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stc group and Red Sea Global sign a strategic partnership to drive the digital success of RSG destinations


06 Nov 2023


stc group and Red Sea Global sign a strategic partnership to drive the digital success of RSG destinations


06 Nov 2023


Offering latest communication technologies at tourist sites on Red Sea coast.

Riyadh, 06 October 2023: stc group, an engine of digital transformation, has signed a strategic partnership with Red Sea Global (RSG), marking a significant milestone. This agreement aims to facilitate digital transformation and empower tourist destinations along the Red Sea coast by adopting state-of-the-art communication technologies and digital services, focusing on seamless and sustained connectivity services.

stc group has entered this agreement to drive digital and technical development in mega projects within Saudi Arabia by priming the connectivity services to all existing and prospective sites in the Red Sea area to revolutionise the region's tourism experience.

Red Sea Global is the developer behind some of the largest tourism projects launched by the Kingdom as part of its ambitious Vision 2030, which seeks to diversify the economy and create new investment opportunities. stc group is actively supporting this crucial role by facilitating The Red Sea destination becoming an advanced tourist destination through the implementation of cutting-edge digital technologies. These technologies aim to enhance the quality of life at this vital site, with a focus on providing advanced digital services to visitors.

"As a key player in the digital transformation of the Kingdom, we are pleased to continue our support by partnering with The Red Sea destination - one of the largest national initiatives. We recognize the significance of this project for the country and are committed to leveraging our expertise to develop it further”, said Olayan bin Mohammed Alwetaid, stc group CEO. 


“From seamless and personalized services for our visitors, to 24/7 monitoring of the environment, technology underpins our vision for The Red Sea and AMAALA. stc’s technology ensures we can meet and exceed the high expectations of our discerning guests, while achieving our ambitions to pioneer regenerative tourism,”
said John Pagano, Group CEO at Red Sea Global.


Under this agreement, stc group will offer advanced connectivity services The Red Sea and AMAALA destinations by delivering tailored solutions with potential expansion into newly developed areas. These services will ensure seamless and uninterrupted connectivity for both destinations. stc will provide advanced communications solutions, including fixed and mobile services with 5G technologies and connectivity through the group's data centres.

The collaboration between stc group and RSG goes beyond just providing connectivity. Together, the companies have developed Smart Services to enhance the digital guest experience, including smart EV charging, VMS (smart gates), a Marine security command centre, RSG booking engine, and RSG contact centre. Additionally, stc customers will benefit from automatic WiFi offloading.

This project is a continuation of stc group’s contribution to tourism by enabling tourist sites to offer visitors a number of cutting-edge communication technologies. This partnership between the group and RSG is a result of the contribution to the tourism industry. This will lead to new economic growth and development opportunities in smart hotels, smart residences and smart agriculture domains. stc endeavours to go hand in hand with Red Sea Global in its pursuit to serve the Saudi Vision 2030, and this strategic alliance is a crucial step to fulfilling this vision for the Kingdom.

About Red Sea Global

Red Sea Global (RSG - ) is a closed joint-stockcompany wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of SaudiArabia. It is a vertically integrated real estate developer with adiverse portfolio across tourism, residential, experiences,infrastructure, transport, healthcare, and services. This includes theluxury regenerative tourism destinations The Red Sea, which beganwelcoming guests in 2023, and AMAALA, which remains on track to welcomefirst guests in 2025. A third destination, Thuwal Private Retreat, willopen this year, and RSG has also been entrusted with refurbishment worksat Al Wajh Airport, focused on upgrading the existing terminal andinfrastructure, and building a new international terminal. RSG is acornerstone of Saudi Arabia’s ambition to diversify its economy. Acrossits growing portfolio of destinations, subsidiaries and businesses, RSGseeks to lead the world towards a more sustainable future, showing howresponsible development can uplift communities, drive economies, andenhance the environment.

RSG is the visionary company behind some of the world’s most ambitious development ventures, including luxury regenerative tourism destinations such as The Red Sea and AMAALA.

Across its portfolio, RSG leverages the most innovative concepts, strategies, and technologies to deliver projects that actively enhance the wellbeing of customers, communities, and environments.

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