banner image

About Us

Stunning luxury sustainable island resort in the Red Sea global destination. background
Who we are
Red Sea Global (RSG) is one of the world’s most visionary developers, wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia. We are spearheading a new model of development, putting people and planet first and leveraging the most innovative concepts and technologies to deliver projects that actively enhance the well-being of customers, communities and environments.
 
Our portfolio includes two world-leading destinations announced by HRH Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, The Red Sea and Amaala. Collectively, these responsible and regenerative tourism destinations will aim to enhance Saudi Arabia’s luxury tourism and sustainability offering, going above and beyond to not only protect the natural environment, but to enhance it for future generations to come. 
 
A cornerstone of Vision 2030, RSG will help transform the nation, creating significant economic opportunities for the people of Saudi Arabia and actively enhancing the Kingdom’s rich environmental and cultural heritage.

Asset Publisher

Our Mission

Our mission is to act as agents of change, by partnering with the world's greatest minds to spearhead new innovations that reimagine the boundaries of our sector and create a better world for people and planet.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become the world’s most responsible developer, by trailblazing new global standards which see built environments become enablers for social and ecological transformation.

Our Mission
Our vision

About us - Our values

Our Values

  • We take responsibility for the natural environment, aiming to preserve, protect, and enhance it
  • We help in increasing opportunities, both within the communities where we operate and across Saudi Arabia
  • We are proud to be at the forefront of the responsible tourism industry
  • We communicate, share knowledge and work together in multi- diverse cultural environment. We work hand in hand with our stakeholders and partners to succeed
  • We embrace opportunities to learn and develop skills from our colleagues
  • We believe that by coming together as a team, we can achieve the best outcomes for our company and the country
  • We affiliate with like-minded partners and suppliers to achieve Red Sea Global’s ambitious goals
  • We are passionate about achieving results with excellence
  • We continually go beyond what is expected of us, to achieve the best outcomes
  • We strive every day to achieve the ambitious targets of our company
  • We are passionate about Saudi Arabia and the opportunity to showcase the culture of warm hospitality to the world
  • Respect is at the center of everything we do and is the beating heart of our values
  • We treat all of our colleagues with respect and embrace different backgrounds and perspectives
  • We have a deep respect for the natural environment and are committed to protecting it for future generations
  • We respect the culture and heritage of Saudi Arabia
Responsibility
Vision 2030 is a bold blueprint intended to build the best future for Saudi Arabia. It is designed to harness and showcase the nation’s greatest strengths, build upon its leading role at the heart of Arab and Islamic worlds, and help to create a more sustainable economy by forging new and stronger cultural business connections with the world
Mr. John Pagano
CEO
John Pagano, CEO of Red Sea Global, stands tall in a suit and tie, exuding professionalism and authority.

Awards

Awards

Sustainable Construction Organization of the Year at Big 5 Global Impact Awards

We're honored to be recognized for our holistic approach to development for people and planet at the 2023 Big 5 Global Impact Awards. Our win as Sustainable Construction Organization of the Year reflects our unwavering commitment to regeneration and innovation.


We'd also like to congratulate our partners Grankraft for winning Prefabrication & Modular Construction Project of the Year for their incredible work at Shebara resort.

Our Talent Aquisition team wins EMEA Recruitment Team of the Year

Our incredible Talent Acquisition team are crowned EMEA Recruitment Team of the Year by HRO Today Association. Since 2018, the dynamic team of Saudi and global professionals have successfully hired and onboarded thousands of talented Red Sea'ers from around the world. Their incredible efforts have transformed our company from a startup to a thriving 5,200-strong family, working together for people and planet.

Our net-zero 5G network wins Climate Action Initiative of the Year

Our pioneering telecom network at The Red Sea, the world's first net-zero 5G network created in partnership with Zain KSA, has been awarded Climate Action Initiative of the Year at the 2023 Glotels Awards. We're proud that our efforts to minimize environmental impact while delivering exceptional connectivity experiences have been recognized. We're setting new benchmarks for the telecom industry for people and planet.

RSI wins World's Leading New Airport 2023

Soaring to new heights, Red Sea International Airport is honored as the World's Leading New Airport 2023, adding to our accolades from the World Travel Awards, including Middle East's Best New Airport and two wins for our smart luggage system. We're proud to be recognized for redefining aviation for people and planet since launching domestic flights earlier this year.

Shebara resort wins Project of the Future

Our groundbreaking Shebara resort, in collaboration with Killa Design, has been awarded Project of the Future at the Identity Design Awards 2023! 

Each unit was constructed and equipped offshore before being seamlessly integrated into the resort's solar-powered infrastructure. This light-touch approach preserves the island's pristine natural environment, its vibrant coral reefs, and diverse wildlife. 

 

We’re proud that our LEED Platinum resort is recognized as revolutionizing architecture in the Middle East for people and planet.

Design & Engineering team celebrates triple win at Landscape Middle East Sustainability Awards

Our Group Head of Design and Engineering, Scott Henshaw, has earned the Lifetime Achievement Award, and our Director of Landscape Architecture, Fahad Alhabili, has been honored with the Prominent Professional Award for their innovative work in sustainable landscape design.

 

Our Landscape Nursery received the Tourism & Retail award.

Talent Acquisition Team of The Year 2023

Our incredible Talent Acquisition Team won the 2023 HRO Today Talent Acquisition Team of the Year Award! 

From a startup to a powerhouse, they've transformed our hiring process and reached a milestone in November 2023: 5,000 employees from 78 countries hired across our company, brands, and subsidiaries

ISO 20400:2017 Certification for Sustainable Procurement

Red Sea Global has achieved the ISO 20400:2017 certification for sustainable procurement. This certification highlights our commitment to incorporating sustainable purchasing practices and a range of holistic factors, such as environmental footprint, social responsibility, long-term economic sustainability, and cost efficiency. 


As we continue to work to reduce our operational impact on the environment, this certification is proof of our dedication to ethical and sustainable practices.

World Travel Awards 2023

Red Sea International Airport shone at the World Travel Awards 2023 with three wins – the World’s Best Smart Hospitality Project, the Middle East’s Best Smart Airport Project, and the Middle East's Leading Tourism Development Project – for our incredible smart luggage management system. 

A special thanks to the Technology, Smart Destination, and Digital Experience teams for making this possible.

Read more

Risk & Continuity Management Award at The Annual CISO Conclave

We are thrilled to announce that our Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) team won the Annual CISO Conclave award for their excellent efforts in Enterprise Risk Management and Business Continuity Management (ERM & BCM), underlining our commitment to robust risk and resilience management practices.

Turtle Bay Villas and Townhouses win LEED Homes Award

Red Sea Global has won the LEED Homes Award in Outstanding Developer category for our Turtle Bay Villas and Townhouses, which achieved Platinum LEED Homes certification in 2022.

We’re honored to be recognized as a green building leader by the US Green Building Council and LEED professionals. 

Read more

Turtle Bay Hotel wins Offsite Project of the Year

Our Turtle Bay Hotel has won the prestigious Offsite Project of the Year award at the Construction Technology Awards 2023.

We’re proud to be recognized as a best-in-class project in the sustainable construction environment as we continue creating beautiful destinations for people and planet. 

Watch video

Best Health & Wellbeing Program

Red Sea Global received the CIPD Middle East award for Best Health and Wellbeing Program in recognition of our efforts to promote a healthy lifestyle for our employees. Our corporate wellbeing program is a strategic enabler of our business objectives, which brings to life the vision of His Royal Highness and the strategic priorities of Vision 2030

BCI Global Resilience Award

We're delighted to announce that RSG received the ‘Collaboration in Resilience’ award at the Business Continuity Institute’s Global Resilience Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions of business continuity, risk and emergency management excellence across the world.

The prestigious Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Risk Champions Award

Our Risk and Resilience team has won the prestigious Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Risk Champions Award at the 7th GCC Security Symposium! They have redefined the way we view "Resilience" and made it an integral part of our strategy, strengthening our community, society, and environment #ForPeopleAndPlanet. Congratulations to our outstanding team! #RedSeaGlobal

RSG Becomes First Saudi Company to Achieve Standard for Good Governance

Red Sea Global has become the first company in Saudi Arabia to achieve the ISO 37000 for good governance. Developed by the British Standards Institution, it recognizes businesses that go beyond practicing good governance in siloed singular departments, by operating ethically and effectively at an enterprise-wide level to fulfil its purpose as a business

International Standard for Business Resilience ISO Award

We're proud to have been recognized by The Major International Standard for Business Resilience Award. The ISO22301:2019 certification acknowledges the success of the Covid-19 HSE plans initiated at our projects.

Environmental Management Standard ISO Award

We're delighted to have been awarded the Environmental Management Standard ISO14001:2015 by the British Standards Institution (BSI).

Read more

Information Security Management ISO Award

We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded the prestigious ISO 270001:2013 certification by world-leading testing, inspection and certification company SGS for our esteemed information security management system and compliance with national and international standards.

Construction Week awards

We're delighted to have won Masterplan Project of The Year, Health & Safety Initiative of the Year and Sustainability Initiative of the Year awards for The Red Sea Project at the Construction Week KSA Awards.

BIM Project Kitemark world first

We're proud to announce that The Red Sea Development Company is the first asset owner in the world to achieve the prestigious BIM Project Kitemark for our digital project delivery and adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) aligned to ISO19650, awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI).

Read more

Another ISO first

We're proud to announce that we're one of the first development companies in the Middle East to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality management of the design and construction of assets at The Red Sea.

Read more

BIM Project of the Year

We’re proud to have won the BIM Implementation of the Year award at the Construction Technology Awards 2021

Exceptional assessment

We're pleased to announce that The Red Sea Development Company has achieved an exceptional overall score of 84/100 in our first ever ESG assessment and benchmark exercise by Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark.

Driving Growth in KSA

We're proud to learn that we ranked as the highest ranking giga-project in Construction Week Middle East's independent review of 'The Top 50 Construction Firms Driving Growth in Saudi Arabia’.

Cityscape MENA intelligence award 2021

We're honored to have won in the KSA hospitality and tourism category of the cityscape MENA intelligence 2021 awards for the awe-inspiring Coral Bloom designs for our hub island at The Red Sea Project.

ISO certification award

We're proud to be awarded ISO31000:2018 certification, the highest available standard in risk management with zero non-conformities. This recognizes our organized and process-driven approach to risk management.

LEED Platinum Certification

We are proud to have completed the first stage of the LEED for Cities (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum certification in the ‘Plan & Design’ criteria for The Red Sea Project.

Developer of the Year

We're delighted to have won "The Developer of the Year" and "Excellence in Health & Employee Safety" awards at the Big Project Middle East Awards 2020. This recognizes the exceptional progress we've made in setting new standards in sustainable development and worker welfare at The Red Sea.

Sustainable Construction Organization of the Year at Big 5 Global Impact Awards
Our Talent Aquisition team wins EMEA Recruitment Team of the Year
Our net-zero 5G network wins Climate Action Initiative of the Year
RSI wins World's Leading New Airport 2023
Shebara resort wins Project of the Future
Design & Engineering team celebrates triple win at Landscape Middle East Sustainability Awards
Talent Acquisition Team of The Year 2023
ISO 20400:2017 Certification for Sustainable Procurement
World Travel Awards 2023
Risk & Continuity Management Award at The Annual CISO Conclave
Turtle Bay Villas and Townhouses win LEED Homes Award
Turtle Bay Hotel wins Offsite Project of the Year
Best Health & Wellbeing Program
BCI Global Resilience Award
The prestigious Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Risk Champions Award
RSG Becomes First Saudi Company to Achieve Standard for Good Governance
International Standard for Business Resilience ISO Award
Environmental Management Standard ISO Award
Information Security Management ISO Award
Construction Week awards
BIM Project Kitemark world first
Another ISO first
BIM Project of the Year
Exceptional assessment
Driving Growth in KSA
Cityscape MENA intelligence award 2021
ISO certification award
LEED Platinum Certification
Developer of the Year
background background
National Transformation Program

VISION 2030

The Red Sea Global (RSG) was established in 2018 as a closed joint stock company wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia to drive the development of The Red Sea Project, a regenerative tourism destination along Saudi Arabia’s west coast, and one of three giga-projects announced by HRH Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud in 2017.

Get in touch

To learn more about Red Sea Global, please get in touch.

Contact us