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News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Tourism key to Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 plans

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/travel-hospitality/387984-tourism-key-to-saudi-arabias-vision-2030-plans
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The tourism sector is one of the most promising parts of the kingdom’s diversification efforts, and its Vision 2030 plans, with international tourism receipts forecast to grow by 5.8 percent per year between 2018 and 2022, according to a new report from ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: VIDEO: Olive Festival in Saudi Arabia’s al-Jawf records $2.9 mln in sales

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/life-style/travel-and-tourism/2018/01/22/VIDEO-Olive-Festival-in-Saudi-Arabia-s-al-Jawf-records-2-9-mln-worth-of-sales.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The annual Olive Festival held in al-Jawf province concluded its 11th session, which lasted ten days and recorded nearly $2.0 mln (SAR 11 mln) worth of sales and at least 152,000 visitors who came from across the kingdom and abroad to attend. Most of the ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: The things tourists to see when they visit Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/303135/The-things-tourists-to-see-when-they-visit-Saudi-Arabia
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Saudi Arabia will begin issuing tourist visas in the first quarter ... head of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage. The owner of a Jeddah-based tour operator said that guided tours will begin in February 2018. For those who have not ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Saudi Arabia Keen to Invest in Seribu Island tourism

News channel or source: https://en.tempo.co/read/news/2018/01/16/056914878/Saudi-Arabia-Keen-to-Invest-in-Seribu-Island-tourism
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Several investors from Saudi Arabia have expressed interest to invest in the tourism industry in Jakarta, particularly in Seribu, or the One Thousand Islands District. Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan informed the press about the Saudi ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Female tourists can’t visit Saudi Arabia alone

News channel or source: http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/526107/SAUDI-ARABIA/Female-tourists-cant-visit-Saudi-Arabia-alone
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

JEDDAH — Women over 25 years of age will only be granted a tourist visa to visit the Kingdom if they are part of a tourist group, according to the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH). A team of representatives from the ministries ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia to reopen after being used as a prison

News channel or source: http://torontosun.com/travel/international/ritz-carlton-in-saudi-arabia-to-reopen-after-being-used-as-a-prison/wcm/92c266a7-9da9-43c2-8f14-40a68ebfb403
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia’s capital may be reopening its doors in times for Valentine’s Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country’s elite caught up in what the government has described as ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Women above 25 can now travel to Saudi Arabia alone

News channel or source: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/region/saudi-arabia/women-above-25-can-now-travel-to-saudi-arabia-alone
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Now, women aged 25 and above, wishing to travel to Saudi Arabia alone, can be granted a tourist visa, stated a spokesman for the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH). This move signifies that it will not be necessary for women over ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Some shares in Saudi Binladin Group may be transferred to state

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-construction/some-shares-in-saudi-binladin-group-may-be-transferred-to-state-idUSKBN1F20J3?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Family-owned SBG, which had more than 100,000 employees at its height, is the biggest builder in Saudi Arabia and important to Riyadh’s plans for large real estate, industrial and tourism projects to help diversify the economy beyond oil. The group has ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Indonesia expects Saudi Arabia to invest in transport, tourism

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/16/c_136899619.htm
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

JAKARTA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The government of Indonesia has asked investors from Saudi Arabia to park their funds in the sector of transport, tourism and infrastructure as connectivity of the two nations grows, a minister said here Tuesday. Indonesian ...

News Saudi Arabia » Tourism: Women over 25 to be granted visas to visit Saudi Arabia without male supervision

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91479
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Women aged 25 and over will now be allowed to travel to Saudi Arabia without a chaperone, the country’s tourism commission has announced. It’s the latest reform in the easing of restrictions in the ultra-conservative Gulf kingdom. As long as they meet ...