GCC / Saudi Arabia / Industries » Listing

Latest Stories

Last Updated: Sat, Sep 24 2016 | 6:32 AM |
Marriott CEO says planning to keep all 30 brands
GCC»

Marriott CEO says planning to keep all 30 brands

Friday, 23 September 2016 9:15 AM

Arne Sorenson cites need for customer choice after acquisition of Starwood, making world's largest hotel chain

Marriott deal approval doubles hotel giant's business in Middle East and Africa
GCC»

Marriott deal approval doubles hotel giant's business in Middle East and Africa

Friday, 23 September 2016 8:35 AM

CEO Arne Sorenson says acquisition of Starwood means Marriott now has "real scale" in the region

1
316 hotels set to open in Middle East, Africa in 2017
Travel & Hospitality»

316 hotels set to open in Middle East, Africa in 2017

Thursday, 15 September 2016 1:51 PM

Report says the UAE will account for 20% of this development, with Saudi Arabia close behind

Arabs flee Gulf heat for Alpine idyll, despite talk of veil ban
Travel & Hospitality»

Arabs flee Gulf heat for Alpine idyll, despite talk of veil ban

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 6:06 PM

Zell am See's high mountains, dense forests and crystal-clear lakes are a major draw for travellers from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman

Illegal Makkah pilgrims undeterred by Saudi clampdown
Travel & Hospitality»

Illegal Makkah pilgrims undeterred by Saudi clampdown

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 3:11 PM

Up to 200,000 illegal pilgrims said to be attending this year's haj despite efforts to prevent deadly overcrowding

Saudi businesses take hit as international haj pilgrim numbers fall 20%
Culture & Society»

Saudi businesses take hit as international haj pilgrim numbers fall 20%

Monday, 12 September 2016 6:39 PM

Saudi authorities report only about 1.86 million pilgrims, including around 1.3 million coming from abroad

1
Starwood opens Aloft hotel in Saudi capital Riyadh
Travel & Hospitality»

Starwood opens Aloft hotel in Saudi capital Riyadh

Sunday, 4 September 2016 2:22 PM

281-room hotel is debut in kingdom for hotel group’s modern midmarket brand

MidEast residents spent Eid closer to home in 2016 - Trivago
Travel & Hospitality»

MidEast residents spent Eid closer to home in 2016 - Trivago

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 2:28 PM

World's largest hotel search engine says Dubai, Makkah, Doha and Bahrain among top destinations to spend Eid Al Fitr holiday

Saudi Arabia earmarks three sites for eco tourism
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia earmarks three sites for eco tourism

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:58 PM

Authorities plan to create hiking and environmental camps across kingdom

Starwood signs deal for new Sheraton in Saudi holy city
Travel & Hospitality»

Starwood signs deal for new Sheraton in Saudi holy city

Saturday, 20 August 2016 12:05 AM

Hotel giant announces further expansion in Gulf kingdom with plan to open new property in Makkah

Makkah, Dubai lead Middle East's hotel construction in July
Construction»

Makkah, Dubai lead Middle East's hotel construction in July

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 3:56 PM

STR data reveals Saudi holy city has 21,835 rooms in 13 hotels under construction while Dubai has 20,882 rooms in 67 hotels

Tourism spending in Saudi Arabia forecast to hit $38.4bn
Travel & Hospitality»

Tourism spending in Saudi Arabia forecast to hit $38.4bn

Monday, 15 August 2016 1:59 PM

Religious tourism seen as particularly important for driving economic growth during 2016

Saudi Arabian tourists 'spend $21.1bn overseas'
Travel & Hospitality»

Saudi Arabian tourists 'spend $21.1bn overseas'

Sunday, 14 August 2016 12:35 PM

Kingdom accounts for highest outbound tourism spend in Gulf, says World Bank

Haj rule banning women under 45 from solo travel to hit pilgrim numbers
Travel & Hospitality»

Haj rule banning women under 45 from solo travel to hit pilgrim numbers

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 11:06 AM

New regulation is one of 58 guidelines set by Saudi Arabia on Monday

Dubai hotel profits nosedive in June as demand eases
Travel & Hospitality»

Dubai hotel profits nosedive in June as demand eases

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 7:04 PM

Hotels in Riyadh and Kuwait also struggle to halt sliding rates and revenues as summer temperatures kick in


943 results found
Don't miss

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed launches Saruq Al Hadid Museum at Al Shindagha

Sheikh Mohammed launched the new museum in Bur Dubai, which displays thousands of golden, bronze...

Gulf buyers said to re-enter UK property market after Brexit

Gulf buyers said to re-enter UK property market after Brexit

Real estate advisor Savills says UK's decision to leave the EU has tempted Middle East investors...

New 2030 plan to inject $44bn into Dubai economy

New 2030 plan to inject $44bn into Dubai economy

Aircraft spare part manufacturing, boat building and pharmaceuticals are all part of Dubai...

Revealed: Middle East's 100 most influential people in construction industry

Revealed: Middle East's 100 most influential people in construction industry

Construction Week’s Power 100 annual ranking of the most influential people in the middle east...

7 looks from Instagram’s Arab fashionistas

From Nancy Ajram to Huda Kattan, Arab ladies show off their style

Revealed: 12 GCC projects due for completion in 2016

A number of high profile and impressive projects are set to come to fruition across in the...

Abu Dhabi merger to create $175bn banking heavyweight

Abu Dhabi merger to create $175bn banking heavyweight

State investment funds Abu Dhabi Investment Council and Mubadala will hold 33.2 percent and...

The most stylish Arab women

From celebrities to fashion bloggers

Qatar's $42.5bn UK investments will hopefully rise, says PM Cameron

Qatar's $42.5bn UK investments will hopefully rise, says PM Cameron

Prime Minister says that he is confident economic cooperation between Qatar and the UK can...

Most Discussed
sponsoredTracking