Unmarried Foreigners Can Now Share Hotel Rooms in Saudi Arabia

Foreign women and Saudi women are also allowed to rent hotel rooms by themselves in a bid to ease movement and travel regulations for female visitors to the Gulf state.   Ref: arabnews.com

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Saudi Quarantine Offers Temporary Lifeline to Struggling Hotels

Nearly 1,900 rooms in hotels and other tourism facilities in Riyadh have been reserved for quarantine cases Mask-clad guests who were in quarantine depart the Mena Hotel in Riyadh on March 30, 2020. Image: AFP/Getty Images   Saudi Arabia has quarantined thousands of people in hotels, some in luxury suites, to combat Covid-19, throwing a […]

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Riyadh Hotels Show Signs of Recovery from Virus Outbreak

RIYADH: Hotels in Riyadh recorded their best month in January since the start of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic last year, but occupancy and revenue levels were still down compared to 2019. According to industry data provider STR, occupancy levels across hotels in the Saudi capital averaged 56.2 percent last month, 23.8 percent down on […]

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