Saudi Arabia to develop training material for cultural sites

Saudi Arabia to develop training material for cultural sites
AlUla, Saudi Arabia's leading heritage site. (Supplied)
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Updated 03 October 2022
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Saudi Arabia to develop training material for cultural sites

Saudi Arabia to develop training material for cultural sites

RIYADH: In cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Tourism has developed 28 training materials for cultural heritage sites and cultural tourism paths in the Kingdom.

This aims to improve the training of tourist guides, helping them to create a distinctive tourism experience by improving their efficiency and providing them with accurate information about the Kingdom’s cultural heritage sites.

It comes in the context of the role of the Culture Ministry, represented by the Heritage Authority and the Museum Commission, to support national heritage based on its resources and responsibilities toward preserving this heritage and raising awareness about its importance and civilizational value.

The training material includes rich, reliable information that help tourist guides perform their tasks.

It is expected to benefit more than 2,000 (male and female) trainees in the first phase, as the Tourism Ministry aims to keep pace with the prosperity expected for the tourism guidance profession in the Kingdom.