Saudi Arabia to showcase key projects in Arabian Travel Market

The Red Sea Project will be an exquisite sanctuary offering indulgent experiences, seamlessly customized to the unique needs of each visitor. (Supplied)
Updated 01 May 2019
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Saudi Arabia to showcase key projects in Arabian Travel Market

  • The market includes two major activities for the Saudi exhibitors, the Mega Tourism Projects and the Saudi Seasons 2019 initiative

RIYADH: More than 60 Saudi public and private institutions related to the tourism sector will exhibit at the 26th session of the Arabian Travel Market to be opened in Dubai, UAE on April 28 at the World Trade Center.

The market includes two major activities for the Saudi exhibitors, the Giga Tourism Projects and the Saudi Seasons 2019 initiative, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The Giga tourism projects to be showcased at the event are those announced by the Saudi government recently including NEOM, a smart mega-city, Amaala, an uber-luxury destination on the northwestern coast of Saudi Arabia, he Red Sea Project, the world’s most ambitious luxury tourism development established across an archipelago of more than 90 pristine islands, miles of sweeping desert and dramatic landscapes that include volcanoes, and canyons.

Saudi Season 2019 is an initiative to use the expanse of lands that vary between plains, mountains, deserts and the sea and add to Saudi Arabia a climatic diversity with 11 tourism seasons covering the Kingdoms’ regions with all their natural and heritage aspects, as well as providing investment opportunities.

The Saudi participation to be organized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) aims at developing the tourism sector with the support of the Kingdom’s leadership and its comprehensive vision to enhance this important industry.

According to SCTH, Saudi participation also includes benefits from advanced international expertise in the tourist sector and applying the best practices that meet and suit the standards of the Saudi market.

The annual Arabian Travel Market exhibition is considered one of the most important specialized gatherings in the tourism sector, attracting 90 countries from across the world and more than 40,000 visitors.
 


Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center launches “Kingdom of Energy” podcast

Updated 24 May 2019
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center launches “Kingdom of Energy” podcast

  • The program targets decision makers, specialists and workers in the energy sectors

RIYADH: The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has inaugurated a podcast program, titled “Kingdom of Energy”, through which specialized researchers can talk about energy economics, policies, techniques and related environmental issues.

The podcast is an opportunity for people interested in the field of energy to listen to the opinions of specialists in the field, including workers or partners of the center, whether local or international cadres.

The program targets decision makers, specialists and workers in the energy sectors through a new platform on the center’s website, allowing visitors to listen to podcast episodes.

The program is working on producing “Kingdom of Energy” episodes on a regular basis. The first episode is now available on the website in English, and another series is to be produced in Arabic.

KAPSARC is a non-profit research center that conducts independent research into global energy economics, policies, techniques and related environmental studies. The center seeks to find solutions for the most-effective and productive use of energy to promote economic and social growth locally, regionally and internationally.