14 hrs ago
Lincoln Daily News
Tunisia announces 3 cases of coronavirus, 1 death
A 66-year-old Tunisian man has died from the new coronavirus following a visit to Saudi Arabia and two of his adult children were infected with it, the Tunisian Health Ministry reported.
16 hrs ago
Elaf Group receives Best Travel Agency and Excellence in Service Awards during STTIM 2013
Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards, recently honored Mr. Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group of Companies, during the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2013 , in recognition of the Group's vast achievements and contributions to the development of the Saudi travel and tourism industry.
Sun May 19, 2013
Saudi Arabia to import near record high diesel this summ...
SINGAPORE/DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will import near record high diesel volumes this summer, as it gears up to beat the sweltering heat and meet rising travel needs during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, trade sources said.
Kanoo Shipping participates at Saudi International Marine Services Show 2013
Kanoo Shipping, one of the largest offshore & marine services providers in the Middle East, Operating throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, Iraq and Sudan.
Second gold price slump encourages sales, in anticipation of wedding season
Gold prices yesterday dropped to their lowest level for the second time in almost a month, sparking a shopping frenzy at gold shops across the Kingdom.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sand, dust and malls in Saudi Arabia
We moved from Auckland to Riyadh in 2009 because my husband gained employment with a large dairy company.
WHO concerned coronavirus spreading person to person
The World Health Organization has issued a blunt assessment of the coronavirus outbreak in Saudi Arabia, acknowledging for the first time that there are concerns the virus may be spreading from person to person, at least in a limited way.
Fri May 17, 2013
Is tourism the world's most destructive enterprise?
And then there are vacations. Yes, vacations - the getaways when we can put aside lofty concerns and remember what living is all about: seeing friends, hosting family reunions, discovering a new artist at a provincial festival and running barefoot on the beach with salt air stinging our cheeks.
Pakistan may face international travel ban following measles outbreak
Islamabad, May 16 : Pakistan may face an international travel ban, including a possible ban on Hajj travel by Saudi Arabia, due to its failure to control a measles outbreak.
Thu May 16, 2013
Irregular OFWs in Saudi told to correct status
MANILA, Philippines - Saudi Arabia has released the guidelines for irregular workers to correct their status or leave the country without obtaining a "No Objection Certificate." The Department of Foreign Affairs urged yesterday overseas Filipino workers with status problems in Saudi Arabia to correct their residency and labor status.
South China Morning Post
First patient-to-nurse spread of new Sars-like virus reported
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which are known to cause illness in humans and animals.
Wed May 15, 2013
Asia News Network
130,000 Nepalese to benefit from Saudi amnesty scheme
Saudi Arabia has formally asked the Nepali mission in Riyadh to facilitate its citizens either to correct their legal status or move out of the country without facing punishment.
Fees waived for Indians seeking to leave Saudi Arabia
Dubai, May 15 : The India government has exempted Indian workers in Saudi Arabia, seeking to leave that country, from paying fees for issue of emergency certificates for one-time travel to India, according to the Indian embassy in Riyadh.
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries are setting the pace in global tourism.
Tue May 14, 2013
DFA reminds OFWs to rectify residency, working status
The Department of Foreign Affairs is urging overstaying overseas Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia to heed the advice of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh and take advantage of the opportunity given by the Saudi government to rectify their residency and working status.
Saudi Arabia: MALE (British) ESL Teachers needed for Training Group , Saudi
First Degree "While browsing through the FAQs section of your website and also some job opportunities posted on your website, I noticed that a " first degree " is often mentioned.
Hotel News Resource
Four Points by Sheraton Unveils Global Pipeline
Four Points by Sheraton today unveiled it's global pipeline of hotels that sets the stage for a milestone 200thopening in 2014.
Mon May 13, 2013
179,210 pilgrims to perform Hajj this year
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs inaugurated Information Technology centre for the facilitation of Hajj pilgrims here the other day as 179,210 pilgrims will proceed to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan to perform Hajj this year.
The London Free Press
Chilling out in sizzling Dubai's all-ice cafe
Honeymooner Ahmed, form Saudi Arabia who got married last week, kisses his veiled bride at Chillout cafe in Dubai May 12, 2013.
Iranian, Saudi foreign ministers hold talks in Jeddah
TEHRAN Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal met his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday and called for expansion of ties with Tehran.