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Saudi Tourism Visa Clarification

⚠Saudi Tourism Visa Clarification – EXPLICIT ADVICE  ⚠ Updated 28.02.2020 Last Update 01.03.2020 The Saudi Ministry of Tourism officially clarifies that Tourist Visa Holders are NOT permitted to travel to Makkah & Madinah Please report any agent encouraging pilgrims to break this rule and Travel to Saudi Arabia without Ehram

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Umrah tourism gets big boost

Prince-Sultan-bin-Salman   Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), yesterday estimated the total value of tourism projects in the Kingdom at SR 290 billion, including railway projects. Addressing a joint responsibility forum organized by Okaz, he said Crown Prince Naif, deputy premier and

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Protecting the country’s growing tourism industry

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) is taking the right action by issuing a fresh warning to some owners of hotels and furnished apartments to abide by recently introduced regulations, including the mandatory display of prices and services offered by their establishments. This comes in the wake of

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Holy cities vital for Saudi drive to boost tourist numbers

High demand makes government develop new projects in Makkah By Orlando Crowcroft, Business News Editor ( Dubai: It is not only the presence of Islam’s holiest site that makes Makkah a unique tourist destination. The city is amongst a handful of destinations in 2011 with the challenge of not having

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