2004 News Story

Kingdom finalizes strategy for tourism

Secretary-General of the Supreme Commission for Tourism Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in a statement to the Cairo-based magazine 'Al-Ahram Al-Arabi', affirmed that the Kingdom is ready for investment in its tourist industry, and that a general strategy has been prepared for the development of national tourism up to 2020. By that year, the number of tourists arriving by air in the Kingdom is expected to be 13.1 million annually, up from 7.5 million in 2002.