Huawei KSA appoints CEO adviser for Vision 2030

Turki Al-Sakran
Updated 23 January 2019

Huawei KSA appoints CEO adviser for Vision 2030

Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia has announced the appointment of Turki Al-Sakran as a CEO adviser for Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020. The initiative aims to support the digital transformation of the government and private institutions and to contribute to achieving the goals of the reform programs.

Huawei will contribute its global expertise to the preparation of proposals for its customers and partners. It will localize its global portfolio of advanced ICT products, solutions and services to meet the needs of the Saudi government’s customers.

Al-Sakran said: “I look forward to enabling our customers and partners in the Kingdom with the latest technology and global services for a brighter future for our country through the great Vision 2030 led by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.”

Dennis Zhang, CEO of Huawei KSA, said: “We are honored to appoint Turki Al-Sakran as a CEO adviser and we look forward to supporting the Saudi government institutions with the latest trends and technologies. This initiative will accelerate the digitization of enterprises and help government agencies to better meet the needs of their customers and we will continue to work with our partners in Saudi Arabia to establish a digital participatory system to support the continuous growth and success of the Kingdom.”


Almosafer unveils ‘Winter at Tantora’ packages

Updated 23 October 2019

Almosafer unveils ‘Winter at Tantora’ packages

With preparations in full swing for the second edition of Winter at Tantora, Almosafer, the flagship brand of Seera Group’s consumer travel business unit, has announced a host of event packages especially designed for fans preparing to attend the second season between Dec. 19 and March 7, 2020.

Winter At Tantora is coming back to the historic site of AlUla, the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia, and will feature a rich calendar of weekly cultural events, equine and events, celebrity performances by some of the world’s greatest musicians. This year, the global event will be supported by Seera Group, a provider of travel and tourism services, which has been appointed as the key destination management company (DMC) to offer travel bookings, hotel stays, car rentals and added-value experiences for guests from around the world.

Almosafer, an omni-channel travel brand in Saudi Arabia, will market “Winter at Tantora” extensively across social media and other communication channels and offer visitors an extensive range of package options including accommodation, flights, transportation and ancillary services for both weekend visits or one-day options. Visitors are also offered one-on-one personal consultation with travel advisers across Almosafer’s retail network in the Kingdom.

Travelers will get to choose between three different package category options — Gold, Platinum and Diamond — which include return flights, hotel accommodation, as well as airport transfers and a visit to AlUla heritage sites. The event packages also differ depending on the length of stay. Festival goers can either opt for a one-day weekend package or extended stay, depending on the number of concerts and activities they would like to experience at Winter at Tantora.

To enhance their itinerary, travelers can complement their standard packages with additional activity bundles that offer a variety of bucket-list activities such as: Sunset and sunrise hot air balloon rides, vintage aircraft flights, as well as several unique gastronomy experiences. 

Winter at Tantora will bring 12 weekends of wonder to the AlUla oasis, inspired by its spectacular scenery. Home to archaeological treasures, natural beauty and magnificent monuments that span millennia, AlUla is set on the ancient incense route between Southern Arabia and Egypt. It became a hub of commercial and cultural exchange because a lush oasis valley ran through it, creating an ideal environment for civilizations to flourish.

Providing hotel booking options for over 1.5 million properties around the globe, flight bookings on over 450 airlines and complete holiday packages, Almosafer boasts various convenienat booking solutions for any type of travel needs.