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.
The Red Sea Development Company has awarded a contract for the construction of a residential village for workers at the destination. After a competitive tender, the contract was awarded in two parts to an ARCCO-Speedhouse joint venture based in the UAE and to Saudi company Al Majal Al Arabi Group.