saudi arabia

  • Saudi Arabia announces resumption of domestic flights

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2020

      Saudi Arabia has announced the resumption of domestic flights which will start from May 31.  Saudi-based carrier will be permitted to offer flights within the country more than two months after they were suspended to slow the spread of …

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  • Saudi Arabia hotels used as quarantine centres

    Published on : Monday, April 13, 2020

    Hotels and luxury suites in Saudi Arabia are being used quarantine centres and have now quarantined thousands of people to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This action is also providing a temporary lifeline to an industry crippled in the face …

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  • Saudi Arabian government asks global Muslim population to delay Hajj bookings

    Published on : Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    The Saudi Arabian government has asked Muslims planning to take part in the Hajj pilgrimage to delay booking amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Hajj Minister Mohammed Banten said the kingdom was concerned about the safety of pilgrims and urged …

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  • WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the Travel & Tourism sector

    Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global travel & tourism private sector have urged world tourism leaders to implement critical measures to save the Travel & Tourism industry. The call was made in light of the …

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  • Saudi Arabia suspends Vietnamese tourists’ visas as coronavirus outbreak escalates

    Published on : Saturday, March 7, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has suspended tourist visas for Vietnamese, as well as nationals from 21 other countries and territories, in efforts to elude the spreading Covid-19 epidemic. The visitors from 22 coronavirus-hit areas including China, South Korea, Italy, Iran, Japan, Indonesia, …

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  • Saudi to stop issuing tourist visas to Chinese & 6 other countries, temporarily

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

    Saudi Arabia as part of its restrictive measures to fight against the global outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, the Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia has announced on Friday that it will be suspending visas to residents in seven countries, …

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  • Coronavirus outbreak: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for Umrah pilgrimage

    Published on : Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Saudi Arabia suspended all foreigners’ entry for the Umrah pilgrimage and tourism from countries where the new coronavirus has spread, as a growing number of cases outside China deepened fears of a pandemic.   The Saudi Arabian kingdom, which hosts …

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  • Saudi Arabia has granted 400,000 visas since tourism began

    Published on : Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    The Saudi Arabian government has issued more than 400,000 tourist visas since it opened its borders to foreign tourists in late September, the country’s top tourism official said on Monday.   That number, which doesn’t include millions of religious pilgrims, …

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  • Saudi-Egypt firms strikes million dollar deal for new hotel management programs

    Published on : Monday, February 24, 2020

    The Saudi Hospitality Development Group or HDG has recently signed a million-dollar deal with Egypt’s Tharawat International Investment Corp. to manage Swiss International. At present, HDG is the owner and representative of the Swiss International Hotels in Saudi Arabia. The …

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  • Saudi Arabia needs to develop its infrastructure for tourists

    Published on : Friday, February 14, 2020

    Saudi Arabia needs to develop its infrastructure for tourists, offering a variety of activities for them to embark on as the Kingdom seeks to become a leading global travel destination.   The Kingdom has made a lot of improvements in …

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  • Saudi Arabia to see increased visitors by 2024

    Published on : Thursday, February 13, 2020

    A new research has revealed that visitors to Saudi Arabia are expected to increase 38% from 15.5 million in 2019 to 21.3 million by 2024. The research was commissioned by Arabian Travel Market (2020), which would take place at Dubai …

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  • Saudi Arabia introduces penalty for citizens violating China travel ban

    Published on : Friday, February 7, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has banned all travel exchange by its citizens to virus-hit China and incorporated penalties for any violations, according to the state media. The trips to China by its citizens are suspended in a bid to take preventive actions …

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  • Saudi Arabia launches new tourism packages to drive numbers

    Published on : Saturday, January 18, 2020

    A fresh set of tourism packages were launched jointly between the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) and tour operators during Saudi Winter.   As a part of fulfilling its role to support the private sector; SCTH organized …

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  • Saudi Arabia sees increase in tourism interest from around the world

    Published on : Saturday, January 4, 2020

    As per a new research, there is an increase in tourism interest in Saudi Arabia from around the world. Majority of tourists are likely to visit Saudi Arabia for a vacation now compared to five years ago.   The research surveyed 9,521 people across …

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  • Millennium Hotels and Resorts reveals plans to expand its business in Saudi Arabia by 2025

    Published on : Monday, December 23, 2019

    Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, the region’s fastest-growing hotel management company, has revealed ambitious development plans for Saudi Arabia with a goal of operating 25 hotels kingdom-wide by 2025.     The group, which currently operates nine hotels across Riyadh, …

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  • Saudi Arabia earned $270 million from its successful event, Riyadh Season

    Published on : Friday, December 20, 2019

    The biggest entertainment event in Saudi Arabia till date, “Riyadh Season”, has seen a grand success. This festival welcomed more than 5 million visitors in its first three weeks alone. After that this event was extended beyond its two-month schedule, …

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  • 2020 Dakar Rally will help to boost Saudi tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s sports chief said Monday the controversial 2020 Dakar Rally, to be hosted by the country for the first time, will help showcase the austere kingdom’s tourism potential.   Organisers of the 12-day marathon through the Arabian desert, which …

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  • Saudi Arabia shrouded in a mystery for long has now opened its doors to tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has shrouded in a mystery for long to innumerable would-be tourists across the globe. When I had last visited almost a decade earlier, there were no tourist visas and above all no business-oriented infrastructure for foreigners.   With …

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  • Saudi Arabia gets first Voco brand hotel

    Published on : Monday, November 18, 2019

    InterContinental Hotels Group has launched its first Voco brand hotel in Saudi Arabia.   The five-star hotel has come up in Riyadh. The group has collaborated with KSA-based developer Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Company for this property. The hotel …

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  • Saudi Arabia is Now Tourism’s “Last Untouched Frontier”

    Published on : Saturday, November 2, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has been described as tourism’s “last untouched frontier” after the launch of its first tourist visa scheme weeks before.   Nicolas Mayer, tourism consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, said that now Saudi Arabia has finally opened its doors to the world, …

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