Posted by : Aahil Shaik Sunday, June 21, 2020
Saudi Arabia to resume its Domestic Tourism from Today
Saudi Arabia resumes its domestic Tourism from Today (21 June) after stopping it for more than 3 months after the emerging of novel corona virus stated Ahmed Al Khateeb the Minister of Tourism in the Kingdom.
The Ministry said it had launched a study to examine if the Saudi citizens want Tourism within the country to reopen. It was revealed that about 80% of Saudi citizens want to take advantage of domestic Tourism as per the research study carried out by the Tourism authority.
- The Minister explained that, We launched the domestic Tourism program for the public after coordinating with the Health authorities and the concerned higher authorities.
- He said, relaunching domestic tourism would help to reduce the negative impact of corona virus in Tourism sector, He added that the stimulus package offered by the Kingdom's government had helped a lot in easing the pressure.
- Saudi Arabia has initiated a package of 61 billion dollars to project jobs and businesses and to reduce the economic burden of the crisis.
- The domestic Tourism sector is one of the important economic sectors as it covered 60% of salaries of Saudi employees in the private sector for a period of 3 months said the Minister of Tourism.