KLM expands its network with new services to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From 28 September 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will adjust the schedule for flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Gulf States in the Middle East. KLM will also expand its network with the opening of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is an entirely new destination for… Read the full press release

COVID-19: IATA calls for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector. IATA estimates that revenues generated by airlines in the Saudi… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland announces new weekly service with 18 megaships linking to Asia, including Saudi Arabia

Eighteen megaships call weekly, first-ever direct link to Middle East Oakland, Calif., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A sprawling vessel service begins this week with 18 megaships linking the Port of Oakland to Asia, including Saudi Arabia.  A highlight of the new service: the first-ever direct link between Oakland and the Middle East. The Port said today… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Grand Hyatt branded hotel in the Holy City of Makkah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The 756-room property will mark the first hotel under the Grand Hyatt brand in the Holy City of Makkah CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 1, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Umm Alqura for development and construction of a Grand… Read the full press release

AnadoluJet offers international flights at prices starting at 1 USD

Istanbul, Turkey, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Airlines’ successful brand AnadoluJet will offer the opportunity to fly to abroad at prices starting at 1 USD with its new international flights starting on 29 March 2020 from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Ankara Esenboğa airports. Adding Germany, Austria, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Belgium, Denmark,… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the Radisson Riyadh Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Due to open in Q4 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of Radisson Riyadh Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As one of the fastest growing companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the newest addition brings the group’s portfolio to over 45 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments in… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo marks the 30th anniversary of its operations to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates is marking the 30th anniversary of its operations to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since February 1990, the air cargo carrier has played an important role in facilitating exports and imports of cargo between Riyadh and the rest… Read the full press release

IHG announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Expands footprint across luxury and midscale categories  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for… Read the full press release

Agoda kicks off “Less Hassle, More Travel” brand campaign

SINGAPORE, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online digital  travel platforms, has launched its first multi-market TVC, out-of-home (OOH), digital and cross-channel advertising campaign leveraging its brand characters called “Agojis.” The campaign, built on the brand platform “Less Hassle, More Travel,” kicks off in four markets: Australia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels announces signing of a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotels has announced a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The signing ceremony with the partnering company, Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction Company (UAQ), took place end of last week at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai. The property will entail a luxury hotel and will… Read the full press release

IHG announces the signing of the largest voco in the world — voco Makkah in Saudi Arabia

4,200-room property marks major milestone in IHG’s ongoing legacy in the Kingdom Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is continuing to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with the signing of voco Makkah in partnership with Maad International, among the Kingdom’s… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects the number of Hyatt hotels in Saudi Arabia to double by 2023

Five new Hyatt hotels to open as part of commitment to better diversify the country’s economy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (APRIL 28, 2019)  that it expects the number of Hyatt hotels in Saudi Arabia to double, with five additional Hyatt branded hotels to open by 2023, adding… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of Holiday Inn® Madinah King Abdulaziz Road and Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra in Saudi Arabia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed two franchise agreements including Holiday Inn®Madinah King Abdulaziz Road with Loulouat Al Madinah Hospitality and Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra with Al Hokair Group. The agreements were signed and announced at Arabian Hotel Investment Conference… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Located in the west of the capital, the hotel is just a 30-minute drive from King Khaled International Airport and situated in Riyadh’s… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (March 19, 2019) announced it will fly from Heathrow to global business hub, Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019. Tickets are on sale now. The route will be the only direct flight from London and launch as a daily service via Bahrain…. Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy announces partnership with National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA), the world class flight training facility developed by Emirates, and the National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN), a not-for-profit vocational training institute in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share their expertise and jointly promote their training… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Hyatt Centric hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, as part of the Jabal Omar integrated real estate development

The property to mark the first Hyatt Centric branded hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the second in the Middle East CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 3, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Jabal Omar Development Company, a leading… Read the full press release

Hyatt House brand enters the Middle Eastern market with the opening of Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 21, 2019) 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. The opening of the Hyatt House hotel is a significant step towards increasing Hyatt’s… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz

The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz in Saudi Arabia is open for business Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is continuing its policy of internationalisation and will be welcoming guests in Saudi Arabia from 20 December 2018. The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz, which is located in the Kingdom’s capital city, starts operations… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline ‘flynas’ announce codeshare partnership

Extended connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia Domestic network access beyond gateway cities both in India and Saudi Arabia Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline, and ‘flynas’, Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and… Read the full press release

Agoda selected to provide best-in-class technology and travel expertise by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

SINGAPORE, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), and Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supporting the Kingdom’s vision of 2030 goal to increase its capacity to over 30 million pilgrims by utilizing Agoda’s technology and travel expertise,… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place makes its debut in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania

New property marks the entry of Hyatt’s select service brand, Hyatt Place, into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Place brand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Developed by… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of two hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of two hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: the Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Al Qurtuba and the Radisson Hotel, Qurayat. The signings take the group’s portfolio… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels to bring seven additional hotels to Saudi Arabia under its Comfort and Quality brands

Announcement part of broader plan to bring 30 Choice-branded hotels to Saudi Arabia ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced plans to bring seven additional hotels to Saudi Arabia under its Comfort and Quality brands. The new hotels represent the first tranche of a broader strategy to open 30… Read the full press release

Emirates operated a special one-off A380 service to Riyadh in celebration of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 88th National Day

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (23 September 2018) operated a special one-off A380 service to Riyadh in celebration of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 88th National Day. Upon landing at 1550hrs at King Khalid International Airport, the aircraft was met with a ceremonial water cannon salute. The A380 one-off service,… Read the full press release

SITA selected to support the modernization of Saudi Arabia’s biggest airports

New solutions key to supporting GACA’s transformation of 26 airports Jeddah,Saudi Arabia, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernization of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Ahsa in Saudi Arabia scheduled to open in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Ahsa in Saudi Arabia. The Radisson Hotel Group has 40 hotels and more than 10,000 rooms in operation and under development across… Read the full press release

Rezidor Hotel Group further expands in Saudi Arabia with the opening of two new Park Inn by Radisson hotels

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the upper mid-scale hotel brand of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the opening of two new hotels in Saudi Arabia – Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Apartments Dammam Industrial City and Park Inn by Radisson Jubail Industrial City. The Radisson Hotel… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of two new hotels in Buraidah and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, proudly announces the opening of two new hotels in Saudi Arabia: Buraidah and Jeddah. “We are pleased to continue our growth momentum in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with two new hotel openings in the upper-upscale segment…. Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson makes its debut in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia

Park Inn by Radisson makes its debut in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful, dynamic midscale hotel brand of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, makes its debut in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia with the opening… Read the full press release