Ramadan 2021

Ahmed Hafez Younis of Facebook MENA (L), Shant Oknayan of TikTok (C) and Benjamin Ampen of Twitter (R). (Supplied)

Ramadan 2021 on social media

  • Facebook, Twitter, TikTok execs weigh in on this year’s Ramadan trends
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Saudis and expatriates used to spend the last 10 days of the holy month in Makkah for worship, but many of them put the habit on hold since the pandemic started. (Shutterstock)

Occupancy rate of Makkah hotels sees over 30% rise in second half of Ramadan

By Mohammed Al-Kinani & Tariq Al-Thaqafi ·