Mecca


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joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia

a place that attracts many visitors

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Kent Cooper, a regional vice president for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, faces something of a challenge when 7DAYS asks him to describe the operations of his firm's huge Mecca hotels during the Hajj.
The Imam of Muslim members of Ugandan parliament, Honorable Abdu-Latif Sebaggala who led the team of Muslims said, an official communication was received that Saudi Arabia has lifted the ban it has put on Ugandan Muslims to travel to Mecca.
However, one UK-based Saudi historian said what Saudi authorities are doing in Mecca amounts to 'cultural vandalism'.
Notwithstanding this, with the publication of his works on Mecca in the early fifteenth century al-Fasi inspired several authors during the same century and up to the nineteenth century to allot more time to Meccan history and to the region in general.
Everything went very well," Mecca governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal told reporters on Sunday, adding that this year's pilgrimage was "the most successful hajj season ever.
Mecca Design and Production marks its 21st year in Dallas, Texas as a full-service, custom design and construction company designing and building three-dimensional exhibits, scenic environments and events across the world to communicate to audiences big and small.
It is Mecca World Group's mission to bring diversity into the global soft drinks market, to offer quality products that are healthy, with a strong sense of uniqueness.
Another project, the high-speed Haramain Railway, will link the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to the Red Sea port of Jeddah, an entry point for millions of pilgrims, to relieve road congestion.
The Saudi Fransi Bank indicates that investment of government and real estate development companies in Mecca and Medina will amount to approximately US$120 billion over the next 10 years.
Summary: The Saudi holy city of Mecca is proving to be the exception to a Middle East property downturn, as more and more pilgrims flock to Islam's holiest city and fuel a hotel construction boom.
Summary: the annual pilgrimage of Muslims to the Grand Mosque rising, so too is the number of international hotel operators expanding in Mecca
LIVERPOOL'S first Beatle museum, The Cavern Mecca will be holding a 30-year reunion on November 5.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), a US-based company that operates 207 Hyatt Hotels and Resorts worldwide, has entered into an agreement with Jabal Omar Development Company, to operate three Hyatt-branded hotels in Mecca (Makkah), in Saudi Arabia.
But a building boom in Mecca has upset many Muslims.
GAMING group Rank said the snowy weather caused the number of visitors to its Mecca Bingo halls to drop by nearly a third.