Special Editions

Special Editions delve into industry to tell corporate stories. These annual guides offer the Forbes Middle East audience an insight into what's happening in the sectors that matter to them through the eyes of experts and key players in the business.

The Digital Revolutionary

Sealing The Deal

Open To Visitors

Investing In The New Oil

Opening Up The Silver Screen

Building A Dream

Private Public Partnerships to Shape Saudi Arabia’s Future

A Life Of Luxury

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2 months ago

The Digital Revolutionary

Even as Mastercard puts up an impressive performance at Wall Street, its President and CEO Ajay Banga is not resting on his laurels. He is steering the payments firm to invest in technologies such as...
By Mary Sophia 22 min read
2 months ago

Sealing The Deal

Regional M&A dealmaking remains tepid as buyers and sellers play a waiting game. But finance professionals seem to be optimistic of numbers picking up soon. Aside from a few landmark deals, the...
By James Gavin 11 min read
2 months ago

Open To Visitors

Saudi Arabia is an enigma to most travelers, but the Kingdom is aiming to change this perception with an ambitious plan to transform itself into a tourist hub. Saudi Arabia has not always shown an...
By Angitha Pradeep 11 min read
2 months ago

Investing In The New Oil

The world’s largest oil producer is developing close to 700MW renewable energy projects as it aims to narrow the 10% GDP slice it pours into domestic fuel consumption—via roughly $60 billion in...
By Khadeeja Balkhi 14 min read
2 months ago

Opening Up The Silver Screen

With Saudi Arabia lifting the ban on cinemas, entertainment firms and cinema operators are eying a slice of this massive, untapped market. After 35 years of blank screens, Saudi cinema goers are...
By James Gavin 13 min read
2 months ago

Building A Dream

Yasser bin Faisal Al-Sharif, CEO of Jabal Omar Development Company, is leading the creation of one of the largest real estate projects in Mekkah. Finding the investment for such an ambitious...
2 months ago

Private Public Partnerships to Shape Saudi Arabia’s Future

Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are a critical element of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, a bold and ambitious roadmap for the Kingdom’s future. The legislative framework to enable PPPs continues to...
2 months ago

A Life Of Luxury

Simon Casson has been with Four Seasons for 28 years, working up to his current role as President of Hotel Operations for EMEA. He believes the secret to luxury lies much deeper than a sparkling...