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Oman opens permanent tourim office in Riyadh

MUSCAT, Oman - The Ministry of Tourism in Oman has announced that it has set up a representative office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that will tap the Kingdom's image as a major outbound market in the GCC

Billions to be spent by Saudi government to modernize transport to...

The Saudi Press Agency reported that 62 billion riyal (US$16.5 billion) will be invested to improve the transport system in the holy city of Mecca.

Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market opens in Riyadh

His Royal Highness Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh Province, on Monday evening, April 2, launched the Fifth Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM-2012), which is organized

IHG to open Riyadh’s second InterContinental hotel

IHG, the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, and the biggest international hotel company in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed an agreement with the Rayadah Investment Company to op

Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards kicks off in Riyadh

The campaign for the second staging of the Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards has kicked off in Riyadh.

SCTA offers 400 tourism jobs to young Saudis in Riyadh

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has announced that 400 jobs have been offered to young Saudis to work in the travel and tourism sector in Riyadh.

Riyadh Kingdom Tower to become world’s tallest building

After Dubai’s Burj Khalifa the World’s tallest building in Saudi Arabia is getting ready to amaze the world. This $1.2 billion Kingdom Tower will reach about 3,300ft into the Saudi Arabian sky.

Ritz-Carlton enters Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Riyadh hotel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and BETHESDA, Md. - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

Open Invitation to visit STTIM in Riyadh from March 27-31, 2011

Next week, between Sunday, March 27 up through Thursday, March 31, the city of Riyadh will host a very important market for the Saudi Travel & Tourism Investment Market (STTIM).

STTIM in Riyadh will present encouraging factors for investment and promising...

(eTN) - In less than five weeks, between March 27-31, 2011, the Saudi Travel & Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) will be opened in Riyadh city, the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Malaysia Airlines to launch service to Riyadh

Malaysia Airlines managing director and CEO, Tengku Datuk Azmil Zahruddin, announced that the carrier will launch service to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia beginning December 17.

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquties and Al Hokair organize 10th...

In an attempt to continue the great success of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities' (SCTA) initiative in providing marketing outlets to Saudi women artisans in collaboration with Abdul Mo

Riyadh Travel Fair 2010 to offer workshops on etourism

The International Organization for the Etourism Industry (IOETI) is organizing and sponsoring a workshop at the 2nd Riyadh Travel Fair 2010 being presented from June 2-3, 2010 in the capital city of S

Riyadh takes a tough stand against illicit trading in antiquities

During the 19th session of the Antiquities and Urban Heritage in Arab World Conference, which was held recently in Riyadh, Professor Ali Al Ghaban, vice president of the Saudi Commission of Tourism an

Riyadh PTO organizes a workshop on events management

The Riyadh Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will organize a workshop on Monday, November 9, 2009 for event organizers.

Jet Airways launches inaugural service to Riyadh

Today, Jet Airways launched its inaugural service to Riyadh, the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from the Indian financial capital of Mumbai.

Training for tourist guides in Riyadh

Dr. Saleh Al-Bakhit, vice president, SCTA for investment sector, patronized the closing ceremony of the second training session on "The tourist guide skills" on Wednesday morning.

New flights connecting Mumbai with Jeddah and Riyadh

Effective June 14, 2009, Jet Airways will launch services to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the introduction of daily, direct services from Mumbai to the Saudi Arabian administrative and commercial

“One Civilization and Cultural Diversity” exhibition in Riyadh

HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities (SCTA), inaugurated the GCC Monuments Exhibition titled "One Civilization and Cultural Diversity

Second Saudi Tourism and Travel Investment Market set for March 2009

The Second Saudi Tourism and Travel Investment Market (STTIM) is set to be held in Riyadh, March 2009.

First class rail travel from Marrakech to Riyadh?

At the moment it is impossible to take a train from Marrakech in Morocco to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia – from one end of the Arab world to the other. But in the long-term it may become more than a pipe dream as a wave of heavy investment in rail travel sweeps the region.

Riyadh’s top hotel wins three travel industry ‘Oscar’ nominations

Business and leisure travellers checking in at Riyadh's Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel, may find that staff have an extra spring in their step these days after nominations were announced for the travel industry's equivalent of the Oscars.