In a global first, Hilton will showcase its new Green Ramadan initiative at Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences. The campaign aims to improve local sourcing and reduce food waste across hotels in KSA, Qatar and the UAE.
Riyadh, KSA, 27 March 2023: Hilton (NYSE: HLT), in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) West Asia and Winnow, has announced the launch of Green Ramadan, an initiative which will see food waste reduction efforts implemented across several key markets in the Middle East, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) at Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences.
With reports from UNEP West Asia showing that food waste increases by 25% - 50% in the region during religious and social festivities, Hilton is introducing measures to minimise waste during the holy month of ......read more
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
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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
Strong Turkish participation as Cityscape Abu Dhabi prepares to welcome more than 130 exhibitors
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 April 2015: Experts have highlighted Turkey as one of the most attractive real estate investment destinations in the region, due to its increased Gross Domestic Product and strong economic growth.
With an average GDP growth of 3.6% and a 55.6% year-on-year increase in ......read more
January 12, 2015 - Cayan Group, one of the Middle East’s leading real estate developers, has announced that it is developing AED 1.2-billion mega property projects in Dubai, UAE and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia this 2015. The award-winning company with a rich portfolio of premium developments across New Dubai’s skyline recently purchased strategically located prime lands in the two cities for ......read more
Event highlights Kingdom’s rapid seaport infrastructure development and overall $100 billion 2020 investment in transport and logistics
Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors, particularly in relation to the number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling more than US$ 30 billion within the ......read more
Riyadh – November 06, 2014: Under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Dr. Mansour Bin Miteb Bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Saudi Build 2014 – the 26th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Trade Exhibition, kicks off next Monday (November 10, 2014) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Running until November 13, ......read more
Mostra Convegno Expocomfort to stimulate fresh opportunities in the Saudi HVAC systems market
The Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) market is predicted to grow to around US$ 1.4 billion (SR 5.5 billion) in 2015, up from US$ 1 billion (SR 3.8 billion) in 2011
The Riyadh Development Authority has approved a large SR 278 billion plan that includes major new housing ......read more
• Work on Emaar Square to commence this summer
• Dedicated commercial precinct overlooks the development’s Crescent Plaza
Dubai, UAE; August 10, 2014: Arabian Construction Company (ACC) has been awarded a prestigious construction contract in Saudi Arabia. The UAE-based organisation has signed an agreement with Emaar Middle East, a subsidiary of Emaar Properties, to ......read more
Three elegantly designed office buildings combined with luxurious lifestyle amenities with ultra-modern office environment
Overlooking Crescent Plaza, a thriving retail and F&B destination that adds to the quality of work life
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; June 23, 2014: Emaar Middle East, the developer of iconic projects in Saudi Arabia, has unveiled the most prestigious commercial real ......read more
Rockwell Automation is pleased to announce that the first leg of Automation University – arguably the EMEA region's most significant and exciting free manufacturing event – is coming to Sheraton Dammam Convention and Exhibition Center, Dammam in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the 9th-10th September
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 June 2014 – The event is specifically designed to ......read more
Set to Showcase Dubai Projects at Business Bay, DIFC and IMPZ to Potential Saudi Investors
Dubai-UAE: 29 April, 2014 – Deyaar Development PJSC (Deyaar), a regional real estate company dedicated to innovation, customer care and long-term sustainable growth, today announced its maiden participation in the leading annual real estate exhibition and conference Cityscape Jeddah.
The fifth ......read more