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.
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.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a management agreement with the owners of Carlton Al Moaibed hotel in Al Khobar, KSA, in order to transform the hotel into Saudi Arabia’s first Vignette Collection Hotel. The refurbished and rebranded property is scheduled to open in 2024.
Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre has expanded its culinary offerings on the local scene with the launch of Le Carré by Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, a new service providing world-class catering for events and celebrations throughout Saudi Arabia’s capital city and across the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the G20, thanks to its mix of history, heritage, culture, coral-fringed beaches and sunshine. Deriving from the Arabic word for hope and the Sanskrit word for purity, Amaala embodies this transformation as part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 program to build a vibrant society, thriving economy and ambitious nation. Spanning 4,155 square kilometers of an unspoiled nature reserve, this region is blessed with dramatic coastal scenery, majestic mountainous backdrops, pristine white-sand beaches and untouched coastal reefs. Six Senses Amaala is set to open as part of the first phase of the Triple Bay development.
In this exclusive interview, Khalid Al Malki, brand manager of Tres Marias KSA, shares his wealth of knowledge about the brewing culture and deep understanding of the coffee market.