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ATM 2018: GCC preparing for sharp increase in Chinese visitors

Added: 21.04.2018 10:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Chinese arrivals to the GCC will increase 21 per cent to 2021, rising to 2.5 million visitors annually, according to data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2018. Published by Colliers International, the data predicts Saudi Arabia will experience the highest proportionate increase in arrivals from China, up 35 per cent on 2016 figures.


ATM 2018: Saudi tourism set to outpace regional champions

Added: 21.04.2018 10:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Recent reforms in Saudi Arabia, not to mention widespread investment in the kingdom’s burgeoning tourism industry, will drive growth in the hospitality market of 13.5 per cent compound annual growth rate, according to a new report. That is higher than the established markets in the UAE (10.1 per cent) and Oman (11.8 per cent).


Saudi women spend big on makeup, even if it's just a glimpse

Added: 20.04.2018 16:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Green lipstick, blue lipstick and 40 shades of foundation to choose from are just some of the reasons why 18-year-old Shahad al-Qahtani is excited about superstar Rihanna's makeup line debut in Saudi Arabia.


Qatar and Saudi Arabia launch military drills as Middle East tensions BOIL

Added: 19.04.2018 18:15 | 16 views | 0 comments

QATARI forces have participated in joint military exercises in Saudi Arabia in what could be a sign of some compromise among US-allied Arab states locked in a near year-long dispute.


Commodities rollercoaster on $100 oil talk, sanctions stress

Added: 19.04.2018 13:03 | 17 views | 0 comments

Talk that Saudi Arabia has its sights on $80-$100 a barrel oil again and of more U.S. sanctions on Russia ignited a rally in commodities and resource stocks on Thursday, though the potential boost to inflation hit fixed-income assets.


AHIC 2018: IHG signs with Al Hokair Group for Holiday Inn expansion in Saudi Arabia

Added: 19.04.2018 12:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a master development agreement with Saudi Arabian business conglomerate, Al Hokair Group. The deal will see the debut of Holiday Inn Express brand in Saudi Arabia, with a rollout of at least ten Holiday Inn Express hotels over next 15 years.


Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Appears To Be Shifting How Power Works In The Kingdom

Added: 19.04.2018 12:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

The move to arrest several Saudi royals — including one of the richest men in the world — shows the kingdom's up-and-coming crown prince shaking things up. But democracy isn't part of the deal.


What Changes In Saudi Arabia's Political Power Mean For U.S.-Saudi Relations

Added: 19.04.2018 12:18 | 23 views | 0 comments

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Gregory Gause, head of the International Affairs department at Texas A&M University, about changes in political power in Saudi Arabia, and what it means for the region and U.S.-Saudi relations.


With Saudi Arrests, Crown Prince Shows He Can Force Change. But It's Not Democracy

Added: 19.04.2018 12:18 | 25 views | 0 comments

The weekend's arrests don't mean Saudi Arabia is opening up to democracy. The rulers are unelected monarchs with a record of jailing critics and minorities. But the sweep of arrests marks a change.


Commodities rocket on $100 oil talk, metals stress

Added: 19.04.2018 10:26 | 14 views | 0 comments

Talk that Saudi Arabia has its sights on $80-$100 a barrel oil again ignited a fierce rally in commodities and resource stocks on Thursday, though the potential boost to inflation globally put some pressure on fixed-income assets.


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