Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24 May 2023: With temperatures rising outdoors, one of Riyadh’s most conveniently located and multipurpose hotels, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, invites guests to venture indoors to experience its world-class F&B outlets and spa and avail enticing F&B and spa offers this May to enjoy with family and friends. The hotel features stylish guest rooms, spacious multi-purpose meetings facilities, world-class dining options, and a wide range of services.
Whether guests are looking for a reinvigorating experience through spa and massage, to sink their teeth into a hearty brunch, sample Asian cuisine at one of Riyadh’s best pan-Asian restaurants, indulge Armenian cuisine with menus specially designed for families, or catch up with friends or colleagues over high tea, Hilton Riyadh ......read more
• Second Majid Al Futtaim Retail Business School in the region
• Committed to skilling and upskilling over 2,000 colleagues annually
• Dynamic education facility supports the national transformation goals of the Saudi Vison 2030
• Carrefour aims to recruit 500+ more Saudi nationals by 2024
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 22 May, 2023: Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping malls, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, which holds the franchise rights to operate Carrefour in over 30 countries – officially launched its second regional Retail Business School in the Saudi capital of Riyadh today. It will deliver bespoke learning programmes that leverage almost 30 years of experience in operating Carrefour regionally.
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Riyadh, 22 May 2023: Cool off this summer with Riyadh’s very own resort-style village hotel, located minutes from the King Khalid International Airport.
Recently winning ‘highly commended’ in the best business hotel in Riyadh category at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2023, Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport caters to business and leisure guests alike, and is ideal for family vacations as well as guests with adventurous plans.
The hotel boasts top-notch amenities and services with 471 rooms, including connecting rooms for families, duplexes, and villas, a fitness center, spa, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, all-day dining at Lune Restaurant with a variety of dishes to suit guests’ tastes, a more casual Kazbah Café, and a 24-hour room service for guests to treat themselves to a ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 18 May 2023: With temperatures rising outdoors, one of Riyadh’s most conveniently located and multipurpose hotels, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, invites guests to venture indoors to experience its world-class F&B outlets and spa and avail enticing F&B and spa offers this May to enjoy with family and friends. The hotel features stylish guest rooms, spacious multi-purpose meetings facilities, world-class dining options, and a wide range of services.
Whether guests are looking for a reinvigorating experience through spa and massage, to sink their teeth into a hearty brunch, sample Asian cuisine at one of Riyadh’s best pan-Asian restaurants, indulge Armenian cuisine with menus specially designed for families, or catch up with friends or colleagues over high tea, Hilton Riyadh ......read more
The company has also signed the first hotel - Holiday Inn Express Jeddah, as part of the Master Development Agreement,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 17th May 2023: IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 6,000 hotels, across 18 distinct brands, has signed a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with Tashyid for Hotel Operations, which will see the development of 12 hotels and 2,500 keys under the Holiday Inn Express brand across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. . With Ministry of Tourism encouraging such investments in the Kingdom, the signing took place in the presence Mr. Mahmoud Abdulhadi, Deputy Minister for Destination Enablement.
The agreement will allow IHG to expand and diversify its mainstream offering across Saudi Arabia, in line with the demand being created by ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 8 May 2023 – Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences is recognising a series of successful initiatives and achievements throughout Ramadan, which brought sustainability to the forefront of the property’s operations and saw increased engagement with the local community.
In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) had partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) West Asia and Winnow Solutions to host ‘Green Ramadan’ at Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, which was a large-scale initiative that aimed to minimise and drive awareness around food waste. The hotel offered guests a curated dining experience at Amara, its on-site Ramadan tent, featuring local produce from Nadec and Pure Harvest Smart Farms. To further its reduction efforts, the property also ......read more
May 2023, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road welcomes families with open arms as it announces the launch of its Family Staycation Package, available every weekend, providing guests with a home away from home.
Families looking for a relaxing getaway can enjoy the hotel's new family staycation package providing families with a 50% discount off the second room for children below 16 years old. With the option of booking connecting rooms, children and parents are able to enjoy their own space whilst staying nearby.
Mahmood Omar, General Manager of Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road, commented, "We strive to offer our guests the most enjoyable experiences and are looking forward to offering families this package to allow them to create everlasting memories with their loved ......read more
Riyadh/Jeddah | 30th April 2023: The Kingdom is gearing up for a major expansion in its hospitality sector by developing 315,000 hotel keys by 2030, according to global property consultancy Knight Frank.
This growth, Knight Frank says, will see Saudi Arabia’s hotel room inventory swell to become larger than Dubai’s current 140,000 keys. The development of the hospitality sector is a cornerstone of the Kingdom’s economic diversification plans.
Faisal Durrani, Partner – Head of Middle East Research explained, "The volume of hotel room keys planned to be delivered in the Kingdom by 2030 is nothing short of incredible, with a total likely stock of close to 450,000 hotel rooms. For context, the UAE today has a combined total of around 200,000 rooms, including Dubai’s 140,000 keys, so Saudi is ......read more
The luxurious JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh welcomes General Manager Khaled Al Jamal, with over 35 years of hospitality experience
1st of May, 2023 – Riyadh, KSA: JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh is pleased to announce the appointment of Khaled Al Jamal as its new General Manager. The highly respected hospitality professional will bring his wealth of experience in the industry having worked within the sector for over 35 years.
Khaled graduated with a degree in Finance but found his passion within the hospitality sector, and hence kicked off a long-standing career in many countries from around the world starting with Marriott Amman Hotel in 1987 and held various F&B positions, followed by the USA, Hungary, Russia, Lebanon, Czech Republic, Turkey, UAE, Egypt, Ghana, Jordan and now KSA.
During his tenure, he gained ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27 April 2023: Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport has been shortlisted as ‘Best New Business Hotel in the Middle East’ at this year’s Business Traveller Middle East Awards. The 22nd edition of the prestigious, invite-only ceremony for hotels, airlines, and airports – which celebrates companies facilitating business travel and services – will be held on 1 May in the iconic Palazzo Versace Dubai.
The upmarket, 471-key Radisson hotel is ideal for business travellers transiting through Saudi Arabia, located close to both the King Khalid International Airport and Riyadh’s Business Gate hub. The property’s on-site villas, quiet surroundings, and resort-like atmosphere also make it a great option for local staycations and short family ......read more
April 2023, Riyadh, KSA - Mohammed Marghalani, Cluster General Manager Ritz-Carlton Riyadh and Jeddah, has been awarded the title of ‘General Manager of The Year’ for The Ritz-Carlton Worldwide at the 2023 (MILUX) Marriott International Luxury Brands General Managers Conference, held recently in Abu Dhabi on the 14th of March, 2023.
The prestigious award is presented annually to a General Manager who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, as well as exceptional guest service and financial performance. This year’s award winner, Mr. Marghalani, was recognized for his ability to drive revenue growth while maintaining high levels of employee engagement and guest satisfaction at both of his properties.
Mohammed Marghalani boasts a vast 17 years of experience in hotels, hospitality and tourism, and a proven track ......read more
DoubleTree by Hilton Jeddah Al Andalus Mall is set to open by 2024
JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 13 April 2023 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement for a new hotel in Jeddah. The hotel is owned by AlAhli REIT Fund (1), a listed investment fund managed by SNB Capital. In the coming years, Hilton expects to grow its portfolio in Saudi Arabia to more than 75 hotels across multiple award-winning brands.
“Saudi Arabia represents a significant opportunity for Hilton to grow its portfolio and, with the announcement of this DoubleTree by Hilton property in an exceptional location, we look forward to further expanding our full service footprint across the country,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president, Development, Middle East & Africa, Hilton. ......read more
The opening of the new hotel is in line with the rapid growth of the Saudi hospitality sector
Al Khobar: Holiday Inn, one of the world’s most iconic and trusted brands, has welcomed a new property to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In a partnership with the Saudi Tourism Development Company, IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 6,000 hotels globally, across 18 distinct brands, is pleased to announce the addition of Holiday Inn & Suites Al-Khobar.
Holiday Inn’s plan to bring innovative next-generation design hotels to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is evident, with Holiday Inn & Suites Al Khobar elevated service and design where guests can linger longer and make themselves at home where they can eat, drink, work, meet, relax, and ......read more
• Restaurants at voco Al-Khobar serve special iftar and suhoor meals prepared by expert chefs.
• Allaf: The hotel has some of the best international chefs with extensive experience in culinary arts providing guests and visitors with a journey of fun, art, and sophistication in every meal.
• Torikian promises a never-before experience for guests during the holy month to enjoy iftar or suhoor meals in a relaxed atmosphere.
Come and celebrate the blessed month of Ramadan with your family and friends at voco hotels in Riyadh and Al-Khobar, in a warm and relaxing atmosphere while savoring the most authentic flavors in iftar and suhoor, especially tailored for the occasion by a group of professional chefs.
Naya by the pool, at voco Riyadh, ......read more
Experience the ‘Green Ramadan’ Iftar, authentic Armenian Suhoor and reinvigorating spa treatments
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 12 April 2023: As we draw closer to the last few days of Ramadan, one of Riyadh’s most conveniently located hotels, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, invites guests to experience its world-class F&B outlets and offers.
Amidst fasting, spending quality time with loved ones, and observing this time of spirituality and reflection, the hotel is offering a range of delicious and appetising F&B options to enjoy with friends, family and colleagues.
Whether guests are looking to break their fast with family and friends with Iftar at the Amara Tent, enjoy Suhoor at a fine-dining restaurant featuring authentic Armenian cuisine at Mayrig, relax with some ......read more
Jeddah, KSA – Knight Frank, one of the largest global property consultancies, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Effat University, a private non-profit institution of higher education in Jeddah, KSA, to encourage students to explore opportunities in the real estate sector.
The MOU was signed in Jeddah between Yazeed Hijazi, Associate Partner in the Real Estate Strategy & Consulting, and Dr. Haifa Jamal Allail, President of Effat University.
Under the MOU, Knight Frank will work with Effat University to introduce the real estate industry to students, share the real-life experiences of international professional environments, and showcase how Saudis can play a positive role in this sector. This partnership aims to inspire students to pursue careers in the real estate sector to support the ......read more
New launch provides more options for guests in Saudi Arabia to experience Bateel’s exceptional quality
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia -- Bateel International has launched a new Bateel Boutique and Café Bateel at The Zone, one of the most exclusive and sought-after destinations in Riyadh, offering premium lifestyle brands and restaurants.
Featuring a contemporary design aesthetic and sophisticated finishes, the new boutique and café welcomes guests with a warm ambience and offers a comfortable indoor and outdoor seating space to enjoy Bateel’s carefully curated gourmet delights. The luxurious Bateel boutique showcases the brand’s wide selection of products including exceptional organic plain and filled dates, single-origin chocolates, biscuits, nuts and date-inspired creations, including the newly launched Date ......read more
In a global first, Hilton will showcase its new Green Ramadan initiative at Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences. The campaign aims to improve local sourcing and reduce food waste across hotels in KSA, Qatar and the UAE.
Riyadh, KSA, 27 March 2023: Hilton (NYSE: HLT), in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) West Asia and Winnow, has announced the launch of Green Ramadan, an initiative which will see food waste reduction efforts implemented across several key markets in the Middle East, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) at Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences.
With reports from UNEP West Asia showing that food waste increases by 25% - 50% in the region during religious and social festivities, Hilton is introducing measures to minimise waste during the holy month of ......read more
Anticipated projects will add nearly 4,400 rooms in the Holy City of Madinah
MADINAH – 20 March 2023– Marriott International, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with Rua Al Madinah Holding Company to open eight hotels in the Holy City of Madinah in Saudi Arabia. Located in close proximity to the Prophet’s Mosque, Al Masjid An Nabawi, the planned properties will be part of the Rua Al Madinah Project which aims to elevate the service and travel experience for visitors of Madinah. The anticipated openings will feature approximately 4,400 rooms across eight of the company’s brands – The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft Hotels, and Courtyard by Marriott.
“There is a strong demand ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 19, February 2023 – Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences has announced several unique celebrations in honour of Saudi Arabia’s Founding Day, which recognises the foundation of the First Saudi State in 1727.
Conveniently located near the high-end shopping, dining, and entertainment area of Granada Mall – and within driving distance of the Financial Plaza and the National Museum – Hilton Riyadh brings all the comfort associated with the global Hilton brand and blends it with the adventure of one of the region’s most up-and-coming cities.
This Founding Day, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences is showcasing its pride with patriotic decor in the lobby, featuring a tent with a traditional lounging area and live music, staff in traditional attire, and a special Saudi ......read more
An unforgettable food experience comprising unique and innovative delicacies from all over the world
- Guests at voco Riyadh can savor themed dinner evenings with a variety of mouthwatering dishes at its five restaurants & cafes
- Allaf: voco Riyadh restaurants are distinguished by their celebrated chefs
- Special arrangements for the holy month of Ramadan, which is fast approaching
Riyadh: voco Riyadh, an IHG Hotel, has launched several themed food nights to offer guests a unique but fun-filled dining experience, featuring authentic Saudi, Egyptian, Asian, Mexican, and other global cuisines. This is in addition to unforgettable nights dedicated to mouth-watering barbecue foods as well as fresh seafood.
Expert chefs from all over the world have ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 07 February 2023 – Nestled in the heart of Saudi Arabia, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences celebrates Valentine’s Day with curated offers on room stays, spa days, and dinner dates. Located only a kilometre from the upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment area of Granada Mall, the hotel promises a unique experience that blends romance with the buzz of one of the region’s most up-and-coming cities.
This Valentine’s Day, couples visiting the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences can take advantage of an exclusive ‘Romantic Package,’ which covers a one-night stay paired with select food and beverage experiences, personalised room furnishings, and the option of a later check-out time. For an extra cost of SAR 1250 (plus 15 per cent VAT) on top of package, depending ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 6, 2022: Meraki, the one and only contemporary Greek concept offering the finest Mediterranean experience in a stylish and authentic setting in Riyadh, is proud to announce a special romantic dinner experience on Tuesday 14th February, in celebration of Valentine's Day. The dinner is inspired by the love story of Penelope and Odysseus from the heart of Santorini.
The menu, designed to share and awaken the senses, features a signature welcome drink and a range of tantalizing dishes that celebrate the warm and generous hospitality of Greece, in Riyadh. With a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients, Chef Sanjay Dwivedi has crafted a menu that will impress even the most discerning of diners.
The signature welcome drink options include "Penelope is Waiting," a refreshing blend of pineapple ......read more
Sustainability is central to the voco brand, said M. Allaf
- voco has taken several steps to achieve sustainability goals.
- It has reduced plastic consumption by using products made with recycled materials.
voco Al Khobar, an IHG hotel, celebrated three years of growth and success, coinciding with the celebration of opening 100 other hotels of the voco brand around the world. Several officials, managers and employees of the hotel attended a recent function in Alkhobar to mark the occasion.
M. Allaf, regional general manager of IHG and general manager of voco Riyadh, said: "We are celebrating three years of success and achievements at voco Al Khobar and look forward to many more similar achievements in the years to come, as we are committed to serving the community, improving ......read more
From high-end luxury gown shopping to rock climbing in the canyons, night-time chariot rides and blindfold taste testing, there is no better way to usher in the New Year
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 30, 2022: With 2023 just around the corner, AlUla’s Winter at Tantora schedule has a wide range of activities that will help any visitor make it a New Year to remember. Here are some of the many offerings that will help you to see out 2022 and celebrate the New Year at AlUla.
High-end retail therapy
Visitors to AlUla can enjoy a truly unique shopping experience at Ashar Valley Fashion, a series of luxury retail pop-ups set in the stunning landscapes of the Ashar Valley.
Shop for cut and handcrafted rare diamonds at Samer Halimeh or choose Azza Fahmy for some lovingly handcrafts intricate ......read more
Saudi Arabia – Stay longer and Save with Rosewood Jeddah
Book now at one of the most luxurious hotels in Jeddah and enjoy a 30% discount on the best flexible rate when staying for 5 consecutive nights or more.
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, book a longer stay and discover more in Jeddah. The city of Jeddah receives millions of visitors annually from all over the world and with the touristic development that Saudi Arabia is witnessing now, it is expected to receive more tourists than ever. Therefore, in preparation for the rest of 2022, Rosewood Jeddah has launched the “Stay Longer and Save” offer, giving its guests a unique experience and an opportunity to spend more time in the city, taking advantage of upcoming discounts and amazing offers.
Stay Longer and Save
Rosewood Jeddah ......read more
A vibrant hub, home to arts, culture, and a dining destination
AlUla, Saudi Arabia – 15 December 2022: AlJadidah – AlUla’s new arts, culture and dining precinct has expanded with a new look and introduced a slew of new eating and shopping to visitors. Last year, AlJadidah, meaning new town, was transformed into a pedestrian-only destination, with four main distinct areas all decorated with community driven urban streetscapes and murals. This year, with the addition of the newly invigorated Incense Road section, connecting AlJadidah to Old Town, the offering in this new buzzing thoroughfare will attract locals and visitors alike.
Centrally located in the ancient desert city of AlUla, North West Saudi Arabia, AlJadidah offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, galleries, an arthouse cinema, an ......read more
The Group's latest store opened at a time when the KSA’s retail industry is projected to reach USD 176.5 billion in 2026
December 06, 2022: Brands For Less (BFL) Group, one of the leading off-price and multi-brand retailers of the region, launched its fourth store in Saudi Arabia in keeping with the Group’s continued growth plans for 2022. The new standalone store, located in King Abdullah Street, Riyadh, is part of BFL Group's commitment to establishing a strong presence in the country, thereby advancing its overall growth strategies.
Customers' increased awareness of global shopping trends has caused a significant shift in the retail environment in KSA over the past few years. By opening its fourth store in the region, BFL Group takes advantage of the opportunity presented by this rising demand to ......read more
Aligns with Wyndham’s strategy to expand its midscale offering in the Middle East
Wyndham expands in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the opening of Ramada by Wyndham Riyadh King Fahd Road, reaching 13 hotels in the country
Ramada by Wyndham Riyadh King Fahd Road
Riyadh, KSA – 5 December 2022 – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,100 hotels across more than 95 countries, announces the reintroduction of direct franchising and management rights for its Ramada by Wyndham brand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, replacing exclusive master licence agreements for the brand in the country.
With more than 900 hotels globally, Ramada is Wyndham’s largest brand in Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA), with over 200 hotels ......read more
JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh Welcomes Guests for Meaningful Experiences in the Saudi Capital
JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced its debut in Saudi Arabia with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh. The highly anticipated luxury hotel welcomes guests for a transformative and elevated stay to nourish the mind, body and spirit. Spanning 349-rooms, the property is the ideal choice for travellers seeking a refreshing stay in the heart of Riyadh’s new commercial and residential district.
"We are excited to debut JW Marriott, an iconic legacy brand,in Saudi Arabia with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh,” said Bruce Rohr, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott Hotels. “JW Marriott combines personalized, luxury service ......read more
The unique and immersive experience at the Aseel Resort featured a dramatic hologram show
New York — October 2022 —Tory Burch LLC hosted a unique event at the Aseel Resort in Riyadh on Sunday evening, the culminating moment in a month of activations from New York and Las Vegas to London and Paris as part of the brand’s “All I See is T” campaign created in celebration of the brand’s iconic T Monogram, a classic pattern inspired by traditional quilting. Guests -- including Lama Akeel, Fatema Awadhi, Norah Aleisa, Reem Alswaidi and more -- were treated to an immersive digital experience and, in a first for the brand, a spectacular hologram show.
The Aseel Resort was a fitting setting for the occasion; it is designed to reflect the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ......read more
Kingdom’s infrastructural growth prospects and challenges will be explored by key industry leaders during an exclusive one-day summit on September 6 in Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – September 5, 2022: $1tnn dollars’ worth of national infrastructure projects central to Saudi Vision 2030 will be closely examined this week at the Saudi Infrastructure Summit in Riyadh.
To be held on Tuesday 6th September at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre and running in conjunction with the opening day of the three-day Saudi Infrastructure Expo, the invitation-only summit will explore the innovative infrastructure projects, first-class networks, giga developments, and new cities poised to help deliver the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 targets.
Twenty-five globally recognised experts will address challenges ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 September 2022 – A brother and sister from Egypt have created the world’s Largest LEGO® brick eyeglasses in The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, to celebrate the brother’s different ability of recognition and passion for LEGO®.
According to Guinness World Records™, Zeyad Ibrahim, 19, and his sister Salma, 17, from Mansoura, Egypt attempted this record constructing a LEGO® shaped eyeglasses with dimensions of 6.2m x 2.52m x 0.952m.
With only 5% of his eyesight, and help of his sister, Zeyad put together the built over a span of 17 days. It took the sibling a total of 56 hours and 35minutes to assemble the eyeglasses. They used 65,108 LEGO® bricks that weighs 147+ kg, about as heavy as a Panda Bear.
In January 2020, Zeyad took part in the ......read more
August 15, 2022 - Riyadh, KSA - Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road, part of the brand of hotels owned by Marriott International, was named the ‘Best Business Hotel’ winner by the International Travel Awards 2022. The award, which honors hotels that offer key business solutions to travelers, was presented to hotels on 25th July 2022.
Participated by thousands of businesses from around the globe every year, the prestigious International Travel Awards selected few are able to walk away holding the title of the best travel establishments in the world. The World Travel Awards strives to recognize excellence and is the most reputable award, rewarding businesses in travel, tourism, and hospitality niches for their diligent efforts. The internationally accredited and prestigious award ensures that travel ......read more
• SHARE offers members the ability to earn and redeem points across Majid Al Futtaim’s Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas (LEC) portfolio throughout the Kingdom
• Customers can also enjoy a variety of member-exclusive benefits
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2022: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has expanded the reach of its rewards programme with the launch of SHARE in Saudi Arabia. Following the successful introduction of SHARE in the UAE in 2019, guests across the Kingdom can now earn and redeem points across Majid Al Futtaim’s Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas. The multi-country rewards programme features interoperability of points, enabling members to earn and redeem points ......read more
The true experience of Saudi culinary and culture is set to become the top choice for tourists and residents
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2022: MAIZ, a dream that is about to be accomplished soon at Matal Al Bujairi, a new fine-dining destination being developed as part of the US$20 billion Diriyah Gate Development. The concept has been created by Al Khozama – one of the most prominent player in the Gulf region’s hospitality sector, along with the Saudi Ministry of Culture, Saudi Heritage Commission, Saudi Culinary Commission, and Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) to ensure complete authenticity of Saudi cuisine, culture and heritage.
The menu itself is a standalone artistic project displaying distinctive Saudi dishes prepared with a contemporary flair that is a feast to all ......read more
Riyadh, 20 June 2022 – Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh introduces Joud Lounge, a new stylish venue in the heart of the iconic hotel, perfect for meeting, socialising and connecting with friends and colleagues.
Offering the ultimate lounge experience in one of the most sought-after addresses in Saudi Arabia, Joud Lounge presents an outstanding menu of delectable delights as well as a fine Afternoon Tea experience, creative mocktails, exquisite desserts and artisanal chocolates.
Designed to deliver Al Faisaliah Hotel’s signature hospitality, the new lounge boasts an elegant and comfortable setting with lush interiors and natural daylight. In addition, Joud Lounge features a cake shop with a splendid offering of handcrafted French pastry and chocolate pralines that will tantalise the tastebuds of all lovers of sweet ......read more
June 08, 2022: Brands for Less (BFL) Group, one of the leading off-price and multi-brand retailers, has debuted its first store in Saudi Arabia, officially marking its entry into one of the MENA region’s biggest markets with a fast-growing retail industry.
Located near Exit 6 Road, the new Saudi Arabia store is BFL’s first step towards building a strong presence in the Kingdom. It will also sustain the momentum of BFL’s rapid expansion in the region.
This latest development comes amid immense developments in the Saudi Arabian retail market. The sector’s continuous growth is attributed to the country’s young population and increasing broadband and smartphone penetration rate.
Euromonitor forecasts that Saudi Arabia’s retail industry will expand by about 20 per cent this ......read more
Riyadh: For the second year in a row, voco Riyadh, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, won the "Best Business Hotel in Riyadh" award at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022. The awards, organized by the popular Business Traveller magazine, were presented in a grand ceremony on May 9 in Dubai, UAE.
The prestigious award is a testament to voco Riyadh’s dedication to providing outstanding services that meet the needs of global business travellers. The hotel’s exceptional design that ensures the comfort and well-being of guests, making it the ultimate destination for all visitors.
Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022, in their 21st edition this year, saw the best hotels, as well as tourism and travel pioneers in the Middle East, compete with one another to win the coveted ......read more
InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) voco Riyadh and voco Al Khobar hotels are offering a distinct “Ramadan nights” experience to guests throughout the holy month. The hotels have launched elaborate iftar and suhoor buffets, serving delicious eastern and western cuisines in a luxurious and serene ambience.
voco Riyadh and Al Khobar aim to offer a phenomenal experience for both its residents and guests, reflecting voco’s high-end luxurious standards, which the brand is known for the world over.
Guests of voco Riyadh can enjoy Ramadan nights at three different venues within the hotels. The main space is the Ramadan tent called “Bait al-Qamar,” offering a grand buffet with live cooking stations and a variety of authentic Saudi dishes such as gursan, jeraish, bukhari rice, kabsa, harees, margoog, ......read more
Riyadh, 13 April 2022 - With a longstanding legacy of hosting the city’s finest Iftar and Suhoor gatherings in Ramadan, Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh sets a new benchmark this year by rolling out an array of exquisite dining experiences during the Holy Month.
The Fawanees Experience at Al Faisaliah Hotel has long established itself as the byword for Ramadan gatherings ......read more
REDTAG, the Middle East’s leading value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new outlet in Granada Mall, located at the heart of Riyadh. The launch is followed by an opening offer of SAR-50 gift vouchers.
March 16, Riyadh, KSA: REDTAG, the region’s favourite value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new retail store in Granada Mall on Sunday, 27th ......read more
The new signing aligns with Saudi government’s tourism development plan across secondary cities, and strengthens IHG’s expansion strategy in the Kingdom
10 March 2022: IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Management Agreement with Al Rabea Hotels and Trading Co. for Holiday Inn Najran – a conversion ......read more
REDTAG, the Middle East’s leading value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new outlet in the Muzahimiyah Mall, located in the Riyadh province. The launch is followed by an opening offer of SAR-30 gift vouchers.
February 28th, Riyadh, KSA: REDTAG, the region’s favourite value fashion and homeware brand, has launched a new retail store in Muzahimiyah Mall on ......read more
24 February, 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co. (“Alhokair”), the leading franchise retailer in Saudi Arabia, announced the opening of the first Flying Tiger Copenhagen store in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The launch is a key milestone in Alhokair’s strategy to enhance customer experience by introducing unique concepts to the ever-growing ......read more
The 22nd February opening honours Saudi Arabia’s first ever Founding Day celebrations, alongside the highly anticipated Shangri-La brand debut
17th February 2022 – Jeddah, KSA: Shangri-La is making its brand debut in Saudi Arabia on 22nd February – the Kingdom’s inaugural Founding Day – with 220 new light-filled accommodations, three exceptional ......read more
Located on South Obhur in the new Jeddah Corniche, Four Points by Sheraton Jeddah Corniche is ideal for business and leisure travellers
Jeddah, KSA, February 16th, 2022: Four Points by Sheraton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, has yesterday announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Jeddah Corniche owned by Al Murjan Group Holding. The hotel ......read more
Unforgettable luxury destination at the heart of the capital
Shaza Riyadh Hotel Residences, the contemporary luxury hotel residence at the heart of the Saudi capital, continues to enhance the guests’ experience with newly added features and facilities.
Representing exceptional Andalusian charm that combines tradition, culture and modernity, Shaza Riyadh has recently ......read more
03, February, Riyadh, Saudi: Celebrate Valentine’s day at the award winning Japanese robatayaki restaurant, ROKA Riyadh. The contemporary and stunning venue will set the scene for an intimate and memorable Valentine's dinner experience with a carefully curated tasting menu to share with your loved one.
Guests can start the celebration with a glass of sparkling rosé grape ......read more
JLL releases its KSA 2021 Year in Review Report
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 31 January 2022: The hospitality sector in Saudi Arabia saw an uplift in performance on the back of entertainment events hosted in Q4 2021, according JLL’s year-end report.
In the fourth quarter, Riyadh Season – an entertainment festival – kicked-off in the capital which stimulated ......read more