Saudi to create a million tourism jobs for citizens by 2030
The announcement was made at a meeting with the president of the World Travel and Tourism Council
The chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), recently met the president of the World Travel and Tourism Council, Gloria Guevara in London.
During the meeting, the two officials discussed cooperation on the SCTH’s tourism statistics, developing its tools in line with the latest global methods, participation in the council, hosting international conferences and exhibitions for tourism in the Kingdom and participation in the council’s exhibitions and other relevant conferences.
Al-Khateeb reviewed the Kingdom’s international tourism marketing strategy in line with the Vision 2030 reform plan, which highlights the importance of investing in tourism as a future key generator of national income and job opportunities.
“Saudi Arabia has invested in major tourism projects in various parts of the Kingdom, in addition to enacting regulations to launch tourist visas,” said Al-Khateeb.
He added that the Kingdom, with its geographic diversity, offers a variety of experiences, a warm welcome, the hospitality of its citizens, and cultural and historical heritage.