• Anjum Hotel Makkah receives TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence

    Anjum Hotel Makkah, the largest hotel in the Middle East region, has been awarded with the 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, The world’s largest travel site providing reviews of travel and tourism related content. The certificate was awarded to the hotel in recognition of the high number of outstanding reviews posted by travelers on the TripAdvisor website about their stay at Anjum Hotel Makkah. With this win, the hotel is now included in a prestigious list of past winners composed of accommodations, eateries and attractions from all over the world, which have continuously delivered superior customer experience.

  • Applebee’s® Grill Celebrates 15 Years In KSA With Grand Opening Of New Applebee’s Exit 5 Location In Riyadh, Planned For April 16

    Applebee’s®, the quintessential American neighborhood grill where there’s always a reason to celebrate, will be celebrating a milestone of its own when it marks the 15th year in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the official opening of its newest location, Exit 5 in Riyadh planned for April 16.

  • Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce reveals UAE & Saudi Arabia among top importers of Brazilian shoes during Q1 2015

    The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has revealed that two Arab states were among the top importers of Brazilian shoes during the first quarter of 2015, demonstrating anew the steadily growing trade relations between the region and the South American nation. The ABCC cited figures recently released by the Brazilian Footwear Industry Association (Abicalçados) showing the significant increase in the UAE’s and Saudi Arabia’s Brazilian shoe imports.

  • Arabian Sounds and Lights Company opens new Bang & Olufsen showroom in Jeddah

    Arabian Sounds and Lights Company part of Rolaco Trading and Contracting Holdings and the exclusive master dealer of Bang & Olufsen in KSA and Bahrain, has recently inaugurated a new Bang & Olufsen (B&O) showroom in Jeddah. The newly-opened store is expected to throw the spotlight on the broad range of consumer electronic products under the B&O brand, a leading Danish consumer electronics company that designs and manufactures audio products, television sets and telephones. Arabian Sounds & Lights Company is the exclusive distributor of B&O products in the KSA. 

  • As part of the Saudi Crown Prince's visit to the United States SAMI organizes defense conference under the theme 'Reinforcing Partnerships, Creating Value' in Washington D.C.

    Organized by Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) in collaboration with the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council, the Defense Technology and Security Conference concluded its sessions with the participation of more than a dozen high-profile speakers and over 100 industry leaders, advisors, regulators, and influencers who have come to discuss and learn more about Saudi Arabia's vision and strategic outlook in developing its defense industry with a special focus on technology and security as the two main components of the program.


    The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the world’s largest serviced residence owner-operator, continues to roll out its expansion portfolio in Saudi Arabia by announcing a new signing that will join its growing portfolio: Citadines Al Aziziyah Al Khobar. The property is set to open in late 2021 and will be Ascott’s seventh residence in the kingdom, and its third in the city of Al Khobar.

  • Avaya Opens Customer Experience Center in Saudi Arabia

    Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) is celebrating the launch of its new office space at the Information Technology and Communications Complex (ITCC), a commercial and housing development that serves as the epicenter of the Riyadh technology community. In what comes as a significant investment in the regional technology ecosystem, the office at ITCC features the first Avaya customer experience center to be opened in Saudi Arabia.

  • Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Welcomes Saudi Delegation from Saee for Awqaf Development

    Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) welcomed a delegation from Saee for Awqaf Development in Saudi Arabia in line with its sustained efforts to share experiences, learn best practices and explore the latest innovative endowment initiatives that have a positive impact on societies.

  • Bader El Houssami appointed Chief Operating Officer, Nissan KSA

    Bader El Houssami has joined Nissan Saudi Arabia as Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1st. Based in Jeddah, Bader takes over responsibility for Nissan’s day-to-day operational functions as the company continues to consolidate its robust position within the Kingdom’s fiercely competitive automotive market.

  • Banque Saudi Fransi Confirms Platinum Sponsorship for Saudi Trade Finance Summit

    The upcoming 4th Annual Saudi Trade Finance (STF) Summit, organized by Dubai based QnA International has cemented its position as the premier gathering to discuss financial regulations, strategies and services development and trends shaping the economy and the business landscape in the Kingdom. The STF Summit is gearing up to be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in November 2016. Previously, The STF Summit was held in Riyadh for three consecutive years.

  • Barco opens new regional office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Barco, a leader in visualization technology, has opened a new office in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The official opening event took place on November 9, 2015 at Al Nemer Center 1 in Riyadh’s Olaya District, in the presence of the Belgian Ambassador in the KSA Geert Criel, members of the press, and Barco business partners and clients.


    Fresh from captaining Europe to Ryder Cup victory, Thomas Bjorn has a two-pronged mission in mind when he tees it up for the inaugural Saudi International powered by SBIA later this month – to play his part in history and grow the game in Saudi Arabia, while showing he can still compete with the world’s best.

  • BMJ to support KSA’s medical researchers in developing research skills

    BMJ, one of the world’s leading healthcare knowledge providers, will visit doctors, students and researchers across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from October 12 to 17, 2015 to help them develop their research skills and learn how to write papers that can get published in top journals. Dr. Trish Groves, Deputy Editor and Head of Research at The BMJ and Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Open, an international online journal will present a workshop on ‘BMJ Research Capabilities - How to Get Your Research Papers Published’ at the 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015 at King Saud University in Riyadh.


    Ladies in Riyadh are being offered the chance to embark on one of the most unusual, fun and exciting careers on the planet – having fun for a living.

  • Brazil posts robust trade with Arab region as imports grow 27 percent & export share rises to 15.4 percent during first half of 2017

    The Arab-Brazil Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) Brazil has announced that Brazilian average daily exports to the Arab region continue to soar, reporting a robust performance during the first half of 2017. Brazil’s total export market share in the Arab region rose to 15.4 per cent during the first half of 2017, in comparison with the total export market share recorded in 2016. Main exports included sugar, iron ore, beef, sports hunting equipment, car engines and chassis, automobiles, soybeans, poultry, coffee beans, precious and semi-precious stones, and cast-iron pipes. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Oman and Bahrain were the largest importers of these goods.

  • Brazilian exports of machinery & construction products to Arab World records significant increase

    Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced that Brazilian exports of machinery and construction products to Arab countries have increased significantly. According to recent statistics, Arab countries have purchased USD 226.31 million worth of machinery in 2015 compared to USD 211.43 million in 2014, registering a 7 per cent growth. The export of construction items, on the other hands, remains stable at USD 41.34 million in 2015. The growing volume of outbound trade demonstrates an increasing demand for Brazilian products in the Arab World, reflecting flourishing bilateral ties between the region and the South American country.

  • Brazilian exports to Arab countries reflect vibrant trade for H1 2016

    The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce has recently noted thriving trade between Brazil and the Arab World as attested to by the impressive numbers issued by the organization covering Brazilian exports to Arab countries during the first half of 2016. These positive numbers reflect the great strides that companies across various sectors are making towards strengthening communications between the two countries.

  • Brazilian exports to Arab World show substantial gains in 2015

    The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce has announced that Brazilian exports to Arab countries registered significant growth in 2015. According to recently released data, the South American country exported products worth USD 12,122.37 billion to the region last year. The growing outbound trade volume reflects an increasing demand for high-quality Brazilian products as well as the excellent bilateral relations between Brazil and Arab nations.

  • Breaking Boundaries

    Proven, the leading business support service provider for the KSA market announces the first in a series of educational events detailing the process of setting up a business in the KSA, how to remain compliant within the laws of KSA and maintain company by-laws. As specialists in corporate immigration, business outsourcing and recruitment, Proven will provide advanced regional insights on how to successfully do business in the Kingdom’s burgeoning markets.  The event, aptly titled, Breaking Boundaries, explores ideas on the introduction of Vision 2030 and its ambitious plans to diversify the economy away from oil.

  • BT Al Saudia Launches Next-Generation Managed Security Services in Saudi Arabia

    BT Al Saudia, a leading system integrator, professional and managed services provider, announced its launch as the first in the market to offer Next-Generation MSS (Managed Security Services) in Saudi Arabia supporting customers in protecting and managing their network and IT infrastructure by security experts 24x7.