France and Saudi Arabia have announced a "major partnership" to develop the area of Al-Ula, a historic site in the Kingdom that is part of its push to bring in tourists and open the Kingdom up to investment.
Saudi Arabia announced a new tourist visa scheme on Friday that will see the Kingdom open up to international leisure travelers for the first time, a historic milestone in a broader push to diversify and modernize its economy and society.
Millions of Hajj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world's largest annual pilgrimage went off without incident despite the logistical challenges and escalating regional tensions, Reuters reports.
A recently published story in the BBC highlights the unique culture and natural beauty of the Asir province in Saudi Arabia, whose male inhabitants don colorful and ornate head dresses made of local flowers.
A recently published research report by Riyadh-based Jadwa Investment finds a ripe landscape for investment and job growth potential in Saudi Arabia's budding tourism sector, set for gains as the Kingdom continues to open up.