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    First-ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, Saudi Arabia unveiled

    The post First-ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, Saudi Arabia unveiled appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The first-ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, the heritage and culture centrepiece of Saudi Arabia, has been unveiled. The campaign, developed by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) with creative partners Leo Burnett, includes a film directed by renowned cinematographer Bruno Aveillan and a suite of digital assets under the concept of The World’s Masterpiece. AlUla is the first of the Saudi Vision 2030 projects to open to tourism following Saudi Arabia launching visitor visas for the first time in September 2019. Saudi Arabia was added to the UK corridor…

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    Saudi Tourism Authority unveils winter travel offering

    The post Saudi Tourism Authority unveils winter travel offering appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In cooperation with the National Center for Wildlife, the Saudi Tourism Authority has launched new tourism packages as part of the Saudi Arabian winter season, offering tourists the opportunity to enjoy three nature reserves – Uruq Bani Ma’arid Reserve, Saja and Umm Al Ramth Reserve, and Farasan Islands Reserve, said a report. Through this step, the authority provides an opportunity to embark on an exploration journey to enjoy wildlife, environmental diversity, rare natural resources of different plants and animals, as well as enjoy different exciting activities such as visiting archaeological sites, camping,…

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    Saudi Tourism to launch ‘Journeys in Arabia’ in India

    The post Saudi Tourism to launch ‘Journeys in Arabia’ in India appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Saudi Tourism Authority (STA), the department responsible for promoting tourism to Saudi Arabia, is set to organise its first-ever webinar for the Indian market, announcing the launch of ‘Journeys in Arabia: Opportunities Saudi’. This by-invitation launch webinar will be held on 17 February 2021 and will offer a glimpse into the largest country in the Middle East, and the fourth most populous in the MENA region. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a country of natural beauty, great diversity and hidden treasures. Saudi’s tourism offering focuses on delivering authentically Arabian…

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    Saudi Arabia announces USD 3 billion luxury mountain hub plan

    The post Saudi Arabia announces USD 3 billion luxury mountain hub plan appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and chairman of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) in Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of Soudah Development Company (SDC) in the Asir region in Saudi Arabia. The new PIF-owned entity will lead the development of a luxury mountain destination with immersive cultural experiences and celebration of the natural assets empowering the local and national economies. Launched to be a key driver of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 ambitions, SDC will infuse USD 3 billion into…

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    Saudi citizens married to non-Saudis can now travel abroad

    The post Saudi citizens married to non-Saudis can now travel abroad appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Saudis married to non-Saudis are allowed to travel with their spouse or join them abroad in case they reside outside the kingdom due to work or otherwise. This was revealed by Saudi General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat). Saudi travellers must present proof of marriage to officials at the departure points, reported Saudi Gazette. The initiative comes in implementation of the government’s directives regarding procedures for travelling abroad and coming to the kingdom during the suspension of international flights due to the pandemic. The Jawazat stated that if a Saudi citizen…