New Murabba Mukkab

Saudi’s New Murabba ‘open for international investment’, says CEO

Already making significant strides in laying the groundwork for the iconic Mukaab building, the company has excavated nearly four million cubic metres of material

Saudi rain SPA

Saudi Arabia to see rain, thunderstorms on first Ramadan weekend

Light-to-moderate rain is expected in parts of Riyadh region, including the capital, Diriyah, Al-Muzahmiyah, and Al-Hareeq

Michael Champion, CEO of Tahaluf.

Tahaluf CEO Michael Champion on LEAP 2024’s explosive growth

In this interview, Tahaluf CEO Michael Champion gives us insight into what it takes to host and organise LEAP 2024 in Riyadh


Tech investments approach $13bn on Day 2 at LEAP 2024

The Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Centre in Malham witnessed the unveiling of investments aimed at supporting local start-up ecosystems

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways signs code share with Air Serbia, increases flights to Middle East, India

Etihad Airways is ramping up its offerings for spring and summer travel with a code share with Air Serbia and increased flights to Riyadh, Bengaluru

Riyadh Season

Riyadh Season attracts 2 million visitors in opening weeks

The Saudi Tourism authorities hope to match visitor numbers to previous years which saw between 12 to 15 million tourists visit the annual festival


100 cities by 2030: Riyadh Air COO underlines ambitious goal

Riyadh Air COO Peter Bellew on being the region’s youngest airline, the national carrier’s ambitions, its current challenges, and being a digital native

APICORP relocates to new office in Riyadh

APICORP relocates HQ to Riyadh, move aligns with new 2023-28 business strategy

The move to the new headquarters follows the approval of APICORP’s 2023-2028 business strategy, which includes a new brand identity

Flynas confirms new routes to Brussels and Bahrain (Image: Supplied by Flynas)

Flynas confirms new routes to Brussels and Bahrain

It will operate seven weekly flights to Bahrain from Riyadh, and thrice-weekly services to Brussels from Jeddah

All-business Beond airline to commence operations in November (Image: Supplied by Beond)

All-business Beond airline to commence operations in November

Initially, it will connect Munich, Riyadh and Zurich to its base in Male

Saudia Airlines

Saudia resumes services to Canada in December: Restarts Jeddah-Toronto route

The flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport will commence operations on December 2

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to mark National Day 2023: Date, theme, significance and celebrations

Saudi National Day is celebrated to mark the unification of Hejaz and Najd into  one unified kingdom

Flynas to begin flights to Addis Ababa from Riyadh and Jeddah (Image: Supplied by flynas)

Flynas to begin flights to Addis Ababa from Riyadh and Jeddah

From next month, the carrier will operate services thrice a week from both Saudi cities to the Ethiopian capital

Saudi Arabia - India meet

Saudi Arabia, India sign 47 MoUs during Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman’s state visit

Saudi Arabia and India have signed a bilateral agreement to bolster the investment climate in both countries

Abu Dhabi’s ICON unveils new brand identity

ICON set to launch new brand identity, opens office in Saudi Arabia

The new brand identity is designed to reflect the innovative company’s global vision

Saudi real estate - EJAR

Saudi Arabia’s real estate, infrastructure projects hit $1.25tn

NEOM, the $500bn megacity, is progressing rapidly, with $70bn of projects now awarded, 45 per cent of which has been completed

Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences Riyadh (Image: Supplied by Fairmont)

Fairmont opens its first Saudi serviced residences property

The 249 residences range in size from one-bedroom suites to four-bedroom penthouses

Hilton to open over 50 properties in Saudi Arabia onrad Riyadh Laysen Valley

Hilton to quadruple its presence in Saudi Arabia, aims to open over 50 new hotels

Hilton currently operates 16 hotels in Saudi Arabia, including Waldorf Astoria Jeddah – Qasr Al Sharq, Conrad Makkah, and Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences


SME story: Interview with Ghady Rayess, managing director of FOO

Financial services embedded into existing business models are no longer optional, but necessary

Riyadh Expo 2030

Saudi Arabia unveils Riyadh Expo 2030 master plan

The 226 exhibition pavilions have been meticulously designed in a spherical shape, featuring an equator line running through them

Saudi cost of living

Saudi cost of living in line with swift economic progress: Mercer

The driver behind the changes in Saudi Arabia’s cost of living is an increase in the cost of groceries and personal care items


TMF Group expands into Saudi by acquiring Proven’s corporate services business

TMF Group will open a new office in Riyadh, and build on the existing Saudi clients

Flynas (Image: Supplied by flynas)

Flynas to commence flights to Egypt’s Sphinx International airport

It will operate thrice-weekly nonstop services from Riyadh and Jeddah

Amazon Saudi Riyadh Fulfillment Center Inauguration Image credit Amazon

Amazon launches new fulfillment centre in Riyadh

The facility spans 390,000 square feet across five floors – approximately the size of five football fields

PwC Middle East

PwC Middle East inaugurates regional headquarters in Riyadh

This comes as part of the firm’s broader commitment to the region to create 6,000 new jobs and continued investment in digital technology and ESG

Rotana's Guy Hutchinson signs the agreement at the FHS in Riyadh. (Image: Supplied by Rotana)

Rotana signs agreement for five new properties in Riyadh

The openings will cumulatively add 618 keys to its portfolio and includes four Edge by Rotana hotels as well as one Rayhaan by Rotana property

Chalhoub group to operate centre from Riyadh Integrated

Chalhoub Group to open fulfillment centre at Riyadh Integrated

Set to open in mid-2025, the fulfillment centre located in the kingdom’s first special integrated logistics zone will serve as a flagship centre for the region

SAUDIA B787-9 (Image: Supplied by Gatwick Airport comms)

Saudia ramps up flights to Europe and Asia

It has confirmed 56 additional weekly services to 14 destinations

Saudi jobs growth highest in half a decade

IHG to open another voco property in Riyadh

The 246-key voco Hotel and Suites Riyadh North is scheduled to host its first guests in 2026


NorthLadder launches second-hand marketplace in Saudi Arabia

Residents in Riyadh and Jeddah can now use the marketplace to sell their used laptops, mobile phones, tablets and smartwatches