekly


Saudi Arabia presents a rare opportunity to be among the first to visit a country that has been restricted for almost 80 years, but there’s a trade-off, and perhaps a payoff.

Source: Saudi Arabia: Leisure tourists enter the kingdom: Travel Weekly

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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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

Saudi Arabia Unveils New Cultural Tourism Destination; Iuliia Tore; Russia Tourism News

Located on the North-Western edge of the Saudi Arabia capital of Riyadh, Diriyah will be officially inaugurated at a special November 19th gathering.

Source: Saudi Arabia Unveils New Cultural Tourism Destination

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