Five star hotels on rise in Saudi capital Riyadh

The Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh is seeing a rise in the number of planned and completed five star hotel projects according to architects Dewan – a company taking part in a number of tourism and hospitality projects across the kingdom.

Riyadh Metro project unveiled

Riyadh Gov. Prince Khaled bin Bandar, chairman of the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh, unveiled the $22.5 billion Riyadh Metro Project at a grand ceremony late Sunday.

Iconic Saudi Metro station designs revealed

These iconic stations will transform Riyadh streets as they become the most visible elements of the city’s new world-class public transport system. By providing tranquil oases for travel, shopping and dining, these stations will place Riyadh Metro at the heart of city life.

Metro-linked internal rail for Riyadh university

The King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh is planning to build a train network on campus for its 40,000 students to be linked to the upcoming Riyadh Metro

Shell road safety drive underway in Riyadh

Shell has launched its road safety campaign ‘Safer Roads’ at the King Saud University in Riyadh targeting young adults with a message that complying with basic rules on the road saves lives - including theirs.

Governor of Riyadh region opens roads projects

Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, governor of Riyadh region and chairman of Riyadh Development Higher Commission, has officially opened the extension of Abu Bakr and Al-Oroubah roads through Riyadh Air Base and the tunnel project of the intersection of King Abdul- Aziz Road with Al-Oroubah road.

Hot stock: L&T gains momentum on brokerage upgrade

Infrastructure and construction major LarsenBSE 2.23 % & Toubro has surged nearly 10 per cent so far in March 2013, after brokerages upgraded the stock to 'buy'. The stock was beaten down badly in the recent past on concerns of slowdown on global economic activity and margins concerns.

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre Claims a Hat-Trick in...

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre has been recognized as the number one hotel in Riyadh for the Luxury, Best Service and Top Hotel categories in TripAdvisor's 2013 Travelers' Choice awards, the site's largest Travelers' Choice campaign to date with millions of reviews submitted for more than 600,000 hotels around the world.

Four consortia prequalify for Riyadh metro contract

Four international consortia have prequalified for a contract to build a metro network in Riyadh, the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh announced on August 1. Bids were submitted by a total of 38 consortia.