The Red Sea Development Company has awarded a solid waste management contract to a joint venture between leading waste management company Averda and the Saudi Naval Support Company.
The Red Sea Development Company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the ministry of human resources and social development in Saudi Arabia.
Officials at the Red Sea Development Company have unveiled plans for a Coastal Village as part of the wider development. A key part of phase one of the project, the location has been finalised in partnership with HUTA Hegerfield and Saudconsulting Services and will cover a total area of 1.5 million square metres.
A paper detailing the marine spatial planning models that informed master planning of the Red Sea Project has been published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Marine Science.
The Red Sea Development Company has unveiled plans to become the largest certified Dark Sky Reserve in the world. The location is seeking an accreditation that recognises areas with an exceptional quality of starry nights and a commitment to protecting the nocturnal environment.
Forty-five Saudis from the Umluj and Al Wajh communities are preparing to begin work at the Red Sea Development Company after completing an intensive training program in landscaping.
A host of giga projects – large, government-funded initiatives designed to diversify the economy – are set to drive growth in the Saudi Arabia hospitality market in the coming years.
As the project continues to make headlines around the world, Breaking Travel News speaks to John Pagano, chief executive of the Red Sea Development Company, about how it will impact tourism in Saudi Arabia.