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Innovative Sharing-economy Model for Short-term Rentals in KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Innovative Sharing-economy Model for Short-term Rentals in KSA Mabaat now officially licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in KSA. Domestic tourism spends reached a whopping 53 billion Saudi Riyals in 2019. Jeddah, 5 November 2020, Mabaat Real Estate Company announced the launch of its online platform, the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, that is specialized in the short-term rental of residential units on behalf of owners. This innovative model that leverages the principle of sharing…

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Kun International Sports Opens Two Branches of The First Smart Gym Linked to a Smart Mobile App in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Kun International Sports Opens Two Branches of The First Smart Gym Linked to a Smart Mobile App in Saudi Arabia (B-IT Fitness) offers an advanced sports experience, high-value offering, and a stimulating environment for all community members. Jeddah, November 2020: Kun International Sports, the fitness company dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle in Saudi Arabia, opened the first two branches (one for Men and one for Women) in a series of gyms under its newly-launched brand, (B-IT Fitness). Located in…

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Saudi Talents Awarded by Nissan Saudi Arabia as Winners of Nissan Hero Program – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Talents Awarded by Nissan Saudi Arabia as Winners of Nissan Hero Program Nissan Saudi Arabia held an award ceremony for the winners of their sales team training program, the Nissan Hero Program. The globally recognized program aims to educate and train local talents in front line sales and creates jobs for Saudis. The ceremony took place in the presence of the Nissan KSA team and Petromin Nissan team, where the winners of the program were recognized and awarded. JEDDAH,…

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Sheraton Jeddah renovation project is progressing – Photobook Photography Article

Sheraton Jeddah renovation project is progressing The iconic Sheraton Jeddah, with its 30-year history in a prime location on the Jeddah waterfront, is continuing the major renovation including the guest rooms and public areas, slated for completion in the 1st quarter of 2021. When complete all 155 Sheraton Club rooms and suites including the lavish Royal Suite will be transformed, featuring the latest facilities and design whilst maintaining some of the best Red Sea and Corniche views available in the…

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The All-New Persistently Patriotic Collection – Photobook Photography Article

The All-New Persistently Patriotic Collection A collaboration that is all about women supporting each other. On the occasion of the Saudi National Day, the Untitled Project store, an Eco-friendly clothing line based in Jeddah by Israa Allaf, teamed up with Marriam Mossalli of Under The Abaya and Nada Baeshen of The Huntress to model the patriotism for Saudi and what it means to break boundaries as a Saudi woman. According to Marriam Mossalli, as a #GirlBoss, she has always championed the…

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MDLBEAST Celebrates Saudi National Day with Exclusive Soundtrack and Musical Journey Around the Kingdom – Photobook Photography Article

MDLBEAST Celebrates Saudi National Day with Exclusive Soundtrack and Musical Journey Around the Kingdom On Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day, MDLBEAST, a leading Middle Eastern lifestyle and entertainment experiences brand, has gathered some of the Kingdom’s rising talents to launch an all-star exclusive soundtrack – Watani 90. In addition, MDLBEAST will also deploy its online music experience platform, Freqways, to take music lovers on a domestic journey to some of the Kingdom’s most breath-taking spots. Freqways performances will be available…

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Rina’s National Day Collection | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Rina’s National Day Collection | Destination KSA To commemorate the 90th Saudi National day, Rina, the popular fashion brand of Saudi, has joined hands with students of Arts & Design College. Rina was established in 2008 as part of the Abdul Karim Saudi Company and has been a hot spot for its timelessness, modern, as well as unique designs that incorporate elements of the past with the present; inspired by the Arab culture and heritage. With multiple branches across the…

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Deezer calls on Saudis to capture the Kingdom’s musical spirit – Photobook Photography Article

Deezer calls on Saudis to capture the Kingdom’s musical spirit Everyone invited to nominate songs to create “Saudi Flow” – the first of its kind user-created playlist for the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia is getting ready to celebrate its 90th National Day! Deezer, the global music streaming service, wants to help people celebrate this important day. The company is launching a special campaign called “Let’s sing for the homeland”. Deezer is inviting all music fans to use a specially designed online…

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Re-purposed for a Purpose – Photobook Photography Article

Re-purposed for a Purpose Empowering and creative charity work through re-style-cling! A perfect sync of sustainability and innovativeness, Hasanat takes old or worn-out clothing and transforms them into brand new pieces. Born with a belief that women should be empowered through creativity and innovation, Hasanat paves the way for women to be independent and earn a sustainable income while working remotely at home. Receiving unwanted clothes donations, Hasanat sorts dissembles and cleans the fabrics, breathing a new life by recycling the…

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Tahirah Baker is Releasing a First-run Print Bark & Ink – Photobook Photography Article

Tahirah Baker is Releasing a First-run Print Bark & Ink Local Instagram poet, Tahirah Baker is releasing a first-run print of her newly published poetry collection Bark & Ink on September 19th, 2020. Bark & Ink is a carefully curated collection of poetry which draws from Baker’s personal growth experiences. Many of her readers resonate with her words and are drawn to them through the simplicity of her stanzas. “It started out as a simple Instagram project really,” says Baker.…

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Quick Getaway | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Quick Getaway | Destination KSA Short routes to take around the West End. Whether you’re crossing over from the other regions for the ultimate summer run around, or simply want a breathtaking change of scenery, here are mini escapes to get you some sun, sand, and fun. Ride or Fly? Drive from Riyadh and Sharqiya or get on a SAPTCO bus to reach Jeddah. Rent-a-Car outposts are available at airports and bus stations. Saudia, FlyNas, and Flyadeal offer budget seat…

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Quick Getaway | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Quick Getaway | Destination KSA Short routes to take around the West End. Whether you’re crossing over from the other regions for the ultimate summer run around, or simply want a breathtaking change of scenery, here are mini escapes to get you some sun, sand, and fun. Ride or Fly? Drive from Riyadh and Sharqiya or get on a SAPTCO bus to reach Jeddah. Rent-a-Car outposts are available at airports and bus stations. Saudia, FlyNas, and Flyadeal offer budget seat…

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The City in the Clouds – Photobook Photography Article

The City in the Clouds Sourced Photo Saudi Arabia’s unofficial summer capital is a sight to behold. → GETTING THERE Local flight:Saudia, Flydeal, FlyNas Flight duration:Riyadh – Taif (1.5 hours)Jeddah – Taif (30 minutes) By Car:Jeddah – Taif (2 hours)Riyadh – Taif (8 hours) By Bus:Buses are available but will take longer. DID YOU KNOW?Daka Mountain is between 2,500 and 2,900m above sea level. Known as the city of Roses, Taif promises cool weather amidst the summer, charming nature, and…

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Travel Advisories | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Travel Advisories | Destination KSA Photo by Bondai Quick Reminders for a Stress-Free Saudi Vacation. Enhance your experience and ensure your safety by only traveling with Licensed Tour Guides and  Operators. Here’s a recommended list from the Ministry of Tourism to get you started:   Zahid TravelTel: +966-568043474Web: gozahid.comEmail: gozahid@zahidtravel.com Instagram: gozahid       Palm Land ToursTel: +966-500503998Web: pltksa.comEmail: info@PLTKSA.comInstagram: pltksaRecommended Trips: Jeddah City TourTaif City Tour Cable CarJeddah Yacht Trips   TistahelTel: 920022509Web: Tistahel.saEmail: ginfo@tistahel.comInstagram: tistahelTRIPS: Al Ula…

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The Majestic Views of Abha – Photobook Photography Article

The Majestic Views of Abha RIJAL ALMAA VILLAGE Sourced Photo Saudi Arabia’s Summer Capital.   → GETTING THERE Local flight:Saudia, Flyadeal, FlyNas Flight duration:Riyadh – Abha (1.40 hours)Jeddah – Abha (1.20 hours) By Car:Riyadh – Abha (9.5 hours)Jeddah – Abha (7.5 hours) By Bus:SAPTCO buses are available but will definitely take longer. Perched on the edge of the Sarawat mountain range in the Asir region, the cool highlands of Abha offers breathtaking vistas and thrilling adventures. DID YOU KNOW?Abha is…

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What’s the Hook of Tabuk? – Photobook Photography Article

What’s the Hook of Tabuk? A visit to one of Saudi’s most culturally rich cities. Located in northern Saudi Arabia, Tabuk’s position on the map made it an important stopover for Muslims who are performing the Hajj pilgrimage from Egypt and Syria. The influence of these pilgrims, as well as the Ottomans who controlled this route, is deeply ingrained in the city’s rich culture today. Tabuk can easily be reached by air via the Tabuk Airport. It is a must-visit…

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Jeddah Private Beaches Access | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Jeddah Private Beaches Access | Destination KSA Sourced Photo Access to the private beaches in Jeddah. MO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED 1. Movenpick Resort Al Nawras Jeddah The location of Movenpick Resort Al Nawras is what sets it apart-on an island in the northern Corniche of Jeddah with stunning views of the Red Sea, with great proximity to shopping areas and Jeddah’s center. It is only 15 minutes from the ty center and 10 minutes from the airport. Each villa has a…

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Summer Lovin; Beach Turfin’ | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Summer Lovin; Beach Turfin’ | Destination KSA Sourced Photo Head to the Red Sea coastline around the Kingdom on a sunny day, and be pleasantly surprised by the sensational stretches of sand, stunning shorelines, and pristine beaches. Up & DownThe West Coast Public Beaches 1. Umluj Beach, UMLUJThis white sand beach is also well-known for being the home of dolphins. Take a boat ride and spot do dolphins skipping through the waves: they make for some great photo ops too.…

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Food Trippin’ – Photobook Photography Article

Food Trippin’ One way of learning about Saudi Arabia is through its hearty cuisine, with each region bringing their own flavor to the table. Khamir – Jazan This southern delight is a type of bread that is made from ground corn grains. It is made by kneading the dough and leaving it overnight, then baking in an oven. It pairs with almost any dish or curry. Haneeth – Aseer This meat dish is the golden jewel of Aseer’s cuisine. Haneeth…

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The Pristine Paradise of Umluj – Photobook Photography Article

The Pristine Paradise of Umluj Sourced Photo Your guide on a trip to the Maldives of Saudi Arabia. Located about 150km away from Yanbu, Umluj is a small seaside town of exceptional beauty. It is no wonder that it has been frequently dubbed the “Maldives of Saudi Arabia.” With its pristine beaches, clear waters, and rich biodiversity, Umluj has everything you’d want from a beach getaway, and then some. Here are a few things you can see, do, and eat…

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Barns Opens a New Chain in the World of Specialized Coffee – Photobook Photography Article

Barns Opens a New Chain in the World of Specialized Coffee Barns confirms its presence in the world of specialized coffee for the enjoyment of gourmets with the tastiest flavors of coffee in a warm and attractive atmosphere. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 2020: Barns, the destination for authentic and premium coffee since 1992, today announced the opening of its first branch for specialized coffee in Al Zahra District, Jeddah. This branch has been created with a tailored ambiance to offer its…

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Saeed Mohammed Al Bassami Company Launches its New Luxury JETOUR Vehicles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Saeed Mohammed Al Bassami Company Launches its New Luxury JETOUR Vehicles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saeed Muhammad Al Bassami Co, the exclusive agent of Jetour vehicles in Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of their new model SUVs Vehicles, Jetour X70, X70S in the Kingdom last Thursday, July 16th, 2020. The launch ceremony was held at its their newly inaugurated JETOUR showroom on Madinah Road in the city of Jeddah, which was attended by the local Media &…

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The Confirmation was Announced Virtually on July 17 During the 136th Session of the IOC – Photobook Photography Article

The Confirmation was Announced Virtually on July 17 During the 136th Session of the IOC Saudi Ambassador to the United States, HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, has been confirmed as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Princess Reema tweeted her appreciation, saying that she is “honored to be elected as a member of IOC. Thank you to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, HRH Crown Prince, and @AbdulazizTF for their support. It has been an…

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Saudi Sports for All Federation Presents Step Together, the First Walk-run Event in a Series – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Sports for All Federation Presents Step Together, the First Walk-run Event in a Series   The event is part of a larger SFA series that will incorporate walking and running drives held over the next few months. Virtual half and full marathon competitions to be completed over 10 days with both individual and community sports group leaderboards. Step Together is the first outdoor event staged by the SFA since the lifting of lockdown measures. The Saudi Sports for All…

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Daghistani Family Baytak Nadeek Rooftop in Mecca goes Viral – Photobook Photography Article

Daghistani Family Baytak Nadeek Rooftop in Mecca goes Viral Enterprising family awarded with sportswear and gear for their exceptional commitment to physical fitness. An enterprising family in Mecca, Nedhal, Nezar, Mohammed, Yasser, and Wesam Daghistani were featured on television stations nationwide for their commitment to physical fitness. Ranging in age from 41-18, the Daghistanis created a rooftop Baytak Nadeek gym space that allowed them all to maintain their fitness regimes during the health crisis. Saudi Sports for All Federation President, HRH Prince…

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OSN Brings you Exciting Arabic Films this July Along with an Eid Special Treat for the Whole Family – Photobook Photography Article

OSN Brings you Exciting Arabic Films this July Along with an Eid Special Treat for the Whole Family Enjoy watching a collection of the best Arabic, Turkish, and Dubbed films with your family this July on OSN. OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, brings you a month of entertainment sure to keep you hooked. With new shows and series added to OSN Yahala Al Oula, OSN Yahala Cinema and OSN Streaming, and a variety of Arabic, as well as English…

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Artemis Fowl | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Artemis Fowl | Destination KSA While it doesn’t quite capture the magic of the books, Disney’s Artemis Fowl is an adequate attempt to usher a beloved franchise into the reel world. Everyone knows that the book is almost always better than the movie, and so it is no surprise that Disney’s Artemis Fowl falls short of expectations. However, what the film lacks in pacing and storytelling, it compensates for in heart and show-stopping visuals that will definitely thrill young audiences,…

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MDLBEAST Freqways Takes 600,000 Passengers Around the World for World Music Day – Photobook Photography Article

MDLBEAST Freqways Takes 600,000 Passengers Around the World for World Music Day On Saturday, 20 June 2020, MDLBEAST Freqways took over half a million ‘flyers’ on a high-class virtual journey across the world. The 12-hour digital music festival recorded over 600,000 attendees, 1.2 million views, and over 4 million engagements across social media channels. A trip that triggered a truly escapist feeling brought together music and culture lovers from various corners of the world, proving that today more than ever,…

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Photography in the Time of Quarantine – Photobook Photography Article

Photography in the Time of Quarantine Photo by Rashed Al Subaie Using only an iPhone and some practice, you can be a professional photographer too. Well, let’s face it: this quarantine hasn’t been that easy. But if there’s a silver lining, it’s that we all collectively now have time that we didn’t before. Have you always wanted to practice a skill that you never had the opportunity to? Do you have a passion that you want to work on? Now’s…

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Amazon Launches Amazon.sa | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Amazon Launches Amazon.sa | Destination KSA Souq.com becomes Amazon.sa in Saudi Arabia Customers in Saudi Arabia can now shop in Arabic and English for millions of local and international products, at great prices, across 34 categories including electronics, apparel, home and kitchen, and grocery. Amazon operates three fulfillment centers and 11 delivery stations with a workforce of more than 1,400 across Saudi Arabia. Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon.sa, a dedicated store for customers in Saudi Arabia that features…

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