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Saudi Arabia Plans Oil Rig ‘Adventure Tourism’ Theme Park

Saudi Arabia is expecting “around a million guests a year” to visit its oil rig-themed “adventure tourism” park that will feature an underwater restaurant, “immersive theater,” and multiple hotels, the executive in charge of the project told the Emirati newspaper The National on Tuesday.

An offshore drilling platform stands in shallow waters at the Manifa offshore oilfield, op

Saudi Arabia’s GDP Tops $1 Trillion as Oil Prices Surge

Saudi Arabia announced this weekend that its gross domestic product had crossed the threshold of $1 trillion for the first time in its history, a milestone reached with the aid of high global oil prices and heavy government investment in tourism and entertainment.

Amin Nasser, the chairman and CEO of the state-run oil giant Saudi Aramco, speaks to journ

Saudi Abandons Islamic Calendar for Government Pay

Saudi government workers will be paid according to the Gregorian calendar instead of the Islamic Hijri calendar, making the working month longer as part of cost-cutting measures, newspapers reported Monday.