Al Salaam Mall is one of five Arabian Centres' properties in Jeddah.

Saudi Arabia is building cinemas, says Arabian Centres CEO

Arabian Centres, which has 19 malls and a further 10 in the pipeline, is developing cinemas in its new developments

Saudi Arabia’s largest mall operator has revealed that its new malls under development have space allocated for cinemas.

Arabian Centres, which has 19 shopping centres in highly-populated cities across the kingdom, is currently developing ten new malls with space allocated for cinemas.

As part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 plan, authorities the newly established General Authority for Entertainment will at some stage in the future issue entertainment licences that will legalise cinemas in the country.

Arabian Centres, which already has successful operations in the family entertainment sector, in particular the edutainment concept KidZania, will now look to capitalise on what it sees will be a...Read more...