Summer festivals and cultural events across the kingdom have contributed to an increase in visitors and have helped to boost the economy.
A newly elected president and an inclusive government have contributed to a sense of stability, which has been good for tourism, officials say.
Representatives of banks and money exchange firms in the province had announced a strike to demand security protection following an armed robbery of a bank.
The women-only shopping mall has given women the freedom to shop and engage in business activity without disrupting social norms.
Exchange rates against some foreign currencies have reached a record high, economists say, resulting in economic hardships for Yemenis.
High inflation rates are seeing Egyptians buying less food and scaling back preparations for the Muslim holy month this year.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has promised to support the economic development of the northern city to boost Lebanon's economy and reconstruction in Syria.
Iran's economy has suffered as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps diverts state funds to fight proxy wars in other countries, experts say.
The agricultural sector in Yemen has incurred heavy losses as a result of the war, compounding food insecurity and unemployment.
The first state budget in 12 years, now awaiting parliament's endorsement, will help Lebanon attract new investments, experts say.