AlUla – theoriginal summer holiday

“أفضل عشر تجارب في العلا لهذا الصيف”

AlUla – theoriginal summer holiday For several kingdoms and peoples over many thousands of years, AlUla offered much appeal as a place to foster a prosperous, culturally enriched life. As attractive as the region was for homemakers, AlUla was just as popular for tourists. In the heat of summer, AlUla’s oasis offered a cool respite from the arid desert, plentiful water, food and also trade for those bringing incense, textiles, jewels, aromatics and spices. The tourists came from near and far, India, Ceylon, South East-Asia, Mesopotamia, Greece, Egypt, Italy. They…

Schneider Electric partners with UAE-based sustainability enterprise Goumbook      

شنايدر إلكتريك تتعاون مع مؤسسة “جومبوك” لدعم أهداف الاستدامة

Schneider Electric partners with UAE-based sustainability enterprise Goumbook       The landmark partnership agreement will allow both firms to join forces to bring regional sustainability issues to the forefront and support Schneider’s mission to be a global company that promotes local community action.   Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has signed a major partnership agreement with leading UAE-based green social enterprise, Goumbook. The two organizations will work closely together to raise awareness of sustainability issues nationwide and provide one-of-a-kind volunteering opportunities for Gulf-based Schneider…

Lootah Real Estate Development reveals top 7 drivers of UAE real estate’s recovery in 2021

Lootah Real Estate Development reveals top 7 drivers of UAE

The UAE is projected to see a V-shaped recovery from the impact of COVID-19, gauging from the notable pick up in trade and tourism sectors and the renewed positive sentiments brought about by historic immigration rules and peace deals spearheaded by the country LRED’s Industry Insights Report underlined UAE’s series of historical immigration rules, game-changing regulatory amendments, Expo 2020 developments and higher appetite from Dubai renters to become homeowners will significantly fuel the recovery and growth of the country’s property market The leading global position of the UAE in key…

AVIAREPS TO LAUNCH SECOND EDITION OF THE MIDDLE EAST 3D VIRTUAL TRAVEL CARAVAN

آفياريبس تستعد لإطلاق النسخة الثانية من معرض السياحة والسفر الافتراضي

“Second edition to focus on outbound tourism professionals and travel agent buyers from the UAE, Oman, Lebanon, Jordan, and for the first time Israel.” Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 09 November 2020 AVIAREPS, the global representation leader providing international market growth opportunities to a portfolio of more than 100 airlines and 150 travel and tourism clients worldwide, prepares to launch its second Middle East 3D Virtual Travel Caravan following the success of the first one on October 21, 2020. The 2nd edition of the non-destination specific virtual exhibition will be…

ALULA UNVIELS NEW EXPERIENCES AND OPENS BOOKINGS

ALULA UNVIELS NEW EXPERIENCES AND OPENS BOOKINGS

AlUla heritage sites open for bookings New experiences announced for winter months AlUla Old Town opening in December Adventure Canyon experiences unveiled Old Girls School Artist Workshops AlUla, the historical crossroad of ancient civilisations, has officially reopened for visitors this weekend and The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has unveiled the full suite of experiences that are being phased in over the coming months. Heritage sites, Hegra, Jabal Ikmah and Dadan are the first to reopen for bookings. The Hegra experience includes full immersion into the Nabataean ways of life…

Future Hospitality Summit Kicks Off Day 1 with Jam-Packed Programme Live From Riyadh & Around World

فعاليات مؤتمر مُستقبل الضيافة تنطلق مباشرةً من الرياض

E. Ahmed Al Khateeb (Minister of Tourism, Saudi Arabia) declared Day 1 of Future Hospitality Summit officially open, as more than 6,000 hospitality professionals tuned in from across the world. The comprehensive Day 1 line-up included live stage sessions, networking and roundtable discussions, featuring leading industry creators, innovators and mentors. Don’t miss out on Day 2 of Future Hospitality Summit! Register to attend for free HERE. Riyadh, KSA (27th October 2020): Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) – the hybrid virtual conference developed to explore big ideas and tackle the challenges facing…

ALULA HERITAGE SITES RE-OPEN TO PUBLIC 31 OCTOBER

AlUla, the open-air museum of unprecedented historical and cultural significance in North West Saudi Arabia will be re-opening its heritage sites on 31 October in a significant step to realise its tourism ambitions. The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has confirmed that the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra; the ancient kingdom of Dadan; and the whispering canyons of Jabal Ikmah will be the first sites to re-open to the public, having been largely closed off to visitors for two plus years. In addition, RCU has announced that residents of AlUla…

THE ROYAL COMMISSION FOR ALULA APPOINTS AVIAREPS  AS DESTINATION MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA AND THE GCC

الهيئة الملكية لمحافظة العلا تعين آفياريبس كممثل تسويقي للوجهة سياحياُ

“Through a mix of public relations and marketing services, the AVIAREPS team will be responsible for raising the profile of AlUla as a year-round travel destination for Saudi and GCC visitors” The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has appointed AVIAREPS, a global leader and expert in developing and shaping international tourism demand and spend, as the destination’s travel trade marketing and communications representative in Saudi Arabia, as well as the Gulf Countries of Bahrain, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. The representation, which comes into immediate effect, will see AVIAREPS promote AlUla’s unique…

Plans to develop AlUla, Saudi Arabia into the ‘world’s largest living museum’ by 2035 unveiled at World Urban Forum 2020

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): A milestone in Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision to establish AlUla as the world’s largest living museum and a major heritage, cultural, arts and adventure tourism destination was reached this week as the AlUla framework plan was revealed at the 10th UN World Urban Forum. Visitors experienced AlUla and its masterplans through a series of interactive displays designed to transport them to North-West Saudi Arabia, which contains Hegra, the Kingdom’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and more than 7,000 years of archaeological remains from successive…

The Royal Commission for AlUla hosts its first Mid-Year Summit for its scholarship programme in the United States, the United Kingdom and France

·         RCU’s Scholarship Programme grants applicants from Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula the opportunity to build their skills and gain new experiences through studying abroad in the US, the UK and France through cultural exchange. ·         RCU will host its first Mid-Year Summit from 27 March – 6 April in Los Angeles, London and Paris to be attended by students, families and key partners. ·         RCU’s Scholarship Programme was created to equip young people with the skills and knowledge required to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 in AlUla. AlUla, Kingdom of…