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• Today marks the start of construction at the first Independent Sewage Treatment Plant Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Dammam • Key project documents including the finance documents have been executed  • Notice to Proceed has been issued allowing contractors to mobilise and commence construction activities a... ... Read more
Delivering updated productive experiences, enhanced security, and high-impact colour and professional performance for everyday use  Riyadh: February 13, 2020:   HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), the global leader in printing, today unveiled the latest iteration of HP Color LaserJet Pro M100 and M200 series. The updated M100 and M200 ser... ... Read more
Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic products   Global Organic Milk market estimated to reach USD 5643 million by 2025, from USD 4423.5 million in 2019 February 11, 2020:  Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its new range of Arla® Baby&Me® Org... ... Read more
The Travel & Tourism industry has transformed over the past few decades undergoing a digital revolution for holidaymakers. In this modern digital business environment, where companies have to compete for user attention like never before, a good user experience has become crucial to business success.User experience design is often used to descri... ... Read more
February 09, 2020:   This Mother’s Day, your mom deserves the best! Make this day memorable for her with a well-thought gift from AIGNER. This exclusive AIGNER timepiece and jewellery set are permeated with beauty, charisma and elegance to make it the best gift for your mother.. The strong, classic horseshoe shaped dial has a wave p... ... Read more
Saudi Arabian WWE fans are set for another incredible match at Super ShowDown this month after it was announced the legendary Goldberg will challenge The Fiend for his WWE Universal Championship. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 08, 2020:   A Steel Cage Match between Roman Reigns and King Corbin has also been scheduled for the e... ... Read more
Saudi Minister of Transport, H.E. Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, commissions study to propel the Kingdom on the forefront of transport innovation globally  February 8, 2020:   The Ministry of Transport (MoT) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced a contract agreement with Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), the worl... ... Read more
Saudi International gets “bigger and better” as fans and players enjoy weekend of golf, entertainment and live music at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) King Abdullah Economic City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 6 February:   The second annual Saudi International powered by... ... Read more
Saudi entrepreneurs who made the right decisions share their experiences with the future generation at AlFaisal University in Riyadh . Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 5 February 2020:   Samsung Electronics Saudi Arabia Ltd held on 4 February 2020 the second edition of the "Afkarkom Ma3 Galaxy" initiative at AlFaisal University... ... Read more
The memorandum outlines a partnership between the two entities, tasked with the development and management of the premier Greg Norman championship golf course in Wadi Safar, Diriyah.  Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, February 4, 2020:  The Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) and Golf Saudi signed an MoU, confirming their intent... ... Read more
JLL’s 2019 Year in Review report says the government will continue to work towards improving market transparency . Riyadh, KSA - February 4, 2020:   As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) continues to open its doors to the world, data will play a critical role in improving market transparency in the country, according to JLL... ... Read more
Majed Al Sorour delivered opening remarks to industry figureheads on Saudi’s vision for golf in the kingdom 03 February, 2020, King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia:   Majed Al Sorour, Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi today gave the opening keynote speech of the inaugural Golf Saudi Summit... ... Read more
• The brand-new smartwatch merges the latest technologies with incredible design, delivering the best fashionable fitness companion starting at the irresistible price of SAR 699 • Activates a smart and healthy life with advanced stress, sleep and heart rate monitoring capabilities as well as 15 fitness modes• Equipped for enhanc... ... Read more
• The brand-new smartwatch merges the latest technologies with incredible design, delivering the best fashionable fitness companion starting at the irresistible price of SAR 699 • Activates a smart and healthy life with advanced stress, sleep and heart rate monitoring capabilities as well as 15 fitness modes• Equipped for enhanc... ... Read more
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Partnership highlights commitment to industry development in line with Saudi Vision 2030   16 February 2020 -   Furthering its commitment to contributing to the advancement of the maritime sector, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, reiterated its support to Saudi Maritime Congress. In its capacity as Founding Strategic Partner of the event, the company has also extended an official invitation to its global network of partners and customers as well as the wider international maritime community to participate in the Kingdom’s largest and most important industry event, taking place from 22 and 23 March 2020 in Dammam.    According ......read more

• Today marks the start of construction at the first Independent Sewage Treatment Plant Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Dammam  • Key project documents including the finance documents have been executed   • Notice to Proceed has been issued allowing contractors to mobilise and commence construction activities at the Dammam West project site   Dammam, 15 February 2020:   Today marks the start of construction at the first Independent Sewage Treatment Plant Project (ISTP) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Dammam West. The Notice to Proceed (NTP) allowing the contractors to mobilise and start construction on site has be ......read more

Delivering updated productive experiences, enhanced security, and high-impact colour and professional performance for everyday use     Riyadh: February 13, 2020:   HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), the global leader in printing, today unveiled the latest iteration of HP Color LaserJet Pro M100 and M200 series. The updated M100 and M200 series are designed to give users the convenience, security and performance they have been looking for in the work environment.   “Professionals are constantly looking to increase their productivity without compromising on quality and performance in the workplace,” said Narayanan Venkataraman, Managing Director of HP ......read more

Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic products   Global Organic Milk market estimated to reach USD 5643 million by 2025, from USD 4423.5 million in 2019   February 11, 2020:  Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its new range of Arla® Baby&Me® Organic supplements to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following increased demand for related products in the Middle East with a launch event at Park Hyatt Jeddah – L’azurde Ballroom, held recently.   The multinational cooperative’s experience in infant nutrition dates back three decades, with Arla producing, sup ......read more

The Travel & Tourism industry has transformed over the past few decades undergoing a digital revolution for holidaymakers. In this modern digital business environment, where companies have to compete for user attention like never before, a good user experience has become crucial to business success. User experience design is often used to describe the usability of an application or the user interface. The true meaning of UX design, though, goes far beyond that. It encompasses the entire process of software design and development. It includes branding, functionality, design, integration, and usability. But, why does it matter so much? Here’s why every business must think about th ......read more

February 09, 2020:   This Mother’s Day, your mom deserves the best! Make this day memorable for her with a well-thought gift from AIGNER. This exclusive AIGNER timepiece and jewellery set are permeated with beauty, charisma and elegance to make it the best gift for your mother. The strong, classic horseshoe shaped dial has a wave pattern extending a beautiful texture to it. With the striking bracelet and multiple plating options, the Swiss made timepiece  is crafted with great care to resonate beauty and opulence. If it is jewellery that you want to treat your mother to, the spectacular necklace and earring set from AIGNER is sure to be an unforgettable gift. T ......read more

Saudi Arabian WWE fans are set for another incredible match at Super ShowDown this month after it was announced the legendary Goldberg will challenge The Fiend for his WWE Universal Championship.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 08, 2020:   A Steel Cage Match between Roman Reigns and King Corbin has also been scheduled for the event, which takes place in Riyadh on Thursday February 27. Who’s next for Goldberg? Universal Champion “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt. Might meets fright for the Universal Championship at WWE Super ShowDown. The WWE Hall of Famer reemerged live via satellite for a special interview with Michael Cole of the Feb. 7 edition of ......read more

Saudi Minister of Transport, H.E. Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, commissions study to propel the Kingdom on the forefront of transport innovation globally    February 8, 2020:   The Ministry of Transport (MoT) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced a contract agreement with Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), the world’s leading hyperloop company. Under the partnership, VHO will conduct ‎a groundbreaking pre-feasibility study on the use of hyperloop technology for the transport of passengers and cargo, laying the groundwork for a network of hyperloop routes to be considered ‎across Saudi Arabia. The study is the first at a national level t ......read more

Saudi International gets “bigger and better” as fans and players enjoy weekend of golf, entertainment and live music at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)   King Abdullah Economic City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 6 February:   The second annual Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers lived up to its billing as ‘The Ultimate Day Out,’ welcoming more than 25,000 fans for a thrilling weekend of world-class golf and unforgettable live entertainment. King Abdullah Economic City’s Royal Greens Golf & Country Club once again played host as fans descended on the Red Sea coa ......read more

Saudi entrepreneurs who made the right decisions share their experiences with the future generation at AlFaisal University in Riyadh   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 5 February 2020:   Samsung Electronics Saudi Arabia Ltd held on 4 February 2020 the second edition of the "Afkarkom Ma3 Galaxy" initiative at AlFaisal University in Riyadh in cooperation with Monshaat (Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority), which aims to provide the future minds with a unique platform and invest in the Saudi young generation. Hosted by media personality Mohannad Abu Obaid, the event was attended by inspiring Saudi speakers including entrepreneurs Faisal AlSaif, Eman Abdel ......read more

As a result of the feedback it received from the Arabic, English, Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese public, experts and its own teams Building rules in public: Twitter announces its new approach to synthetic and manipulated media     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 05, 2020:   As part of Twitter’s responsibility to create rules that are fair and set clear expectations for everyone on the service, Twitter announced its plan last fall to seek input from the public in Arabic, English, Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese, on how it will address synthetic and manipulated media. Today, it’s sharing what it learned and how it shaped th ......read more

Globally popular golf and lifestyle show set for revamped return in conjunction with golf’s fastest emerging market 05 February, 2020, King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia:   One of golf’s best-loved entertainment shows, Living Golf, is returning to CNN with an exclusive title sponsorship from the sport’s fastest growing market.  CNN’s Living Golf, a monthly, half-hour magazine show hosted from some of the world’s top golf courses found fame courtesy of exclusive interviews with the likes of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy giving their time for in-depth discussion concerning their lives in golf.  When it returns to the air in ......read more

The memorandum outlines a partnership between the two entities, tasked with the development and management of the premier Greg Norman championship golf course in Wadi Safar, Diriyah.     Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, February 4, 2020:  The Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) and Golf Saudi signed an MoU, confirming their intent to collaborate on the development of a new Greg Norman 27-hole championship golf course in Diriyah, Jewel of the Kingdom. In 2019, Diriyah Gate Development Authority signed a landmark deal with the Greg Norman Golf Course Design (GNGCD) Company, the world’s premier signature golf course design firm, at the Open Hearts, Open ......read more

JLL’s 2019 Year in Review report says the government will continue to work towards improving market transparency   Riyadh, KSA - February 4, 2020:   As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) continues to open its doors to the world, data will play a critical role in improving market transparency in the country, according to JLL’s 2019 Year in Review report released today.   The Kingdom, which has seen dramatic changes to its economy led by the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 and National Transformation Program 2020, has witnessed rising transparency over the past three years.   Progress in transparency has been driven by regulatory ref ......read more

Majed Al Sorour delivered opening remarks to industry figureheads on Saudi’s vision for golf in the kingdom   03 February, 2020, King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia:   Majed Al Sorour, Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi today gave the opening keynote speech of the inaugural Golf Saudi Summit to outline Saudi Arabia’s ambition to become recognised as the most innovative market in the sport within the next 10 years.  Delivering his address to the first ever assembly of national and international stakeholders in the Kingdom following the conclusion of the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers ......read more

• The brand-new smartwatch merges the latest technologies with incredible design, delivering the best fashionable fitness companion starting at the irresistible price of SAR 699  • Activates a smart and healthy life with advanced stress, sleep and heart rate monitoring capabilities as well as 15 fitness modes • Equipped for enhanced performance with 14-day long-lasting battery life enabled by Kirin A1 Chipset       Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 2, 2020:  Global smartphone brand HONOR today announced that its brand-new smartwatch, the HONOR MagicWatch2, is now available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The sleek yet boldly designed wea ......read more

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 2, 2020:   King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is one of four recipients of this year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Davies Award of Excellence and is in the top 100 list of organizations worldwide to achieve this award. KFSH&RC is the first HIMSS Davies Award winner in the Kingdom and the first outside of North America to achieve HIMSS Stage 7 Ambulatory and HIMSS Stage 6 Analytics Maturity.   The HIMSS Davies Award recognizes outstanding achievements of organizations that have utilized health IT to substantially improve patient outcomes throu ......read more

• The Qbera-Schneider Electric Solar alliance brings together the financing and technology needed to provide access to energy in Sub Saharan Africa • Improving access to energy in Sab Saharan Africa is critical for UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 7  • The first round of projects of 15 MW will be rolled out across in Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 01, 2020:   Schneider Electric Solar Spain S.A., the Spanish entity of the Schneider Electric solar business division, has entered into a strategic alliance with Qbera Capital LLP, a leading asset management & independent advisory firm, to furth ......read more

Muttawiffy Hujjaj South Asia Establishment is leading organization that provides its services to Hajj Pilgrims flocking to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka etc during Hajj. In last Hajj season an approximate 6 lakhs Hajj pilgrims were served which included pilgrims from both government and private tour operators.   MHSAE is the largest organization among other Hajj establishments and serves the most number of Hajj Pilgrims coming in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for performing Islamic ritual of Hajj.     MHSAE make use of IT for smooth functioning of its business operations. As world is moving towards digitizatio ......read more

KAEC, Saudi Arabia, 29 January 2020:   The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has reaffirmed its commitment to Othman Almulla, Saudi Arabia’s first professional golfer, by continuing its partnership with him through Invest Saudi, the Kingdom’s inward investment and promotion brand.    Almulla will once again be representing Saudi Arabia at the upcoming European Tour event The Saudi International, Presented by Softbank Investment Advisors, at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City, which runs from January 30th - February 2nd. The tournament was staged for the first-time last year where it was the inaugural Euro ......read more

Saudi professional Othman Almulla and National Golf Team members Saud Alsharif and Faisal Salhab to tee it up alongside the sport’s biggest names, for an event billed as ‘The Ultimate Day Out’   Riyadh – January 28th, 2020:   Saudi’s leading golfers, professional Othman Almulla and National Golf Team members, amateurs, Saud Alsharif and Faisal Salhab will carry the hopes of their nation as they proudly represent the Kingdom, in this week’s Saudi International, powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers. The second annual edition of Saudi Arabia’s only professional tournament, a European Tour event held at Royal Greens Golf & ......read more

With a total of 140 cinema in 30 malls across the Kingdom and more than 5,314 job opportunity to be created     Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 January 2020:   Cinema investment in Saudi Arabia is expected to generate an estimated SAR 5 billion in construction during 2020, according to data published ahead of Cinema Build KSA 2020, which takes place at Fairmont, Riyadh from 19-20 February 2020.   The latest market research done by The Great Minds Group, partner of Cinema Build KSA 2020, predicts that KSA will witness investment in cinema projects estimated to reach SAR 5 billion during 2020, with 140 cinemas planned to open in 30 malls.    The Saud ......read more

“My dream is to become Saudi’s first woman golf professional”: Schoolgirl Layla AlTelmissani, 16, aiming high after becoming hooked on golf – with the Saudi International set to inspire the nation to give it a go! The AlTelmissani family of King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) will be out on the course at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club following the world’s best golfers     Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 28th January:   A 16-year-old golf protégé who last year became one of the first women to represent Saudi Arabia internationally at the sport is dreaming of now becoming the Kingdom’s first ever female golf prof ......read more

January 2020 marks our 17th anniversary as a Dubai based Travel Technology Company. Growing in the IT industry for many years now with several meaningful achievements in the rapidly changing world of technology, Global Innovations has added another meaningful year to their existence. By creating a sense of contentment among employees, establishing strong relationships and delivering bests to its clients/partners, the company has been successfully present on the market for 17 years now.   Our Mission   Our mission is to create value and impact for our clients to make them more competitive and align them with the fast pace business environment. We do it by attracting the ......read more

The meeting aims to advance bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in health field     January 28, 2020:   H.E. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has discussed with Dr.Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia and Kuwaiti Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, ways of boosting cooperation and coordination in the health sector.    The meeting was held today on the sidelines of the 45th Arab Health being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from January 27 to 30.     H.E. Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry, and a number of o ......read more

Dubai, 27 January 2020:   UL, a global independent safety science company, has been authorized by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) to test and certify products to comply with the internationally recognized Saudi Quality Marking (SQM) safety standards. Awarded with a three-year SQM accreditation, UL is offering its expertise and knowledge to companies in the Middle East by conducting the safety testing procedures for electrical products to be sold in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia market and abroad. All testing adheres to the Saudi standard regulations, which is implemented by the SQM department at SASO with products that meet the mandatory safety re ......read more

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - January 26th 2020:    This week sees the best golfers on the planet descend on the Kingdom for the second annual Saudi International golf tournament, powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers.   And the world-class golf is just one of many big reasons to attend this weekend’s event, held in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) from Thursday through Sunday, where an action-packed four-days will have everything from awesome live music to pulse-racing E-sports, a food-lovers’ paradise, and hours of inflatable-fun for kids of all ages!   Here’s ten reasons a visit to Royal Greens Golf & Country Club – host ......read more

Argentinian polo legend to help develop world-class equestrian facilities at AMAALA          AMAALA Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Naples            signs Polo Legend Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Figueras as first AMAALA Brand Ambassador. AMALAA is delighted to partner with the Saudi Polo Federation, pictured (l-r) Polo Player Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Figueras, AMAALA Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Naples and Chairman of Saudi Polo Federation Amr Zedan.            AMAALA Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Naples pictured (l-r) with Polo Superstar Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Figueras ......read more

Riyadh: Mysk by Shaza took part in the ‘Three Minute Pitch’ at the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) in Riyadh on 21 January. Noelle Homsy, Development Manager of Shaza Hotels, delivered a highly-acclaimed presentation, showcasing Mysk’s enriching transformational experiences infused with cultural connections. Elaborating on the concept, she stressed, “Today, travellers want experiences that transform them, they want to travel to learn something new; but most importantly, they want to embrace the local culture. With Mysk, we are creating immersive experiences in extraordinary locations. We are offering travellers the opportunity to discover the ......read more

JLL’s City Momentum Index combines socio-economic and commercial property metrics of 130 markets to identify the world’s most dynamic urban centers   January 25, 2020 –   Cities in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are gaining momentum, with Dubai, Riyadh and Nairobi all ranked within the top 20, according to JLL’s City Momentum Index 2020 which identifies the world’s most dynamic cities from a real estate perspective.  Now in its seventh year, the annual Index combines socio-economic and commercial property metrics to provide new insights into 130 major established and emerging business hubs across the globe. With Dubai (14th) ran ......read more

• World number 5, Johnson, counts last year’s 61 at the Royal Greens & Country Club as one of his ‘best rounds’  • Johnson is joined by some of the biggest USA stars such as world number 1 Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson and Patrick Reed  • The Saudi International Powered by powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers returns to King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) from January 30 – February 2    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 23, 2020:   How are you feeling going into the Saudi International after a short spell out with injury?  I’m feeling very good. My knee has recovered well during the off se ......read more

Riyadh - January 23, 2020:   Mysk by Shaza took part in the ‘Three Minute Pitch’ at the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) in Riyadh on 21 January. Noelle Homsy, Development Manager of Shaza Hotels, delivered a highly-acclaimed presentation, showcasing Mysk’s enriching transformational experiences infused with cultural connections. Elaborating on the concept, she stressed, “Today, travellers want experiences that transform them, they want to travel to learn something new; but most importantly, they want to embrace the local culture. With Mysk, we are creating immersive experiences in extraordinary locations. We are offering travellers t ......read more

The deal was signed at the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) in Riyadh and marks the debut of the Millennium Central brand in KSA   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (23 January 2020) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East, the region’s fastest-growing hotel management company, announced the signing  of  its first Millennium Central property in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in partnership with Hasaad Real Estate, on stage at the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC), held in Riyadh from 21-22 January, 2020. Following the opening of the first Millennium Central hotel in Downtown Dubai just six months ago, Millennium Central J ......read more

Expands footprint across luxury and midscale categories    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 23, 2020:  IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for InterContinental Dammam in partnership with Salem Mohammed Al Qahtani. To cater to the need for more branded midscale accommodation in Riyadh, IHG has also signed a management agreement for Holiday Inn Riyadh Al Malaz in partnership with Saleh Alsalamah and Partner Companies.  The agreements were announced ......read more

HRH Prince Abdulaziz - “Anybody can play golf – young or old Saudis can take it up at any stage bringing families and strangers together through sport”   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – January 22nd 2020:   HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Saud is predicting a very bright future for golf in Saudi Arabia as the country prepares to once again welcome the world’s top stars to the Kingdom at the end of the month. After a knockout 2019 of sport for Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom is teeing up more game-changing events this year with golf’s Saudi International, powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers, returning to Royal Greens Golf & C ......read more

“I hope that from seeing the world-class golf on show during the week, the local fans give it a try”   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 21st January 2020:  Spanish superstar golfer Sergio Garcia, known as El Niño, will be back in the Kingdom next week to once again tee it up against the world’s best at the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers (January 30 – February 2).  Garcia is one of Europe’s finest golfers with a stellar career of 35 worldwide wins including a maiden major triumph at the 2017 Masters at the iconic Augusta.  Garcia wrote his name into the history books at the 2018 Ryder Cup, bec ......read more

January 21, 2020:   This Valentine’s Day skip the flowers. Skintech brand FOREO rounded up their selection of Valentine’s Day gifts that are perfect whether you’re buying a treat for someone special or simply showing yourself some much-needed TLC Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and with it all the chocolate boxes, restaurant options and stuffed teddy bears our hearts (and stomachs) can handle. This Valentine’s Day give the gift of beauty and bring a little love into your loved one's daily beauty routine. FOREO are firm believers that confidence is key to feeling good. After all, who doesn't want that fresh glow from within? Co ......read more

Whether an online travel agency, travel Management Company, travel agent or any other business operating in the travel industry, automation saves time, reduce costs and allows resources to be diverted elsewhere. Most of the Travel Agencies are still running their business with so many complex manual processes which involve high human resource cost, complex processes, less customer satisfaction, no clear insight and less control on their business. A typical large TMC is dealing with Retail, Corporates, B2B and on lines sales channels for revenue. There are so many solutions in the market which automates sales and booking management and most of them are focused on B2C, B2B and CBT soluti ......read more

January 19, 2020- The Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd. announced the successful conclusion of the 2020 editions of the Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals and the Saudi Print and Pack (Saudi PPPP), which witnessed the participation of more than 424 exhibitors from 26 countries. The latest edition of the largest specialized exhibition hosted eight international pavilions and showcased the most recent innovations and technological advancements in the industry, which plays an important role in driving the growth of the national economy, garnering overwhelming response and great local and regional interests. It was held with the diamond sponsorship of SABIC and Advanced Petrochemical Company, suppo ......read more

January 19, 2020- Saudi German Hospitals (SGH) Group has been named the official health partner of Hail Season. This is the group’s fourth Saudi Season event it will participate in across the Kingdom – previously Jeddah, Diriyah and Soudah seasons – which is a testament to the group’s large network across KSA.  In line with the announcement, SGH and its team of medical experts and professionals will look after the wellness and wellbeing of participants and visitors of Hail Season, which will run until February 10, 2020. Makarem Sobhi Batterjee, President, SGH Group, has expressed his pride in being selected as the official health partner for Hail Season, which ......read more

Ryder Cup golf legends Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Thomas Bjorn also confirmed to return to play the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club for the second ever Saudi International tournament starting on January 30th    Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - January 19, 2020:  A stellar line-up of world class music acts will get Saudi Arabia to swing, rumba and rock as the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers unveils superstar names for a trio of music concerts in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) at the end of the month.  The gigs, held on three consecutive nights from January 30 – February 1, complete ‘The Ultimate Day Out’ ......read more

Age Strong With New Drops of Youth™ Youth Concentrate     January 16, 2020:   The Body Shop is calling time on anti-ageing. Let’s be honest - no skincare product can turn back the clock. Ageing is a privilege, and it’s time we celebrate it. The brand is changing the way we think about age and skincare. It’s championing giving skin the care it needs at every stage of your life - fresher, healthy-looking skin has no age.    The Body Shop has always fought to empower women and celebrate everybody. Founder Dame Anita Roddick was a passionate believer that lines are a sign of life, and that they tell our story. Ageing ......read more

Saudi, January 16, 2020:   Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture has launched its first of a series of arts initiatives that will take place in the Kingdom and Jeddah as part of Saudi Arabia’s cultural vision for 2020. Nestled in the heart of Al Balad, Jeddah’s historic district, overlooking the famous waterfront and facing Midan Al Beyaa, The Ministry of Culture welcomed 20 marble sculptures created for the inaugural Red Sea International Sculpture Symposium.  20 international and local artists were invited to hand sculpt in situ free-standing monoliths over a three week period (21 November - 10 December) using blocks of white marble imported from the Sult ......read more

Golf’s international ambassador and icon of the game joins gathering of leading industry figureheads to discuss the development of Saudi’s vision for golf in the kingdom 16 January, 2020, King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia:   Nine-time Major Champion, Gary Player, will join a host of golf’s most influential figures at the Golf Saudi Summit, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 2-4 February, 2020.  One of the most decorated golfers of all time and a prolific golf course architect who has designed many award-winning golf courses around the world, Player will share his views on how health and wellbeing are integ ......read more

The leading regional oil field services and equipment players are building further strength through collaboration in addressing the challenging & growing Hydraulic Fracturing market.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2020:    Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) announced today the signing of an agreement with AlMansoori Petroleum Services (AMPS). The announcement was made at the opening of this year’s International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), taking place for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   The agreement establishes an alliance between TAQA and UAE-based AlMansoori ......read more

Saudi, January 14, 2020:   Media are impressed as Saudi International hits another high note of sporting excellence with final preparations underway ahead of the tournament from 30 January to 2 February at KAEC   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - January 14, 2020: Preparations are in full swing for the upcoming Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers with members of the media and influencers given exclusive behind the scenes access and a golfing masterclass from the best players in the Kingdom at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).   Two of Saudi Arabia’s leading golfers Saud Alsharif and Faisal ......read more

Mega shipyard to hold workshop to showcase growth opportunities in its facility     January 13, 2020 - In an exciting initiative announced today (date), maritime suppliers keen to develop a relationship with International Maritime Industries (IMI) are invited to a ‘Mega Yard, Mega Opportunity: IMI Supplier Workshop’ on the first day of Saudi Maritime Congress. IMI - which aims to become one of the largest full-service maritime facilities, capable of competing against the world’s biggest shipyards – is a strategic partner of the two-day event which takes place at Dhahran Expo in Dammam from March 22 to 23, 2020. By invitation only, the se ......read more

G9 and G7 curved QLED gaming monitors are more immersive than ever with 1000R curvature and superior performance that gamers demand   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 13 January, 2019:   Samsung Electronics, the global leader in the gaming monitor market*, introduced its new line-up of groundbreaking curved Odyssey gaming monitors at CES 2020. The new line-up has been completely reimagined with gamers in mind, including radically new curved displays and industry-leading performance features for a whole new way to game. Comprised of the G9 model – with an industry-leading 49” display – and the G7, available in 32” and 27”, both Odysse ......read more

Creating an online community for cinema goers to enjoy, complimented by a new and dynamic website and mobile application    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 12 January 2020 -  AMC Cinemas brings another first to the cinema industry with launching the first cinema loyalty program along with a dynamic website and mobile application, taking the guest experience to the next level and ensuring that all updates and information are available for movie lovers and enthusiasts in both English and Arabic languages. The new website amccinemas.com is set to be a one-stop digital hub for movie news and schedules in all AMC Cinemas, featuring advanced search tools that allow guests to narrow ......read more

Prices and Offers    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 08 January, 2020:   HONOR, the leading smartphone brand, today announced new prices starting this year for its range of feature-packed smartphones including the popular HONOR 20 PRO, HONOR View20, HONOR 8X Max, HONOR 10i, among many others. The latest device launched by the company, the extraordinary HONOR 9X, is also available at the affordable price of SAR 999. Aligned with the company vision of being a trendsetting technology brand for youth, the new prices will deliver the latest flagship level specifications at unbeatable value in the Kingdom.  “HONOR is consistently looking to set higher benchm ......read more

A CELEBRATION OF FEMALE FRIENDSHIP Show your love and support for the women in your life. January 08, 2020:  Held the day before Valentine’s Day, on 13 February, it might not be an official holiday, but Galentine’s Day has firmly established itself as an annual tradition that celebrates you and the love you have for your “gals.”   Profiling an expansive take on love, our new Valentine’s Day 2020 collection shows that love has a big, albeit imperfect, heart. “Hearts are an essential part of Pandora’s DNA and a visual element we’ve always loved to use,” note our VP Creative Directors, Francesco Terzo and A. Filippo ......read more

Riyadh: Shaza Hotels, will make a special presentation to Saudi Arabia’s hotel owners and investors at the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) in Riyadh on 21-22 January 2020 about Mysk by Shaza’s compelling brand proposition in the area of Transformational Lodging. Shaza will also compete in the Three-Minute Pitch to Owners, to highlight some of the main characteristics that make it unique in this segment. Chris Nader, Vice President – Development, Shaza Hotels, said, “The hotel industry is becoming very competitive in the region. There is too much of the same. People want to live new experiences that will change them in some form or another. With Mysk ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — 6th January, 2020: Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with International Systems Engineering (ISE), a leading systems integrator based in Saudi Arabia. The two companies plan to work together to help accelerate the realization of the goals set by Saudi Vision 2030’s National Transformation Program, by removing the constraints of traditional approaches to IT whilst ensuring integrity of information. The MOU aims to leverage the strengths of Nutanix’s market leading multi-cloud infrastructure solutions and ISE’s strong capabilities in technology ......read more

The largest cluster property of Millennium hotels and resorts MEA welcomes a widely recognized new cluster general manager Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -  January 05, 2020:  Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the largest cluster property of Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, is proudly announcing the appointment of a new cluster general manager, who is an award-winning GM with an extensive international experience that extends over 23 year. Graduated from the American university in Cairo with a bachelor degree in business administration – hospitality industry and a master degree from HotelSchool – The Hague, Mohamed Abdel Fattah accepted many senior ......read more

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - January 05, 2020:  ‏The Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH) today announced that visitors can now use existing UK, US, and Schengen area country visas to obtain Saudi Arabia visitor visas at airport arrivals regardless of their citizenship. ‏Visitors intending to benefit from the new regulation must have previously used the visa to travel to any one of these countries before entering Saudi Arabia. The policy builds on the Kingdom's historic visa launch in September 2019. Currently, citizens from 49 countries are eligible to apply for an e-Visa online or get a Visa of arrival into Saudi Arabia. The tourist visa allo ......read more

Saudi Tabreed commissions the 20,000 RT King Khalid International Airport plant   January 02, 2020:    The National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading international district cooling developer based in the UAE, has acquired an additional 8 percent stake in Saudi Tabreed, its district cooling investment vehicle in Saudi Arabia held jointly by Vision Invest (formerly ACWA Holding), IDB Infrastructure Fund II of the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia and others, bringing its ownership up to 28 percent. Khaled Al Qubaisi, Tabreed’s Chairman, said: “This acquisition underscores our commitment to supporting and fulfilling the current and ......read more

• New survey conducted by INFINITI Middle East as part of major new road safety awareness campaign  • More than half (66%) of parents in KSA do not feel that children should be wearing seat belts at all ages • According to KSA law, everybody in the vehicle has to wear a seat belt at all times, and children up to four years of age must be provided with a child safety seat     KSA, January 2, 2020:    More than half (66%) of parents don’t know the legal requirements for child seat belt use in KSA, according to new survey.    Whilst 99% of parents said they require children to wear a seatbelt in the car, the resea ......read more

Dubai-based chefs Dima Hamati and Waseem Aleisa and Saudi Arabia-based chef Ahmad Fraijeh have had recipes using the finest French butter published in an exclusive industry recipe book.    29th December 2019:   Three Middle East-based chefs have been selected by CNIEL, The French Dairy Board, and the European Union to feature in a prominent recipe book, showcasing the depth in quality and taste of European butter. The recipe book, which comes in an easy to use magazine format, features advice, recipe suggestions using the finest European butter as well as a history of how butter is made and why the unique method has remained the same for centuries. Dubai-based ......read more

Preparations underway for the 17th edition of “Saudi Plastic and Petrochem Exhibition 2020” and “Saudi Print and Pack Exhibition 2020”   December 26, 2019 -   The Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd announced that the preparations for the 17th edition of “Saudi Plastic and Petrochem 2020” and “Saudi Print and Pack 2020” are underway. The exhibition will be held under the diamond sponsorship of SABIC and Advanced Petrochemical Company from January 13 till January 16, 2020. The latest edition of the exhibition will showcase new innovations that have the potential to contribute to a more diversified and prosperous economy. It is ex ......read more

IHG increases its portfolio bringing the modern and stylish lifestyle brand to the waterfront of the Arabian Gulf       Al Khobar, KSA, 24 December 2019:   Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched its second voco™ hotel: voco® Al Khobar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in partnership with KSA-based developer Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Co.   Offering a spacious, modern, stylish and unstuffy hotel experience for guests, voco® Al Khobar boasts 130 rooms, embodies the characteristics of voco™ with exclusive features and distinctive hallmarks, setting it apart for a memorable stay. Every guest will experience the voco® sig ......read more

Celebrate life with the timeless sparkle of diamonds  December 24, 2019:   All of life’s moments are precious… but some sparkle in a way worth cherishing.  Whether celebrating a blissful union, honoring a special milestone, or expressing a love for others or simply for life itself, the  Mouawad Diamond Moments Collection immortalizes the timeless sparkle of diamonds with classic charm and contemporary appeal.   Perfectly suited to adding glamour to daywear and to imbuing evening wear with a touch of pure luxury,  the Mouawad Diamond Moments collection offers a choice of designs in 18k white, yellow or rose gold featuring white and y ......read more

New road rehabilitation project will revitalize Central Asia’s prime tourist destination Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24 December:   As part of an official Republic of Kyrgyzstan state visit to Saudi Arabia, Dr. Khalid Al-Khudairy Vice President and Managing Director for the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Mrs. Baktygul Jeenbaeva, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan signed a new infrastructure loan agreement. SFD partnered with the Islamic Development Bank and the Kuwait Fund to contribute to the rehabilitation and improved construction of the 442 km long Lake Issykul Ring Road, which provides access from the Kyrgyz capital city of Bishkek to one of ......read more

• After Al Khobar and Riyadh, the new Visa Application Centre for Greece opens in Jeddah • Optional Visa At Your Doorstep service available to customers across the country     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 23, 2019:   Residents of Jeddah travelling to Greece can now apply for their visas from a Visa Application Centre within the city. VFS Global recently launched its new Greece Visa Application Centre, its third centre for the European country in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The first two centres were rolled out in the cities of Riyadh and Al Khobar at the start of this year.    The centre was inaugurated by Mr. Michael Votsis ......read more

Exclusive event taking place on the 10 – 11 February 2020 is expected to welcome more than 1,500 Retail CEOs Founders, Directors and policy-makers    23 December 2019 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:   Retail Leaders Circle, the prominent international organization that convenes powerful industry leaders, innovators and influential decision-makers, has announced that the Sixth Edition of Retail Leaders Circle (RLC) MENA Summit will take place on 10-11 February 2020 for the first time in the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment.   Retail’s mo ......read more

Sheikh Duaij Al-Khalifa and Ahmed Al Nabhan were among the honourees  Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - 22 December, 2019:   In the presence of senior sales managers of 47 hotels of Millennium hotels and resorts MEA, Khaled Al Shareef of Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem honours media and public figures in Kuwait at the Gala event of the second Millennium roadshow this year. The Gala event aimed to honour public figures supporting social activities in GCC and the Arab world, on a larger scale, utilizing media and culture as their ultimate instrumentals to leave a positive social footprint. On Thursday 5 December 2019, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA ho ......read more

The Middle East’s fastest-growing hotel management company sets out ambitious strategy to establish a presence in every region kingdom-wide   Dubai, UAE - 22 December, 2019:   Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, the region’s fastest-growing hotel management company, has revealed ambitious development plans for Saudi Arabia with a goal of operating 25 hotels kingdom-wide by 2025. The group, which currently operates nine hotels across Riyadh, Makkah, Madinah and Hail and has seven hotels under development in Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah, Jizan and Tabouk, is targeting strategic locations in every region across the country as it maps out its blueprint for ......read more

Former World Number One joins star-studded field following Presidents Cup Captaincy   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 21 December:   Four-time Major Champion and recent Presidents Cup International Team captain Ernie Els has confirmed his return to the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers from 30 January to 2 February 2020. Having come agonisingly close to masterminding an historic win for the Internationals against Team USA in Australia last week, Els becomes the latest golfing icon to join the world-class field at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). Not only will he line up against Wo ......read more

• ‘Arab Digital Capital’ initiative inaugurated at the 23rd session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Communications and Information Technology • Riyadh leads the region in the promotion of technology as a catalyst for increased economic and social well-being       RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 19 December 2019:   Riyadh is set to become the Arab world’s first ever digital capital city. The announcement was revealed at the 23rd session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Communications and Information Technology, which took place on December 18 at The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Saudi Arabia’s capital.   The ......read more

Under the sponsorship of the Emirate of Al Madinah, the hotel organized an informative workshop   Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (December 19, 2019) – Millennium Taiba, the 5-star hotel located at the heart of Madinah, has organized an informative workshop for hospitality professionals in the region of Madinah. This influential event comes in line with the initiative of Madinah Emir Prince Faisal Bin Salman “Khair Umma” and aims to educate participants on how represent prevailing cultural values and morals in the hospitality and travel sectors. Named as “Khair Men Youmatheloha”, the workshop took place on November 2019 to be part of other ......read more

19 December 2019, UAE:  - Following the successful launch of three of its brands – Operation: Falafel, Catch 22 and Awani – in Riyadh and Operation: Falafel in Dammam and Dhahran, AWJ Investments is continuing its impressive expansion into the Saudi market with five restaurants set to open in H1 of 2020.  The company behind famous F&B brands Operation: Falafel, Catch22 and Awani is recognised as the biggest homegrown success story in the sector within the UAE. The continued growth in Saudi Arabia comes following the company’s established success in the Kingdom’s capital city Riyadh with openings in The Zone mall with Catch22 and Awani as well as Op ......read more

• Meeting discussed the future of the industrial sector and ways to improve its performance • Workshop organized in cooperation with Saudi Food and Drug Authority • Al-Awadi: Saudi’s participation reaffirms UAE-Saudi constant cooperation and coordination in the economic sector      18 December 2019:  The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, today (Wednesday) held an expanded meeting with representatives of Sharjah industrial sector to introduce them to the latest developments with regard to exporting food products to Saudi Arabia.   Held at the SCCI headquarters, the event was attended by HE Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al ......read more

Zahid Tractor named exclusive importer and distributor of UD Trucks, Parts and Services in the Kingdom   Middle East, 18 December 2019 – UD Trucks, the Japanese commercial vehicle brand that is fully owned by Volvo Group, has today confirmed Zahid Tractor as the new exclusive importer and distributor of UD Trucks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This announcement follows a mutual agreement between UD Trucks and Rolaco Group, (the brand’s previous partner in the Kingdom), to terminate their collaboration. The customer is central to everything that UD Trucks does – over almost 40 years of operation in KSA, the brand has been focused on delivering the highest po ......read more

The 24-year-old is convinced the Kingdom’s “different” competition conditions can help country’s riders come out on top – and inspire the sport’s next generation   Riyadh – December 18th:   Saudi champion horse-rider Abdulrahman Alrajhi believes that the Kingdom’s riding stars will have home advantage heading into the finals of this weekend’s Diriyah Equestrian Festival – and not only because of the passionate home support. For the 24-year-old, the Festival has provided the first ever opportunity for he and his riding peers to compete professionally at home, with the two-weekend event being Saudi Arabia&rsq ......read more

An insight on Saudi Arabia’s REIT market based on Q4 2019 data from Knight Frank Middle East     Dubai, UAE – October 18, 2019:   The number of REITs listed on the stock exchange reach 17, with a total market capitalisation of USD 3.7 billion as at early November 2019.    This is a substantial increase compared to Q1 2018, where according to Knight Frank’s last REIT update, the market consisted of 12 REITs with a USD 2.3 billion market capitalisation.    However, as expected we are seeing a slowdown in listings, with the vast majority of activity taking place in 2018 and not 2019. In 2018, nine new REITs were list ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 17, 2019:   Achieving Saudi Arabia’s Delivery Plan 2020, as part of its wider Saudi Vision 2030 Realisation Program, requires consolidation of the Kingdom’s regulatory laws, investment listing rules, and corporate governance. This was the view during ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty (CFF) roundtable on corporate fundraising and its challenges and opportunities in the Kingdom.  Panellists and invited guests discussed the outlook for venture capital under the current economic conditions in Saudi Arabia. The speakers also highlighted the limited accessibility to corporate finance in the Kingdom, and how it varies between ......read more

More than 72 kids from 4 schools have attended to rejoice their childhood Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (17 December, 2019) – Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the luxury hotels situated at the heart of Makkah within Al Naseem district, hosted children from various local schools to rejoice their childhood for a day. This event falls under the program of the corporate social responsibility adopted by the hotels. On Wednesday 27 Nov 2019, 72 children from 4 local schools gathered in Lotus A & Lotus B restaurant at Millennium Makkah Al Naseem Hotel alongside guests in-house to celebrate this special day. The day started a special buffet for kids from 8:00 am to 10 ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 15, 2019:   December is a very special month for Shaza Al Madina as it celebrates its 9th anniversary. On the occasion, the hotel has unveiled an exceptional promotion for its guests whereby they can book a Junior Suite directly for SAR 999 only including breakfast buffet and dinner to stay between 1st to 19th December 2019. Discovery members can enjoy a 15% discount on all food and beverage consumptions and laundry services.  Amjad Irshaidat, Country General Manager for Shaza Hotels in KSA, stated, “We are delighted to celebrate this special occasion with our guests who are the real reason behind our success. It is with a great s ......read more

• New Index ranks Singapore, Amsterdam, London, Shanghai, and New York as the top five cities • Dubai and Riyadh feature in the top-ranking cities representing the Middle East region • Global cities in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa ranked on mobility ecosystem development     Dubai, December 15, 2019:   Singapore tops Oliver Wyman Forum’s inaugural Urban Mobility Readiness Index: How Cities Rank on Mobility Ecosystem Development. The index ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility. The to ......read more

Great discounts and bundle offers on HONOR’s top picks for design and performance   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 14th December, 2019 – Celebrating another successful year of innovation for youth in the region, HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, has today announced the launch of its annual anniversary sale from 12th to 27th December on its e-store (https://www.hihonor.com/sa-en/). The sale presents customers with exciting deals and discounts on a range of popular HONOR products, including smartphones, wearables and accessories, that are stunningly designed and available at a surprisingly small price. Bundle offer: HONOR 9X + Gift Box including a speaker, car charger and ......read more

13 Saudi female equestrians make their home debut in the FEI sanctioned Diriyah Equestrian Festival Saudi - December 14, 2019:   The second edition of the now four-star Diriyah Equestrian Festival by Saudi Aramco serves as an important step in determining which equestrians will qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games and the 2020 World Cup. However, a more significant aspect of the competition is that it sees women equestrians compete side by side with their male counterparts for the very first time in Saudi Arabia. Over the course of its two weekends, the Diriyah Equestrian Festival will welcome 120 riders, 150 grooms, 50 officials, 300 companions and trainers, 250 mem ......read more

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 12, 2019:   Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) Supervisor-General Ambassador Mohammed bin Saeed Al Jabir welcomed a delegation from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at program headquarters in Riyadh on Wednesday. The guests were briefed on Saudi development efforts in Yemen. The MSF delegation included International Representative in the Middle East Antoine Bieler; Deputy Middle East Program Manager and Yemen Project Officer Caroline Seguin; and Yemen Program Manager Charles Gaudry. The staff of the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen gave an introductory presentation of SDRPY projects and initiatives ......read more

• Signed agreements with key customers and stakeholders in the GCC • Much-awaited laboratory poised to be the first in the region and largest in the world to begin construction     December 12, 2019:    Gulf Electrical Power Laboratories (CESI | GEPL), a state-of-the-art electromechanical testing facility, announced the commencement of their operations as a separate entity that provides localized and technical services from Saudi to the wider GCC region. This will be followed by construction of the much-awaited electrical testing laboratory poised to be the first in the region and largest in area. The announcement was made today at an official ceremo ......read more

 Valuable wedding package with 30% discount on banquet services   Makkah, KSA - December 12, 2019:  Planning a wedding can be intimidating sometimes especially when people expect a grand ballroom wedding and can’t find the right place to celebrate, but a wedding at M Hotel Makkah by Millennium can be only exciting and joyful.  Located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, M Hotel Makkah by Millennium provides an exceptional chance to brides and grooms to celebrate and rejoice with their families and friends. Wishing them a great fortune in their journey together, the hotel offers couples looking for to enter the golden cage and perpetuate their most ......read more

IFS’s leading workforce scheduling solution to radically improve the efficiency of 5,000 field service engineers   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 11, 2019:   IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Saudi Telecom Company (STC), a world class digital leader providing innovative services and platforms to our customers and enabling the digital transformation of the MENA region, has selected IFS Service Management™ to increase process efficiency, improve margins, and facilitate improved customer satisfaction. To bolster its leading market position and ready the company for future business driven by an increasing need for digital ......read more

December 12, 2019: World-renowned luxury jeweller Mouawad unveiled The Miss Universe Power of Unity Crown, crafted by Mouawad, at an exclusive press event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis today ahead of its grand debut at the 2019 MISS UNIVERSE® competition on Sunday, December 8, at 7 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on FOX and Telemundo. The crown is valued at approximately $5 million USD. Taking its inspiration from the universal themes of nature, strength, beauty, femininity and community, the  crown was created with 18-karat gold and handset with more than 1,770 white diamonds and three golden canary diamonds. These hundreds of diamonds are set in intricate motifs of petals, leaves and ......read more

Ultra-high-end Public Investment Fund (PIF) hotel and residential project, AMAALA, is set to become an exclusive, sustainable destination for well-heeled adventurers through transformational wellness, arts and the purity of the Red Sea.                              RIYADH – 9 DECEMBER 2019:    AMAALA, a visionary giga-project by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) underway in northwest Saudi Arabia, has been incorporated as a standalone company. A jewel in the crown for the Middle East Riviera alongside a hidden, untouched and thriving stretch of the Red Sea coastline, AMAALA will set new ......read more

• Saudi Arabia’s EGZ claims $400,000 prize in Summoners Rift competition • American music artist Jason Derulo takes to the stage to conclude the festival • Riot Games METAI General Manager praises impact of inaugural eSports event   Riyadh, 8 December 2019:   Saudi Arabia’s EGZ was crowned champions in the main category as American R&B star Jason Derulo concluded the Nexus festival with a spectacular performance in Riyadh on Saturday night.   An initiative of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA), the festival was the first to be staged by Riot Games in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as part of its strate ......read more

Riyadh, 7 December 2019:   American DJ, Mako and electronic music act The Crystal Method headlined Friday's (6 December) concert on day two of Riot Games’ The Nexus festival in Riyadh. Taking to the stage just after 20:50 at Riyadh Boulevard, the duo wowed the audience with spectacular performances during the one-hour concert. As well as the concert, people also witnessed some thrilling matches as the region’s eight best sides competed in the play-off stages of the League of Legends’ 5v5 Summoners Rift competition. The Nexus festival will conclude on Saturday (December 7) where the winners of the six competitions including the Cosplay will win a sli ......read more

Riyadh, 7 December 2019:    The best gamers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region began their battle for supremacy in the League of Legends as the inaugural Nexus Festival kicked off in style on Thursday night in Riyadh.   Hosted by Riot Games for the first time in the region, hundreds of people gathered at Riyadh Boulevard to witness the opening of the three-day event that combines gaming, entertainment and attractions. It is part of an initiative of Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA).   Among the teams in action were Levant’s Nasr eSports and Saudi Arabia’s EGZ, who are two of the eight sides vying for glory in ......read more

The three-day congress sheds light on the latest technological innovations, investment opportunities and developments in pharmaceutical manufacturing    Saudi - December 04, 2019: The 5th MENA Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Congress and Exhibition kicked off today at the Voco Hotel, Riyadh. The three-day congress with the theme – ‘Improving pharmaceutical manufacturing through innovative strategies and knowledge’ – will discuss key innovations, challenges and opportunities in Saudi Arabia, and the MENA region in general.     Dr. Moureq Alotaibi, President of Saudi Pharmaceutical Society, and Dr. Faisal BinDail, Chairman of National C ......read more

December 04, 2019:   Chloé revisits its “Carlina” sunglasses with a new and delicate jewel-inspired embellishment. The style’s signature concentric circles are adorned with a pearl-like jewel on the left side, lending a sophisticated and feminine allure to the iconic, oversized round frame. The light-catching, gradient or pearlescent lenses, are further illuminated with yellow or rose gold metallic finishes and opaline-nuanced acetate temple tips. The temples are finished with the brand’s signature teardrop cutout serving as an aesthetic and functional way to attach the Chloé eyewear jewelry. Available in Yellow Gold with Opaline Nude temple tips an ......read more

December 1, 2019 – It has been announced today (December 1, 2019) that the 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in partnership with Founding Strategic Partners, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and Bahri, the event will be held from 22-23 March under the patronage of Transport Ministry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and will highlight the achievements of the Kingdom’s shipping industry. The event will provide an ideal platform for local and global industry leaders and authorities to examine the prospects for development and investment in the Kingdom’s maritime and logistics sectors in line with the Visio ......read more

• The Kingdom of    Saudi Arabia   assumes the 2020 G20 Presidency today, 1 December, 2019. • The Saudi G20 Presidency will focus on "Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All." • The Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia  commends the work of the Japanese G20 Presidency in 2019 and will continue to support its efforts to forge global cooperation.    Saudi, Decmber 03, 219:  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumes the G20 Presidency today, leading up to the Leaders' Summit in Riyadh on 21-22 November, 2020. The Saudi G20 Presidency commends the work of the Japanese G20 Presidency in 2019 and will continue to suppo ......read more

Criminals had manufactured and traded large volumes of counterfeit print cartridges   SAUDIA ARABIA, November 28, 2019 – HP and Saudi Arabian authorities conducted a number of highly successful operations in the summer of 2019, to disrupt the trade of counterfeit HP branded cartridges across Saudi Arabia.   In July 2019, Saudi officials, supported by HP, raided several storage facilities located in the Riyadh and Jeddah areas, As a result, these anti-counterfeiting measures have resulted in over 65,000 illicit items seized, and the criminal operations have been disrupted. Counterfeiting is a crime. For users, such illegal imitations can cause a multitude of problem ......read more

November 27, 2019 - Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a ceremony held at Nayyara Banqueting and Conferences Centre in Riyadh in the presence of officials, businessmen, shareholders, and customers. Yousef Bin Abdullah Al Shelash, Chairman of Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company of Saudi Arabia, said in his speech: “Dar Al Arkan has been leading the development of unique real estate projects that contribute to urban development since its launch in Riyadh in 1994. The company has many world-class property developments in Riyadh, Jeddah, Mecca, Medina, and other major cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to its credit. Cu ......read more

November 24, 2019:   Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has received a special reception - welcomed by a traditional water cannon salute – at Jeddah’s new Terminal 1. The inaugural flight was operated on Etihad’s Dreamliner with the distinctive Kingdom of Saudi Arabia livery. The reception was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony and was attended by H.E. Nasir Al Ketbi General Consular of UAE, Essam Fouad, Director General of King Abdulaziz Airport, Captain Fahd Cynndy, CEO of Saudi Ground Services, Yousef Attiah, Director General of Terminal 1, and management from Etihad Airways. Robin Kamark, Chief Commercial Officer, Etihad Aviation Gr ......read more

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The MENA Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Congress and Exhibition will take place in Riyadh to discuss opportunities and challenges in the pharmaceutical industry   Saudi - November 20, 2019:    With population touching 30mn and state-of-the-art hospitals, both private and public, booming, the healthcare market in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach SR 51.2bn ($13.6bn) in 2020. As is the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector, which will double local production capacities by 2023.   Industry reports suggest just around 20% of the drugs consumed in the country is made locally, and the National Transformation Programme (NTP) is working to boost the proportion ......read more

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