Makkah Millennium Hotel & Towers, a luxury hotel serving pilgrims in Makkah located directly over the Holy Haram opposite to King Fahd Gate, is ready to welcome more than 15,000 pilgrims from around the world during this year’s Hajj season.
Hotel market data and benchmarking company STR’s preliminary June data for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, indicates positive performance.
Saudi Arabia Golf Federation (SGF) recently confirmed the new European Tour event scheduled to take place in the Kingdom in 2019 will feature Dustin Johnson, the world’s top ranked golfer, and Patrick Reed, 2018 Masters Champion.
Muslim travellers will spend USD157 billion by 2020, driven by millennial travellers, with the top outbound market remaining to be Saudi Arabia, which will grow 17 percent over the next three years alone, to reach USD27.9 billion.
Rezidor Hotel Group revealed nine new hotel openings, representing close to 1,700 rooms, in the first quarter of this year.
Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, and Al Tayyar Travel Group, a Middle Eastern travel company, expanded their long-term technology partnership.
Hyperloop train systems and key international airport development are anticipated to transform GCC tourism infrastructure, according to Arabian Travel Market’s (ATM) research partner, Colliers International.
Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism industry is growing at a much faster rate than the wider economy, according to new research released by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
UAE low-cost carrier, Air Arabia, announced that its subsidiary Air Arabia Egypt launched a new direct route linking Sohag, Egypt to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on March 20.