The Riyadh Travel Fair, the largest tourism travel fair of its kind in Saudi Arabia, opened yesterday (April 15) with more than 200 exhibitors marking an 18 per cent increase compared to last year’s event.
The event, represe
Tourism sector contributes 2.6 per cent of the Saudi economy, according to a recent report released by the Saudi Commission on Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA).
The sector is also set to create 1.7 million jobs over the coming six y
Elaf Group, a leading hospitality company, is reading for the anticipated tourism growth in Saudi Arabia as a result of a government plan to develop 34,800 new hotel rooms in next five years, said a top official.
The government ha
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) will lead a delegation of the emirate’s premium tourism partners to a major travel fair in Riyadh, expanding its focus on Saudi Arabia.
Riyadh Travel Fair is opening tomorro
Park Inn by Radisson Al Khobar was recently awarded the 'Best Mid-market Hotel in Saudi Arabia' at the first Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards.
The Park Inn hotel in Al Khobar fought off tough competition from 16 other nominees in
The Saudi tourism industry, which has seen significant growth in the recent years, has set an ambitious target to attract over 88 million visitors by 2020 besides creating 900,000 new jobs in this sector, said a report.
The tourism market
Saudi Arabia has denied that its aim to promote tourism would have a negative effect on the Kingdom's culture and traditions.
'There is no concern for the Kingdom from tourism,' an Arab News report quoted Prince Sultan bin Salman, secretar