350 specialists in 7 regions involved in the development of museum content in their...

A number of specialists, consultants and elite of writers, historians, researchers and private museum owners, have recently participated in a workshop on the content of museum showcasing for regional museum in the regions. The participants...

SCTH conducts a study to evaluate economic impact of cultural heritage in the Kingdom

According to the study: For every one million Saudi riyals invested in the restoration of heritage creates 18 jobs and SR 460,000 in revenues Rehabilitation of cultural heritage sites in the Kingdom’s regions created...

Prince Sultan bin Salman chairs the 43rd meeting of SCTH Board of Directors

The Board commended the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ praise for SCTH’s efforts and its partners in the field of cultural heritage. The Board approves recommendations of the economic study conducted by...

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh marks Saudi National Day with unique offers

Saudi Gazette - In collaboration with Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh presented a full week of unique offers in celebration of this special occasion. The Four Seasons’ management offered...

No entry for Saudis in Philippines without return tickets

Saudi Gazette - The authorities at Ninoy Aquino International airport in Pasay city, Metro Manila, have sent back a number of Saudis because they were not carrying return tickets, Makkah Arabic daily reported on Tuesday...

SCTNH makes quantum leap in tourism, heritage projects

Arab News - This year witnessed many achievements in the tourism and national heritage sector after the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) moved to the actual implementation of its projects. Important achievements include...

One million Saudis visited UAE last year

Saudi Gazette - About one million Saudi visitors toured the UAE last year, according to Saudi Ambassador to UAE Muhammad Al-Bisher. In a statement to Oloum Al Dar Economy program of Abu Dhabi TV, he said...

8,000 tourist guides are needed by 2030

Arab News - A member of the Saudi Society for Tourist Guides (SSTG), Ahmed Al-Jaid, has estimated the number of tourist guides needed to cope with goals set by Vision 2030 at 8,000. The linkage between...

Ocean of opportunities awaits investors in marine tourism

Saudi Gazette - MARINE tourism can be one of the main drivers of economic growth in the Kingdom. Unfortunately, local businessmen have so far failed to invest in this crucial sector. The sea can be a...

Be cautious while traveling abroad, missions warn Saudis

Saudi Gazette - Four Saudi embassies have warned Saudi tourists against violating visa regulations while visiting foreign countries and asked them to be extra cautious while traveling to insecure and unstable regions, including southern Philippines. The...

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