Saudi Tourism News

Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events

Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events

13 October 2017 Videos

As a successful African Hotel Investment Forum comes to a close in Rwanda, Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events, turns his attention to the next horizon and the hospitality opportunities of a rapidly developing Saudi Arabia.

Rezidor Hotel Group signs two Saudi Arabia properties

Rezidor Hotel Group signs two Saudi Arabia properties

23 January 2017 Hotel News

The Rezidor Hotel Group has signed Radisson Blu Hotel, Dhahran Square and Radisson Blu Residence, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in partnership with Tanami Arabia. The new properties will be located in the business district of Dhahran, a city in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom.

Rocco Forte Hotels welcomes Assila Hotel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Rocco Forte Hotels welcomes Assila Hotel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

17 November 2016 Hotel News

Rocco Forte Hotels has welcomed the long awaited Assila Hotel to the developing Saudi hospitality market of Jeddah. Prominently placed at the centre of Jeddah’s most fashionable business and shopping district, Assila Hotel is the ideal destination for business visitors and leisure guests who wish to enjoy the European warmth, charm and outstanding level of bespoke service of Rocco Forte Hotels, enhanced by traditional Arabian hospitality.

Makkah leads Saudi Arabia hotel development

Makkah leads Saudi Arabia hotel development

The Holy City of Makkah is leading hotel development in Saudi Arabia with 24,133 rooms currently in the construction pipeline, according to a new report. Riyadh follows with 10,053 rooms and Jeddah with 6,980 rooms under development, with the majority of rooms forecast to open to the public over the next five years, says the new report by TopHotelProjects commissioned by The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016.

Euromonitor: Saudi travellers head online for accommodation bookings

Euromonitor: Saudi travellers head online for accommodation bookings

A new report published by Euromonitor International has revealed online travel sales to residents in Saudi Arabia showed record 40 per cent growth in 2014 to reach $1.73 billion in 2015, with the figure set to double to $3.46 billion by 2019. Released as the Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2015, the report also confirms the United Arab Emirates continue to be the most popular destination in 2014.

World Travel Market set to welcome Saudi Arabia for first time

World Travel Market set to welcome Saudi Arabia for first time

World Travel Market is set to welcome representation from Saudi Arabia to the exhibition floor for the first time this year, as the Saudi government unveils plans to invest heavily into its tourism industry over the next decade. Representation from The Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities, along with the country’s national airline Saudi Airlines and flynas will all be exhibiting at WTM in London from the November 3rd– 6th 2014.