2005 News Story

Taif’s Al-Hada resorts report record number of visitors in 2004

Of the two million tourists who visited the Al-Hada resorts in the city of Taif last year, 76 percent were Saudis and foreigners resident in the Kingdom, while 17 percent were tourists other Gulf countries and 7 percent came from overseas on a pilgrim visa. It is expected that an increasing number of pilgrims will take advantage of visiting Al-Hada, which is very close to Makkah. This summer the Al-Hada complex will be expanded with the opening of a new hotel and a shopping mall.