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Venchi The luxurious Italian Chocolatier Opens its Flagship branch in Jeddah
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 15 February, 2015 5:54 am
Venchi the luxurious Italian chocolate stores announced the grand opening of its new flagship store in Jeddah, to be the new destination for chocolate lovers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, that provides a rich variety of the finest natural chocolate gourmet. The grand opening was in presence of...
Prince Charles visits Al-Ula, Hejaz Railway
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 12 February, 2015 7:58 am
Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, undertook a historical trip with Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), when he visited Al-Ula and Hejaz Railway on Wednesday. Al-Ula, located approximately 350 km north of Madinah, is well known...
GULFOOD 2015 IS ‘EGG-CELLENT’ FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS, SAYS USA POULTRY & EGG EXPORT COUNCIL
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 3:01 pm
After a record year of double-digit growth for worldwide US meat exports in 2014, and the UAE emerging as a key export market for US lamb, the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) anticipates poultry and egg exports to the Middle East in 2015 will surpass the US$400m value achieved last...
ORANGE COUNTY VISITORS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES ‘THE OC & ME’ TRAVEL CAMPAIGN EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE MIDDLE EAST
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 1:59 pm
Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA) has officially launched ‘The OC & ME’ travel package in what is an industry first for a United States regional tourism association to create and promote a travel package exclusively created for residents of the G.C.C. (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,...
Love & Food: A True Romance
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 1:55 pm
Food and love; love and food – definitely two of our favourite subjects in life, these basic human needs are also innately linked. Today we celebrate love and it’s no coincidence that one of the most popular gifts are chocolates, and the most popular activity is spending a romantic dinner with...
Asir heritage show from Feb. 18
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 7:35 am
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) and Dar Al-Hekma College are launching an architectural and heritage project in Abha on Feb. 18 to highlight the rich history of the region.The event is entitled “Asir: Robe of Urbanization” and will be held in Akkas village over four...
Green joy for special-needs people
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 7:32 am
Jeddah Municipality announced on Monday that it plans to open up a garden for people with special needs.Mohamed Qattan, director general of gardens and landscaping at the municipality, said this would be the first project of its kind in the city.The park will have 40 tables, 10 benches and...
A Lasting New Year’s Resolution with British Airways
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 2:00 am
A survey commissioned by British Airways revealed that 31 per cent of residents of Saudi Arabia travelled long-haul only once over a period of twelve months. To encourage people who have made the New Year’s resolution to travel more frequently, British Airways is launching special fares to the...
 Professional Chefs, Pastry Chefs, Cooks and Bakers Compete for Top Honours at Gulfood’s Salon Culinaire
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 1:30 am
As the landmark 20th anniversary edition of Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show -opened to huge crowds on Sunday, 1,300 professional chefs showcased their culinary skills at the Emirates International Salon Culinaire in association with Emirates Culinary Guild. ...
THE MAY OPENING OF INTERCONTINENTAL DUBAI MARINA APPROACHES
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 9 February, 2015 2:54 pm
The countdown is on as InterContinental Dubai Marina, one of the emirate’s most eagerly anticipated hotels, confirms it will open its doors in May 2015.Refreshing Dubai Marina’s hotel scene, the 328-key five-star hotel will present a modern, urban style, and is set to become the place to be and ...
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