Marriott International has signed an agreement with Assila Investments to bring its Luxury Collection brand for the first time to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the entry of the Hyatt House brand into the Middle Eastern market with the opening of Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In July, hotels in the Middle East saw occupancy increase 5.8 percent to 59 percent while ADR decreased 5.8 percent to USD125.07 and RevPAR dipped 0.3 percent to USD73.82.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) and Middle East Airlines-Air Liban (MEA) have expanded their existing bilateral codeshare agreement, which will see both carriers adding their respective codes on flights between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
The development of cinemas, along with cultural and artistic centres, will drive steady growth in Jeddah's entertainment and cultural sectors, offering developers opportunities to invest into new, diversified sectors, according to JLL's Q2 2018 Jeddah Real Estate Market report.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) is due to start operating a new four-time-weekly route from Jeddah and Riyadh to Vienna, as of June 16.
Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, SAUDIA, launched four-weekly direct flights from Jeddah to Izmir, Turkey.
Gulf Air launched its new, state-of-the-art Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner on the airline’s Jeddah route.
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) plans to operate flights from Baku to four more cities in Saudi Arabia.
TIME Hotels revealed plans to open six new properties across the Middle East by the end of 2020.