According to the latest statistics released from the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), visitors to Mauritius from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increased 49 percent between the months of January and July compared to the same period in 2018.
Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute USD70.9 billion in total to the country’s GDP for this year, according to data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, as exhibitors prepare to showcase what the Kingdom has to offer at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 28 – 1 May 01.
National Center for Tourism Human Resources Development (Takamul) has concluded the preparation of a training agenda related to tourism routes across provinces in Saudi Arabia, aiming to educate tourism professionals and involve more citizens in the sector.
The 11th edition of the Souk Okaz festival commencing on July 12 will offer participants a revamped programme, including a new event titled Narrator’s Tent.
During the daily happening, five narrators recounting historical Arabic stories, will take visitors back to the important events of the region’s past.
Overall, the festival will see more than 100 different events reflecting local life as well as the cultural heritage of the venue, including competitions, excursions, workshops and other activities prepared by Saudi Commission for Tourism & Cultural Heritage and tourism partners for residents and visitors alike.
Ahead of Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2017, taking place on March 26 – 30 in Riyadh, Elaf Group is preparing to unveil its hospitality offerings, contributing to Saudi Vision 2030.
THE SAUDI COMMISSION FOR TOURISM AND NATIONAL HERITAGE (SCTH) AND A COALITION OF SAUDI ARABIAN GOVERNMENTAL BODIES ARE SET TO PROMOTE THE KINGDOM’S TOURISM THROUGH A RECENT SPENDING BOOST,