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Two New Luxury Hotels to Open in Saudi Arabia

Two New Luxury Hotels to Open in Saudi Arabia

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement with Sela Sport Company to develop two new luxury hotels in Saudi Arabia. Slated to open in 2022, The St. Regis Riyadh will be located

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Saudi Arabia Accepts Visitors Vaccinated with Sputnik V

Saudi Arabia Accepts Visitors Vaccinated with Sputnik V

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has granted approval for entry of individuals vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine starting from January 1, 2022. Saudi Arabia joined 101 other

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5 Things You Need to Know About Pilgrim Visas for Saudi Arabia

5 Things You Need to Know About Pilgrim Visas for Saudi Arabia

The COVID-19 reviews and protocols have been updated to allow Umrah pilgrims to go to Saudi Arabia. In Medina, the Saudi Kingdom began accepting trip requests from overseas guests on August 9th, 2021. 1. Covid-19

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Grand Hyatt Hotel to Open on Shaura Island, Saudi Arabia

Grand Hyatt Hotel to Open on Shaura Island, Saudi Arabia

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with The Red Sea Development Company for a 430-room Grand Hyatt hotel on Shaura Island, the hub of the ambitious Red

Tourism News
What Happens if You Overstay Your e-Visa in Saudi Arabia?

What Happens if You Overstay Your e-Visa in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia, a fascinating Middle Eastern country, once was a destination that was reserved only for the worldwide Muslim community. But thanks to the recent issuing of tourist visas, it is open to worldwide travelers

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First Grand Hyatt Opens in Saudi Arabia

First Grand Hyatt Opens in Saudi Arabia

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—the first Grand Hyatt hotel in the Kingdom. The 368-room luxury hotel including 54 residential

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Saudi Arabia Reopens Borders

Saudi Arabia Reopens Borders

Saudi Arabia has announced it will reopen its borders and resume international flights after a two-week suspension. Riyadh suspended international flights and access through land crossings and ports on December 21 2020. Upon arrival in

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Mandarin Oriental to Debut in Saudi Arabia

Mandarin Oriental to Debut in Saudi Arabia

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a management agreement with Al Khozama Company to handle operations of the Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Once rebranded and renovated, it will be the group’s first

Aviation News
Gulf Air Proudly Resumes Flights to/from Saudi Arabia

Gulf Air Proudly Resumes Flights to/from Saudi Arabia

Gulf Air announces the resumption of its direct flights to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia starting with Jeddah on 27 September 2020 along with plans to announce a further expansion into more destinations

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KLM Adds New Destination in Saudi Arabia

KLM Adds New Destination in Saudi Arabia

From 28 September 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will adjust the schedule for flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Gulf States in the Middle East. KLM will also expand its network with the opening

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First voco hotel Opens in Saudi Arabia

First voco hotel Opens in Saudi Arabia

IHG® announces the opening of the 5-star voco Riyadh, the first voco™ hotel in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, in partnership with KSA-based developer Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Co. The 5 star flagship property in

Destinations
Saudi Arabia Unveils New Cultural Tourism Destination

Saudi Arabia Unveils New Cultural Tourism Destination

The restoration and reimagining of Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, a sweeping 18th-century adobe city that once served as the capital and stronghold of the First Saudi State, will be officially inaugurated at a special November 19th gathering. This

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British Airways Launches Flights to Dammam, Saudi Arabia

British Airways Launches Flights to Dammam, Saudi Arabia

British Airways has today announced it will fly from Heathrow to global business hub, Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019. Tickets are on sale now. The route will be the only direct flight

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Hyatt House Brand Debuts in Saudi Arabia

Hyatt House Brand Debuts in Saudi Arabia

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the entry of the Hyatt House brand into the Middle Eastern market with the opening of Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The opening of the Hyatt

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Radisson Collection Hotel Opens in Saudi Arabia

Radisson Collection Hotel Opens in Saudi Arabia

Radisson Collection opens the first Radisson Collection hotel in Saudi Arabia, and a third in the Middle East region.  The remarkable African-style resort has 57 luxurious bungalows and villas overlooking Nofa Wildlife Park, and features an