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Eye of Riyadh

A Short Video Highlighting the Success of the 1440H Hajj
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 3:07 pm
W7Worldwide, a Marketing Communications Consultancy Agency, produced a sequel, to its thought leading series titled “Pilgrims are in the Hearts of Our Kings”.  The 2 minute video focused on the Kingdom’s success during the1440H Hajj which hosted 2.5 million pilgrims from 164...
Sea taxi service in pipeline for Jeddah
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 3:21 am
 A contract to carry out feasibility studies about implementing sea taxi service in Jeddah will be signed in the near future. This was announced by Dr. Osama Abdu, chairman of Jeddah Metro Company. Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, he said that sea taxi is among the three major projects in...
OYO Hotels & Homes goes multilingual; announces Arabic support on Customer App and Mweb
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 1:14 am
OYO Hotels & Homes, India and South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, world’s 3rd largest and fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes, living, and workspaces, today announced multilingual support for its customer app (Android and iOS) and mobile web platforms. With ...
 “Marathon of Colors” Concludes in Taif Season
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 20 August, 2019 3:00 pm
The “Marathon of Colors” event, held as part of “Taif Season” from August 15-17, saw more than 3,600 runners compete over three courses, looking to win financial prizes worth 300,000 riyals. The races were accompanied by a range of entertainment events, proving very popular, ...
Taif Season Volunteers: Organizing Visitors and Providing the Human Touch
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 20 August, 2019 4:15 am
Young men and women volunteers are playing a prominent role in Taif Season, guiding and organizing the movement of visitors each day and providing them with a human presence. This important role has been appreciated by all visitors to the season, which continues throughout this month.  In...
City Centre Fujairah’s popular driving academy for kids in collaboration with Fujairah Police is back this summer
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 20 August, 2019 3:10 am
City Centre Fujairah’s driving academy for children is back by popular demand this year. After having taught more than 420 children the importance of road safety at the last event in 2017, the mall’s fun driving course is bigger and better this summer. This year, the Fujairah Police...
 Taif Season Attracts More Than 750,000 Visitors in First 10 Days
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 August, 2019 6:16 am
The organizing committee for Taif Season, which runs until the end of August, announced it has seen huge demand for all four main areas, with more than 750,000 people visiting in the first 10 days of the festival.  Taif Season features more than 70 quality events across the four major sites ...
 “Knights of the Homeland Performance on Okaz Avenue Embodies Arab Heritage and Civilization
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 August, 2019 4:14 am
The “Knights of the Homeland” performances at Souk Okaz presented a vivid picture of ancient Arab civilization, embodying different forms of war, peace and trade, with knights on horseback and camel caravans roaming in their traditional dress and depicting events of daily...
Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem appoint Haitham Effat as Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 August, 2019 3:19 am
Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the newly opened properties that situated in Al Naseem district within the holy city of Makkah, are pleased to officially announce the appointment of Mr. Haitham Effat in the position of cluster director of sales and marketing. Effat will oversee all...
Shoppers and Visitors respond positively to Red Sea Mall shows and events during Jeddah Season
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 August, 2019 2:16 am
As part of its summer season and Jeddah Season 2019, many entertainment activities hosted by Red Sea Mall (RSM) were widely welcomed by mall shoppers and visitors, with 82 percent rating them as "excellent" and 18% as "very good". The events included a Barbie event for girls; a...