SAUDI URBAN20 CHAIR WISHES ITALY ‘BUONA FORTUNA’ WITH THE 2021 URBAN20 PRESIDENCY

SAUDI URBAN20 CHAIR WISHES ITALY ‘BUONA FORTUNA’ WITH THE 2021 URBAN20 PRESIDENCY

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, The Urban20 (U20) Chair, His Excellency Fahd Al-Rasheed, President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City has today wished his Italian counterparts good luck or “Buona Fortuna” as Italy prepares to take up the reins of the 2021 G20 Presidency and the engagement group of cities, the U20. “The city of Riyadh is immensely proud and honored to have Chaired the 2020 U20. We are proud of the progress we made together as the U20 of 42 cities and 30 think tanks, universities, and multi-lateral entities.   We…

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…

On the occasion of UN World Cities Day, Urban 20 (U20) Engagement Group of the G20, announces the creation of a “Global Urban Resilience Fund” in response to COVID-19

On the occasion of UN World Cities Day, Urban 20 (U20) Engagement Group of the G20, announces the creation of a “Global Urban Resilience Fund” in response to COVID-19

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,  The Urban 20 (U20), a G20 Engagement Group, today announced that it is working to create a Global Urban Resilience Fund, the first fund of its type developed by cities, for cities. Speaking about the announcement U20 Chair, H.E. Fahd Al-Rasheed, President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City, noted; “We have the opportunity right now to learn from the impact of COVID-19, to study how to build cities which are more resilient and agile. The cities of the U20 have taken the lead to develop a…

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…

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…

Record number of mayors endorse the U20 2020 Communiqué

Record number of mayors endorse the U20 2020 Communiqué

 ·    Invest in “green and just” recovery for cities, U20 urges G20 leaders ·    27-point U20 Communiqué urges G20 to invest and collaborate with U20 in four critical areas crucial to support sustainable urbanisation in the years ahead ·    Communiqué calls on G20 to commit and act “immediately on the climate emergency” ·    U20 Chair HE Fahd Al-Rasheed: This is our chance to determine the role that cities play in the next phase of our civilization ·    U20 Summit welcomed more than 500 participants from around the world A record…

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…

Royal Decree appoints Fahd Al-Rasheed President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (AETOSWire) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has appointed Fahd Abdulmohsan Al-Rasheed as President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), following his appointment in 2018 as Advisor at the Royal Court. Al-Rasheed’s career has featured various leadership roles in key Saudi public and private sector organizations. From January 2008 to September 2018, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Board member of Emaar the Economic City, the publicly listed developer of the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). KAEC is not only…