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

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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…

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

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

Saudi Arabia, largely kept secret to outsiders, opened to tourists last month. This is what it’s like vacationing there now; Sophia Ankel; Insider

Visitors to the Middle Eastern country can camp on 1000-feet cliffs or snorkel along untouched coral reefs.

Source: Saudi Arabia, largely kept secret to outsiders, opened to tourists last month. This is what it’s like vacationing there now

Vision 2030 only the start of tourism drive, Saudi official says; Jamie Prentis; The National

The Kingdom is targeting 100 million visits by 2030 as it seeks to diversify its economy…

Source: Vision 2030 only the start of tourism drive, Saudi official says

Saudi Unesco site At-Turaif to open to public this month; Gavin Gibbon; Arabian Business

Jerry Inzerillo, CEO, Diriyah Gate Development Authority, says phase one of the giga-project to start in January 2020…

Source: Saudi Unesco site At-Turaif to open to public this month

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…

Source: ThePlace: Jubbat Hail, an old caravan route through the Nefud Desert

Saudi Museum of Modern Art to open in Ad Diriyah; The National

As the kingdom seeks to boost its tourism, it is pushing to develop its creative sectors too

Source: Saudi Museum of Modern Art to open in Ad Diriyah

Hotel giant Accor inks deal for Saudi tented resort; Sam Bridge; Arabian Business

Accor has signed a landmark agreement to debut MGallery, its boutique brand, in Saudi Arabia’s premier heritage destination, Al Ula…

Source: Hotel giant Accor inks deal for Saudi tented resort

Stop Everything: Saudi Arabia Is Getting Its Own Coachella; Milli Midwood; Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

And it’s coming in early 2020…

Source: Stop Everything: Saudi Arabia Is Getting Its Own Coachella

Almosafer unveils packages for ‘Winter at Tantora’; Trade Arabia

Almosafer, the flagship brand of Seera Group’s Consumer Travel Business Unit, has unveiled a host of event packages designed for fans preparing to attend the second season of “Winter at Tantora” between December 19 and March 7.

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