Riyadh – : The CEO and member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Tourism Authority, Professor Fahd bin Muhammad Hamid Al-Din, confirmed the entertainment and marketing tourism; Presenting the Kingdom as a global tourist destination.
And he had investigated last January, of the current year 2023; a record number of visitors to the Kingdom; This came in the folds of the rich dialogue, within the sessions of the Saudi Media Forum in its second edition.
The CEO stressed that the tourism sector is one of the pillars of development in the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, stressing the development of the tourism sector and its ability to provide more job opportunities, compared to other sectors, despite the automation of most operations, as it is one of the humanitarian sectors that have succeeded in facing economic and social challenges. and achieving rapid growth leaps.
He also referred to the role of the Saudi Tourism Authority in serving the pilgrims. By launching the Nusk platform in cooperation with the Pilgrims of Rahman Service Program; To facilitate the arrival of those who come to Makkah Al-Mukarramah and Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah from all segments of Umrah pilgrims and visitors, as the authority organized many regional and international tours; To enable the private sector and conclude fruitful partnerships between international travel companies and service providers related to Umrah and visitation inside and outside the Kingdom.
The head of the Tourism Authority explained that the tourism system is working to develop a series of legislations and regulations; It treats the visitor’s journey comprehensively, starting with definition and building awareness and reputation, passing through applying for visas, leading to strengthening air connectivity with the most important cities around the world, working to develop the hospitality sector in general, and organizing visitors’ trips to all destinations.