18 Rabi' I 1445 - 3 October 2023
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Saudi Red Sea Authority to deepen maritime cooperation at Monaco Yacht Show
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 28 September, 2023 11:38 am
Saudi Red Sea Authority (SRSA) is participating in events around Monaco Yacht Show this week (27th-30th September), including a roundtable discussion on sustainable tourism, meetings and workshops, in line with the Authority's mandate to build and strengthen international partnerships in the...
SAUDIA Ranks Top Among Global Airlines for Best On-Time Performance (OTP)
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 28 September, 2023 9:58 am
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, ranked ninth among the top ten performing global airlines with an arrival OTP of 80.14 percent, according to Cirium’s last monthly report from August 2023.  This follows outstanding performances for the...
Optimistic accountants embrace AI, as the profession desires to learn and adapt - reports ACCA
Technology & IT | Thursday 28 September, 2023 9:48 am
Financial professionals share a sense of optimism about digital transformation including artificial intelligence (AI).    The Digital Horizons survey – which garnered 1,074 responses from the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) members across the globe - saw...
Innovation in payments supports global economic growth: UBF
Business & Money | Thursday 28 September, 2023 9:47 am
UAE Banks Federation, the sole representative and unified voice of UAE banks, affirmed its keenness to further efforts to advance the payments ecosystem in light of the unprecedented technological transformations taking place in the world. During its participation at the event, the Federation...
AMEA Power Reaches Financial Close on the 120MW Solar Power Plant in Tunisia
Environment & Energy | Thursday 28 September, 2023 9:16 am
AMEA Power, one of the fastest growing renewable energy companies based in the Middle East, announced today it has reached financial close on its 120MW  solar PV project in Tunisia. When commissioned, the US$86 million project, will be the company’s first operational asset in the...
ADRO and VFS Global Partner to Reinforce Abu Dhabi’s Position as a Leading Destination for International Talent
Business & Money | Thursday 28 September, 2023 9:14 am
Abu Dhabi Residents Office (ADRO), a part of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) dedicated to supporting the emirate's thriving community and to strengthen its position as a leading destination for top talent, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with VFS Global, the world's...
China grants Approved Destination Status to Saudi Arabia
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 28 September, 2023 9:00 am
The People's Republic of China officially granted Saudi Arabia the Approved Destination Status (ADS), through a bilateral agreement signed today, Sept. 26, allowing Chinese citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia in group tours and facilitating greater ease of access to the Kingdom, Saudi Press Agency...
Lucid Motors opens plant in KAEC
Business & Money | Thursday 28 September, 2023 8:58 am
Lucid Motors, partially owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), inaugurated today, Sept. 27, its manufacturing unit, AMO-2, the company's first international factory in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), Jeddah.   In May 2022, the company signed a contract to begin the...
Transport ministry issues logistic licenses to Chinese firms
Business & Money | Thursday 28 September, 2023 8:53 am
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Transport and Logistic Services, Saleh Al-Jasser, and the accompanying delegation held a series of meetings with leaders of major Chinese companies in Beijing, where he handed them licenses to carry out logistics activities in the...
Tourism Minister announces $1 bln investment in Qiddiya hospitality school
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 28 September, 2023 8:50 am
Saudi Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al Khateeb announced the launch of a tourism and hospitality school in Qiddiya with an investment of $1 billion.   In his speech at the World Tourism Day 2023 conference held , Sept. 27, in Riyadh, the minister...