In 2020, the tourism sector grappled with what has been described as a “black swan event” — the Covid-19 pandemic. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, explores the way in which the UAE has responded to the threat and supported the hospitality industry.
Covid-19 has impacted every sector of the economy. Mansoor Ahmed, director (MENA) for Healthcare, Education and PPP at Colliers international, talks revival and the role of wellness tourism as travel restrictions are gradually lifted and hotels begin to reopen.
The Red Sea Development Company appoints daa International to manage operations at destination’s international airport
daa International will provide airfield and terminal operations, aviation services, facilities management and commercial activities, as well as corporate and financial services.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to bring the economies of the world to their knees, Saudi Arabia is trying to find ways to stay afloat. Nada Alameddine, partner at Hodema consulting services, discusses the role of tourism in the kingdom’s future and its Vision 2030 targets.
The Red Sea Development Company is the developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism projects.
The announcement is an exciting and significant milestone, which elevates the country’s reputation as a unique and diverse travel destination.