How the Middle East is leading in sponsorship when it comes to metros

How the Middle East is leading in sponsorship when it comes to metros

Richie Santosdiaz is an economic development expert, and Hekmat Dahabi is a sponsorship and transportation expert. Both work for Rise Group ME, a Dubai-based...
Saudi awards $3bn projects in July as UAE completes $7bn schemes

Saudi awards $3bn projects in July as UAE completes $7bn schemes

Construction projects worth $3.3bn (SAR12.4bn) were awarded in Saudi Arabia in July 2019, while Oman announced new projects worth $5bn (OMR1.5bn) during the month,...
Retail stores turn Metro stations into shopping destinations

Retail stores turn Metro stations into shopping destinations

Rising number of retail stores, services kiosks and art installations have made Doha Metro stations more than just transit hubs. With facilities like banking, money...
Zaid Al-Hussein wins King Abdullah International Gardens contract

Zaid Al-Hussein wins King Abdullah International Gardens contract

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (Momra) awarded a $427.4m (SAR1.6bn) contract to Zaid Al-Hussein & Brothers Group for the implementation of...
Over 50,000 Hajj pilgrims use Haramain High Speed Railway

Over 50,000 Hajj pilgrims use Haramain High Speed Railway

Saudi Arabia’s Haramain High Speed Railway has transported over 50,000 Hajj pilgrims since it began operating for the first time during the Hajj season,...
Bahrain’s metro project on track

Bahrain’s metro project on track

Bahrain's metro project will further cement the kingdom’s position in the region as the best place to live and work – by providing people alternative means...
International flights to take off from new Jeddah airport

International flights to take off from new Jeddah airport

JEDDAH: The first international flights will take off from Jeddah’s new King Abdul Aziz International Airport to three destinations in the Gulf. The Saudi Arabian...
Haj goes digital with ‘robots’ linking pilgrims with doctors in Riyadh, Jeddah

Haj goes digital with ‘robots’ linking pilgrims with doctors in Riyadh, Jeddah

Saudi medical services during this year’s Haj season have gone digital. New robots can now connect specialized doctors from Riyadh and Jeddah with patients during...
Hyperloop track to be built in Saudi Arabia

Hyperloop track to be built in Saudi Arabia

Virgin's Hyperloop One company has signed a deal with the government of Saudi Arabia to build a test track for its futuristic transport concept. The...
New Haramain High Speed Railway transported over 2 million Hajj pilgrims

New Haramain High Speed Railway transported over 2 million Hajj pilgrims

RIYADH: The CEO of the Saudi Railways Company (SAR), Dr. Bashar bin Khaled Al-Malik, announced that 2,333,748 pilgrims have been transported on 2,170 train...

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