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Al-Ahsa coast to be developed
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:25 pm
The government is currently developing tourist facilities on the coastline of cities here including Salwa and Ras Abu Qamis.“The Ministry of Finance is currently implementing some projects on the Salwa coast in coordination with Al-Ahsa mayoralty, including setting up umbrellas and lampposts...
flynas signs partnership agreement with Careem
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 7 February, 2015 12:47 am
flynas, Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, has entered into a strategic partnership with Careem, the Middle East’s leading private car booking service, offering customers up to 10% discount on Careem’s published car service fares when they book a flight with flynas. The announcement was made on ...
Travel and tourism expo ‘to boost economy’
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 6 February, 2015 6:55 am
Organizers of the three-day Jeddah International Travel and Tourism Exhibition that kicked off Wednesday say the event would help boost the city’s economy.The exhibition was launched under the auspices of Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed and inaugurated by Hani Abu Ras, the city’s mayor. It ...
New tourism company to boost Uqair development
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 5 February, 2015 8:18 am
Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), said that Uqair Development Company is ready for launching. It awaits the signing of the relevant contract.“The shareholders deposited 25 percent of the SR500 million incorporation cost, and the SCTA...
Celebrity Chefs From Across the Middle East Set to Cook Up a Storm at Dubai Food Festival 2015
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 3:02 pm
Visitors to Dubai in February will be able to rub shoulders with their favourite celebrity chefs at Dubai Food Festival, which takes place from 6-28 February at various locations across the city.As part of the delicious and diverse events lined up for the 2015 edition, Dubai Food Festival has...
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 7:18 am
As tens of thousands of global trade visitors, exhibitors, food industry leaders and experts from 150 countries prepare to descend on Dubai for next week’s landmark 20th edition of Gulfood, a high-ranking panel of international trade officials and private sector representatives has heralded the...
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 3:17 pm
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced an expansion of its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways for travel to Mumbai, the gateway to India. Under this agreement, Air Seychelles will put its HM flight code on 21 weekly Etihad Airways flights between...
Hofuf’s Al-Qarah village to be developed
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 2 February, 2015 1:09 am
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) in Al-Ahsa is studying a project to create a tourist track to Al-Qarah village bringing the total number of tourist tracks to four with one in the central oasis, the second in central Hofuf and the third in Al-Uqair which are all currently...
KACST embarks on solar desalination project
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 31 January, 2015 12:22 pm
The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed an agreement with the Advance Water Technology Company (AWTC) for planning out the design and construction of solar water desalination plant in Khafji with a production capacity of 60,000 cubic meters per day.The accord was signed by ...
L Capital Asia Partners with Bateel
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 28 January, 2015 5:17 pm
The Gulf based gourmet food company and owner of the iconic gourmet date confectionery boutiques and premium cafes, is pleased to announce a new partnership with L Capital Asia, the Asian private equity fund sponsored by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A. (LVMH). Bateel is a homegrown Saudi...