Taif becoming a major tourist attraction in the Kingdom

RIYADH: Riyadh will host the Saudi Water Forum from April 29 to May 1 under the patronage of the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Al-Fadley. Water security and sustainability are two of the most important concerns being examined and discussed internationally, and are major challenges facing Saudi Arabia, given the region’s scarcity […]

Catalyst Community: Sports Tourism has an impact on our region

We probably take it for granted that our region hosts some major sporting events that impact our communities in many ways.   We also host smaller scale events that also draw attention. For Catalyst Community, we asked Tim Shelton, the Director of Sports Tourism for Go Great Lakes Bay, to share his thoughts on what […]

“Net-zero tours” promote sustainable tourism

HÀ NỘI – The Việt Nam International Travel Mart (VITM) Hà Nội 2024, slated to take place from April 11-14 under the theme “Việt Nam tourism – Green transition for sustainable development,” is said to closely follow a new global trend of “Net zero tours” which promotes sustainable tourism and reduces negative impacts on the environment. […]

[Latest] Global Golf Tourism Market Size/Share Worth USD 33.6 Billion by 2032 at a 6.2% CAGR: Custom Market Insights (Analysis, Outlook, Leaders, Report, Trends, Forecast, Segmentation, Growth, Growth Rate, Value)

Austin, TX, USA, March 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Custom Market Insights has published a new research report titled “Golf Tourism Market Size, Trends and Insights By Destination Type (Golf Resorts, Urban Golf Courses, Scenic/Leisure Golf Retreats), By Golfer Type (Leisure Golfers, Professional Golfers, Corporate/Business Golfers), By Golfing Package (All-Inclusive Golf Vacations, Weekend Golf Getaways, […]

Saudi Arabia aiming to be a top 10 tourist destination in 2024: minister

RIYADH: The business landscape in the Middle East is projected to grow despite global economic challenges, an industry report has predicted. Issued by PwC Middle East, the report titled “Strategic growth beyond oil: Economic diversification and decarbonization expected to boost dealmaking in the region,” sheds light on the region’s potential and readiness to embrace a […]

Saudi tourism ministry issues warning over fake job websites

Riyadh: Umrah travel agencies and tour operators have nearly doubled the price of tour packages per person, with fees expected to triple in anticipation of a heavy rush during Qiyam Al-Layl, the last 10 days of Ramadan. Umrah travel operators in Riyadh have almost doubled the price of individual tour bus packages from the regular […]

Saudi tourism is gaining momentum and global recognition

The Saudi tourism sector’s recent achievements were globally applauded by esteemed international organizations, such as the UN, and the World Travel and Tourism Council. This international welcoming and recognition of Saudi tourism is due to the Kingdom having managed to host 106.2 million tourists in 2023, a remarkable increase of 56 percent compared with 2019 […]

Saudi Arabia secures $13bn for tourism expansion, eyes $85bn revenue boost: minister 

Saudi Arabia secures $13bn for tourism expansion, eyes $85bn revenue boost: minister  Arab News 25 of the biggest hotel openings coming to Saudi Arabia  Hotelier Middle East Strengthening bonds: Saudi Tourism Authority enhances commitment to Malaysia  TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific Saudi Tourism Authority, Trip.com Group to boost inbound travel to Saudi  TTG Asia Saudi Arabia Gets $13 Billion in Investment in […]

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