Uncovering ancient kingdoms, Saudi Arabia develops modern sites in al-Ula; Reem Krimly; Al Arabiya

On Sunday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launched mega tourism projects in the ancient desert…

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Saudi Arabia: Sharaan Al-Ula cultural destination project; Lalla Merlin; blooloop

Saudi Arabia has launched the Sharaan project to turn the historic region of Al-Ula into a cultural tourism destination.

Source: Saudi Arabia: Sharaan Al-Ula cultural destination project | blooloop

ONE WOMAN’S JOURNEY INSIDE SAUDI ARABIA; Paula Froelich; Newsweek

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‘Haunted’ Saudi antiquities site tries to woo visitors; Reuters

AL ULA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – In a remote northern corner of Saudi Arabia sit the relics of an ancient civilization, which the kingdom hopes to turn into a global tourism destination as it tries to open up to the world and diversify its economy away from oil. Backed by billions of dollars in state-led … Continued

Source: ‘Haunted’ Saudi antiquities site tries to woo visitors – Egypt Independent

21, 39 Jeddah Arts celebrates the myths of its old town; Melissa Gronlund; The National

This year’s theme overall is Al Obour, or “crossing” – such as the new crossing into the old, the exterior crossing into the inside and, crucially, different generations crossing paths.

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Pics: Sheikh Mohammed tours historic site in Saudi; Gulf Business

Mada’in Saleh in Saudi’s Al-Ula province is an archeological site featuring carvings by the Nabataean civilisation…

Source: Pics: Sheikh Mohammed tours historic site in Saudi – Gulf Business

Tales as old as time: Get to know Saudi Arabia’s Thamudic petroglyphs; Leen Alfaisal; Al Arabiya

The rocky mountains of Jubbah city in Saudi Arabia are repositories of the lifestyle, the…

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Four Months After the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Western Cultural Leaders Are Still Helping Saudi Arabia Become a Global Tourist Destination; Eileen Kinsella; artnet News

Current and former executives from Sotheby’s and UNESCO, among others, remain involved in the Al-Ula project.

Source: Four Months After the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Western Cultural Leaders Are Still Helping Saudi Arabia Become a Global Tourist Destination | artnet News

Inside Saudi Arabia’s Unesco-listed At-Turaif; Adam Workman; The National

At-Turaif offers travellers a rare chance to experience a world that was once well out of reach…

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What It’s Like to Travel Saudi Arabia as A Woman; Nellie; Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Saudi Arabia has always been one of the most difficult countries to travel to. Here’s what it’s like to travel Saudi Arabia.

Source: What It’s Like to Travel Saudi Arabia as A Woman – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog