Saudi Arabia Ranks Second in Global Tourism Growth

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 04 October 2023 Last update: Thursday، 12 October 2023
Saudi Arabia Ranks Second in Global Tourism Growth

Saudi Arabia ranked second in the world for tourist arrivals in the first seven months of 2023, according to data from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The number of tourists visiting Saudi Arabia increased by 58% in the first seven months of 2023 compared to the same period in 2019, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

Saudi Arabia's recent ranking as the second most popular tourist destination in the world reflects the country's status as a global tourist destination with easy-to-get visas and a variety of high-quality destinations and activities to offer visitors, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Riyadh hosted World Tourism Day from September 27-28, reflecting Saudi Arabia's commitment to developing its tourism industry and becoming a global leader in the field. Saudi Minister of

Tourism Ahmed al-Khateeb thanked King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their support in achieving this goal. Saudi Arabia is investing heavily in its tourism sector to attract visitors from all over the world, as part of its Vision 2030 goals.

The country offers a wide range of entertainment activities and year-round adventures, such as sporting events, music festivals, and cultural events.

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