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Greek maestro Yanni enthrals music lovers in Jeddah

Related Articles JEDDAH: Renowned Greek composer and pianist Yanni enthralled a sell-out crowd at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) on Thursday in a concert held under the supervision of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment.Yanni, 63, enjoyed a great reception ...

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Italian Cuisine Week whets appetites in Jeddah

Jeddah foodies are having their appetites whetted at the second edition of Italian Cuisine Week from Nov. 22-26. It is an opportunity for Saudis to learn about authentic Italian food beyond familiar dishes such as pizza and spaghetti.It has been ...

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Jeddah hotel occupancy falls to 13-year low in October

Hoteliers in Jeddah are forecast to benefit from a double digit rise in average daily rates (ADR) despite occupancy falling to 13-year lows in October, according to a new report. STR’s preliminary October data for hotels in the Saudi city ...

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Jeddah airport to play critical role in Kingdom’s tourism offensive

LONDON: A massive, multibillion-dollar expansion project at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah is critical to opening up the Kingdom to millions more visitors over the next 10 to 20 years, a senior official of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), ...

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Jeddah hotels turn in strong performance for September

DUBAI: Jeddah hotels performed strongly in September with room occupancy and room rates rising over the previous year, global hotel industry tracker STR said on Thursday.For the month, hotel occupancy rates rose by 3.5 percent to 70.2 percent while average ...

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Jeddah real estate set to benefit as Kingdom opens its doors

LONDON: Government initiatives aimed at developing tourism and encouraging investment are expected to boost the real estate market in Jeddah, according to a report by JLL Mena.The hotel and office sectors stand to benefit from plans to develop the city’s ...

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Jeddah property market sentiment gets boost from Saudi government initiatives

DUBAI: Initiatives being implemented by the Saudi government have improved sentiment in some of Jeddah’s property sector during the third quarter, a report from real estate specialist JLL said.This bodes well as it indicates that the Jeddah market is nearing ...

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Jeddah hotel room rates rise despite supply surge

[unable to retrieve full-text content] STR’s preliminary August data for the Saudi city indicate lower occupancy levels but higher rates Arabian Business – travel-hospitality

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Al-Falih inaugurates Forum in Jeddah

JEDDAH: Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih pointed to closer economic ties with China in his address to the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum.Al-Falih said the joint Saudi-Chinese Commission had worked on harmonizing Vision 2030 and the Chinese “Belt ...

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Amanat adds hospital beds in Jeddah and Riyadh

LONDON: New hospital beds in Jeddah and Riyadh were not enough to offset the impact of rising costs as Amanat Holdings reported a fall in second-quarter profit.The Dubai-listed group, which invests in health care and education, said second quarter profit ...

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