EXPERIENCE THE MAJESTIC ARABIAN CULTURE

To make your travel plans to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia easier and hassle-free this December, we would like to share with you our preferred flight and hotel options.

We continue to ensure the safety of our ministerial guests, global speakers, and delegates throughout the three-day event in Riyadh as we welcome participants from around the world.

Here are some of the preferred airlines for your flight bookings:

Saudia Airlines

Saudia airlines started operating in 1945 and received numerous awards in the region. The primary hub of the airlines is located in Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh, and Damman. Today, Saudia has 142 aircraft that fly all over the world.

Emirates Airlines

The flagship airline of Dubai started operating in 1985. With over 152 destinations, the airline was multiple recognized as one of the best airlines in the industry.

Here are the suggested options for your hotel stay in Riyadh:

Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences

6623 Al Shohadaa Eastern Ring Road, Riyadh, 13241-2892, Saudi Arabia

This 5* hotel is located 24km away from King Khalid International airport with an overlooking view of Granada Mall and Granada Business Park.

Fairmont Riyadh

Business Gate, Qurtubah Area, Airport Road,11552 RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA

This 5* hotel is located 10-15 minutes away from the venue. The hotel has more than 200 spacious rooms and suites and a wide selection of world-class dining options.

Marriott Hotel

A 15-20 minute drive from the event venue where this 5* hotel can be found. The hotel offers more than 150 rooms and various amenities to enjoy.

Price per night: starting from 1,000 SAR

Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport

Muhammad Ibn Faraj Road 5333, King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, 13442, Saudi Arabia

Located in the downtown business hub, this hotel is a 15-20 minutes drive away from the event venue. This 4* hotel offers 150+ rooms to stay in.

To arrange to pick up and drop off from and to the hotel, we recommend:

World Traveller Company

A leading travel company providing top-quality travel and transportation services. The company was established in 2007 that offers a top-of-the-line fleet of cars.

Travel partner:

Cozmo Travel

Travel with ease and save on flights and hotel bookings with our travel partner at discounted rates.

For more information and to secure your discounted rates and offers, please contact:

Jovelyn Sadoguio

Email: jovelyn@gpca.org.ae

Tel : +971 4 451 0666 Ext 153

Visa information

Attendees of the 16th Annual GPCA Forum will require a valid Saudi entry visa. Here are the following lists of types of visas available for you.

Ensure to prepare the following requirements

  • Valid 6 months passport
  • 18yrs old and above
  • Invitation letter

E-visa

Nationals from the following countries can apply an e-visa to https://visa.visitsaudi.com/Registration/Verify

Nationals from the following countries can apply an e-visa to https://visa.visitsaudi.com/Registration/Verify

AMERICA EUROPE ASIA OCEANIA
USA Andorra Brunei Australia
Canada Austria China (Including Hongkong and Macau) New Zealand
Belgium Japan
Bulgaria Kazakhstan
Croatia Malaysia
Cyprus Singapore
Czech Republic South Korea
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Montenegro
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom

Visa on arrival

Attendees from the rest of the countries can apply for a visa through the nearest Saudi Arabia Embassy and Consulate. You can visit https://www.mofa.gov.sa/ar/Pages/default.aspx for the complete list and locations.

Consulate Visa

Attendees can acquire a valid visa on arrival if any of the following conditions:

  • Attendees holding a valid and used visa of USA, UK, or Schengen
  • Nationals from listed countries of e-visa

*Please note that you can pay your visa fees at the airport through Credit Card only