GCC projects market has worst start to a year for a decade
The GCC projects market has had its worse start to a year for more than a decade in 2017 with awards for the first two months falling sharply and the rolling six-month average reaching a record low. According to data from regional projects tracker MEED ...
Heavy penalties sought for bakers making underweight bread
... Al-Muzahmiya, Afif, Rumah, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Al-Hareek, Makkah, Jeddah, Taif, Rabigh, Rania, Qunfudah, Madinah, Al-Ula, Yanbu, Dammam, Alkhobar, Qatif, Hafr Al-Batin, Khafji, Al-Ahsa, Hail, Arar, Baga'a, Gurayyat, Turaif, Tabuk, Al-Wajh, Dubah, ...
Wintec exports education to Saudi colleges
Sunitha Prabhu would love to go back to Saudi Arabia. "I wouldn't think twice," the Wintec IT tutor said. She's recently back from two months teaching in the organisation's girls' college in the Al Wajh area. It was an interesting look into the ...
Saudi Arabia to start work on new tourist city
Ahmad bin Khalil Al-Maslamani, an investor in the tourist city in the Al-Wajh governorate in Saudi Arabia, confirmed that the project will be completed over multiple phases on an area of more than 2 million sq m on the governorate's southern coast, a ...
Ocean of opportunities awaits investors in marine tourism
Muhammad Al-Mejel, chairman of the national tourism committee at Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry and an investor in the entertainment sector, has acknowledged that marine-based tourism does not exist in Saudi Arabia despite its huge potential ...
Red Sea pollution 'exceeds global limits,' says expert
... marine environments found in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aqaba, Gulf of Suez, Suez Canal, and Gulf of Aden surrounding the Socotra Archipelago and nearby waters. Its member states include Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.
Beaches of Tabuk in Saudi Arabia offer retreat for nature lovers
As for Red Sea beaches, they overlook the sea from Dhiba, Al-Wajh and Umluj governorates. Haql beach, with its beauty and nature, is often the talk of gatherings as those who have visited it never forget the time spent enjoying the sunset behind Al ...
The Wells of Memory
The Wells of Memory. One of the first travelers in a century to walk through the Hejaz desert of Saudi Arabia, Paul Salopek encounters a fabled past of caravans and pilgrims, of empires come and gone. By Paul Salopek .... North of the city of Al Wajh ...
57 festivals lined up for 'Saudi Summer 2015'
RIYADH: Fifty-seven festivals are planned as part of this year's summer “Saudi Summer 2015” to be organized across the Kingdom by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) in cooperation with provincial Tourist Development ...
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Saudi's tourism industry banks on niche market for growth
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Even today, while still tiny in comparison to oil revenues, religious tourism generates billions of dollars of revenue from transportation, hotels and retail spending. A recent report published by the Saudi Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and ...