The best of Saudi HORECA Riyadh

The best of Saudi HORECA Riyadh

SAUDI HORECA Riyadh celebrated the end of a successful 12th edition on November 29, 2023 after three memorable days at the International Convention and Exhibition Center. The event was held concurrently with the world-famous Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie, which took place for the first time in the Saudi capital.

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KSA: transformation on an unprecedented scale

KSA: transformation on an unprecedented scale

Saudi Arabia’s far-reaching vision to diversify its economy and boost the non-oil sector is delivering extraordinary results, ensuring that the Kingdom remains firmly in the headlines and on investors’ radars. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema Consulting Services, charts the latest developments in KSA’s fascinating growth story, which range from giga-project pipelines and an ever-expanding private sector to record tourism revenues.

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JLL reports a thriving Saudi hotel market in Q3 2023

JLL reports a thriving Saudi hotel market in Q3 2023

The third quarter of 2023 has been dynamic for the hospitality market in KSA. 

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Analyzing the global tourism landscape and its future

Analyzing the global tourism landscape and its future

In this article, UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili takes a closer look at the tourism landscape and forecasts its future.

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Trends: religious tourism in KSA with Majed Bukhari, general manager of IHG voco Makkah

Trends: religious tourism in KSA with Majed Bukhari, general manager of IHG voco Makkah

voco Makkah’s GM, Majed Bukhari, discusses Makkah’s significance for religious travelers and how the hotel caters to their distinctive needs.

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Championing Saudi Arabia with Li Hawkins managing director of Insight Out Consultancy

Championing Saudi Arabia with Li Hawkins managing director of Insight Out Consultancy

Li Hawkins, managing director of Insight Out Consultancy, shares her views on the growth of the hospitality industry in Saudi Arabia and how it is impacting the Middle East’s hospitality landscape.

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Significant growth in the Middle East travel and tourism sector

Significant growth in the Middle East travel and tourism sector

According to the joint Insight Out Consulting Phocuswright Middle East Travel Market Report 2022-2026, the Middle East has been experiencing significant growth in its travel and tourism sector. Government investments, infrastructure development and the digital transformation have had a significant impact on the sector.

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Saudi Arabia’s vision for sustainable luxury tourism unveiled in Soudah Peaks

Saudi Arabia’s vision for sustainable luxury tourism unveiled in Soudah Peaks

In a remarkable step toward diversifying its economy and enhancing its global tourism standing, Saudi Arabia is set to unveil an extraordinary luxury mountain tourism destination, Soudah Peaks. Located at an elevation of 3,015 meters above sea level on the kingdom’s highest peak, this ambitious project is a pivotal part of the Public Investment Fund’s (PIF) visionary efforts.

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JLL reports KSA’s strong performance in the hospitality sector

JLL reports KSA’s strong performance in the hospitality sector

In the ever-evolving landscape of Saudi Arabia’s hospitality and tourism sectors, recent data from JLL paints a vivid picture of growth and innovation as the government’s investment in tourism development drives the kingdom’s strong performance in the hospitality sector.

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How Saudi Arabia can harness retired expat talent

How Saudi Arabia can harness retired expat talent

As Saudi Arabia continues to develop and diversify its economy, the need for skilled professionals has reached an unprecedented level. Dagmar Symes, CEO of Hill Robinson Estates Saudia LLC, shares her views on the social reforms in KSA and how retired expat talent can be leveraged.

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