ThePlace: Stunning landscapes make Saudi Arabia's Wadi Rum a must-see tourist destination

Photo/Saudi Tourism
Updated 11 May 2019

ThePlace: Stunning landscapes make Saudi Arabia's Wadi Rum a must-see tourist destination

Wadi Rum, in Tabuk, is characterized by beautiful landscapes and sand dunes embracing beautiful rock formations. The region is one of the desert tourism destinations in the Kingdom.
This photo by the photographer Mohammed Al-Mwais was a prize-winner in Colors of Saudi competition organized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.


Umrah Forum and Exhibition kicks off on Monday

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal. (SPA)
Updated 26 August 2019

Umrah Forum and Exhibition kicks off on Monday

  • The exhibition is expected to attract more than 20,000 visitors

JEDDAH: The Umrah Forum and Exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, will commence on Monday in Jeddah under the sponsorship of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal.
The event will last for three days at the Jeddah International Exhibition and Convention Center.
Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Abdul Fattah Mashat said that the Umrah Forum and Exhibition will hold more than 22 workshops and training seminars carried out by pilgrim services experts. 160 companies and service operators in the sector will showcase their latest innovations and products offered to worshippers.
Mashat added that the Umrah Forum and Exhibition will involve partnership agreements between providers of logistic services and Umrah service companies.
He said that the event aims to meet the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 reform plan by providing the best services to pilgrims.
The exhibition is expected to attract more than 20,000 visitors.