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P-LAST-IC | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

P-LAST-IC | Destination KSA Aerial view of Rangali Island | Photos by Don Dao Story by Mayda HashaniWritten by Deena Dakhiel The amazing Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and their continuous efforts to saving the environment. When I found out about the Maldives trip, I knew I was in for a treat, especially keeping in mind the internationally recognized high standards of Conrad Hotels and Resorts. The entire trip was not only a breathtaking experience but also included educational aspects that…

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Free Fit Bits | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Free Fit Bits | Destination KSA No gym membership? No problem! Nothing can compare to taking a walk down the streets of your neighborhood, admiring the beauty of nature, getting some fresh air, and releasing that stress. You don’t need to hit the gym if you visit these parks and walkways in Saudi. Riyadh Aside from the magnificent views of the green spaces, play areas, and lake, Salam Park also has walkways and jogging tracks. The Park is sectioned into…

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Patterns of Saudi Arabia | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Patterns of Saudi Arabia | Destination KSA When art and culture intertwine. Traditional handicrafts are an important aspect in our culture. Patterns that we have seen in old photos of our parents and grandparents have our identities and heritage, their steadfastness a strong proof of the Saudi community’s commitment to authenticity. Al Qatt Al AsseeriBorn in the heart of the Asir Region southwest of the Kingdom, Al Qatt Al Asseeri is a geometrical art technique usually applied on interior walls…

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Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast – Photobook Photography Article

Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast Here’s an eggs-quisite breakfast roundup to start your day right, at these hot breakfast spots! Urth Caffé This trendy, nature-inspired café accommodates most dietary restrictions by offering a pretty good selection of vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free items on its menu. Sip on an organic tea and enjoy Urth Caffé’s earthy ambience, which is just as wonderful as its food.Our Pick: Stuffed French Toast Location: Le Prestige Mall, King Abdulaziz Branch Road,…

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Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast – Photobook Photography Article

Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast Seven Here’s an eggs-quisite breakfast roundup to start your day right, at these hot breakfast spots! Scramble Scramble offers a wide array of dishes ranging from pancakes to foul. Mismatched furniture and a number of houseplants create a warm, cozy atmosphere perfect for friends taking a break from their daily hustle, or for a low-key family outing.Our Pick: Eggs Benedict Location: Zaid Ibn Alkhattab St., Al Ulaya, KhobarInstagram: scramble_sa Eggsplosion This brightly…

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WWE® Crown Jewel Set For Thursday, October 31 – Photobook Photography Article

TICKETS AVAILABLE THIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. WWE Crown Jewel will take place at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, October 31 at 8 pm AST. Tickets re available this Monday, September 30 at 6 pm AST via www.TicketMX.com. Ticket prices start at 25 SAR. WWE Crown Jewel is a signature event of the Riyadh Season and will feature WWE Superstars Seth Rollins, Kofi Kingston, Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar, “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy…

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6 Forums Towards A New Digital Era In the Kingdom – Photobook Photography Article

The Kingdom’s largest technology gathering is back for its 8th edition on December 10-11 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. For the second consecutive year, Arabnet will host 2,000+ corporate executives and senior government leaders, 4,000+ entrepreneurs, youth and students, a showcase of 300+ startups, and bring together 250+ experts and speakers from around the world, with full tracks of programming covering a range of topics in 6 forums: Inspire Saudi According to Arabnet Business Intelligence, more than…

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World’s First Cartridge-Free Laser Printer Now Available in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Continuing to reinvent smart printing, HP Inc. launched the world’s first cartridge-free printer – the HP Neverstop Laser, in Saudi Arabia. Designed specifically for small and medium business (SMB) owners, the launch of the revolutionary printer saw close to 200 entrepreneurs and business owners gather at Prince Sultan Grand Hall, Al Faisaliah Hotel to discuss market opportunities, challenges on starting up and insights on their success. The event included attendance from executives from the HP leadership team. The hero product…

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YouTube Music and YouTube Premium launch in the Middle East – Photobook Photography Article

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Oman and Qatar.  YouTube Music, a music streaming app, offers people a new way to experience the music they love through a versatile catalogue of official songs, albums, covers, videos, live performances and more. YouTube Premium, a paid subscription on the main YouTube app, offers ad-free viewing, background playing, offline access, as well as, access to a YT Music subscription. All…

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Naif AlRajhi Investment and Accor Debut Fairmont Luxury Serviced Residences in the Middle East – Photobook Photography Article

Naif Alrajhi Investment company and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announce a global first – the debut of a standalone luxury serviced residence with the signing of the Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences, Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh, 10th September, 2019 –  Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences, Riyadh is set to open in 2020. The project will feature 249 serviced residences featuring one, two and three-bedroom units and 4-bedroom penthouses, with ample space and maximize comfort. Naif Saleh Alrajhi, Chairman…

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Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones Star in Eagerly Anticipated Sci-Fi Thriller ‘AD Astra’ – Photobook Photography Article

To the Stars! Ad Astra premieres at the 76th Venice Film Festival and releases in Saudi Arabia Cinemas 19th September. AD ASTRA, releasing throughout Saudi Arabia on the 19th September, is  a sci-fi thriller set in the future starring Brad Pitt as an elite astronaut who travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. Ad Astra, which means ‘to the stars’ in Latin…

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Nominations For The Inaugural Pearson Teacher Awards in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Now Open – Photobook Photography Article

School Awards designed to reward excellence and outstanding contribution in teaching. With an aim to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers and school leaders in the country, Pearson Middle East, today called upon all school educators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to nominate inspirational teachers, outstanding teaching teams, or school leaders for the inaugural 2019 Pearson Teacher Awards. The prestigious awards are launching in KSA for the first time to reward educators who through their…

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Six Flags Qiddiya Unveils Park Design – Photobook Photography Article

Twilight Gardens Saudi Arabia’s first family-oriented theme park will feature record-breaking rides and attractions thematically arranged into six unique lands. RIYADH, August 26, 2019: Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) today unveiled the design for Six Flags Qiddiya, one of the key entertainment facilities in a new city that is being built just outside Riyadh, and is destined to become the Kingdom’s capital of entertainment, sports and the arts. Michael Reininger “Our vision is to make Six Flags Qiddiya a theme park that delivers…

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International Falconry Events Announced for Riyadh – Photobook Photography Article

The Saudi Falcons Club has announced two majory falconry events to be held in the Kingdom later this year, further strengthening Saudi Arabia’s importance as an international center of falconry excellence. The 2nd King Abddulaziz Festival of Falconry will be held at the purpose-built falconry showgrounds on Qassim Road, Riyadh (Mulham exit) from December 1-16, while the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition will be held in Riyadh Riyadh from October 11-15. Falconry has always been closely associated with the…

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Kooheji Jewellery’s Royal Collection, a Creation Shining the Halls of Waldorf Astoria Jeddah – Photobook Photography Article

The enchanting Royal Collection of Kooheji jewellery was showcased for the very first time at Qasr Al Sharq “Waldorf Astoria” in Al Shurfa hall, at a luxurious evening that welcomed the selective elite of the jewellery and fashion industry. The royal collection consists of several exclusive precious pieces inspired by historical and royal jewels of queens and princesses, that were captured in historical moments during various royal events around the world. Each piece is characterized by the quality and clarity…

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Accor Opens: Novotel Bur Dubai in Healthcare City – Photobook Photography Article

Novotel Bur Dubai will be the first 4-star midscale hotel in Healthcare City and expands Accor’s portfolio to 58 hotels in the UAE. Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, is bolstering its portfolio in the United Arab Emirates to 58 hotels with the opening of the all-new Novotel Bur Dubai in Healthcare City. Novotel, a brand renowned for its natural and intuitive design and relaxed and lively spaces, has opened its doors in the vibrant Healthcare City area of Dubai.…

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Al Mosafer to Roll out 25 new KSA Retail Branches This Year – Photobook Photography Article

Reinforced with intensive recruitment programme to certify Saudi travel advisors. Move forms part of Almosafer’s plans to expand its footprint in Saudi Arabia while re-defining how consumers book travel Almosafer plans to develop and certify Saudi agents to become travel advisors capable of curating incredible, effortless travel experiences Young nationals are embracing the scheme with over 10,000 applications to become the next generation of travel advisors in the Kingdom Almosafer plans to have 50 stores in KSA by Q1 2020…

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Dar Al Hekma and Abraj Avenue sign an agreement to open Dukkan DAH – Photobook Photography Article

Dar Al Hekma University (DAH) and Makkah’s largest department store Abraj Avenue signed Thursday July 25th in Jeddah an agreement to open Dukkan Dar Al Hekma at Abraj Avenue. The new partnership will open doors for young and senior designers of Dar Al Hekma University to display their artistic works in a dedicated section for retail at the Abraj Avenue department store. It will also allow DAH students to gain international exposure through Dukkan Dar Al Hekma, which was launched…

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Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Sharqiya? – Photobook Photography Article

Hello Sharqawies! Here are your updates for the weekend and the upcoming week, of what’s happening in Sharqiya. Event of the Week: Future Bakery Summer Camp Photo Credit: Instagram orchidkids Design, Build & Bake For all technology, design, and robot lovers out there.. we have some amazing news for you! Orchid Kids are collaborating with Bright Up to bring you an exciting summer camp dedicated to all things fun. Girls from 4 – 10 years oldBoys from 4 – 7…

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Film Starring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried and the Voice of Kevin Costner Is Out In Saudi Arabia Cinemas this Eid Al Adha – Photobook Photography Article

Based on the best-selling novel ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ tells heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Based on Garth Stein’s beloved novel, which spent three and a half years on the bestseller list and has been translated into 38 languages, THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN stars Milo Ventimiglia (CREED II, ROCKY BALBOA), Amanda Seyfried (‘MAMMA MIA!, LES MISERABLES, TED 2) and the voice of Kevin Costner (HIDDEN FIGURES, JACK RYAN…

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The Rise of the Saudi Art Scene: Athr Gallery – Photobook Photography Article

Photos taken by Mohammed Eskandrani Exporting local culture through creative expression. When driving on-the all too familiar-King Fahad Road, it is easy for one to overlook the many large-looming structures that have occupied spaces on the side roads for decades. The crime in that, however, is overlooking the hidden treasures within these structures. Athr Gallery, in Serafi Mega Mall, is one treasure that must not be missed. Located on the fifth floor, Athr Gallery was founded by Hamza Serafi and…

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Zawia 97 Craft Exhibit at Historic Jeddah Season – Photobook Photography Article

The Historical Jeddah Season which opened successfully to a huge crowd on June 8, 2019 aims to showcase and educate the rich culture and history of Al Balad which has been deemed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. One of the interesting workshops being held at the Historic Jeddah Season is the Zawia 97 Craft Exhibit at Bait Al Sharqi. This heritage building, which sits on the corner after 97 degrees from the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca,…

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Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Sharqiya? – Photobook Photography Article

Hello Sharqawies! Here are your updates for the weekend and the upcoming week, of what’s happening in Sharqiya. Event of the Week: Drawing with Charcoal For all the artistic Sharqawies, you might want to attend this art session  Orchid Kids are hosting a charcoal drawing session with artists Dana Al Rabieh. This one-day workshop is for adults. Enjoy drawing while sipping on complimentary coffee. Date: July 22Time: 9 PM – 10 PMPrice: 100 SARLocation: Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Rd., Al…

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Stilts Band Parade and CYR Wheel at Historic Jeddah Season – Photobook Photography Article

The fun never ends at the Historic Jeddah Season this summer. With a few more days of excitement left, the Season has in store a wide range of activities filled with lots of laughter, entertainment and delight. The CYR Wheel artists at Historic Jeddah Season will enthrall you with their feat. A display of sheer talent, the brilliant artist’s, swirls around performing their act of balance and precision, amusing all visitors watching their performance. A must watch show for families…

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The Historic Jeddah Season Celebrations to Conclude Soon – Photobook Photography Article

Enjoy the last few days of great summer fun and entertainment. The first edition of the Historic Jeddah Season will soon conclude in a few days and everyone is urged to make the most of the last fun filled activities. Celebrating the unique culture and heritage of Jeddah in the historic Al Balad district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site has indeed served as a gateway to the Kingdom. A celebration of sorts, the Historic Jeddah Season showcased art, technology, musicals,…

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Accor & GFH Announce iconic Raffles brand in Bahrain following landmark agreement for ultra-luxury retreat – Photobook Photography Article

Hospitality group partners with GFH in the kingdom to launch Raffles Bahrain – an exclusive Oasis in Manama. Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, is set to debut the iconic Raffles brand in Bahrain after signing a milestone agreement with GFH Financial Group (GFH) to manage the Kingdom’s first ultra-luxurious retreat. The management agreement for Raffles Bahrain marks the start of a growing partnership between the two entities and consolidates Accor’s presence in the Kingdom where it currently operates six…

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Accor bolsters its Jordan portfolio with the opening of Mövenpick Hotel Amman – Photobook Photography Article

Mövenpick Hotel Amman Group takes over existing hotel in the Kingdom’s thriving capital, growing its footprint in the country to nine properties strong. Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, has strengthened its portfolio in Jordan to nine properties with the opening of the Mövenpick Hotel Amman today. It follows the Group’s takeover and re-brand of an existing 218-key property in the Kingdom’s vibrant capital, which has undergone a refurbishment in line with Mövenpick brand standards and premium hospitality offering and…

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Al Comedy Club Comes to Historic Jeddah Season – Photobook Photography Article

The Historic Jeddah Season continues to make your summers memorable and fun filled. The Al Balad district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site has been transformed into a world of entertainment, leisure and history. As we approach the grand finale of the Season, the entertainment continues to gain momentum and bring families together. While visitors learn about Jeddah’s history through various shows and musicals, for those who prefer comedy, some interesting shows are in the pipeline. The Al Comedy Club joins…

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