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Visiting Saudi Arabia has never been easier – here’s why you should go

Annabel Fenwick Elliott 3 OCTOBER 2018 • 6:51PM Tourists can, for the first time, obtain a visa to visit Saudi Arabia without facing the strict requirements that previously made it nigh impossible. Anyone planning to attend a grand prix being held there in December can now buy an ordinary 14-day tourist visa, the Kingdom has …

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Height of adventure: Treading the ‘Edge of the World’ near Riyadh

Cliffs in Tuwaiq were formed as a result of the movement of the Arabian plate toward the northeast because of the spread of the Red Sea rift • Several prominent Saudi tour companies offer daylong excursions to the site Thrill seekers and fitness gurus all over the Kingdom will be pleased to know that their …

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Saudi female film director wins top award for cultural leadership

Haifaa Al-Mansour has been named as one of three recipients of the 25th Annual Crystal Award Al-Mansour has been honoured for her leadership in cultural transformation in the Arab world. Saudi film director Haifaa Al-Mansour has been named as one of the recipients of the 25th Annual Crystal Award, which celebrates the achievements of leading …

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40,000 expected to attend Saudi E-Prix in Riyadh

After years of delays and a dearth of information, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (known as Ithra) in the Saudi Arabian eastern city ..

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Al Ula, Saudi Arabia: tourist’s alternative to Jordan’s Petra – in pictures

Since ancient times the Arabian Peninsula has been intersected by trade routes, acting as crossroads of diverse peoples and civilizations. This exhibition will for the ..

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Janadriyah is an opportunity to promote Saudi cultural heritage worldwide

As an ambassador for global entertainment John Travolta visits Saudi Arabia for the very first time and share his experiences with a wide audience including ..

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