The third annual edition of the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference is being held at Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel.
The event will bring together more than 350 dignitaries, developers, investors, hotel owners and operators to discuss the future of the kingdom’s ever-growing hotel market in light of the event theme, ‘Transform Tomorrow’.
Hosted by Dur Hospitality, organised by Semark and co-organised by Bench Events and Meed, SHIC features more than 90 high-profile speakers from companies paving the way in Saudi Arabia’s hospitality investment industry.
Companies participating this year include the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority, Al Hokair Group, Amaala, the Red Sea Development Company and Diriyah Gate Development Authority.
Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events and founder of SHIC, said: “We are excited to kick-off 2020 with the third edition of SHIC, which comes following a pivotal year for the Saudi Arabian hospitality industry.
“The launch of tourist visas in September last year marked the kingdom’s intention to become a global tourism destination and we are proud to be bringing together the tourism officials, hotel owners and operators working to…