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Bank granted SAMA approval to open 20 new branches in the KingdomRiyadh, 21 July, 2019:   Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, today announced plans for further expansion in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), following approval from SAMA (The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority) to open 20 additional branches in the Kingdom.T... ... Read more
July 15, 2019:  In keeping with the 2019 spring-summer collection, this new collection continues to mix up styles and pairs urban wear with sportswear. Whether on the tennis court or golf course, the Crocodile brand carefully combines technical fabrics and style to create versatile looks that can be worn in the city or for practicing sport.TEN... ... Read more
14 July  2019:  Today, Polo Ralph Lauren welcomes the below guests to The Polo Ralph Lauren Suite at The Championships, Wimbledon. This year marks the brand’s 14th year as Official Outfitter of TheChampionships, Wimbledon, outfitting all Chair Umpires, Line Umpires, Ball Persons and Grounds People. Guests enjoyed a dr... ... Read more
• Aston Martin Valkyrie showcased dynamically ahead of 2019 British GP• High performance test driver Chris Goodwin completes lap of Silverstone• Verification Prototype 1 now set to begin extensive physical testing regime 14 July 2019:   Silverstone, UK: Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its ... ... Read more
4,200-room property marks major milestone in IHG’s ongoing legacy in the Kingdom11 July 2019:  IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is continuing to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with the signing of voco Makkah in partnership with Maad International, among the Kingdom&rsqu... ... Read more
July 08, 2019 - Riyadh, KSA: Al Diyafa, one of the leading foodservice distributors in the KSA, announced today it will now operate under the Bidfood name starting July 2019.For 10 years, Al Diyafa has been taking on multiple KSA foodservice channels under its wings, offering an extensive Food and Beverage portfolio that boasts iconic and internati... ... Read more
Do not miss the utmost captivating wedding and honeymoon packages this summer Makkah, KSA (7 July 2019):  Summer is the season of special occasions and grand celebrations, and weddings are no exception. M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a five-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, unveils an interesting and value of... ... Read more
THINNEST TEXTURE EVER EXPERIENCED ON LIPS. #INKYOURLIPS07 July  2019:  After the great success of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s ARTIST ROUGE INK in 2018 that launched 6 shades, MAKE UP FOR EVER is expanding the range by adding a wider variety of new best seller colors in 2019, complementing the existing range with a 100% matte colored fin... ... Read more
• Festival of Speed Central Feature dedicated to Aston Martin’s racing history• Central feature represents a continuous race track adorned with the Le Mans winning DBR1 • Aero kit released for Aston Martin’s true sportscar, Vantage • ‘Q by Aston Martin’ unveils six ‘Vantage Heritage Racing... ... Read more
Saudi Arabia’s pavilion will be the largest country pavilion at this year’s World Energy Congress, held 9 – 12 September. Abu Dhabi, 3 July 2019:  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will have a large presence at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi after signing a major contract with the Organizing Committee today. ... ... Read more
Offering a 4 nights stay including a complimentary breakfast, the hotel rewards its guestsAl Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - July 2, 2019:  Gather your family and your loved ones this summer and stay at Millennium Al Aqeeq Hotel Madinah, a five-star hotel located next to Al Masjed Al Nabawi, to leverage your holidays with happy and long las... ... Read more
Saudi -  02 July  2019:    Geopolitical tensions and aggressive external cybersecurity environment are driving the need for highly skilled professionals inside the Kingdom.Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 2, 2019: SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, announced SANS Riyadh 2019, a training event for cyber secur... ... Read more
01 July  2019:    This summer, Pandora celebrates Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau, with the new Disney x Pandora jewellery collection. Launching in July 2019, the collection welcomes the beloved characters back to the big screen with distinctive pieces designed to give you a way to showcase yourfon... ... Read more
01 July  2019:    This summer, Pandora celebrates Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau, with the new Disney x Pandora jewellery collection. Launching in July 2019, the collection welcomes the beloved characters back to the big screen with distinctive pieces designed to give you a way to showcase yourfon... ... Read more
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23 July  2019:    DUBZ, a leading baggage technology and logistics company and part of dnata, has opened a new ‘check-in station’ in The Dubai Mall, the world’s most visited retail and lifestyle destination, to offer airline passengers another convenient option to take advantage of its innovative services.  The station is located in the dnata Travel store on the lower ground level of the mall, where the DUBZ team checks in customers for their flights, prints their boarding passes, weighs and secures their baggage and ensures they are delivered to the airport and loaded onto the aircraft. After collecting their boarding passes and baggage tags, cust ......read more

Bank granted SAMA approval to open 20 new branches in the Kingdom Riyadh, 21 July, 2019:   Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, today announced plans for further expansion in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), following approval from SAMA (The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority) to open 20 additional branches in the Kingdom. The announcement reflects KSA’s growing importance to Dubai’s biggest bank by assets as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to strengthen long-standing strategic and economic ties with the Kingdom.  Emirates NBD currently operates four full-fledged branches across the Kingdom’s key regions with two branches in ......read more

Saudi filmmaking industry’s first step towards global outreach Art Format Lab develops entertainment and cinema in the kingdom in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Khulud Abu Homos: producing innovative Arab content with positive social message to the world. Dr Mustafa Alaidaroos: Entertainment Experience project is a platform to promote new talents in filmmaking industry 18.07.2019. - Saudi Arabia The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is keen to diversify and enrich the entertainment experience in line with the Saudi Vision 2030. The Kingdom is organising the entertainment sector and providing entertainment options for all segments of society in all regions of the Kingdom. In addition, e ......read more

July 15, 2019:  In keeping with the 2019 spring-summer collection, this new collection continues to mix up styles and pairs urban wear with sportswear. Whether on the tennis court or golf course, the Crocodile brand carefully combines technical fabrics and style to create versatile looks that can be worn in the city or for practicing sport. TENNIS COLLECTION – AVAILABLE ON 15 JULY IN THE RETAIL NETWORK Designed for greater freedom of movement, the tennis collection is a line of technical products designed to guarantee optimal comfort during physical exertion whilst keeping an impeccable style on and off the sports fields. The new aspects of the AW19 collection reside in t ......read more

14 July  2019:  Today, Polo Ralph Lauren welcomes the below guests to The Polo Ralph Lauren Suite at The Championships, Wimbledon. This year marks the brand’s 14th year as Official Outfitter of TheChampionships, Wimbledon, outfitting all Chair Umpires, Line Umpires, Ball Persons and Grounds People.  Guests enjoyed a drinks reception, seated lunch and afternoon tea, whilst watching the men’s finals on court.   Attendees include:  Claire Foy  Kendall Jenner  Letitia Wright  Henry Golding  Deepika Padukone Brooklyn Beckham  Hana Cross  Fai Khadra JJ Lin  Ayame  Goriki  ......read more

• Aston Martin Valkyrie showcased dynamically ahead of 2019 British GP • High performance test driver Chris Goodwin completes lap of Silverstone • Verification Prototype 1 now set to begin extensive physical testing regime   14 July 2019:   Silverstone, UK: Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its dynamic public debut in front of an enthusiastic crowd ahead of the 2019 British Grand Prix.   Piloted by Aston Martin High Performance Test Driver Chris Goodwin, the 1,160bhp machine, took to Silverstone’s world-famous Grand Prix circuit for its first public demonstration run. With the focus not on outright lap tim ......read more

4,200-room property marks major milestone in IHG’s ongoing legacy in the Kingdom 11 July 2019:  IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is continuing to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with the signing of voco Makkah in partnership with Maad International, among the Kingdom’s largest hospitality real estate development companies. The property will be the largest voco in the world, when operational in early 2020, and it will cater to the growing number of religious tourists in KSA. The 4,200-room hotel will take IHG’s portfolio in the country to over 19,500 rooms, solidifying IHG’s position as one of ......read more

• Combined-cycle power plant in Maisan will deliver electricity supply to more than three million Iraqis  • Siemens equipment includes F-class gas turbines, steam turbine, generators, main transformers and project supervision • Power Diagnostics Services to optimize performance, including employee training and know-how transfer   09 July  2019:    As part of its long-term support to expand Iraq’s power infrastructure, Siemens has received an order to supply gas and steam turbines and generators as well as long-term power generation services for the 840-megawatt (MW) Maisan Combined Cycle Power Plant, located in Maisan Governorate in t ......read more

July 08, 2019 - Riyadh, KSA: Al Diyafa, one of the leading foodservice distributors in the KSA, announced today it will now operate under the Bidfood name starting July 2019. For 10 years, Al Diyafa has been taking on multiple KSA foodservice channels under its wings, offering an extensive Food and Beverage portfolio that boasts iconic and internationally-recognized brands throughout the KSA. Together with sister companies HORECA Trade (UAE, Bahrain and Oman), and Bidfood Jordan (Jordan), Bidfood Group in the Middle East represents through more than 25 brands, 115 talents, and 11 cultures, and serves over 7,000 accounts via 300,000 deliveries per year across all five markets in the Middle ......read more

Saudi Arabia Graduate Academy for Cyber Security Program Sees First Graduation of Saudi Nationals with Skills Needed to Lead Secure Digital Transformation   RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -- 7 July 2019:   Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced today the first Saudi national graduation from its Saudi Arabia Graduate Academy for Cyber Security Program, fueling high-value technology and cybersecurity jobs for the Saudi workforce of the future.   As Saudi Vision 2030 fuels diversified economic growth and digital transformation, the Kingdom’s IT market is set to grow by about SAR 22 billion to 202 ......read more

Do not miss the utmost captivating wedding and honeymoon packages this summer  Makkah, KSA (7 July 2019):  Summer is the season of special occasions and grand celebrations, and weddings are no exception. M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a five-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, unveils an interesting and value offer for couples looking for to enter the golden cage and perpetuate their most special night. Being a home to two grand ballrooms that can easily accommodate more than 500 guests, the hotel rewards couples with an attractive wedding package to tie the knot and pursue their journey together with blessings at the heart of Makkah next to Al Mas ......read more

THINNEST TEXTURE EVER EXPERIENCED ON LIPS #INKYOURLIPS 07 July  2019:  After the great success of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s ARTIST ROUGE INK in 2018 that launched 6 shades, MAKE UP FOR EVER is expanding the range by adding a wider variety of new best seller colors in 2019, complementing the existing range with a 100% matte colored finish and lightweight wear. Thanks to its formula and its precise applicator, ARTIST ROUGE INK provides a high comfort and feels like second-skin on your lips: all you must do is let your ARTIST ROUGE INK glide on your lips and be amazed by its intensity!  This season you can enjoy 6 completely new shades with the same formula and LIGH ......read more

• Festival of Speed Central Feature dedicated to Aston Martin’s racing history • Central feature represents a continuous race track adorned with the Le Mans winning DBR1  • Aero kit released for Aston Martin’s true sportscar, Vantage  • ‘Q by Aston Martin’ unveils six ‘Vantage Heritage Racing Editions’ spanning 91 years of racing history    06 July  2019:   Founded on a love for motorsport, Aston Martin’s racing history is as old as the company itself. In 2019, the marque celebrates two significant anniversaries – 60 years since its iconic 1-2 win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans a ......read more

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 04 July 2019:   Makkah Construction and Development Co (MCDC), recently took over the management and operations of the hotel from Millennium & Copthorne Middle East Holdings Limited and is now operating its 5 stars hotel under the trade name of “Makkah Co. Hotel and Towers”.   There is no change in operations of the hotel and the management and hotel team ensured that the guests continue to enjoy the best spiritual experience at the closest accommodation to Holy Haram.  The Chairman along with the Board Members and senior management are determined to ensure a major renovation and upgrade of the property ......read more

Saudi Arabia’s pavilion will be the largest country pavilion at this year’s World Energy Congress, held 9 – 12 September.   Abu Dhabi, 3 July 2019:  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will have a large presence at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi after signing a major contract with the Organizing Committee today.   More than 20 organizations from the energy sector in Saudi Arabia are set to showcase their services during the World Energy Congress, highlighting the strength of the country’s energy sector and its efforts to move towards a more sustainable industry model.   Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa ......read more

• International Medical Center acquires three new facilities in North Jeddah • In line with Amanat’s strategic growth plans of making both direct and add-on acquisitions to its portfolio • Amanat oversaw the acquisition, leveraging its deep healthcare expertise to support successful closing   Saudi - 02 July 2019:  Amanat Holdings PJSC (“Amanat”), the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, announces that its portfolio company, International Medical Center (“IMC”), has agreed to the acquisition of 100% of three medical facilities located in North Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Completion is pending regulatory ......read more

Offering a 4 nights stay including a complimentary breakfast, the hotel rewards its guests Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - July 2, 2019:  Gather your family and your loved ones this summer and stay at Millennium Al Aqeeq Hotel Madinah, a five-star hotel located next to Al Masjed Al Nabawi, to leverage your holidays with happy and long lasting memories. Millennium Al Aqeeq Hotel Madinah rewards its guest this summer with a limited time offer from June 3rd to July 13th where guests can experience the true essence of spirituality at the heart of Madinah the city that witnessed the dawn of Islam. Creating an ideal opportunity for Millennium Al Aqeeq fans and Madinah visitors ......read more

Saudi -  02 July  2019:    Geopolitical tensions and aggressive external cybersecurity environment are driving the need for highly skilled professionals inside the Kingdom. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 2, 2019: SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, announced SANS Riyadh 2019, a training event for cyber security professionals in Saudi Arabia. The event, which will be held at Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski, Riyadh from July 28 to August 1, 2019, will focus on developing skills in critical security and strategic security planning.  SANS Riyadh 2019 will include two courses - Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls; and Security S ......read more

01 July  2019:    This summer, Pandora celebrates Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau, with the new Disney x Pandora jewellery collection. Launching in July 2019, the collection welcomes the beloved characters back to the big screen with distinctive pieces designed to give you a way to showcase yourfond connection to the classic story. Created to encourage everyone to let their style roar, the beautiful film -inspired collection features a bracelet and selection of silver and Pandora Shine charms, including a stunning limited edition Simba carm. Designed to be worn separately or combined to create a truly stunning look, each piece is shaped b ......read more

01 July  2019:    CERRUTI 1881 timepieces and accessories are inspired by its enduring ethos of innovativeness, passion, precision, fineness and refinement, to become a quintessentially modern brand. These distinctive values reverberate across all of the brands products, be it the leather goods, watches or jewellery.    GRIGNO   Radiating effervescent allure and the magnetic male charisma of a contemporary man, Grigno is simply enthralling. Equipped with a distinct flamboyance, Grigno, is a reinterpretation of the traditional features of CERRUTI 1881 with a contemporary flair. Striking with paradoxical elements the timepiece is fashioned to suit all ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29 June 2019:  We had reached out to you pre Ramadan Bonanza campaign announcing REDTAG’s giveaway prizes for Ramadan. 14 people across the GCC have won the mega draw AED/SAR 100,000 each and the details are as below.   We would like you to cover this mega giveaway done by REDTAG.   "REDTAG’s Ramadan Bonanza brought joy to 14 families all over the GCC with a mega prize of AED/SAR 1.4 Million cash! Over the course of five weeks, more than 50 REDTAG customers won AED/SAR 1,000 each every week.   In the last week of Ramadan Bonanza, the grand mega prize draw was held, and 14 winners across GCC were selected.&nb ......read more

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 25 June 2019:  Oracle and Saudi Arabia’s leading start up consultancy firm, OceanX today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help Saudi entrepreneurs set up their startups and drive growth with latest digital technologies.  “Entrepreneur success is a key cornerstone of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 framework and vital for the creation of a thriving digital economy. At Oracle, we are focused on supporting the development of Saudi Arabia’s startup community with unique cloud solutions that will allow entrepreneurs to benefit from a virtuous cycle of innovation and achieve desired goals” said Fahad Al Turief, ......read more

Dammam, Saudi Arabia, June 25, 2019:   Tenaris, a leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and other industrial applications, has announced that it will rebrand Saudi Steel Pipes (SSP), a welded pipe producer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), to TenarisSaudiSteelPipes.  The decision follows the integration of SSP into the global commercial and industrial network of Tenaris, after the latter announced the closing of its acquisition of 47.79% of the shares in SSP on January 21, 2019. “The rebranding symbolizes the official integration of Saudi Steel Pipe with Tenaris, marking an important step in our commitment to furth ......read more

Landmark Arabia announces first-of-its kind Retail Leadership Programme (RLP) for Saudi nationals   • Specially designed module to help aspirational Saudi women and youth develop new skills and grow their career with the company • The first batch of RLP stars include 44 employees, 90% of which are Saudi women • Launch event graced by Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi Women to Summit Mount Everest, hosted by the Landmark Arabia leadership at the Marriot Hotel, Diplomatic Quarter   24 June, 2019 | Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:  In line with Saudi Vision 2030, and its call for diversification of employment opportunities for youth in the Saudi priv ......read more

22 June 2019:  Ralph Lauren, esteemed American fashion designer, businessman, and philanthropist, has been made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) for Services to Fashion. Mr. Lauren was presented with the honorary knighthood insignia by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace.  Mr. Lauren serves as the executive chairman and chief creative officer of Ralph Lauren Corporation. Born in 1939 in the Bronx, New York, Mr. Lauren attended Baruch College, where he studied business and served two years in the US Army before pursuing his creative interests in fashion, ultimately growing his busine ......read more

Cinépolis has announced that it will open 63 screens in six new cinemas across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Cinemas will open in the cites of Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Jazan and Najran The first of the six cinemas will open in Lulu Mall, Dammam in early 2020 Cinépolis will invest USD 300million+ in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over the next 3 years   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20 June 2019:  Middle East, 20 June 2019: Cinépolis, the largest cinema exhibitor in Latin America and fourth largest exhibition circuit in the world, has announced the locations of six new movie theatres in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.    The six cinemas will be rolle ......read more

By John Maddison, EVP of products and solutions at Fortinet. Over the past couple of decades, changes in the threat landscape have driven changes in how we design, implement, and manage security. Organizations have spent the last two decades updating their security gear to keep up with the latest threats and attack vectors. In the late 1990s, the creation of viruses and worms forced the development of anti-virus and IDS solutions. Spam and phishing drove the development of advanced email gateways. The list is long, with organizations adding things like Anti-DDoS, Secure Web Gateways, and Reputation filters to their security closets on an almost annual basis. The thing these security tool ......read more

In last few days it has been revealed that ESET, the global leader in cybersecurity, has earnt one of the top spots on G2’s Best Software Companies in EMEA list – a ranking that takes into account over 66,000 users reviews of software products. G2, the global user review site that helps businesses to make smart buying decisions, awarded ESET the #4 ranking in a process that examined nearly 900 companies serving in the EMEA region. G2 hosts around 750,000+ users reviews, 80,000+ products and 1,600+ tech and service categories, making ESET’s recognition an exceptional achievement. ESET offers industry-leading IT security software for more than 110 million users worldwid ......read more

Saudi, 18 June 2019:   Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has decided to expand its existing A320neo Family order from 35 to as many as 100 NEO aircraft including 35 options. The additional firm order takes SAUDIA’s order of A320neo Family aircraft to 65 of which 15 are A321XLRs.  The agreement was announced at the Paris Air Show by His Excellency Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation and Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. Passenger demand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is experiencing strong growth on domestic, regional and international routes. The additional airc ......read more

• 24th June 2019 marks first anniversary of women driving in Saudi Arabia  • Saudi Arabian women form the first women car club • One of the first ever Careem captainahs and Volkswagen owner, Ammal Farhat, leads the charge to form KSA Women’s Car Club     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 June 2019:   The first Women’s Car Club has been created in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, celebrating a year on the roads since the driving ban was lifted on 24 June 2018.    The first anniversary is a milestone for women across the country, and with almost 50,000 driver licences issued so far it was only a matter of time before ......read more

June 12, 2019:  With over 130 years of history in perpetuating watchmaking tradition, SAINT HONORÉ is a prestigious luxury brand that reflects the Parisian joie de vivre of living and superior French artistry that has been mastered through years of research, learning and advancement. The brand takes its name from the Saint Honore Street – legendary Parisian address, home of great jewellers and watchmakers — symbolizing the French way of life. Innovation along with tradition is the true driving force of the company. SAINT HONORÉ has always placed great emphasis on the development of new technologies, new movements and quest for new ideas. Kiera Chaplin, grandd ......read more

Jeddah - 10 June 2019:  Accor Makkah have successfully launched “Accor Holy Destinations” Umbrella - the first of its kind in the Saudi hospitality sector. Holy destination is an alliance between all AccorHotels in Makkah (8 hotels) and Madinah (3 hotels). The announcement was made in the presence of Managing Director Alaaeldin Saleh and executive directors of the group. The group participated in the Saudi pavilion of the National Authority for Tourism and National Heritage during the prestigious 26th Arab Travel Market 2019, for conferences and exhibitions, held from 28th April to 1st May. The new holy destination is considered to be an Umbrella under which all o ......read more

10 June 2019 -  Chloé reinterprets the iconic “Rosie” sunglasses with a delicate and airy, cloud-like shape. A feeling of lightness is achieved through distinctly beveled lenses, which are polished by hand for a smooth finish around the edges. The new style features feminine and precious details, such as the sunburst-shaped metal pieces which embellish the front, and an exclusive filigree pattern which is engraved upon the temples. Each of the temple tips are finished with a teardrop cutout, which serves as an aesthetic and functional detail to accessorize the frame with Chloé’s eyewear jewelry. Available in Gold/Gradient Blue, Gold/Gradient Brown, Gol ......read more

Riyadh to host Government DX Summit on 5-6 November 2019 Digital transformation (DX) will remain a prime objective for the public sector with the entrants of new technologies steering away legacy systems providing value potentials, ease, convenience and improved methods to effectively deal with citizens providing them convenience and transparency of government services. Government DX Summit is Saudi Arabia’s most diverse digital transformation conference taking place on 5 - 6 November 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The summit emphasizes on driving digital initiatives to achieve Vision 2030 and beyond. It addresses the significance of the Vision’s theme focusing on achieving ......read more

08 June 2019:   In the 30th anniversary year of the fall of the Wall, Max Mara salutes the renaissance of a great city. Berlin is a beacon for art, architecture and design. Alongside restored masterworks by Schinkel, Gropius and van der Rohe, there are ones by the new masters -Foster, Piano, Gehry, Libeskind and Chipperfield. Max Mara’s approach has always been quasi-architectural, and the Neues Museum resonates with the brand’s design philosophy; a respect for heritage, history and storytelling, coupled with a commitment to modernism. Max Mara is honoured to be the first brand to show in this monumental and evocative space. The museum contains one of the world&rs ......read more

10 year old becomes first female from Saudi to be a mascot at the global sporting tournament  08 June, Riyadh:  Basmah Nawaf Alshnaifi, a ten-year-old girl from Saudi with a passion for football, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime, to become the first female Saudi mascot at the UEFA Champions League. The priceless experience was made possible for her thanks to Mastercard.  Dedicated to supporting women empowerment in all fields, Mastercard provided an opportunity for Basmah to walk the stadium with global footballers in the final match of UEFA Champions League in Madrid. As the official sponsor of the sporting tournament, the payments technology leade ......read more

● GROHE Composite Sinks in two colors and five designs complement established range of stainless-steel sinks ● GROHE Kitchen Colors transform faucets and sinks into colorful kitchen highlights ● Made-to-measure waste systems are compatible with GROHE Blue and GROHE Red water systems   30 May 2019:   Filling pots, preparing food and doing the dishes after a delicious meal: Oftentimes things have to go fast and it can get a little hectic when it comes to hot pots and pans. The work area around the kitchen sink plays a crucial role in this process and is used countless times day after day and encounters high levels of stress.   A ......read more

Responding to the increasing demand on car parking slots during the Hajj and Umrah season, this facility will serve both the property guests and visitors of Makkah Makkah, KSA - 29 May 2019:  M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, is pleased to announce that a new cars’ parking facility is now available and ready to serve in-house guests of the hotel and visitors to the holy city of Makkah. As the demand on cars’ parking is growing rapidly, the hotel inaugurates this parking facility aiming to meet the needs of pilgrims and Umrah performers during the high seasons of Hajj and Umrah. The hotel, conveniently sit ......read more

May 28, 2019:  The 2019 Genesis G70’s exquisite attention to detail has contributed to it being named as the ‘Best Luxury Sedan’ by Sport Motor, KSA. The magazine announces a list of best car awards each year to recognize remarkable vehicles with judging criteria that involves the evaluation of essential features, unique design display, and functionality that enhances user experience.  The award-winning Genesis G70 has been recognized by magazines both regionally and internationally, as well as by review boards, winning ‘Car of the Year’ by the Motor Trend and ‘North American Car of the Year’ by an independent jury from North Americ ......read more

New daily Etihad flights to take place during the last ten days of Ramadan, facilitating travel to Saudi Arabia for the performance of Umrah   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, designed to facilitate travel to Saudi Arabia for the performance of the Islamic pilgrimage, Umrah, during the holy month of Ramadan.   The flights, operated by Etihad Airways, will take place during the last ten days of Ramadan, commencing on Sunday, May 26 and continuing through to Tuesday, June 4, in line with th ......read more

Defending champions defeat three-time winners Fohood Zabeel 2-1 in final   May 25, 2019:  The seventh edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament – the biggest yet with more than 6,500 participants across 13 events – came to a close on Friday night with H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai International Marine Club, presenting Saudi Driving School with the winner’s trophy following the NAS Futsal Championship final. Saudi Driving School, winners of the title as Emirates Driving Institute 12 months ago, defended their crown following a tense 2-1 win over three-time winners Fohood Zabeel, with all three goals coming in th ......read more

The Men in Black special agents can neuralyze to their heart’s content with this new piece of equipment. Codename: Police SPL872 May 22, 2019:   Police, lifestyle brand owned by the De Rigo Group, returns to Hollywood to protect the Earth from the dregs of the universe. From June 2019, the brand will return to the silver screen in the Sony Pictures film “Men in BlackTM: International”, in which the men in black will set off on a new mission wearing Police eyewear. By participating in “Men in BlackTM: International”, Police confirms its international intergalactic vocation and brings back the shapes and styles that have built the brand’s suc ......read more

Riyadh, 22 May 2019:  Riyadh’s most sought-after property is offering guests exclusive packages for Eid Al-Fitr as well as for the upcoming summer months. Eid Al-Fitr Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh is spreading the warmth of Eid-Al Fitr with its festive culinary celebrations. Join us this Eid as we celebrate the hotel’s extensive breakfast offers at La Cucina.  The elegant Italian restaurant La Cucina will be serving an extensive breakfast buffet on the second day of Eid Al-Fitr, while also opening its doors for lunch and dinner. The hotel’s dramatic three-storey dome and world class restaurant ‘The Globe’, , will also be serving its exceptional à ......read more

• On average, Millennials in Saudi Arabia are more satisfied with their life today compared to their global peers • Saudi youth are more ambitious about career and entrepreneurship opportunities relative to the global average • Survey results show that 94 percent of Saudi Millennials would consider joining the gig economy   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 22 May 2019:   Deloitte, a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services, announced today the launch of its 2019 Deloitte Global Millennial Survey. The eighth annual study found that, despite global economic growth, expansio ......read more

• Capture Wonders of Unrivaled User Experience: The Powerful Combination of 48MP AI Quad Camera and Dynamic Holographic Design Enabled by Kirin 980 Chipset and GPU Turbo 3.0 • HONOR x Moschino Returns with Co-designed Smartphone Series, A seamless blend of style and technology for the always-connected and chic young consumers   KSA, Riyadh May 22, 2019:  Global smartphone brand HONOR officially launches its flagship smartphone series with HONOR 20 as part of the N series globally. The series includes the launch of three devices today - HONOR 20 LITE, HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 PRO. This masterpiece collection testifies the excellence of HONOR’s N-Series, which i ......read more

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – May21 2019:   HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, has partnered with leading KSA electronics retailers to bring shoppers an attractive Eid gifting experience by offering new collection of costs for its front runners smartphones HONOR 10i, HONOR 10i Lite, HONOR VIEW20, HONOR 8X Max, and HONOR 8X.  Perfect for gifting friends and family members in Eid, the latest devices from HONOR, offer innovative technology, high-rated smartphone cameras, and intelligent performance at accessible costs.  HONOR 10i: Triple the fun with a three-lens camera HONOR 10i will be the most delightful gift to present to your loved ones who love t ......read more

Saudi - May 21, 2019:   What happens when your yard falls smack dab in the middle of someone else’s Universe? You dig in and fight to hold your ground, much like Roman Reigns will look to do when he takes on Shane McMahon at WWE Super ShowDown in Jeddah. Reigns made a jarring first impression during his first night on SmackDown LIVE when he straight up Superman Punched Mr. McMahon. The shocking act caught the attention of not just the WWE Universe, but also The Chairman’s son Shane. Not pleased with The Big Dog’s blatant disrespect for his father, Shane-O-Mac immediately put Roman in his crosshairs, targeting him at every chance for weeks, with some assistan ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Powerfully opulent. Symbolic. Authoritative. Introducing BOSS BOTTLED Oud Aromatic and Saffron, two new scents exclusive to the Middle East. Crafted by master perfumer Annick Menardo, the fragrances are a true blend of craftsmanship, both using natural Oud; the rich, mysterious and highly prized Middle Eastern ingredient often described as 'black gold'.  THE MAN OF TODAY  A combination between heritage and modernity. True to his roots but looking towards his future. The Man of Today cherishes his traditions but embraces the gifts of technology and the modern world. Well-connected within his social circle, he want ......read more

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, May. 20, 2019:  AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has been formally recognized as the leading pharmaceutical provider of pharmacy training for the year 2019 at King Saud University’s Annual Preceptor Retreat Day.  King Saud University’s ‘Preceptor of The Year Excellence Award’ was awarded to one company from private, government and pharmaceutical sectors, with AbbVie winning the competitive pharmaceutical category. Students from King Saud University voted for the company which had the highest quality of preceptors, as well as the most engaging training content and structure.  &nb ......read more

Promoting a healthy lifestyle for youths and future generations, the opening was attended by a royal and number of dignitaries  Makkah, KSA - 16 May 2019:  M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, participated in the opening of a new fitness center at Al Wahda FC as a sponsor promoting and upholding a healthy lifestyle for youths and new generations. The new center is going to serve the local community of Makkah aiming to attract more young people to adopt fitness activities in their daily routine. Embracing the true spirit of giving during the holy month of Ramadan, the hotel contributes to the local community of Makkah by ......read more

May 19, 2019:    Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors Collection to the 10th anniversary of the Annual Filmmakers Dinner, hosted by Charles Finch, Edward Enninful and Michael Kors, on Friday, May 17, 2019, in Cannes, France. Shailene Woodley wore a gold-and-black sequined double crepe sablé asymmetric dress with feather trim and black Zoey leather platform sandals, both from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Rita Ora wore a black feather-embroidered silk georgette ruffle gown with a crystal neckline from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Amber Heard wore a gold-and-black wool blazer and trousers with metallic-and-black Ro ......read more

PwC: AI to contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030 AI to dramatically boost the GDP of KSA, UAE and Egypt by 2030 May 16, 2019 - Saudi: AI is going to be a big game changer in the global economy, and much of the value potential is up for grabs. A PwC 2018 report estimated that AI could contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030, more than the current output of China and India combined. Of this, $6.6 trillion is likely to come from increased productivity and $9.1 trillion is likely to come from benefits to consumers.  The annual growth in the contribution of AI is expected to range between 20-34% per year across the Middle East, with ......read more

Zero Latency brings the next generation of virtual reality entertainment to the Kingdom Riyadh, May 15, 2019:  Next generation multi-player virtual reality gaming has arrived in Saudi Arabia.    Zero Latency - a pioneering global leader in warehouse scale, free-roam, multiplayer virtual reality gaming - is available now at its brand-new arena in the Salma Center, Riyadh. It provides an award-winning large-scale immersive experience over 600 square metres of floor space.   Virtual reality gaming is where a person can experience being in a three-dimensional environment and interact with that environment during a game. The arena offers an experience where guests, alon ......read more

POP-UP DATES: 17 May – 3 June 2019 Saudi Arabia - May 15, 2019:  Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD) - the Middle East’s definitive fashion platform, will present a special collection by twelve regional designers for its third edition in Jeddah department store Rubaiyat, Stars Avenue during Ramadan, from May 17 until June 3. Dresses created by seven of those designers will also be available in Rubaiyat’s newly opened department store in Olaya Riyadh, KSA.  The impressive line-up of upcoming regional designers will showcase their Ramadan and SS 19 apparel and accessory collections at the Rubaiyat fashion stores, giving them access to a fashion-savvy clientele in The ......read more

The smartwatch is carefully crafted to be comfortable, durable and a fitness focused smartwatch KSA, Riyadh – May 15, 2019: Riyadh, KSA, HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, has announced the retail availability of its new watch, HONOR Watch Magic, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Available exclusively at Jarir Bookstore in the color of black, HONOR Magic Watch is priced at SAR559. Carefully crafted using stainless steel that is both lightweight and comfortable, the HONOR Watch Magic is one of the slimmest smartwatches on the market. The smartwatch comes with 390 by 390 pixel 1.2-inch AMOLED display, 128MB of internal storage and 16MB of RAM, all powered by a 178mAh battery. Pol ......read more

Launch of new solar PV projects with a direct investment of USD 1.51 billion  May 13, 2019- The 22nd edition of Saudi Elenex – the international trade exhibition for Electricity, Alternative Energy, Lighting, Power Generation, and Water successfully concluded amidst strong international and local participation. The overwhelming participation witnessed by the 2019 edition of the event once again highlighted its pivotal role as an interactive platform that facilitates dialogue between VIPs and key decision makers from the public and private sectors in the fields of natural resources and renewable energy. Saudi Elenex 2019, which was held at the Riyadh International Convention &am ......read more

The property recognized for its outstanding services and facilities by World Travel Awards 2019 Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - May 12, 2019:  Millennium Taiba & Al Aqeeq , the two prominent hotels located at the heart of Madinah next Al Masjid Al Nabawi, wins Medina’s Leading Hotel Award 2019 at World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019. On 25th of April at Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi, hospitality professionals and experts from around the globe gathered to celebrate Excellency in the industry and award winning hotels. Conveniently located at the heart of Madinah next to Al Masjid Al Nabawi, Millennium Al Aqeeq Hotel offers 505 spacious rooms and sui ......read more

 66-apartment property appeals to business, leisure and pilgrim travellers who seek premium, trusted extended stay experience Madinah, Saudi Arabia – 12 May 2019:  Marriott International has announced the opening of Marriott Executive Apartments Madinah, marking the brand’s debut in the Holy City. The re-branded property is the third Marriott Executive Apartments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and appeals to the rapidly growing demand for extended stay both with business as well as leisure travellers. “Our growth and focus on Saudi Arabia is aligned with the Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020 to support the country’s growi ......read more

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD: First Five Cities Revealed for New Call of Duty Esports League   12 May 19:   Following the blueprint established and validated with the Overwatch League, Activision Blizzard has started the team sales process for a professional Call of Duty esports league and has already sold five franchises for Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris and Toronto.   The first five teams are:    • Atlanta, GA - Atlanta Esports Ventures, a joint venture owned by Cox Enterprises and Province, Inc. dedicated to bringing esports entertainment to the city of Atlanta   • Dallas, TX - Envy Gaming Inc., a staple in esports s ......read more

What:  In honor of the opening of the Michael Kors Collection Old Bond Street townhouse, Michael joined Tim Blanks for a conversation at Central Saint Martins in London. The two discussed Michael’s early years, his 35+ years in the industry and his take on American fashion.    A private cocktail party and seated dinner to celebrate the new Michael Kors Collection townhouse on Old Bond Street - The evening began with a toast at the designer’s new townhouse. Located at 9 Old Bond Street, the store features a brand new concept, drawing details from the designer’s homes to outfit the shopping experience with residential ease. Customers can shop Michael ......read more

Agreements in Egypt and Bahrain open up new markets for company Follows recent contract wins in Saudi Arabia and Kenya   May 12, 2019:  Abdul Latif Jameel Energy has stepped up its active participation in the Middle East’s water sector with two agreements expanding its presence in Egypt and Bahrain.    Almar Water Solutions, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s dedicated water solutions unit, formed a joint venture with HA Utilities (HAU), part of Hassan Allam Holding (HAH), to provide sustainable water infrastructure solutions to municipal and industrial clients across Egypt.    Drawing on the extensive sector experience of both comp ......read more

UAE national airline demonstrates commitment to Abu Dhabi’s second largest city with 10 scheduled services   May 09, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways will operate a daily scheduled flight between the oasis city of Al Ain in the UAE and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the last ten days of Ramadan. The airline will operate the flights from 26 May to 4 June to meet increased demand during the busy travel period.   The flights will be operated by an Airbus A330, and have been conveniently timed to offer customers in Al Ain with afternoon departures in both directions.   Ahmed Al Qubaisi, Senior Vice President Govern ......read more

Don’t miss your favorite star this month   May 09, 2019:  Following the great success of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Helwet Ramadan season 1 & 2, MAKE UP FOR EVER returns with Helwet Ramadan YouTube program, season 3. Helwet Ramadan series includes 30 episodes with top celebrities and makeup artists from the Arab world that are posted daily during Ramadan exclusively on MAKE UP FOR EVER Middle East YouTube channel.   30 episodes - Educational, Entertaining and Engaging based on market makeup trends, local consumer needs with this season’s twist. See the celebrities in a way like no other for the first time as each episode will not only teach you make u ......read more

Exclusive offerings during the holy month of Ramadan Makkah, KSA (8th of May 2019): M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, offers exclusive rates to guests, Umrah performers and Makkah visitors during the holy month of Ramadan. Encompassing 785 rooms and suites elegantly decorated and equipped with the latest technologies and finest amenities, the hotel provides special rates during the festive season of Ramadan, during which Muslims from around the world travel to visit Makkah and perform Umrah. Situated on Ibrahim Al Khalil Street, just a few minutes’ drive to the Great Mosque of Makkah, 60 minutes to Jeddah airport, M Hote ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 07, 2019:  Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following guests wore Michael Kors Collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit and opening of “Camp: Notes on Fashion” on Monday, May 6, 2019, in New York City.   Gigi Hadid: Custom silver-and-gold sequined double-crepe-sablé cape with feather embroidery, a silver-and-gold sequined tulle jumpsuit, box clutch and Emmy platform boots. Matching cap by Stephen Jones.    Emily Blunt: Custom gold sequined tulle fishtail gown with floral embroidery and a snakeskin shoulder bag. Matching sequined fascinator by Stephen Jones.   Zoe Sal ......read more

Say Hello to Pure Protection with 100% Pampers Dryness and 0% Compromise   May 07, 2019:   Some parents are looking for product options with plant-based ingredients and don’t want to sacrifice performance. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers that are crafted with Premium cotton, other plant-based and thoughtfully selected materials called Pampers Pure with adorable prints and Pampers protection parents around the world know and trust.    Pure Protection diapers feature all the benefits you expect from using a Pampers diaper: up to 12 hours of dryness to keep b ......read more

2019 will see Turkish Airlines expand its extensive flight network with the introduction of 13 new routes including Sharjah and Marrakech which started operations in early April Turkey’s national carrier served a total of 1.58 million passengers in the Middle East during Q1 2019, rising by 2.5 percent since the same period in 2018  The airline also carried a total of 41.698 tons of mail in cargo in the Middle East, which witnessed a 5.8 percent increase since last year    May 7, 2019: Turkish Airlines, one of the world's most prominent airline companies, is concluding another quarter of significant achievements across its fleet and network. This includ ......read more

The partnership is Uber’s largest subsidised transport program globally Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 06 May 2019:  Uber today announced a strategic partnership with “Takamol Holding”, which operates Wusool, a program developed by Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF), with the goal of enabling working women in Saudi Arabia overcome transportation challenges to and from the workplace by providing affordable, subsidized transportation solutions and encouraging women’s contribution towards the country’s socio-economic progress, in line with the goals and objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. Commenting on the announcement, Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Cot ......read more

Aims to invest over $1 billion in new investments and acquisitions over the next 3 years, including the acquisition of two North American companies in oilfield services technology and manufacturing TAQA’s 2021 Strategy is to become a leading oilfield services and equipment provider, targeting new markets in the wider Middle East & North Africa (MENA) and investments in North America and other regions  TAQA’s drilling subsidiary recently announced the acquisition of Middle East drilling rigs business of Texas-based Schlumberger for $415 Million    Houston and Dammam, May 6, 2019 – Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Co ......read more

Eid- Al- Fitr Gift Guide  May 06, 2019:  As the curtain rises on the holy month of Ramadan, a new spell of celebration, generous hospitality and prosperity will come with the new moon. It is also that time of the year around which the gift giving begins! A handpicked EID gift guide comprising of the finest timepieces and accessories from brands like AIGNER, CERRUTI 1881, SAINT HONORE, VERSUS VERSACE, and POLICE makes its way into your hands. Adhering to different tastes and budgets, you are sure to find something for everyone in this beautifully curated gift ideas. Festive and chic, the timepieces and accessories are perfect to surprise your loved ones this Eid! AIGN ......read more

The property has won Hotel of the Year and Best Finance Performing Hotel awards Riyadh, KSA (May 5, 2019) - Copthorne Hotel Riyadh, a five-star accommodation in the centre of Riyadh, has been announced as the winner of the Best Finance Performing Hotel and the Hotel of the Year awards. The announcement was made at the recently held Annual GM Summit by Millennium Hotels & Resorts for all its properties in the Middle East & Africa region. Attended by Kevork Deldelian, chief operating officer of Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA and General Managers from the group’s hotels & resorts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, the aw ......read more

 Visa Application Center inaugurated in Riyadh by His Excellency, Mr. Gerard McCoy, Ambassador of Ireland to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia    May 02, 2019:  Citizens and expatriate residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can apply for visas to Ireland at the new visa application centers jointly launched by the Embassy of Ireland in Saudi Arabia and VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide.   With the launch of three new centers in Riyadh, Al Khobar and Jeddah, applicants can submit their visa applications at the VFS Global centers without having to visit the Embassy ......read more

With four restaurants showcasing true Arabian hospitality Makkah, KSA, 2 May, 2018:   Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Piazza which makes the best and easiest arrival experience, will be unfolding Arabic traditions and culture during the Holy Month of Ramadan by offering a number of dining options and additional services for families and friends. With four dining venues located across the hotel and towers, diners can enjoy a large selection of traditional Ramadan delicacies inspired by local and international cuisines, as well as a wide variety of delectable gourmet desserts for ......read more

Day 3 of the Arabian Travel Market 2019 ended with tremendous success,  as expected the day 3 also attracted innumerable travel enthusiast's from the globe to the largest and most awaited yearly event for the travel and tourism industry. ATM 2019 seems promising and would see huge crowd on it's last day tomorrow. Global Innovations, one of the exhibitors for the Travel Technology industry, had the opportunity to attract a large crowd towards their stand with striking automation travel solutions for all travel segments. Today Global Innovations welcomed visitors from countries like Maldives, Azerbaijan, Nigeria, Zambia, Russia and several GCC countries. Most of the travel comp ......read more

April 30, 2019: They are back Here are two extraordinary beings. That nature has generally been kind to. Invictus HIGH LEVEL HERO Olympéa SUPER-GODDESS She is a woman who counts. His hobby is winning. More than anything, these two dream of ACTION   Invictus Legend: The ultimate hero. Made for glory. Burning woody-spicy. Calibrated for victory.  A tornado of guaiac and red amber. Metallic freshness, Burning heat. Indestructible.   Olympéa Legend: the ultimate goddess. At her apogee. Solar desert flower. A mirage.  Divine vanilla and salty plum. Voluptuousness in abundance. Olympéa. FOREVER.   Heroes come and go but myths are ETERNAL Invictus and ......read more

April 30, 2019:  The Arabian Travel Market 2019 embarked with tremendous success on its second day. It attracted innumerable travel enthusiasts from different regions of the world to this largest and most awaited yearly event for the travel and tourism industry. ATM 2019 is gaining traction each day with an increased in number of visitors each day. Global Innovations, one of the exhibitors for the Travel Technology industry, kicked off striking with intact rebranding and revamped travel solutions for all travel segments. Global Innovations seized enormous response as it welcomed countless visitors from different countries like the Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt, UK, Nigeria, Zambi ......read more

State of the Art Facility will Prepare Next Gen Saudi Students for the Digital Economy and support Public Sector Entities Deliver Smart Government Services    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 30 April 2019:   In line with its commitment to support the Ministry of Communications and Information technology’s strategic objectives to drive the implementation of Saudi Vision 2030, Oracle today announced the opening of its first innovation hub in Saudi Arabia. The new hub is dedicated to driving the implementation of latest digital technologies including Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Machine Learning; Internet of Things (IoT) across the country’s public sector, corpo ......read more

April 28 2019: Travel trade professionals from across the globe arrived in Dubai to witness the region’s leading travel industry event "Arabian Travel market 2019" which kicked off successfully.  ATM 2019’s first business day engagements showed promising outcomes with travel trade professionals who showed a renewed interest in Global Innovations, one of the Exhibitors for the Travel Technology industry. During these meetings, a variety of topics were discussed including talks on airline connectivity in Tasspro and how Itinerary is a complete enterprise software solution which is being used by the majority of DMCs to power their business. Global Innovations, w ......read more

Will create a diversified, pan-regional drilling powerhouse with 58 onshore and 9 offshore rigs and decades of experience across Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan. Fully aligned with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the transaction expected to demonstrate TAQA’s delivery on its transformation strategies to unlock value and drive growth. Dammam, April 29, 2019 -   Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) announced today that its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company (ADC), has agreed to acquire Schlumberger’s Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $415 million (SAR ......read more

Saudi Ports Authority operates the port using a 360-degree approach which not only makes it an integrated marine and maritime centre but a comprehensive one-stop shop for all Saudi maritime services as well  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28th April 2019: King Abdulaziz Port, the largest Saudi port on the Arabian Gulf, marks its successful story which dates back to over four decades ago. The comprehensive port is pioneering major industrial and economic developments. It has expanded from a small berth capable of accommodating only two ships and connected to a 13-kilometre monorail off the coast of Dammam, to a huge complex of ports, shipyards and warehouses. It is also a base for an integrate ......read more

Partnership will give Seera Group access to IHG’s global portfolio of over 5,600 hotels Saudi, 28 April 2019: IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a global partnership agreement with Seera Group, the largest travel and tourism company in the Middle East with a prominent local, regional and international presence. The significant direct connectivity distribution agreement, which was announced at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, will provide Seera Group (formerly Al Tayyar Travel Group) with access to IHG’s current global portfolio of 15 brands and over 5600 hotels, in more than 100 countries, for the leisure ......read more

The new product, TassPro, will be an exceptional point of sale solution for travel agencies Global Innovations, with its state-of-the-art IT services, is all set to participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019. The ATM is a leading international event focused on the travel and tourism industry. Envisaged with a goal, Global Innovations is dedicated to serve with strategy-inspired Travel Technology Solutions for the automation of the tourism trade. They strongly believe that “continuous improvement is the only means of achieving excellence”, this has led to them constantly improving, innovating and improvising its offerings, thereby adapting to the ever-changing dynamics ......read more

 The commitment includes producing the industry’s Leading Edge Digitally Embedded Power Generation Technology in the Kingdom   Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 25 April, 2019:  MHPS Saudi Arabia, Co., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), today announced the launch of the MHPS National Program for Saudi Arabia, heralding a pivotal moment for both the energy and manufacturing sectors in Saudi Arabia.  While MHPS has been a long-term partner in the energy sector in KSA, the National Program, already a year in development, will see MHPS move forward with the creation of manufacturing facilities to build the world’s most efficient ......read more

Guests enjoyed a rich spread of local and international dishes Riyadh, KSA - April 25, 2019:  Copthorne Hotel Riyadh, a five-star accommodation in the centre of Riyadh, recently celebrated its Annual Corporate Appreciation Party by hosting a sumptuous dinner at Brewstars Terrace. Guests enjoyed a rich spread of local and international dishes specially prepared by Copthorne Hotel Riyadh’s best chef for the dinner reception which was attended by a number of corporate sector representatives of Riyadh market, who are the hotel’s supportive partners. Speaking at the occasion, Ayman Sallam, General Manager said, “It is our great pleasure to host such a lovely evenin ......read more

IHG secures second place in prestigious ‘Great Place to Work’ 2018 survey  Saudi Arabia, 25 April 2019:  IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has been named one of the best places to work in Saudi Arabia, by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on Workplace Culture assessment. IHG was awarded the second place at a prestigious event ceremony held recently in Riyadh.   Commenting on the results Anna-Maria Dreesen-El Achcar, VP, HR, IMEA, said: “Our people are at the heart of our business and every day we do our best to create a great place for them to work. A positive company cultu ......read more

 UL runs full day training sessions with the customs officers at King Abdulaziz Airport and Jeddah Islamic Sea Port   Customs officers briefed on the registered Marks owned by UL  Officials were also shown counterfeit products previously seized in the region   Jeddah, 25 April 2019:  Global safety science company, UL, is helping KSA implement an array of anti-counterfeiting solutions that help safeguard customers from counterfeit products.    UL's Global Security and Brand Protection team hosted training sessions for customs officials from King Abdulaziz Airport and Jeddah Islamic Sea Port who were briefed on the registere ......read more

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