John Pagano

 John Pagano is CEO of The Red Sea Development Co. and AMAALA

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First international flights put a spotlight on Saudi Arabia’s greenest airport

Nothing says “economic progress” quite like a new international airport. This is especially true for a country striving to fulfill its potential as a significant destination for overseas tourists.  

May 26, 2024

Championing regenerative tourism on Earth Day

As the global community celebrates Earth Day on April 22, our commitment at Red Sea Global to developing new, regenerative tourism destinations aligns perfectly with this year’s Earth Day theme: “Planet vs. Plastics.”

April 21, 2024

How solar power can help turn The Red Sea green    

In the race toward a greener planet, the need to replace fossil fuels has never been more pressing. The tourism industry has been a part of the problem, and it must play an important part in any solution.     

March 11, 2024

Shining a light on clean energy

As we recognize the International Day of Clean Energy, we stand at a critical juncture where our environmental stewardship will define the legacy we leave for future generations. Amid the global repercussions of climate change, the urgency to transition to clean energy has become crucial.

January 25, 2024

Five years on, The Red Sea Project is still a living dream and unmatched

When I took the helm at The Red Sea Project, what stood out to me most was the raw enthusiasm and commitment of all involved to deliver on what was, to my eyes, an incredibly ambitious business plan.

July 31, 2022

Five years into Saudi Vision 2030: Long-term plan means we are well placed for future of travel

The world feels very different today than it did five years ago. Yet, while fleets of planes have been grounded, the desire to travel and experience new cultures has not abated.

April 23, 2021