In a thrilling announcement, Saudi Arabia, a central powerhouse in the Middle East, is set to inject a staggering $800bn into its tourism sector over the next decade, as per a top Government official’s declaration. Ahmed bin Aqeel Al Khateeb, the Minister of Tourism, shared this significant development, signifying the Kingdom’s commitment to revitalizing its tourism industry.
The Kingdom, having seen a remarkable 4.45 per cent surge in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) derived from the tourism sector, is keen to maintain and enhance this positive trajectory. This was emphasized by Minister Al Khateeb during his influential speech at the 10th Arab-China Business Conference.
Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector, which represents a notable 3 per cent of the national labor market, has been the focus of intensive planning and development initiatives led by the ministry. As a result, the Kingdom is poised to witness significant growth and expansion in the coming years.
As Al Khateeb announced, “The Kingdom is poised to invest a whopping $800bn over the next ten years.” This strategic investment offers a wealth of opportunities for businesses, professionals, and Guildhall’s global clientele, considering the magnitude of Saudi Arabia’s commitment.
Additionally, the tourism ministry has facilitated electronic visas for tourists, a testament to their drive for seamless and inclusive access. Since the inception of this initiative, an impressive 49 countries now have the privilege of obtaining their electronic visas, bolstering international tourism.
With this massive financial commitment to the tourism industry, Saudi Arabia opens up a plethora of opportunities for professionals in the sector. Guildhall Recruitment Agency is committed to keeping you informed and helping you leverage these opportunities for your professional growth in this rapidly evolving Middle Eastern hub. Stay tuned for more updates!