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Fahd Hamidaddin, chief of investment, Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage

Fahd Hamidaddin, chief of investment, Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage

5 November 2019 Videos

Speaking to Breaking Travel News in London, Fahd Hamidaddin, chief of investment, strategy and tourism marketing at the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage, tells us how a recent change in visa regulations will impact on demand for the country. With a series of new investments also reaching fruition, it is an exciting time for the hospitality sector in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia to issue tourism visas for first time

Saudi Arabia to issue tourism visas for first time

27 September 2019 Tourism News

Saudi Arabia is opening its doors to international visitors for the first time. The conservative Middle Eastern kingdom has unveiled plans for a new visa regime for 49 countries, while also relaxing strict dresscodes for female visitors.

Jay Rosen, head of finance and investments, Red Sea Development Company

Jay Rosen, head of finance and investments, Red Sea Development Company

11 April 2019 Videos

Jay Rosen, head of finance and investments for the Red Sea Development Company, tells Breaking Travel News about the huge hospitality opportunities currently on offer in Saudi Arabia. With as many as 50 hotels planned for the site in the coming decade, he tells us the giga-project represents a once-in-a-lifetime prospect for hotel investors.