Development work has commenced on the first phase of US$20 billion Diriyah Gate Development Authority development pipeline. Officials hope the move marks the beginning of a bold new era of construction and transformation for Diriyah, a city within Riyadh province, 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.
The Council of British Hajjis is advising those booking trips to Mecca to perform Hajj this year to follow the advice from the Saudi Authorities and hold off for now.
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.
Carnival Corporation has seen a sharp rise in its share price following a decision by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia to take a significant stake in the company.
Rotana has taken over the management of Damac Towers Arjaan by Rotana in Riyadh, with the property set to open in early April. The announcement follows a partnership signed between the company and Damac Hotels & Resorts last year.
Saudi Arabia will block Muslim pilgrims seeking to reach the holy cities of Mecca and Medina as the country seeks to control the spread of coronavirus.
As one of the fastest growing companies in the country, the newest addition brings the group’s portfolio to over 45 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments in operation and under development.
Set to become the capital of entertainment, sports and the arts in Saudi Arabia, Qiddiya is located on the doorstep of Riyadh. With the first stage expected to open in 2023, Breaking Travel News here takes a tour of the developing project
Breaking Travel News speaks to Haitham Mattar, senior advisor with the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage, about the development of the hospitality sector in the country.
Etihad Airways has announced a fourth daily flight on its route from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The move will take effect on December 8th.