Saudi Arabia

GCC forecasts Growth In Demand For Seafood

by Mahak Mannan | 23 Oct 2018

UAE and Saudi Arabia register largest online search increase for seafood. Online search volumes during the last three years have revealed a strong demand for seafood across the Gulf region, according to recent data by SEMrush an online digital marketing suite. Results show that the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia both witnessed an increase

Saudi Arabia Gears Up For Foodex

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Oct 2018

Jeddah is set to host the sixth edition of Foodex Saudi this November in which 12 Spanish and 11 Pakistani companies will showcase their products among 600 international brands from more than 32 countries in a bid to attract Saudi food importers, distributors, and investors. Veronica Puente, international director of Spanish Food and Drink Federation

World’s Largest Four Points By Sheraton Opens in Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 01 Aug 2018

Four Points by Sheraton Makkah Al Naseem features over 1,100 rooms, four dining outlets, and nearly 1,000sqm of event space The brand, a part of Marriott International, today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Makkah Al Naseem in Saudi Arabia, the brand’s largest property globally. Adding over 1,100 rooms to the Holy City,

Dubai set to draw more Saudi Arabian travellers

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Jul 2018

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Al Tayyar Travel Group, Saudi Arabia’s leading travel and tourism company, have formed a strategic alliance with the aim to further enhance Dubai’s position as the preferred destination for Saudi visitors. The partnership will pave the way for launching unique initiatives that will help expand

Millennium Madinah Airport opens in Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Jun 2018

Millennium Hotels and Resorts have furthered their expansion into Saudi Arabia with the opening of Millennium Madinah Airport. Designed to provide pilgrims and visitors a luxurious accommodation in the city, the 5-star property features 227 rooms and is located at Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport. The property is a 30 minute drive away from the

Hilton puts women in the driver’s seat

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Jun 2018

Hilton will provide support to female staff in Saudi Arabia to get their driving license, following the announcement that women in the country  will be allowed to drive. Hilton will provide paid time-off for women to attend driving lessons, as well as reimbursement for a standard set of driving lessons and the license issuance fee. For

Glee Hospitality Solutions to strengthen portfolio

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Jun 2018

Since being established in 2009, Glee Hospitality Solutions have worked to offer end-to-end solutions in restaurant concept development and restaurant management. With 10 concepts currently under the company’s management, Glee has now announced an additional 12 new projects in the pipeline, working with local talent and businesses to deliver an array of unique and exciting

Marriott International Strengthens Portfolio in Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Jun 2018

In partnership with Al Murjan Group, the company will introduce the region’s first Delta Hotel by Marriott along with a Four Points by Sheraton and a Marriott Executive Apartments As part of its ongoing commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Marriott International has today announced three deal signings in Jeddah with the Al Murjan Group.

Lowest April occupancy in Makkah since 2010

by Patrick Ryan | 24 May 2018

Makkah experienced its lowest occupancy level during the month of April since 2010, according to figures that have been released by industry analysts STR. “STR analysts note that the absolute occupancy level was the lowest for an April since 2010, while absolute ADR was the lowest for the month since 2007,” said a spokesperson for

Mövenpick appoints director of Saudisation

by Patrick Ryan | 14 May 2018

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Abdul Rahman Al Harbi as its new director of Saudisation. An accomplished HR expert with more than 14 years of experience, including roles with Mövenpick in Saudi Arabia, Al Harbi is now responsible for leading the Swiss hospitality firm’s Saudisation Strategy, which is aligned to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.









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