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News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia readies ancient sites in boost to tourism

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Saudi-Arabia-readies-ancient-sites-in-boost-to-12854018.php
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia — Just outside Saudi Arabia’s capital of Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th century fortress, mosques and clay-colored ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia: Reconstructing history through ancient tourist site

News channel or source: https://www.dhakatribune.com/world/middle-east/2018/04/24/saudi-arabia-reconstructing-history-ancient-tourist-site/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Saudi Arabia is restoring 17th century fortresses ... domestic spending has been boosted and the country is welcoming foreign tourists. According to AP, Saudi tourism authorities are planning to open five museums inside Diriyah and a research center ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its history

News channel or source: http://chippewa.com/travel/saudi-arabia-uses-ancient-tourist-site-to-alter-its-history/article_009f7791-a377-530b-8878-52738ef048b7.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

who's overseeing investments in the tourism sector, said visits to sites like Diriyah will help tourists "correct" the image they may have of Saudi Arabia. "Once they come here and see the country, I think the marketing literature tells us that they would ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: 4 Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia killed in bus crash

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/4-britons-on-pilgrimage-in-saudi-arabia-killed-in-bus-crash/2018/04/22/a85d3320-4653-11e8-8082-105a446d19b8_story.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

LONDON — Four Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia were killed Saturday in a bus crash, a British travel company and officials said. The four were among more than a dozen British pilgrims on a bus travelling from Mecca to Medina, said Hashim Travel ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia Moviegoing: Studio Distrib & Exhibition Bosses Debate Ticket Prices, Taxes & More At CinemaCon

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/saudi-arabia-moviegoing-studio-distrib-26-exhibition-bosses-debate-ticket-prices-taxes-26-more-at-cinemacon/ar-AAwfCAW
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

... a lot of money to be made in Saudi Arabia. Not only has it been reported that the box office could yield to a level of $1 billion in a given year, Ismail pointed out that Saudi population spent $30 billion on travel and leisure outside the country ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea divers explore the coast

News channel or source: http://www.columbian.com/news/2018/apr/20/saudi-arabias-red-sea-divers-explore-the-coast/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Tourism official Salah Altaleb said the country isn’t targeting mass tourism, but select tour groups interested in nature, diving, hiking and cultural sites. “Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country that hosts the two holiest sites in Islam and these facts ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia witnessing a big renaissance in tourism, says KSA heritage chief

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1287436/saudi-arabia
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

JEDDAH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), has confirmed that Saudi Arabia is witnessing a significant renaissance in tourism with the support of King Salman, who directed attention to be ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: New research report details examines the world of tourism potential index

News channel or source: https://www.whatech.com/market-research/industrial/462376-new-research-report-details-examines-the-world-of-tourism-potential-index
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

A total of three countries hold a one-star rating in the 2018 Tourism Potential Index, the same number as last year. Both Saudi Arabia and Brazil have failed to increase their rating this year. Whereas Ukraine has risen by 2.9 points to score a two-star ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Three female driving instructors to train Saudi Arabian women

News channel or source: http://portlandtribune.com/go/42-news/393078-285157-three-female-driving-instructors-to-train-saudi-arabian-women
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Louise Lents, co-owner of Gresham's Pacific Driver Education, located at 1520 N.E. Eighth St., will travel to Saudi Arabia alongside friends and fellow instructors Dominique Kuzmaak and Sheryl Vanderwalker to teach women how to drive. The three ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: These Designers Are Changing the Look (and Future) of Fashion in Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/whats-hot/these-designers-are-changing-the-look-and-future-of-fashion-in-saudi-arabia/ar-AAwfOEy
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Two weeks ago, Saudi Arabia hosted its first-ever fashion week in Riyadh ... She produces her collections abroad, which is expensive and requires constant travel—both of which affect her brand’s bottom line. Al Khanal specializes in asymmetrical ...