On Sunday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launched mega tourism projects in the ancient desert…
Source: Uncovering ancient kingdoms, Saudi Arabia develops modern sites in al-Ula
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
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
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
The vast desert ruins of Al-Ula inspire awe. But Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on dissidents and Jamal Khashoggi’s killing could make tourism a harder sell.
Source: Unlocking a kingdom’s long-hidden treasures
As the Winter at Tantora Festival takes place in Al Ula, we take a deeper look at the kingdom’s first city to appear on the Unesco World Heritage Site list…
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