KSA will soon begin issuing tourist visas

KSA will soon begin issuing tourist visas

According to Saudi Arabia’s Okaz newspaper, the government announced that it will begin issuing tourist visas starting September 27. These will be valid for a 90-day period and cost about $117. Qualified applicants eligible to apply will include citizens from 51 countries. Due to internal changes, the ruling family has...

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70 top hotel projects

70 top hotel projects

Hospitality News ME takes a look at some of the major projects in the pipeline till 2021

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Top hoteliers weigh in

Top hoteliers weigh in

HN hears from hoteliers who are coping with the current hospitality landscape and optimistic about its future.

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Fast-tracking  the next generation of hospitality leaders

Fast-tracking the next generation of hospitality leaders

We turn the tables on top hoteliers and ask them the hard-hitting questions you want answered. Here’s what they said…

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New chief executive officer appointed at DUR

New chief executive officer appointed at DUR

Al-Otaibi was a member of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage which prepared for the Saudi hotel regulations.

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Makarem Hotels expand in Makkah with Sagryah Tower Hotel

Makarem Hotels expand in Makkah with Sagryah Tower Hotel

4-star property to add 760 rooms to brand’s growing portfolio by Q1 2020.

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Dr. Badr Al Badr’s discusses KSA’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Dr. Badr Al Badr’s discusses KSA’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Dur Hospitality, the leading hospitality company in Saudi Arabia supported the 15th edition of the industry’s leading Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), which was held in Ras Al Khaimah between the 9th and 11th of April. In the presence of prominent hotel industry professionals, Dur participated at AHIC as the...

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Dur Hospitality announces growth plans with 9 projects under development

Dur Hospitality announces growth plans with 9 projects under development

The Company revealed its ambitious strategy for future growth at a press conference staged during the second edition of the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) hosted at its new property, Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter. The Kingdom confirmed a 7% increase in spending, close to SAR 1.106 trillion, to boost private sector...

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IHG announces the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace

IHG announces the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace

The 304-room hotel adds to the growing portfolio of IHG hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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DUR Hospitality signs franchise agreement with IHG for Crowne Plaza in Riyadh

DUR Hospitality signs franchise agreement with IHG for Crowne Plaza in Riyadh

  Dur Hospitality, the Saudi grown hospitality company, and IHG, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, have recently announced the signing of a franchise agreement for Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace, under the master franchise agreement signed in 2014 for four hotels.   Currently operating as Riyadh Palace Hotel, the...

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