Hospitality & Tourism

Localization rates for jobs in Makkah’s tourism sector reach 40 percent

The number of Saudi women working in the sector saw a 37 percent increase in 2024 so far

Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector contributing record $118.4 billion to GDP: Report

The Kingdom’s travel and tourism sector grew by over 32 percent in 2023

Saudi NEOM reveals Magna: 12 luxury destinations to contribute over $693 million to Kingdom’s GDP by 2030, create 15,000 jobs

Magna will prioritize cutting-edge technology, world-class architecture, and ultra-modern amenities in line with Vision 2030

Saudi Arabia commits $800 billion to tourism, aims for 10 percent sector contribution to economy by 2030: Minister

Al Khateeb outlines plans to add over 250,000 hotel rooms, attract young Saudis to the industry

Saudi Arabia launches Saudi Summer Program 2024 to boost tourism sector

Program features over 550 tourism products and more than 150 special offers

Saudi Arabia sees 20 percent surge in passengers in 2024 at 111 million

Number of flights increased to over 37 million last year, according to GACA President

Cruise Saudi launches 335-metre floating resort AROYA Cruises

The ship accommodates over 3,362 passengers and includes 20 entertainment venues across 18 decks

Saudi Entertainment Ventures joins Qiddiya to enhance entertainment ecosystem

SEVEN spearheads 21 entertainment projects across 14 cities, with investments exceeding $13.33 billion

Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah seeks U.K. partnerships in business, development projects

Diriyah reiterates commitment to expanding its partnership portfolio across various sectors

Saudi Arabia e-visa accessibility extended to Barbados, Bahamas, and Grenada

With this expansion, the total number of countries eligible for the E-visa has increased to 66

ATM 2024: Saudia, Red Sea Global partner to streamline travel experiences

Agreement aligns with RSG's vision of fostering responsible and sustainable development

Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya set to build Aquarabia, region’s largest water theme park

Aquarabia will also offer an underwater adventure trip using diving vehicles

NEOM secures $2.67 billion revolving credit facility for development projects

Financing boosts ongoing development endeavors and short-term financing requirements

Ramadan 2024: Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Historic District welcomes over 2.5 million visitors

District emerges as a model for sustainable practices and urban development

Eid Al Fitr 2024 in Saudi Arabia: Places to visit, fireworks, staycations and more

Here's the ultimate guide to all you need to know about celebrating Eid Al Fitr in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector sets new record, foreign visitor spending touches $36 billion

In 2023, Saudi Arabia led the UN tourism list for the growth rate of international tourists compared to 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea international airport set to welcome inaugural flight with flydubai service

New twice-weekly service, operated by flydubai, commences from DXB to RSI on 18 April

Saudi Arabia sets ambitious goal to rank among top 10 global tourism destinations in 2024

The Kingdom currently holds 940,000 jobs in the tourism and hospitality fields

Saudi Arabia invests $100 million annually to enhance skills in tourism sector

Ministerial insights highlight Saudi Arabia's ambitious tourism targets