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Four Thai hotel groups expanding in the Middle East

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With tourism on their home turf slowing, four Thai hotel companies are now expanding in the Middle East to tap the high-end hospitality market...
Singapore Airlines to end Cairo, Riyadh flights

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Singapore Airlines said on May 16 it will stop flying to Cairo and Riyadh from September 2014 because of "weak performance" on the routes. The...
Japanese firm to design new landmark tower for Riyadh

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A Japanese company is to design a multi-purpose tower for a local real estate company in the Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The agreement for the designing...
Funding competition launched for Mideast start-ups

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Jordan-based tech-focused incubator Oasis500 has launches its first global competition and its first activity completely focusing on urbanism, Omraan, a funding competition for startups...
Crystal Lagoons reveals 8 mega projects in Middle East

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US-based Crystal Lagoons Corp.,a patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, is boosting the profile of its growing portfolio of Middle East projects with...
King Abdullah smart city to be tailor-made for pilgrims’ needs

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Saudi Arabia plans to create a smart city near Mecca that will offer tailor-made services for pilgrims, Arab News reported. The new full-fledged pilgrim city...
2014 seen as turning point for Saudi property market

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The year 2014 is all set to witness huge achievements in the Saudi real estate industry, especially the housing sector in which the private...
Construction of Kingdom Tower set to begin

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Ground works and testing for the planned $1.23-billion Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, have started recently to determine whether the construction of the...
2,800 new hotel rooms in Dubai fail to dampen occupancy rates

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Hotel occupancy rates of 80 per cent were maintained in Dubai during 2013 despite nearly 2,800 new rooms being added to the supply chain,...
Accor plans 10 new hotels in Saudi Arabia

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Accor Middle East, a leading hospitality group in the Gulf region, said it has forged a strategic alliance with top Saudi conglomerate Alesayi Group...
Absurd race for Asia’s tallest tower

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China and Pakistan have joined the race to build Asia's tallest tower, at least as long as the planned 1 kilometer-high Kingdom Tower in...
AirAsia X Thailand to spread wings

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A new long-haul budget airline is about to take off from Thailand as a local arm of Malaysia-based AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of...
AirAsia X IPO lined up for June

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AirAsia X, the long-haul subsidiary of AirAsia Berhad, has readied its highly anticipated listing on Bursa Malaysia for June, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes...
High demand seen for Jeddah real estate event

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The Jeddah Urban Development and Real Estate Investment Event - Cityscape Jeddah 2013, scheduled for March 2-4, 2013 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events, is expected to be one of the most unique sector events this year.
Saudi Aramco, Pertamina in $8b venture

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Saudi Aramco Asia Company Limited, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's national oil and gas company, has announced plans to set up an...
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Indonesia's state-owned financial services major Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) is expanding in Saudi Arabia in an effort to tap the Middle East banking market,...
Great Mosque 500

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Construction companies from Malaysia are aiming to obtain tenders for development projects in the Saudi Arabian holy cities of Mecca and Medina, according to...

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Qatar or Jeddah, Saudi Arabia might soon be the recipients of a new Fairmont Raffles hotel complex.  The Qatari monarchy has invested US$877million in...