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Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists

Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the U.A.E., announced today an increase in the frequency of flight routes from ... Read More

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

VPS Healthcare has chosen Etihad Airways as its preferred air transport provider for patients traveling from the Kingdom of ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Saudia announce 12 new codeshare routes

Etihad Airways and Saudia announce 12 new codeshare routes

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Saudia, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom ... Read More

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to ... Read More

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), formally known as Riyadh Development Authority, has invited international experts to participate ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as ... Read More

Saudi Ports Authority launches Al Khomra: Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics Zone

Saudi Ports Authority launches Al Khomra: Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics Zone

Al Khomra - An integrated world class logistics Zone facilitated through customs Bonded and re-exports Zones, providing unparalleled access ... Read More

First Day of Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition: Over 70,000 visitors

First Day of Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition: Over 70,000 visitors

The 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition, which opened in Riyadh on Friday, received more than 70,000 visitors on ... Read More

Where are Luxury Collection Hotels in Saudi Arabia?

Where are Luxury Collection Hotels in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabian Assila Investments and Marriott International signed an agreement to introduce Marriott's Luxury Collection brand for the first ... Read More

24,000 foreign tourists visited Saudi Arabia since country opened to tourism

24,000 foreign tourists visited Saudi Arabia since country opened to tourism

Saudi Arabia announced that 24,000 visitors traveled to the Kingdom in the first ten days since the country opened ... Read More

Unmarried foreign couples can now share hotel rooms in Saudi Arabia

Unmarried foreign couples can now share hotel rooms in Saudi Arabia

Foreign men and women always had to prove they were related if they wanted to shack up together in ... Read More

Strategic Partnership With SAUDIA to Promote the Newest Tourism Destination

Strategic Partnership With SAUDIA to Promote the Newest Tourism Destination

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has entered a strategic partnership with ... Read More

How Diriyah Gate in Saudi Arabia gets ready for tourists?

How Diriyah Gate in Saudi Arabia gets ready for tourists?

Saudi Arabia is getting ready for tourists after e-visas are approved for visitors from the west. Diriyah Gate, a ... Read More

Saudi Arabia opening its doors to foreign tourists

Saudi Arabia opening its doors to foreign tourists

In a historic move, Saudi Arabia is opening its doors to international visitors for the first time. Details of ... Read More

UNWTO Loves Saudi Arabia, while Saudi Arabia makes $9.6 billion Dollars from visitors

UNWTO Loves Saudi Arabia, while Saudi Arabia makes $9.6 billion Dollars from visitors

UNWTO loves their new member Saudi Arabia. It supported UNWTO with $1.7 million in funding. Tourism to Saudi Arabia ... Read More

‘Gunshots and the explosions’: Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone attack

‘Gunshots and the explosions’: Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone attack

Yemeni Houthi militants say they launched 10 armed drones that hit two large Saudi Aramco oil facilities on Saturday ... Read More

Yemeni missile attack halts all air traffic at Saudi Arabia’s Najran Regional Airport

Yemeni missile attack halts all air traffic at Saudi Arabia’s Najran Regional Airport

Yemeni forces have launched ballistic missiles at an airport in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern province of Najran to retaliate military ... Read More

Yemeni militants launch drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport

Yemeni militants launch drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport

Yemen’s Houthi militants launched drone attacks on Abha airport in southwest Saudi Arabia near the Yemeni border, the Houthis’ ... Read More

Houthi insurgents launch drone attacks on Saudi Arabian airports

Houthi insurgents launch drone attacks on Saudi Arabian airports

Yemeni Houthi insurgents launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha and Najran airports, and King Khalid airbase, according to ... Read More

Saudi women allowed to hold passports and travel solo

Saudi women allowed to hold passports and travel solo

Saudi Arabia has announced that women over 21 can now hold their own passports and travel freely. At present, ... Read More

An A380 full of pilgrims: Flynas has 200,000 stories to tell

An A380 full of pilgrims: Flynas has 200,000 stories to tell

Flynas, the national air carrier and leading low-cost airline in Saudi Arabia, has announced operating the world's largest passenger ... Read More

Yemeni militants launch drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Airport

Yemeni militants launch drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Airport

Houthi militants said that they launched a drone attack on Jizan airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday. ... Read More

Jeddah Season: Dawn of new era for Saudi Arabia as global travel destination

Jeddah Season: Dawn of new era for Saudi Arabia as global travel destination

Recent years have witnessed a sea change in Saudi Arabia, as the Kingdom continues its path of economic and ... Read More

Saudi budget airline picks Airbus, dealing $5.9 billion blow to Boeing

Saudi budget airline picks Airbus, dealing $5.9 billion blow to Boeing

Saudi Arabia's low-cost airline Flyadeal announced that it has canceled its provisional order for 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. ... Read More

Thailand sends medics to Saudi Arabia to assist Thai Hajj pilgrims

Thailand sends medics to Saudi Arabia to assist Thai Hajj pilgrims

Thailand's Public Health Ministry announced that it plans to dispatch medical teams to assist an estimated 8,000 Thai pilgrims ... Read More

Saudi Arabian Airlines first in MENA to achieve IATA Level 4 NDC certification

Saudi Arabian Airlines first in MENA to achieve IATA Level 4 NDC certification

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is the first airline in ... Read More

Fatal drone terror attack at Abha Airport on Sunday

Fatal drone terror attack at Abha Airport on Sunday

It has been reported by a spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen that one person was ... Read More

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

A UN investigator said on Wednesday that Riyadh bears responsibility for the barbaric killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi ... Read More

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost A320neo Family fleet up to 100

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost A320neo Family fleet up to 100

Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has decided to expand its existing A320neo Family order ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international ... Read More

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting ... Read More

Etihad launches new daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah during Ramadan

Etihad launches new daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport ... Read More

Al Ain International Airport welcomes daily flights to Jeddah during Ramadan

Al Ain International Airport welcomes daily flights to Jeddah during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight ... Read More