RIYADH: The Saudi Tourism Authority has launched its programme for Summer of Saudi Arabia 2021, through its portal Saudi Arabia Spirit, under the slogan of “Our Summer, Your Mood.”
The program starts Thursday, June 24 and lasts until the end of September across 11 touristic destinations that are rich with natural diversity, according to a statement published on Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The programme includes 500 touristic experiences in cooperation with more than 250 partners from the private sector.
Events and aqua activities will take place across the beaches of Jeddah, Yunbo, Amlaj and King Abdullah Economic City.
Activities will also take place amid cool climate weather at the heights of Al Taef, Al Baha and Aseer in addition to historic and ancient sites from Tabuk, AlUla and Al-Ahsa to the Kingdom’s heart of Riyadh.
“The launch of the Saudi Summer Program for this year confirms the determination of the tourism sector in the Kingdom to move forward in achieving its ambitious goals that are in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030,” Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Tourism Authority, Ahmed Al-Khatib, said.
“This seeks to consolidate Saudi Arabia’s position as one of the most important tourist destinations in the region and the world, despite the challenges facing the global tourism sector due to the coronavirus pandemic.”
He added that the season will offer both investment opportunities as well as employment for local communities, which will contribute to the economic and social development of Saudi Arabia.
To pick their touristic packages and favorite destinations, tourists are requested to visit the website www.visitsaudi.com, which provides all the required details in multiple languages.