Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg's White House reporter, tweeted that Trump flashed a thumbs up as he boarded a 'gold escalator'.
Both Mr Trump and Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud are fans of extravagancies. In March the Saudi King brought two golden escalators for a four day trip in Japan and Trump famously has a golden elevator in Trump Tower.
2. He didn't wear a head scarves, and neither did Melania, despite him previously criticising Michelle Obama for the same thing.
.@POTUS boards Air Force One and begins his 1st international trip as President.
Follow along at… https://t.co/3RID9whkaC
— Department of State (@Department of State)
Saudi Arabia has strict rules on women in public spaces - law states they're required to wear full length dress and cover their hair in public spaces, the rule doesn't apply to foreign visitors.
On recent trips to the country, both Angela Merkel and Theresa May didn't wear head scarves.
However, in 2015 Trump criticised Michelle Obama for exactly that.
3. The Saudi and US flags were projected on Trump's hotel...
Incredible welcome for @POTUS in Riyadh when he arrives - billboards/red white blue lights everywhere. #potusabroad https://t.co/0kmdlhNzOp
— Sarah H. Sanders 45 Archived (@Sarah H. Sanders 45 Archived)
4. As was his face
5. In fact, his face was EVERYWHERE
These signs are omnipresent along the highways in Riyadh https://t.co/cDuFY6xKr0