Why is Al-Ula paving the way towards tourism in Saudi Arabia?; Euronews

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Louvre Abu Dhabi architect to design resort in Saudi Arabia; Lauren Keith; Lonely Planet

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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…

Source: Uncovering ancient kingdoms, Saudi Arabia develops modern sites in al-Ula

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

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

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

Unlocking a kingdom’s long-hidden treasures; Kareem Fahim; NY Times

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

Al Ula, Saudi Arabia: tourist’s alternative to Jordan’s Petra – in pictures; Katy Gillett; The National

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…

Source: Al Ula, Saudi Arabia: tourist’s alternative to Jordan’s Petra – in pictures