Anticipated projects will add nearly 4,400 rooms in the Holy City of Madinah
MADINAH – 20 March 2023– Marriott International, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with Rua Al Madinah Holding Company to open eight hotels in the Holy City of Madinah in Saudi Arabia. Located in close proximity to the Prophet’s Mosque, Al Masjid An Nabawi, the planned properties will be part of the Rua Al Madinah Project which aims to elevate the service and travel experience for visitors of Madinah. The anticipated openings will feature approximately 4,400 rooms across eight of the company’s brands – The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft Hotels, and Courtyard by Marriott.
“There is a strong demand ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 19, February 2023 – Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences has announced several unique celebrations in honour of Saudi Arabia’s Founding Day, which recognises the foundation of the First Saudi State in 1727.
Conveniently located near the high-end shopping, dining, and entertainment area of Granada Mall – and within driving distance of the Financial Plaza and the National Museum – Hilton Riyadh brings all the comfort associated with the global Hilton brand and blends it with the adventure of one of the region’s most up-and-coming cities.
This Founding Day, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences is showcasing its pride with patriotic decor in the lobby, featuring a tent with a traditional lounging area and live music, staff in traditional attire, and a special Saudi ......read more
An unforgettable food experience comprising unique and innovative delicacies from all over the world
- Guests at voco Riyadh can savor themed dinner evenings with a variety of mouthwatering dishes at its five restaurants & cafes
- Allaf: voco Riyadh restaurants are distinguished by their celebrated chefs
- Special arrangements for the holy month of Ramadan, which is fast approaching
Riyadh: voco Riyadh, an IHG Hotel, has launched several themed food nights to offer guests a unique but fun-filled dining experience, featuring authentic Saudi, Egyptian, Asian, Mexican, and other global cuisines. This is in addition to unforgettable nights dedicated to mouth-watering barbecue foods as well as fresh seafood.
Expert chefs from all over the world have ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 07 February 2023 – Nestled in the heart of Saudi Arabia, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences celebrates Valentine’s Day with curated offers on room stays, spa days, and dinner dates. Located only a kilometre from the upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment area of Granada Mall, the hotel promises a unique experience that blends romance with the buzz of one of the region’s most up-and-coming cities.
This Valentine’s Day, couples visiting the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences can take advantage of an exclusive ‘Romantic Package,’ which covers a one-night stay paired with select food and beverage experiences, personalised room furnishings, and the option of a later check-out time. For an extra cost of SAR 1250 (plus 15 per cent VAT) on top of package, depending ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 6, 2022: Meraki, the one and only contemporary Greek concept offering the finest Mediterranean experience in a stylish and authentic setting in Riyadh, is proud to announce a special romantic dinner experience on Tuesday 14th February, in celebration of Valentine's Day. The dinner is inspired by the love story of Penelope and Odysseus from the heart of Santorini.
The menu, designed to share and awaken the senses, features a signature welcome drink and a range of tantalizing dishes that celebrate the warm and generous hospitality of Greece, in Riyadh. With a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients, Chef Sanjay Dwivedi has crafted a menu that will impress even the most discerning of diners.
The signature welcome drink options include "Penelope is Waiting," a refreshing blend of pineapple ......read more
Sustainability is central to the voco brand, said M. Allaf
- voco has taken several steps to achieve sustainability goals.
- It has reduced plastic consumption by using products made with recycled materials.
voco Al Khobar, an IHG hotel, celebrated three years of growth and success, coinciding with the celebration of opening 100 other hotels of the voco brand around the world. Several officials, managers and employees of the hotel attended a recent function in Alkhobar to mark the occasion.
M. Allaf, regional general manager of IHG and general manager of voco Riyadh, said: "We are celebrating three years of success and achievements at voco Al Khobar and look forward to many more similar achievements in the years to come, as we are committed to serving the community, improving ......read more
From high-end luxury gown shopping to rock climbing in the canyons, night-time chariot rides and blindfold taste testing, there is no better way to usher in the New Year
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 30, 2022: With 2023 just around the corner, AlUla’s Winter at Tantora schedule has a wide range of activities that will help any visitor make it a New Year to remember. Here are some of the many offerings that will help you to see out 2022 and celebrate the New Year at AlUla.
High-end retail therapy
Visitors to AlUla can enjoy a truly unique shopping experience at Ashar Valley Fashion, a series of luxury retail pop-ups set in the stunning landscapes of the Ashar Valley.
Shop for cut and handcrafted rare diamonds at Samer Halimeh or choose Azza Fahmy for some lovingly handcrafts intricate ......read more
Saudi Arabia – Stay longer and Save with Rosewood Jeddah
Book now at one of the most luxurious hotels in Jeddah and enjoy a 30% discount on the best flexible rate when staying for 5 consecutive nights or more.
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, book a longer stay and discover more in Jeddah. The city of Jeddah receives millions of visitors annually from all over the world and with the touristic development that Saudi Arabia is witnessing now, it is expected to receive more tourists than ever. Therefore, in preparation for the rest of 2022, Rosewood Jeddah has launched the “Stay Longer and Save” offer, giving its guests a unique experience and an opportunity to spend more time in the city, taking advantage of upcoming discounts and amazing offers.
Stay Longer and Save
Rosewood Jeddah ......read more
A vibrant hub, home to arts, culture, and a dining destination
AlUla, Saudi Arabia – 15 December 2022: AlJadidah – AlUla’s new arts, culture and dining precinct has expanded with a new look and introduced a slew of new eating and shopping to visitors. Last year, AlJadidah, meaning new town, was transformed into a pedestrian-only destination, with four main distinct areas all decorated with community driven urban streetscapes and murals. This year, with the addition of the newly invigorated Incense Road section, connecting AlJadidah to Old Town, the offering in this new buzzing thoroughfare will attract locals and visitors alike.
Centrally located in the ancient desert city of AlUla, North West Saudi Arabia, AlJadidah offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, galleries, an arthouse cinema, an ......read more
The Group's latest store opened at a time when the KSA’s retail industry is projected to reach USD 176.5 billion in 2026
December 06, 2022: Brands For Less (BFL) Group, one of the leading off-price and multi-brand retailers of the region, launched its fourth store in Saudi Arabia in keeping with the Group’s continued growth plans for 2022. The new standalone store, located in King Abdullah Street, Riyadh, is part of BFL Group's commitment to establishing a strong presence in the country, thereby advancing its overall growth strategies.
Customers' increased awareness of global shopping trends has caused a significant shift in the retail environment in KSA over the past few years. By opening its fourth store in the region, BFL Group takes advantage of the opportunity presented by this rising demand to ......read more
Aligns with Wyndham’s strategy to expand its midscale offering in the Middle East
Wyndham expands in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the opening of Ramada by Wyndham Riyadh King Fahd Road, reaching 13 hotels in the country
Ramada by Wyndham Riyadh King Fahd Road
Riyadh, KSA – 5 December 2022 – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,100 hotels across more than 95 countries, announces the reintroduction of direct franchising and management rights for its Ramada by Wyndham brand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, replacing exclusive master licence agreements for the brand in the country.
With more than 900 hotels globally, Ramada is Wyndham’s largest brand in Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA), with over 200 hotels ......read more
JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh Welcomes Guests for Meaningful Experiences in the Saudi Capital
JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced its debut in Saudi Arabia with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh. The highly anticipated luxury hotel welcomes guests for a transformative and elevated stay to nourish the mind, body and spirit. Spanning 349-rooms, the property is the ideal choice for travellers seeking a refreshing stay in the heart of Riyadh’s new commercial and residential district.
"We are excited to debut JW Marriott, an iconic legacy brand,in Saudi Arabia with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh,” said Bruce Rohr, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott Hotels. “JW Marriott combines personalized, luxury service ......read more
The unique and immersive experience at the Aseel Resort featured a dramatic hologram show
New York — October 2022 —Tory Burch LLC hosted a unique event at the Aseel Resort in Riyadh on Sunday evening, the culminating moment in a month of activations from New York and Las Vegas to London and Paris as part of the brand’s “All I See is T” campaign created in celebration of the brand’s iconic T Monogram, a classic pattern inspired by traditional quilting. Guests -- including Lama Akeel, Fatema Awadhi, Norah Aleisa, Reem Alswaidi and more -- were treated to an immersive digital experience and, in a first for the brand, a spectacular hologram show.
The Aseel Resort was a fitting setting for the occasion; it is designed to reflect the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ......read more
Kingdom’s infrastructural growth prospects and challenges will be explored by key industry leaders during an exclusive one-day summit on September 6 in Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – September 5, 2022: $1tnn dollars’ worth of national infrastructure projects central to Saudi Vision 2030 will be closely examined this week at the Saudi Infrastructure Summit in Riyadh.
To be held on Tuesday 6th September at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre and running in conjunction with the opening day of the three-day Saudi Infrastructure Expo, the invitation-only summit will explore the innovative infrastructure projects, first-class networks, giga developments, and new cities poised to help deliver the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 targets.
Twenty-five globally recognised experts will address challenges ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 September 2022 – A brother and sister from Egypt have created the world’s Largest LEGO® brick eyeglasses in The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, to celebrate the brother’s different ability of recognition and passion for LEGO®.
According to Guinness World Records™, Zeyad Ibrahim, 19, and his sister Salma, 17, from Mansoura, Egypt attempted this record constructing a LEGO® shaped eyeglasses with dimensions of 6.2m x 2.52m x 0.952m.
With only 5% of his eyesight, and help of his sister, Zeyad put together the built over a span of 17 days. It took the sibling a total of 56 hours and 35minutes to assemble the eyeglasses. They used 65,108 LEGO® bricks that weighs 147+ kg, about as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In January 2020, Zeyad took part in the ......read more
August 15, 2022 - Riyadh, KSA - Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road, part of the brand of hotels owned by Marriott International, was named the ‘Best Business Hotel’ winner by the International Travel Awards 2022. The award, which honors hotels that offer key business solutions to travelers, was presented to hotels on 25th July 2022.
Participated by thousands of businesses from around the globe every year, the prestigious International Travel Awards selected few are able to walk away holding the title of the best travel establishments in the world. The World Travel Awards strives to recognize excellence and is the most reputable award, rewarding businesses in travel, tourism, and hospitality niches for their diligent efforts. The internationally accredited and prestigious award ensures that travel ......read more
• SHARE offers members the ability to earn and redeem points across Majid Al Futtaim’s Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas (LEC) portfolio throughout the Kingdom
• Customers can also enjoy a variety of member-exclusive benefits
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2022: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has expanded the reach of its rewards programme with the launch of SHARE in Saudi Arabia. Following the successful introduction of SHARE in the UAE in 2019, guests across the Kingdom can now earn and redeem points across Majid Al Futtaim’s Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas. The multi-country rewards programme features interoperability of points, enabling members to earn and redeem points ......read more
The true experience of Saudi culinary and culture is set to become the top choice for tourists and residents
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2022: MAIZ, a dream that is about to be accomplished soon at Matal Al Bujairi, a new fine-dining destination being developed as part of the US$20 billion Diriyah Gate Development. The concept has been created by Al Khozama – one of the most prominent player in the Gulf region’s hospitality sector, along with the Saudi Ministry of Culture, Saudi Heritage Commission, Saudi Culinary Commission, and Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) to ensure complete authenticity of Saudi cuisine, culture and heritage.
The menu itself is a standalone artistic project displaying distinctive Saudi dishes prepared with a contemporary flair that is a feast to all ......read more
Riyadh, 20 June 2022 – Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh introduces Joud Lounge, a new stylish venue in the heart of the iconic hotel, perfect for meeting, socialising and connecting with friends and colleagues.
Offering the ultimate lounge experience in one of the most sought-after addresses in Saudi Arabia, Joud Lounge presents an outstanding menu of delectable delights as well as a fine Afternoon Tea experience, creative mocktails, exquisite desserts and artisanal chocolates.
Designed to deliver Al Faisaliah Hotel’s signature hospitality, the new lounge boasts an elegant and comfortable setting with lush interiors and natural daylight. In addition, Joud Lounge features a cake shop with a splendid offering of handcrafted French pastry and chocolate pralines that will tantalise the tastebuds of all lovers of sweet ......read more
June 08, 2022: Brands for Less (BFL) Group, one of the leading off-price and multi-brand retailers, has debuted its first store in Saudi Arabia, officially marking its entry into one of the MENA region’s biggest markets with a fast-growing retail industry.
Located near Exit 6 Road, the new Saudi Arabia store is BFL’s first step towards building a strong presence in the Kingdom. It will also sustain the momentum of BFL’s rapid expansion in the region.
This latest development comes amid immense developments in the Saudi Arabian retail market. The sector’s continuous growth is attributed to the country’s young population and increasing broadband and smartphone penetration rate.
Euromonitor forecasts that Saudi Arabia’s retail industry will expand by about 20 per cent this ......read more
Riyadh: For the second year in a row, voco Riyadh, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, won the "Best Business Hotel in Riyadh" award at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022. The awards, organized by the popular Business Traveller magazine, were presented in a grand ceremony on May 9 in Dubai, UAE.
The prestigious award is a testament to voco Riyadh’s dedication to providing outstanding services that meet the needs of global business travellers. The hotel’s exceptional design that ensures the comfort and well-being of guests, making it the ultimate destination for all visitors.
Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022, in their 21st edition this year, saw the best hotels, as well as tourism and travel pioneers in the Middle East, compete with one another to win the coveted ......read more
InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) voco Riyadh and voco Al Khobar hotels are offering a distinct “Ramadan nights” experience to guests throughout the holy month. The hotels have launched elaborate iftar and suhoor buffets, serving delicious eastern and western cuisines in a luxurious and serene ambience.
voco Riyadh and Al Khobar aim to offer a phenomenal experience for both its residents and guests, reflecting voco’s high-end luxurious standards, which the brand is known for the world over.
Guests of voco Riyadh can enjoy Ramadan nights at three different venues within the hotels. The main space is the Ramadan tent called “Bait al-Qamar,” offering a grand buffet with live cooking stations and a variety of authentic Saudi dishes such as gursan, jeraish, bukhari rice, kabsa, harees, margoog, ......read more
Riyadh, 13 April 2022 - With a longstanding legacy of hosting the city’s finest Iftar and Suhoor gatherings in Ramadan, Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh sets a new benchmark this year by rolling out an array of exquisite dining experiences during the Holy Month.
The Fawanees Experience at Al Faisaliah Hotel has long established itself as the byword for Ramadan gatherings in Riyadh, and this year is no exception: guests can enjoy a lavish Iftar with their loved ones in the most exquisite environment with an array of speciality dishes, a variety of desserts and a wide assortment of traditional Ramadan beverages.
The signature grand Iftar tent and the lavish buffet at the Fawanees Experience return, with the Prince Sultan Grand Hall once again transformed into a massive, soul-stirring gourmet theatre, ......read more
REDTAG, the Middle East’s leading value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new outlet in Granada Mall, located at the heart of Riyadh. The launch is followed by an opening offer of SAR-50 gift vouchers.
March 16, Riyadh, KSA: REDTAG, the region’s favourite value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new retail store in Granada Mall on Sunday, 27th February. The store launch is part of the brand’s continued expansion spree, which also saw the inauguration of another outlet in Muzahimiyah Mall recently.
Located on the eastern ring road highway, Granada Mall stretches over 1,600,000 sq. ft., with over 200 shops that offer an array of shopping, restaurant, and entertainment options for the whole family to enjoy. Built by Saudi Constructioneers (SAUDICO), Granada Mall ......read more
The new signing aligns with Saudi government’s tourism development plan across secondary cities, and strengthens IHG’s expansion strategy in the Kingdom
10 March 2022: IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Management Agreement with Al Rabea Hotels and Trading Co. for Holiday Inn Najran – a conversion property in Najran city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hotel is returning to the IHG family having operated as a Holiday Inn hotel from 1995 to 2015.
With this signing, IHG is continues to diversify its portfolio in the country to cater to a new segment of travellers, while aligning with the government's growth plan for secondary cities across the Kingdom. The new hotel is expected to be fully rebranded by end of 2023, with ......read more
REDTAG, the Middle East’s leading value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new outlet in the Muzahimiyah Mall, located in the Riyadh province. The launch is followed by an opening offer of SAR-30 gift vouchers.
February 28th, Riyadh, KSA: REDTAG, the region’s favourite value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new retail store in Muzahimiyah Mall on Wednesday, 23rd February. The store launch is part of the brand’s customer-centric approach to increase access for its loyal customer base in one of the fastest-growing towns in Riyadh Province.
Located in the King Abdulaziz Road, Muzahimiyah Mall represents the growth of Al-Muzahmiyya as an activity hub in the Riyadh Province, known for tourist attractions, especially in the winter, and natural abundance. Muzahimiyah Mall also ......read more
24 February, 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co. (“Alhokair”), the leading franchise retailer in Saudi Arabia, announced the opening of the first Flying Tiger Copenhagen store in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The launch is a key milestone in Alhokair’s strategy to enhance customer experience by introducing unique concepts to the ever-growing Saudi market. The addition of Flying Tiger Copenhagen is in line with Alhokair’s mission to leverage unique partnerships with international brands to deliver a diversified brand offering to its customers.
Speaking on the store opening, Marwan Moukarzel, Chief Executive Officer at Alhokair said:
“We are committed to partnering with brands that share our vision and ambition to introduce personalised customer ......read more
The 22nd February opening honours Saudi Arabia’s first ever Founding Day celebrations, alongside the highly anticipated Shangri-La brand debut
17th February 2022 – Jeddah, KSA: Shangri-La is making its brand debut in Saudi Arabia on 22nd February – the Kingdom’s inaugural Founding Day – with 220 new light-filled accommodations, three exceptional restaurants, extensive wellness facilities, and a dedicated kids’ club. The opening of Shangri-La Jeddah marks the dawn of a new era for Saudi Arabia as a leisure destination, welcoming discerning travellers in a location blessed by endless views of the Red Sea and set to become one of the city’s most vibrant lifestyle and dining destinations.
The hotel is perfectly positioned within proximity of the city’s premier ......read more
Located on South Obhur in the new Jeddah Corniche, Four Points by Sheraton Jeddah Corniche is ideal for business and leisure travellers
Jeddah, KSA, February 16th, 2022: Four Points by Sheraton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, has yesterday announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Jeddah Corniche owned by Al Murjan Group Holding. The hotel caters to the needs of everyday business and leisure travellers with its approachable, relaxed design and stylish comfort.
Just 12 minutes away from King Abdulaziz International Airport and close to King Abdullah Sport City Stadium, the hotel is designed with the global traveller in mind. Featuring a classic and timeless aesthetic, the light and neutral colors throughout the hotel evoke a feeling of relaxation and ......read more
Unforgettable luxury destination at the heart of the capital
Shaza Riyadh Hotel Residences, the contemporary luxury hotel residence at the heart of the Saudi capital, continues to enhance the guests’ experience with newly added features and facilities.
Representing exceptional Andalusian charm that combines tradition, culture and modernity, Shaza Riyadh has recently introduced new concepts, services and major upgrades to the existing facilities to support its position as a unique luxury destination at the heart of the capital.
Haythem Al Ayoobi, General Manager of Shaza Riyadh Hotel Residences commented, "The recent upgrades come in line with our efforts to provide an unforgettable stay for the visitors of Riyadh. Shaza Riyadh represents the ideal destination for both business and leisure travellers ......read more
03, February, Riyadh, Saudi: Celebrate Valentine’s day at the award winning Japanese robatayaki restaurant, ROKA Riyadh. The contemporary and stunning venue will set the scene for an intimate and memorable Valentine's dinner experience with a carefully curated tasting menu to share with your loved one.
Guests can start the celebration with a glass of sparkling rosé grape then indulge in Rainer Becker’s award-winning menu. The Valentine’s Tasting Menu (SAR 380) features nine dishes including signature appetizers such us the Yellowtail sashimi with yuzu-truffle dressing, a dish made famous in London, the iceberg lettuce with caramelised onion dressing, the wagyu tartare maki, the shrimp tempura with chili mayonnaise and the beef, ginger and sesame dumplings. Alongside the appetizers, guests will enjoy a ......read more
JLL releases its KSA 2021 Year in Review Report
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 31 January 2022: The hospitality sector in Saudi Arabia saw an uplift in performance on the back of entertainment events hosted in Q4 2021, according JLL’s year-end report.
In the fourth quarter, Riyadh Season – an entertainment festival – kicked-off in the capital which stimulated greater tourism activity. This was reflected in the city’s hotel occupancy rate, which reached 56% in the YT November 2021 (compared to 48% in the same period of last year).
Similarly in Jeddah, a key event of the year was the Formula 1 race, which took place in December 2021 and attracted domestic and international visitors. In the YT November 2021, Jeddah’s occupancy rate reached 46% – up from 32% in the corresponding period ......read more
8th December, Dubai, UAE: Usher in the New Year at the award winning Japanese robatayaki restaurant, ROKA Riyadh. Welcoming residents and visitors of the kingdom, the contemporary stunning venue will set the background to a memorable and intimate dining experience with two carefully curated tasting menus designed to be enjoyed by the whole table. The residential DJ playing on the terrace from 6pm onwards to closing will ensure diners have a perfect last night for 2021.
The Seasonal Tasting Menu (SAR 400) includes nine dishes, such as the Tuna Tartare, Oscietra Caviar with Wasabi Ponzu Dressing; Shrimp Tempura with Chili Mayonnaise and Salmon Fillet Teriyaki with Sancho Salt. The Premium Tasting Menu (SAR 550) features 10 dishes such as the Yellowtail sashimi with yuzu-truffle dressing, a dish made famous in ......read more
Guests can enjoy an indulgent breakfast and relaxing massage service during their decadent stay
November 28, 2021: To ensure guests make the most of their stay in Saudi Arabia, Rosewood Jeddah presents an array of exclusive offerings with the latest being the Retreat at Rosewood package. Through this lucrative deal one can enjoy a complimentary breakfast, a relaxing massage and Rosewood’s signature attentive butler service ensuring every guest feels like a VIP through the entirety of their stay.
With several types of massage to choose from, guests are promised indulgent pampering by one of the Rosewood spa’s expert therapists at the hotel that overlooks the spectacular Red Sea.
Pain relieving reflexology, aromatherapy using essential oils, Swedish massage to encourage blood ......read more
FUNtastic Afternoon Brunch with Andalusian charm far away from the city hustles
November 24, 2021: Shaza Riyadh Hotel Residences, the contemporary luxury hotel residence in the heart of the Saudi capital is welcoming families with exciting staycation and vacation offers. Designed for families who want to celebrate the holidays in style, Shaza Riyadh aims to reward guests with well-deserved luxury and quality time with their families.
The offers come as part of Shaza Hotels “Festive Forever” campaign and offers a wide range of deals including 40% off on suites when booked directly from the website, and 20 % of room rates. It also includes a further 20% off on all food and beverage options and spa appointments, while children below 12 will get to dine for free and Shaza DISCOVERY members get an ......read more
Accolades include Makkah’s Leading Hotel in Service Excellence and Luxury Cultural Retreat and Luxury Destination Spa
Saudi - November 11, 2021: Raffles Makkah Palace, an exclusive all-suite hotel, known for its unmatched views of the Holy Ka'aba, the Grand Mosque, and the Holy City, has maintained its leading position in the Saudi luxury hospitality market while collecting a string of international hospitality and tourism awards.
Foremost among these coveted international accolades are:
• World Luxury Awards 2021 in the categories - Luxury Cultural Retreat and Luxury Destination Spa
• World Travel Awards Middle East 2021 in the category - Makkah's Leading Hotel in Service Excellence.
Moreover, Raffles Makkah Palace has ranked first on ......read more
22, September 2021: This year’s KSA National Day celebrations in Dubai will once again welcome UAE residents, visitors and Saudi citizens to enjoy a packed line-up of family-friendly festivities, super sales and great promotions.
The 91st KSA National Day, held on 23 September, will take on even greater significance this year following the official reopening of land and air borders between Saudi Arabia and the UAE. A hugely popular and much-loved destination for tourists travelling from the Kingdom, Dubai will warmly welcome families and visitors arriving by car or plane.
With so many Saudi nationals calling the UAE home, the close brotherly ties that exist between the two nations will help to create a wonderful festival of fun to mark this important day. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail ......read more
September 20, 2021: What are your plans this Saudi National Day? Have you been craving for a well-deserved break? Then here’s your chance to indulge and pamper yourself with a special staycation at Riyadh’s award-wining property. Part of the prestigious portfolio by leading international lodger owner-operators, The Ascott limited, Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh welcomes guests with a special 15% off on a minimum of 2-night’s booking.
The property features an array of leisure and business amenities which include separate swimming pools for men and women, gymnasium, steam & sauna, children’s playroom, business amenities and more. Guests are also welcomed to enjoy delicious treats and unwind with family and friends with up to 10% off at Opaline and Don Puro, two of the city’s most renowned eateries that ......read more
Rosewood Jeddah introduces exciting offers on accommodation, dining and health memberships bringing the spirit of ‘Heya lna dar’ to the hotel
September 16, 2021: In celebration of the 91st National Day in Saudi Arabia, Rosewood Jeddah is offering up to 30% off on rooms during the long weekend i.e 23 September to 25th September 2021. The package will include a celebratory set up entailing Sparkling Juice, Cake, decoration in the room and complimentary buffet breakfast at the hotel’s daily dining restaurant, Habsburg.
Visitors can also indulge in an exclusive Saudi themed buffet breakfast for SR 91 including VAT that will be available from Thursday, 23 September to Saturday, 25 September 2021 at the all-day dining restaurant, Habsburg from 6 am to 11 am.
To mark this auspicious occasion on 23rd ......read more
The brand’s new initiative reflects its commitment to empower women workforce in the organization
Region’s largest value furniture and homeware Home Box has opened its first-of-a-kind retail outlet in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) that will be exclusively managed by an all-female crew.
This will also be the brand’s 21st retail outlet in KSA and its 33rd in the GCC region, as part of its regional expansion drive that is geared towards widening its value furniture and home furnishings offering in the greater GCC market.
Located at Jeddah Park Mall, in Al Aziziyah, Jeddah, the new Home Box store will feature over 6,000 products in its catering, home furniture and accessories categories covering an expansive 30,000 sq.ft of premium space.
According to Ajay Antal, Chief Executive Officer, Home Box, ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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. ......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.
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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
As Saudi Vision 2030 boosts tourism, digital transformation can optimize costs and guest experiences, Enova says ahead of SEA Jeddah, 21-23 April
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 17 April 2019: Ahead of the Saudi Entertainment and Amusement (SEA) exhibition in Jeddah from 21-23 April 2019, Enova, the Middle East’s leading energy and facilities management specialist, ......read more
KSA, Makkah, 1 April 2019: Progress on major infrastructure enhancements and increased connectivity are expected to boost Makkah’s tourism capacity and create a wave of development opportunities, says leading real estate firm JLL.
Makkah is undergoing major transformation under Vision 2030, with several government initiatives paving the way for the Holy City ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26 March 2019: SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia has announced today the launch of the Real Estate Investment Trust ‘SHUAA REIT’ (The Fund), a closed-ended publicly traded real estate investment fund, approved by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Saudi Arabia.
The subscription period for SHUAA REIT commences today March 25, 2019 and will continue until ......read more
Events and activities to appreciate the women in the workforce
Makkah, KSA (25 March, 2019): Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Piazza, celebrated International Women’s Day by organizing a series of events and activities to appreciate the contribution by female employees in ......read more
Saudi Arabia, March 18, 2019: Knight Frank is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural edition of Urban Futures, a report which tackles the increasingly prominent global topic of housing affordability and discusses how cities are looking to alleviate affordability pressures. For the first issue the focus has been put on six cities which have been at the forefront of the ......read more
3D printing will revolutionize the water experience at home
Bathroom and kitchen solutions complement latest trends with vast range of color finishes across all draw off points, flush plates and accessories
From smart home to smart buildings: creating an intelligent ecosystem for water security and water management
13 March 2019: Consumers are ......read more
The hotel has been recognized for its top-notch hospitality services at the global travel portal Booking.com
The hotel received higher guest review score of 8.1 reflecting a high level of guest satisfaction in the hotel quality services
Makkah, KSA (06 March 2019): M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, was recognized for ......read more
The premier construction show in the Kingdom, The Big 5 Saudi, unveils record-breaking education agenda with 80 workshops across four days.
Dedicated to “Educating and empowering construction professionals to achieve Saudi Vision 2030”, The Big 5 Saudi 2019 agenda is free to attend and CPD-certified.
The 9th edition of the event runs from 10-13 March 2019 at the Jeddah Centre ......read more
Sale to run from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th of February with up to 70% off a wide range of products
25 February 2019: SOUQ is back with its biggest sale of the season, ‘Everything For You Sale’. From the 25th to the 28th of February, customers across the UAE, KSA and Egypt can enjoy up to 70% discounts on products for their lifestyle directly on www.souq.com or the SOUQ ......read more
February 19, 2019: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders, and owner associations, recently concluded on a high note its workshop and networking event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Titled ‘Technology in FM and its impact on ......read more
Saudi (February 12, 2019) – Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa has appointed Samy Boukhaled as Vice President of Operations for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia region.
Boukhaled has more than 29 years of experience in the industry, having held several leadership roles with hotel companies such as Accor and Sofitel. He has worked in countries such as France, Bahrain, ......read more
24 January 2019: IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Bougary Holding Co. to develop Crowne Plaza® Makkah Beban. Scheduled to open in December 2019, the new hotel comprising 1200 rooms will be world’s largest Crowne Plaza® and will be a landmark hotel for ......read more
Saudi Arabia, January 20, 2019: M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, honored its employees on its 2nd anniversary, in recognition of their great efforts and contribution to upgrade the hotel to the 19th position in Makkah region, besides winning two international awards.
The 2nd anniversary ceremony was attended by the hotel guests ......read more
The event will aid the two countries in their strategic partnership for boosting economic ties and developing opportunities for trade and growth
9th of January 2019: Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), a yearly conference gathering top industry leaders and experts from around the world, will be reiterating its goal of enhancing economic collaboration between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The ......read more
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, January 8. 2019: SHUAA Capital psc (SHUAA), the UAE-based financial services group is pleased to announce the issuance and private placement of a USD135 million SAR 506 million dollar-denominated five-year Sukuk for Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC), one of the largest publicly-listed real estate companies in Saudi Arabia as it seeks to strategically diversify ......read more
Suadi Arabia, December 26, 2018: The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), the Saudi Building Code National Committee (SBCNC), and the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) have signed a partnership to support The Big 5 Saudi (10-13 March 2019, Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events), organisers dmg events announce.
At the event, the governmental organizations, ......read more
Family Suite Promotion starting from 333 SR
Makkah, KSA (23 December 2018): M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, is your ultimate place to create unforgettable memories with your family. With excellent facilities combined with superior hospitality, both adult and young guests are guaranteed the sweetest escape in the ......read more
Riyadh,19 Dec.,2018 – Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski is proud to announce the appointment of Chef Fahad Abdullah Saleh Bukhari as Executive Chef.
Fahad Bukhari comes with 17 years of experience having worked as Head Chef at Saudi Arabian Airlines, Executive Chef at Palace of the Queens - Jeddah, and later became Banquet Chef at Jeddah Hilton Hotel. He also held the position of ......read more
40% of entertainment plans to be funded by private sector.
16 entertainment complexes and three additional leisure hubs to be delivered by 2030.
Tourism figures expected to reach 26 million inbound visitors by 2023.
18 December 2018: Saudi Arabia’s real estate market is expected to experience exponential growth as the Kingdom focuses on advancing its ......read more
Saudi Arabia, December 17, 2018: This paper provides a review of the hospitality sector in Makkah and analyses how the market’s fundamentals are anticipated to change over the coming years in light of the wide-ranging initiatives, national reform programs and infrastructure projects set to be delivered in the short to medium term.
“As large infrastructure projects ......read more
Merited for best Service, Family and Luxury hotel among 670 hotels in Makkah Province by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Makkah, KSA, 13 December, 2018: Makkah Millennium Hotel, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Piazza, has been consistently ranked one of the top two hotels in Makkah province in 2018 ......read more
Stay more and pay less from 28 November till 4 December
Saudi Arabia, November 21, 2018: Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Al Sharif Piazza and King Fahd Gate, joins the United Arab Emirates’ National Day Celebrations by offering its guests an exclusive “Stay More and Pay ......read more
And “ITA’AM” project qualifies to the RECon awards in Las Vegas
November 5, 2018: Continuing the great streak of success and achievements by maintaining the standards of excellence and innovation through campaigns that were launched throughout the year, the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah was crowned with the “ICSC Foundation” prestigious award and ......read more
Leading local and international interior design companies descend upon Riyadh
Riyadh, KSA, 1 November 2018: Majid bin Abdulmohsen AlHokair, Vice Chairman of the Board of Al Hokair Group officially opened the inaugural edition of INDEX Saudi 2018, a new regional interior design show connecting more than 5,000 designers, architects, project managers and procurers.
Welcoming ......read more
October 24, 2018:
In a previous blog post we detailed the TRITON intrusion that impacted industrial control systems (ICS) at a critical infrastructure facility. We now track this activity set as TEMP.Veles. In this blog post we provide additional information linking TEMP.Veles and their activity surrounding the TRITON intrusion to a Russian government-owned research ......read more
DAAR pursues off-plan sales license from the Ministry of Housing
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21 October, 2018: Dar Al Arkan, the largest listed real estate developer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has submitted a request to ETMAM, the Developers Services Centre at the Saudi Ministry of Housing, for the accreditation of three comprehensive ......read more
A Talent Development Programme for National Colleagues in GCC countries
Riyadh, KSA, October 20, 2018: Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa, one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, today launched one of its key initiatives, ‘TooMooH’, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Translated literally as ambition, TooMooH is ......read more
The award rewards and celebrates excellence across all sectors of the travel and tourism industry
Makkah, KSA, 14 October, 2018: Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Piazza, is the proud recipient of the coveted “Best 5-Star Hotel 2018” award presented at the Middle East Gala ......read more
INDEX Saudi prepares to host thousands of designers, architects, buyers in Riyadh this month as interior design boom grows momentum
9 October 2018: Thousands of designers, architects and buyers representing hundreds of international suppliers are descending upon Riyadh this month to capitalise on the boom in interior design spending across the ......read more
Riyadh, 26 September 2018: In honor of Saudi National Day, Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh hosted a 3-day celebration at the hotel, offering guests a range of festive experiences and extraordinary culinary treats in line with the historic day. The event was well-received, with a remarkable number of guests attending from all across the Kingdom.
A key part of Saudi ......read more
Choose between a Porsche, Ferrari, or Lamborghini ‘supercar’ to explore the mountain roads and coastal highways of Ras Al Khaimah
Uncover the underwater secrets of the Red Sea and explore 5,000-year-old Coral Reefs in Jeddah
Packages part of New Hilton Digital Platform offering bespoke luxury experiences, including Private Luxury Yacht Cruises in Istanbul and Pyramid Tours in ......read more
Riyadh, 20 September 2018 – This Saudi National Day, Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh is honored and proud to invite guests to celebrate this historic day with a host of festive experiences and extraordinary culinary treats.
A key part of Saudi history, the day celebrates the 88th Saudi National Day and the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by King Abdulaziz in 1932 ......read more
Stunning private island resort invites guests from the Middle East to enjoy a luxury family vacation filled with complimentary experiences
Saudi Arabia, 19th September 2018: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort welcomes families from Saudi Arabia looking to celebrate their country’s national day with a holiday in cooler climes.
To mark the 88th anniversary of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19th September 2018: Celebrating KSA National Day, Dubai Festival City Mall is the place to be this weekend from Thursday 20th until Sunday 23rd September, as the Mall announces a new IMAGINE show.
The two-time Guinness World Record breaking, show like no other - IMAGINE, will celebrate this joyous occasion with a special show every evening after sunset for four ......read more