Historic buildings to turn into hotels in Saudi

29 May 2010

An initiative has been launched by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) to establish a hospitality company that will turn government-owned historic buildings into hotels, Arab News has reported. The project, which aims to preserve the historic building and provide job opportunities, has been presented to the government for approval, SCTA said. The plan was announced during the First International Urban Heritage for Islamic Countries which took place in Riyadh.

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