The hotels showed great occupancy last year and prepare for this year’s Hajj and Umrah season
Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (September 08, 2019) – Muslims across the world have just embraced the new Hijri year and prepare themselves for the Umrah season; similarly, Millennium Taiba and Al Aqeeq are gearing up in full force to welcome pilgrims for this Hijri year. Both the hotels are welcoming guests with new Hijri year greetings, as a warm and caring gesture to making the guests feel important and taken care of.
Millennium Al Aqeeq Hotel, a five-star hotel comprising 505 spacious rooms stylishly designed and equipped with the latest amenities, witnessed a great performance last year with a massive occupancy during last year’s Hajj and Umrah season. Likewise, the Millennium Taiba Hotel that is located ......read more
SAPTCO’s shuttle bus will drop off guests from the doorsteps of the hotel directly under Al Haram using Kuday Tunnel
Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (27 August, 2019) – Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the newly opened properties of Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, situated in Al Naseem district within the holy city of Makkah, reveals a new partnership with SAPTCO to transfer guests via shuttle buses from doorsteps of the hotel directly to Al Haram through the Kuday Tunnel.
This partnership is aimed at saving time and efforts of the guests by reducing their walking distance. It will be only few steps from under Abraj Al Bait to the escalator until the guests find themselves in front of AbdulAziz Gate of Al Haram.
SAPTCO was established in 1979 according to a royal decree to provides a wide and ......read more
Effat will oversee all sales and marketing operations and develop new strategies to elevate customer experience and hotel's revenue
Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - 18 August, 2019: Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the newly opened properties that situated in Al Naseem district within the holy city of Makkah, are pleased to officially announce the appointment of Mr. Haitham Effat in the position of cluster director of sales and marketing. Effat will oversee all sales and marketing operations and lead the sales team in developing new innovative strategies that will both elevate their guests’ experience and total revenue.
Bringing onboard a wide range of skills and a wealth of experience that extends over 22 years, Haitham Effat will oversee sales and marketing related operations in Millennium ......read more
“Hotel of The Year Awards” recognizes M Hotel Makkah for its luxurious services and facilities
Makkah, KSA - 15 August 2019: M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, scoops the “Best Value Luxury Hotel Award” from the “Hotel of The Year Awards”. Every year, the Hotel of the Year Awards recognizes and rewards hotels and spas that deliver exceptional levels of service and world-class facilities to its guests.
Reflecting M Hotel Makkah by Millennium’s restless efforts in elevating excellence levels of its services, the hotel receives this recognition for its distinguished services and outstanding facilities.
The award winning hotel won “Guest Review Award” last year and recently has gained a tremendous attention from ......read more
In cooperation with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance, Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem mark the first Hajj season with 5,000 guests
Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - August 05, 2019: Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem hotels, situated in Al Naseem district within the holy city of Makkah, host 5,000 pilgrims sponsored by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin AbdulAziz, during Hajj season this year. As part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Guests Program for Hajj and Umrah, the two hotels host pilgrims from 72 nationalities from around the globe to perform Hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam.
The two hotels comprise 1307 keys and are part of Al Rajhi complex in Al Naseem district at a walking distance from Al-Rajhi Mosque. In addition to an ......read more
Millennium Taiba and Al Aqeeq Hotels are splendidly set to welcome pilgrims
Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - August 1, 2019: Muslims from around the world are now preparing to travel to Makkah to perform one of the Islam pillars “Hajj”. Hotels and other hospitality providers are no different in terms of competing to entice guests by offering a premium and authentic hospitality.
Millennium Al Aqeeq Hotel, a five-stars hotel comprising 505 spacious rooms stylishly designed and equipped with the latest amenities, prepares for this Hajj season by welcoming the “Hujaj” with flowers, a variety of delicious dates and refreshing juices to help guests beat the heat in summer. The hotel is not only preparing the most tasteful Arabian coffee in town, but it also plays Tala' al-Badru ......read more
KSA, 24 July 2019: Continued government spending on giga-projects, coupled with growing developments in the entertainment sector, is likely to stimulate demand in the real estate market in Saudi Arabia, as it looks to reduce its reliance on oil, according to JLL’s 2019 mid-year review report.
The kingdom's economy accelerated by 1.6 per cent in the first three months of 2019 compared to 1.3 per cent in the same period last year, according to official government data.
With conditions remaining soft across most sectors of the market in the first half of 2019, the hospitality and entertainment industries witnessed a number of major development announcements. These included the revealing of Al Qiddiya’s master plan in Riyadh, aiming to cement the city’s position as the ‘Capital of Entertainment, ......read more
Millennium Taiba Hotel Madinah bags ISO 22000:2018
Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - July 24, 2019: Millennium Taiba Hotel Madinah, a five-star hotel located at the heart of Madinah next to Al Masjed Al Nabawi, celebrates a new level of excellence by receiving an ISO certificate in food safety management system. The hotel is being awarded those certificates as an acknowledgement for meeting the requirements of ISO 22000 in its 2018 version.
Certification Company IQNet, credited by DQS CFS GmbH the German Association for Sustainability, has awarded the certificate to the hotel for its strict compliance with the standards and requirements of the ISO 22000 in its 2018 version. This certificate stands for the highest international standards of the hospitality provision of food and beverages services as the hotel has ......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 the largest hospitality players in Saudi Arabia.
voco Makkah will occupy a premium location within the greater Maad Hospitality Towers ......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 the southern region of Iraq. Both CITIC Construction Co., Ltd., the engineering procurement and construction firm building the plant, and Iraqi ......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 Masjed Al Haram.
The package includes a dinner buffet for 50 invitees at Lotus Ballroom and a complimentary stay at an executive suite with a free ......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 is underway at the earliest to continue to be the most desired hotel location for all pilgrims visiting Makkah Al Mukarrama.
“We have ......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 to enjoy even during the hot season, the offer includes a 4 nights’ stay with complimentary breakfast at a price of SR2222 exclusive taxes. The ......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 private sector, Landmark Arabia, has announced the launch of its Retail Leadership Programme at an exclusive ceremony held at the Marriott, Diplomatic ......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 of the AccorHotels Makkah and Madinah are unified with total 10,617 rooms, including residential units, suites, hotel apartments, royal floors, and ......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 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 la carte menu for dinner from 8pm onwards. The experience will be open for lunch and dinner from 11am onwards.
Make this year’s Eid Al-Fitr ......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 sponsoring the opening of the fitness center, which took place in the presence of Prince Abdullah bin AbdulAziz bin Faisal bin Abdul Majeed bin ......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 suites equipped with latest technologies including LCD TV, electronic safe, broadband internet access, electronic key card access, hair dryer, mini bar, ......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 growing tourism and hospitality sectors. Religious tourism plays a key role as the government plans to attract 30 million pilgrims by 2030.
Marriott ......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 Hotel Makkah by Millennium is the ideal place to seek comfort and easy access to the holy places.
Celebrating the true essence of Ramadan, the ......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 awards were announced during the 3 day annual summit organized to discuss the group’s strategic plans for 2019.
The Best Finance ......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 both Iftar and Suhoor.
The famed Lagenda, Al Noor, Al Fayhaa and Al Andalus restaurants, catering for up to 280, 300, 275 and 170 guests ......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 travel category.
Seera Group will also have access to automated real-time pricing and inventory across IHG’s portfolio.
Commenting ......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 and reliable gas turbines here in the Kingdom.
Developed to be in close alignment with Vision 2030 and Saudi Aramco’s In Kingdom ......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 evening to honour our incredible partners who have supported us throughout the year 2018. We aim to continuously foster a strong business relationship for ......read more
This report is the result of extensive market research covering the oil and gas infrastructure construction industry in Saudi Arabia. It contains detailed historic and forecast market value data for the oil and gas infrastructure construction industry, including a breakdown of the data by construction activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition). “Oil ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2016: Leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture, Intercoil International, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Dammam to cater to Saudi Arabia’s rapidly growing hospitality sector. Boasting state of the art technology, the 4,400 m² factory will manufacture premium mattresses and a wide range of ......read more
Spray foam insulation key to more energy efficient buildings in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 18, 2016: Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Bayer Pearl have unveiled new spray foam insulation technology solutions that can improve energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
With 1.5 million new homes needed to keep up with local ......read more
Alawi: The New Parking Lot is to expand the Mall's capacity to 22 Million Visitors Annually
Jeddah, May 7, 2016: The new smart parking lot at the Red Sea Mall was launched by the Sheikh Salih bin Mahfouz's attendance. The parking lot has been developed with a high budget that reached up to 60 million Riyals, completing the first phase of Red Sea Mall's vast ......read more
Danube’s 6th project to re- energizes 'stop renting, start owning' push
‘Convert part of the living room to a bedroom’ concept is back on popular demand- innovative furniture converts a spacious living room into a full- fledged bedroom
Keeping up the tradition, the project would be delivered in record time, expected completion date is September 2018
Danube, ......read more
Australia’s largest privately owned hotel management company StayWell Hospitality Group (SWHG) announced the signing of a management agreement to open and operate the company’s first Park Regis properties in Makkah Saudi Arabia. In Dubai were StayWell Hospitality Group CEO Simon Wan and Asas Capital Ltd CEO Riyad Alhoraibi for the official signing ceremony.
Expected to open in the ......read more
Riyadh,11th April 2016- Cayan Group, the leading property developer in the Middle East, is to launch Samaya Project in the prime area of Erga, north western Riyadh. Spread on 1 million square meters, the billion-riyal project is set to become the ultimate residential destination, offering integrated services in Wadi Hanifah, one of the most attractive spots in Riyadh.
Cayan Group has obtained ......read more
February 2016 - Cayan Group, one of the Middle East’s leading real estate developers, is making its foray into Europe, commencing with an alliance with Spanish real estate developer, Sarena. The elite partnership will witness the two companies jointly develop a project in stylish Costa del Sol which is situated in Marbella in Spain.
With this union, Cayan Group initiates its ambitious ......read more
Dubai, February 13, 2016: Gulf Dynamic Services [GDS] – a subsidiary of Masharie LLC, the private equity arm of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the leading names in turnkey interior fit-out solutions, is targeting 25% growth in turnover in 2016 – as demand for quality fit-out solutions continues to increase with hectic construction activity in the UAE and GCC countries.
The ......read more
*Top gifting categories for Women - Perfumes & Beauty, Watches and Designer Clothing
* Free shipping for orders worth AED 200 and above
Dubai, UAE, February 9, 2016: Valentine’s day is fast approaching and the last minute buyers only have a limited time to purchase a gift for their loved one. Souq.com are making it even easier having announced free shipping from 8th to ......read more
Dedicated real estate showroom inaugurated in Jeddah to support robust market growth in the Kingdom
Mock up apartment of ‘Bayat Plaza’ also unveiled
Jeddah: line with its commitment to expand presence in the Middle East region, Sloanes Real Estate Brokers, a subsidiary of the SABBAN Group of Companies, has today announced the official opening of its state of the art customer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2016:
In Dubai, there are several opportunities to buy and rent property at attractive prices in certain locations.
The secondary and off-plan markets of Dubai have vendors and developers that are offering fair prices, reasonable payment plans, as well as new stock and finish levels to attract buyers.
Hussain Alladin, head of research, GCP ......read more
More than 6,000 tons of waste dump daily in Jeddah alone.. 60% of which is excess food
Jeddah : In a leading initiative towards community service that is derived from the profound belief to endorse social responsibility, especially by top corporate, Red Sea Mall management has signed a corporation agreement with "Etaam" for food saving awareness. The ......read more
Region’s most innovative properties honored at ICSC’s 2015 RECon Middle East and North Africa
Jeddah, November 21, 2015: The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the winners of the 2015 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards, recognizing the region’s most innovative shopping centres for outstanding achievement in ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Materials Handling Middle East 2015 concluded in Dubai yesterday (16 September), with the double-digit growth in both visitors and exhibition space firmly cementing its position as the must-attend trade show for the regional logistics, warehousing, supply chain management, freight and cargo industries.
The biennial three-day event attracted 4,386 trade visitors from 55 countries, ......read more
RECon 2015 – rewards the most outstanding Achievers in Marketing, Retail & Design on 3rd of November at Ritz-Carlton DIFC at the Awards & Gala Dinner
Dubai, November 4th 2015 – The Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton – DIFC glittered with the Awards and the Winners taking home the esteemed trophies; the Awards ceremony & Gala dinner was held on the last night of the 3-day ......read more
October 25, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction sector continues its upward trajectory and maintains its position as the Middle East’s largest construction market with SR. 11.25 trillion worth of planned projects to commence by 2020. An expanding population of young citizens, growth in religious tourism, and demand for better infrastructure in sectors such as ......read more
October 22, 2015
The Saudi construction sector is witnessing tremendous growth and is set to expand by 7.8 per cent between 2015 and 2019. The Kingdom has positioned itself as the Middle East’s largest construction market with several projects, many related to social and transport infrastructure, currently underway. The sector’s sustained growth, supported by government ......read more
To find out the best international practices in the field of expropriation and identify the best methods of applying the law in the Kingdom
Riyadh, October 7, 2015: In the framework of the Saudi Authority for Accredited Valuers’ (Taqeem) efforts of regulating the real-estate valuation profession and developing the performance of its practitioners, the Authority in cooperation with ......read more
October 8th, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction industry is expected to continue its growth in the next few years with the value of projects planned and under way estimated to be over SAR 3.75 trillion. This encompasses several sectors, including transport, infrastructure, utilities, education and healthcare, reflecting the prioritization of upgrades to local roads, ......read more
3,000 disabled children from DCA enjoy the Safari experience at Red Sea Mall
JEDDAH - 29 September 2015: As prime attractions in Saudi Arabia’s major cities, shopping malls vie for the attention of shoppers and tourists with innovative, fun entertainment events.
Being open to all people from all walks of life, many of these events are geared towards people with special needs.
Red ......read more
September 28, 2015: After oil, tourism for religious purposes is currently one of the biggest sources of revenue for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The country has undertaken several initiatives in the recent years to build more hotels and provide better services to pilgrims who visit Makkah each year, in order to facilitate expanding number of religious tourists.
Alongside ......read more
• UAE franchisee acquires GCC franchise license
• Confirms more exclusive luxury property listings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 September 2015: Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty is now the license holder of the exclusive global luxury real estate network in six Gulf countries, following its recent acquisition of the GCC franchise license. The territory to be ......read more
Dubai; United Arab Emirates; 31 August 2015 – The GCC states must decide soon on the fate of the long-awaited GCC rail railway network if it is to be operational by 2020, according to the latest analysis by MEED Projects, the region’s leading online projects tracking service.
While metro projects in Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Mecca and Riyadh are pushing ahead rapidly, efforts to develop ......read more
New regional director appointed to oversee company’s 40 under-development Middle East projects currently valued at over US$13 billion at Cityscape Global; remit to identify new opportunities to take patented mega-lagoon technology to key Gulf destinations
25 August 2015: Crystal Lagoons Corp., the patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, will return to Dubai for the ......read more
Jeddah, August 9, 2015: The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah’s biggest shopping center and family entertainment district, recently launched the “Sharai Safari”, a fun filled, educational family event as part of the Jeddah Ghair Festival, of which the Red Sea Mall is the diamond sponsor.
The free event, which will continue until September 23rd, includes a stunning display of ......read more
The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah’s biggest shopping center and family entertainment district, has won TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” award for best shopping experience in 2015. TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, recognized the mall with the award after receiving consistently positive reviews from the mall’s many visitors. The award is just one of ......read more
The first edition of International Real Estate Expo (IREX) 2015 will be held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The three-day expo starting from 4th December 2015 will present international real estate investment avenues for high net worth and wealthy Individuals who are looking at investing in a property outside India. The show will have participation from leading property developers from US, UK, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2015 – Sensitivity of teeth is a common oral health issue that affects one in three people. A condition, when one experiences sharp pain on consumption of hot, cold or sweet food or beverage, is known as sensitivity of teeth. Dental experts have revealed that sensitive teeth are the result of the de-mineralization of teeth due to frequent intake of acidic food such as ......read more
JV with MEDAD to offer valuations and consultancy services across the Kingdom with offices in Riyadh, Jeddah and Khobar
Dubai, UAE, July 14th, 2015: Chestertons, the international property agency established in 1805, has launched its operations across Saudi Arabia by entering into a joint venture with MEDAD Valuation International. MEDAD Valuation International is part of the leading Najeeb ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, June 30, 2015- Many roads in Dubai are heavily congested, leading to long delays for commuters. In November 2005, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed in order to execute strategic plans for Dubai’s traffic projects, including the construction of the Dubai Metro and other integrated road systems.
Aurecon was appointed by the RTA in March 2015 to upgrade ......read more
Alstom Grid and National Grid SA of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under which the two companies will cooperate in developing and advancing electricity infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on a long-term basis. This MOU was signed by Mr. Mohammad Al-Rafaa, Engineering Vice President of National Grid SA and Mr. Michel Augonnet, Senior Vice President ......read more
Capital cities no longer the sole focus for property investors
Saudi Arabia, 21 JUNE, 2015: Changing perceptions of the emerging markets are attracting an increasing number of foreign investors to second and third tier cities in emerging urban areas, as they begin to challenge their developed counterparts.
Economic growth, infrastructure development and demographic changes are affecting ......read more
Bion Industrial increases efficiency and safety with launch of three new tipper trailers
Leading UAE, Saudi, Omani, Qatari and Bahraini companies gather at Dubai launch event
New B250, B340 and B480 tippers boast outstanding payload, second-to-none efficiency, advanced safety features and materials made to last
Dubai, 16 June 2015: UAE-based heavy transport equipment manufacturer, ......read more
June 16, 2015 - Anjum Hotel Makkah, the largest hotel in the Middle East region, has been awarded with the 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, The world’s largest travel site providing reviews of travel and tourism related content. The certificate was awarded to the hotel in recognition of the high number of outstanding reviews posted by travelers on the TripAdvisor website ......read more
Unique 2016 UAE Ministry of Economy/ United Nations Industrial Development Organization summit for public and private sectors; civil society
Summit to facilitate global debate and vision setting for future of manufacturing, and address key challenges and solutions for evolving the global & sustainable manufacturing landscape
[Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 6, 2015] The United ......read more
Jeddah, June 3, 2015: Marching towards Excellency and uniqueness in Saudi Arabia, Red Sea Mall has won a prestigious award and certificate in the shopping and entertainment centers. The mall won the award for the best shopping experience. The award was received in a ceremony by HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi ......read more
Dubai - June 1, 2015: Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), the region’s leading provider of solutions for building and infra-development segments, showcased a new range of GI Conduits manufactured by International Tube and Conduit Company (ITCC), a leading producer of galvanized steel conduits in Saudi Arabia.
BMTC is the flagship company under Bahri & Mazroei ......read more
For the past several years, foreigners have been purchasing properties, including luxurious flats in Dubai’s glittering high-rises. As of the first three months of the year, international buyers from 123 nationalities poured billions of dirhams into the emirate’s real estate market.
The affluent investors in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states registered the biggest chunk in ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, April 30, 2015 – GrassCo (member of Al Sorayai Group) recently attended the prestigious “3rd Annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2015” - April 28 to 29, 2015 at Sofitel The Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai, UAE, with an exciting series of keynote speeches, panel discussions, case studies and networking sessions. The summit is produced by global conference ......read more
Completed Construction Projects in GCC to Grow by 7.7 Percent from 2014 to USD 72 Billion in 2015: Ventures Middle East
Dubai, UAE: GCC megaprojects can benefit from a new line of sound-absorbing ceiling panels, industry experts announced today in the build-up to the INDEX interior design exhibition.
In the build-up to World Expo 2020 in Dubai and 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, the GCC’s ......read more
SHARJAH 06/05/2015- The first dedicated lifting webbing factory in the Middle East and North Africa region was opened in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) on Wednesday (6th May 2015).
Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, director of SAIF Zone and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) officially opened the UK-based Bash-P International- FZE, in the presence of Mohamed Basheer, President, ......read more
Leading International Shipyard Continues to Demonstrate Success at Asia Boating Awards
05 May 2015: The recently launched Majesty 122, built by one of the world’s leading superyacht shipyards, Gulf Craft, showed an early start to success after winning the prestigious Best Asian Built Yacht award, demonstrating the shipbuilder’s commitment to delivering world-class ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 May 2015 – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) was awarded the ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company Middle East’ at the recent 2015 Business Traveller Middle East awards. The Awards celebrate those who have excelled, showcasing companies at the forefront of business travel across the Middle ......read more
Lamudi takes a look at lesser-known structures around the world
Jeddah - Saudi Arabia, April 22, 2015: On January 4, 2010, Burj Khalifa opened to the public. To this day, there are a few man-made structures that are so instantly recognisable to people all over the world. Burj Khalifa remains one of the world’s most iconic structures, providing the backdrop to many a love story.
Yet ......read more
Jeddah, April 2015: Sloanes Real Estate Brokers, a subsidiary of the SABBAN Group of Companies, today unveiled its plan to become the exclusive agent for a unique residential development titled ‘Bayat Plaza’ in Jeddah. The announcement was made on the opening day of the ongoing Cityscape Jeddah 2015 event.
Located off the intersection of Madina Road and King Abdullah ......read more
Dubai, UAE: International hardware and tool manufacturers are looking to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) as key growth markets, as the ongoing regional construction surge and preference for DIY home solutions stoke demand for tools and machinery.
Having completed US$67.6 billion worth of construction projects in 2014*, the GCC in particular is in the throes of building and ......read more
UAE, 4 April, 2015 - AZIZI Developments, a leading UAE property developer, is showcasing its current and upcoming luxury projects across Dubai as it joins regional and global developers, industry leaders and stakeholders at the latest edition of Cityscape Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s premier real estate event. Being held from April 5 to 7, 2015 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events under the ......read more
Doha: April 4, 2015 - At the next Project Qatar show, 4 – 7 May 2015 at Doha, ALLAINE will exhibit its range of adjustable pedestals made in France. ALLAINE screwjack pedestals can be adjustables or fixed, they are used for slab and timber terraces. They are adjustable in the height from 25mm to 700mm and allow slabs to be adjusted and levelled continuously, effortlessly, quickly and ......read more