TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula To Reopen Including Ancient Site Al Hijr

Saudi Arabia’s major cultural and heritage attraction Al Ula will reopen this October and for the first time it will be open to visitors years round. Al Ula contains many archeological treasures including Al Hijir, the first landmark in the Kingdom to be listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Al Hijir is the remains … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula To Reopen Including Ancient Site Al Hijr

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

Saudi Arabia will extend tourist visas which expired during the suspension of international flight amid the coronavirus pandemic automatically for a period of three months free of charge, according to an official statement. The Kingdom’s General Directorate of Passports announced that the General Directorate of Passport would extend the visas automatically through the system without … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Ministry of Tourism confirmed that, in coordination with the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of  electronic tourist visas for those coming from (China, Italy, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Kazakhstan), and upon the arrival from those countries. It also decided … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia To Screen Travelers From China After Virus Outbreak

MILAN | ITALY – Saudi Arabia will start screening passengers arriving from China and take other preventive measures following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, the kingdom’s health ministry said on Wednesday. Death from China’s new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of spreading … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia To Screen Travelers From China After Virus Outbreak

ARTS & CULTURE & ENDURANCE | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup Set To Roll

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Royal Commission for AlUla the official organizers of the Winter at Tantora Festival announced the launch of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup 2020, which will take place on Feb.1 in association with the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation. The 120 – kilometers endurance race – in … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENDURANCE | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup Set To Roll

TRAVEL | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced that visitors with entry visas to the U.S., U.K., and E.U. can enter Saudi Arabia. A source in the SCTH said that this development is a continuation of the launch of the visa, and the Kingdom opening its doors to … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival

Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival The Winter Season in the Middle East brings with it the best of what the region has to offer in the form of cultural events. Both tourists and residents can expect an uncountable number of concerts, fashion events, art exhibitions, racing events as … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival

Saudi Arabia To Inaugurate Diriyah Gate: A New Cultural, Lifestyle Tourism Destination

The restoration and re-imagining of Diriyah, a sweeping 18th century adobe city that once served as the capital and stronghold of the first Saudi state, will be officially inaugurated on November 19. This cornerstone-laying event comes as the Kingdom continues its pioneering plans to welcome visitors from near and far, and underlines Saudi Arabia’s mission … Continue reading Saudi Arabia To Inaugurate Diriyah Gate: A New Cultural, Lifestyle Tourism Destination

ART & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | The Fourth Edition Of Saudi Arabia’s Renowned King Abdulaziz Camel Festival Scheduled For November 1

When it comes to camels, no other nation does it better than Saudi Arabia, a country known for feats such as setting a world record in September last year for its Crown Prince Camel Festival, named the World’s Largest Camel Sporting Event in 2018, and this year for Princess Jamila Bint Abdul Majeed Bin Saud … Continue reading ART & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | The Fourth Edition Of Saudi Arabia’s Renowned King Abdulaziz Camel Festival Scheduled For November 1

TRAVEL2SAUDI | Saudi Arabia Opens Tourist Visas to U.S., European Visa Holders

RIYADH/SAUDI ARABIA, October 13, 2019 – Tourist visas for Saudi Arabia are now available online and on arrival to holidaymakers who already hold a visa from the United States, Britain or the EU’s Schengen zone, expanding eligibility beyond an initial list of 49 countries. The conservative Muslin kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, launched a … Continue reading TRAVEL2SAUDI | Saudi Arabia Opens Tourist Visas to U.S., European Visa Holders