Neom is Saudi Arabia’s flagship business and tourism development on the Red Sea coast, unveiled by His Highness Prince Mohammed in 2017. The project is central to the kingdom’s 2030 Vision for diversifying its economy.
In this $500 billion development, intelligent towns and cities will be developed, as well as ports and enterprise areas, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist attractions.
The development will be spread across 26,500 square kilometers and include several industrial and logistics zones. The project is expected to be completed by 2025. Let me shed some light on the prestigious developments of NEOM that we are about to witness in the coming years.
NEOM will have hyperconnected, cognitive towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, and research centers. The hub will serve as a place for entrepreneurs, business leaders, and companies to research, incubate, and commercialize new technologies.
At NEOM, residents will embody a multicultural ethos, embrace exploration, take risks, and embrace diversity. There are plans to build a network of airports, including an international airport. Neom Bay Airport in Sharma’s northern region opened last year and operated regular flights for Neom’s investors and employees. NEOM’s main attractions will be Sindalah Island, Trojena and Oxagon. NEOM is powered by ENOWA, and The Line. Let’s delve into each of these names that comes with NEOM and is talk of the web:
Sindalah is one of the many islands that will be built in NEOM according to its own unique vision and design. Covering an area of approximately 840,000 square meters. In addition to its incredible array of amenities, state-of-the-art marine facilities, strategic location, and exceptional natural landscapes, Sindalah is sure to become one of the most alluring islands in the Red Sea.
Trojena, a new mountain tourism destination in the world. It will be a destination for tourists all year long that offers unique winter experiences that people living in desert climates in the Gulf region probably haven’t had before.
It has a ski village, ultra-luxury family and wellness resorts, a variety of retail stores and restaurants, sports like mountain biking, water sports, and skiing, and an interactive nature reserve, according to Saudi Press Agency.
There will be cultural, artistic, sporting, and musical festivals. Trojena anticipates 700,000 visitors and 7,000 permanent residents for the project and its adjacent residential districts by 2030.
All construction activities will be guided by NEOM’s commitment to long-term sustainability and minimal disruption to the local ecology.
Oxagon, a brand-new floating city touted as the “world’s largest floating structure,” will be inherent in the southwestern area of NEOM, the advanced new megacity that Saudi specialists guarantee will be multiple times the size of New York City. The Red Sea, which has an average depth of 500 meters, will be where half of OXAGON will float.
The city will use the Internet of Things, artificial and predictive intelligence, and robotics to create “a seamless integrated, intelligent and efficient supply chain,” according to a press release. It will be powered entirely by renewable energy.
For NEOM, The Line offers an unparalleled urban living experience while preserving the natural surroundings. It changes how urban development is thought of and how future cities should look.
As per the NEOM’s official website, the footprint of the line, which will be 34 square kilometers in size, has the potential to accommodate 9 million people. This will result in a smaller footprint for infrastructure and unprecedented efficiencies in city operations. Residents will be able to take advantage of the natural surroundings due to the ideal climate throughout the year. Occupants of NEOM could likewise approach all offices within a five-minute stroll, notwithstanding fast rail – with a start-to-finish travel of 20 minutes.
ENOWA is a renowned energy, water, and hydrogen company founded in NEOM that uses a customer-centric, intelligent, connected, and circular, with the help of the best solar and wind energy profiles available in NEOM to produce and deliver clean, sustainable resources for industrial and commercial applications.
For Saudi, NEOM is a force for advancing humankind and a hypothetical picture of the future. On the Red Sea in northwest Saudi Arabia, a living laboratory is being built from scratch where entrepreneurship will lay the foundation for this New Future. As a destination and home, it will be a place for those with big dreams who wish to bring a fresh approach to thriving enterprises, exceptional living, and environmental preservation.
Located in northwest Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea, it is a living laboratory where entrepreneurship will chart the course for this New Future. People who dream big and want to be part of creating thriving businesses and reimagining environmental conservation can live here and play a part in creating a new model for exceptional livability.
If all turn right, at NEOM we can experience a world-class design, immersive digital experiences, and seamless travel with nature.