The Saudi Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Al-Khatib, mentioned that the speed of keep of vacationers within the Kingdom has risen, and presently ranges between 9 and 15 per day.
He added, in an interview with him on the French-Saudi Enterprise Discussion board, that the habits of vacationers modified after the “Corona” closures for 2 years, and now everybody is ready to journey and talk, after which this sector is rising an increasing number of, and it’s now linking commerce with leisure, which was seen by convention visitors within the Kingdom who They spend 2 or 3 additional days after the convention in recreation.
Al-Khatib mentioned habits is altering for the higher, airports have gotten crowded, and the price of passengers is increased, and this can proceed.
He said that expertise makes issues simpler and is vital in some other sector, corresponding to manufacturing that wants a machine as a substitute of an individual in some industries corresponding to automobiles, however “I’ve an opinion that I focus on with my counterparts in France, Germany, America and the World Tourism Group, and it says” Let’s use expertise when essential. Passenger corridors at airports don’t want people, however want expertise to acknowledge faces, via automation of procedures and facial recognition programs, and allow us to cross simply, airports are only a station and once we go to an airport we need to spend much less time in it, and extra time in leisure and conferences and conferences in It is a vacationer vacation spot,” in keeping with the Saudi Minister of Tourism.
He added, “We use expertise when it’s essential, but when resort reservations are promoted electronically, a automobile is booked electronically, and the vacationer obtains a digital key to enter the room and doesn’t take care of anybody who guides him to it, with out speaking to the receptionist, particular person communication turns into non-existent regardless of its significance in transmitting social cultures in each nation.” A spot to maneuver to.
“We need to maintain some areas of their conventional approach with out expertise,” he added.
He pointed to the rise within the attractiveness of the Saudi vacationer vacation spot and the good curiosity in it from vacationers and traders, particularly that the Kingdom’s Imaginative and prescient 2030 relies on axes, crucial of which is diversifying the financial system and making it extra sustainable, and tourism is on the coronary heart of this imaginative and prescient, and we need to diversify the financial system.
He mentioned that the nationwide technique for tourism goals to extend the variety of vacationers within the Kingdom from 20 million to 100 million yearly.