12 Rabi' I 1444 - 7 October 2022
  • Twitter Facebook Instagram Icon Linkedin Youtube Snapchat
Sign up for newsletter
Eye of Riyadh

Deadline for STEA nomination extended
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:43 pm
The Saudi Commission on Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently announced that the deadline for nominations for the 5th Saudi Tourism Excellence Awards (STEA) has been extended to Feb 25.STEA is a platform launched in 2010 to acknowledge Saudi Arabia's tourism industry’s excellence, as it...
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 ...
Traffic Department says no plan to ban pre-1990 vehicles
Government | Friday 6 February, 2015 6:52 am
The Traffic Department has denied press reports that it would not renew licenses of cars older than 1990. “The report is totally false,” said Brig. Ali Dhobyan Al-Roshaidi, spokesman of the department.He urged journalists to check their facts before publishing stories. “The media should not...
Banks can’t cut loan installment from employee bonus — SAMA
Business & Money | Friday 6 February, 2015 6:48 am
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) has ordered all Saudi banks not to touch the two-month salary bonus granted by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman to all Saudi government and military employees, retirees and students.According to Talat Hafiz, secretary-general of Media and...
SCTA's recruitment roadshow kicks off
Business & Money | Friday 6 February, 2015 5:57 am
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has launched one of its biggest recruitment roadshows for citizens in the hospitality sector with more than 2,000 jobs on offer.SCTA, in collaboration with the Human Resource Development Fund and the National System for Joint Training, has...
Nissan reveals Le Mans challenger during Super Bowl
Cars & Autos | Friday 6 February, 2015 1:23 am
Nissan today declared itself ready to take on the world’s best sports car manufacturers after revealing a glimpse of its Le Mans challenger – the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO – during the commercial break for Super Bowl XLIX. In a bold move, the Japanese manufacturer has interpreted the sport’s...
Surprise premiere of the new Audi Q7
Cars & Autos | Thursday 5 February, 2015 3:19 pm
As one of the key motoring events in the Middle East, the Qatar Motor Show is attracting car lovers and trade professionals alike and serves as a stage for Audi’s latest innovations. Over the past few years Audi has seen a steady momentum of growth in the Middle East and especially in Qatar....
GE highlights role of innovation in driving Kuwait’s growth at 2015 Engineering Innovation Forum
Technology & IT | Thursday 5 February, 2015 3:12 pm
Highlighting its commitment to localization, GE (NYSE: GE) has joined hands with the College of Engineering & Petroleum at Kuwait University to host the 2015 Engineering Innovation Forum held at the Radisson Blu Hotel Kuwait, with the objective of engaging and inspiring the younger generations in...
Epson showcases latest Ink Tank System printers in the UAE
Technology & IT | Thursday 5 February, 2015 2:43 pm
Epson showcased its latest range of ITS printers at an event held in UAE. Epson’s high-capacity ink tank enables users to keep their printing costs low, increase productivity and reduce downtime. The purpose-built ink tank is fully integrated into the printer so users can enjoy reliable colour...