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Last Update : 12/7/2016 9:37 AM
تم التقييم مسبقا
At the outset, SCTH undertook to overcome all the major obstacles in its way to start creating a successful tourism industry in Saudi Arabia, particularly those which were directly facing the Commission at the
of its launch, such as interference in the powers and competences related to tourism and related sectors.
successfully addressed by SCTH
on sound scientific foundations through
restructuring the tourism industry
, mapping methodology, standardization of plans in all regions, taking into account the individual nature and characteristics of every region
In order to start work on a scientific basis, and
in order to achieve a
sustainable tourism development
according to the latest systems, structures and strategies,
established the "
roject" as the first fruits that reflect the approach
Commission itself has
accepted, as it was
to achieve the set
at developing a sustainable tourism in the Kingdom that will support local communities, providing jobs and preserving the natural environment through an integrated partnership with all parties during the twenty year period, where the project will be implemented in several phases:
et up a comprehensive strategy for the development of national
tourism, which addressed all aspects of tourism potentials
and obstacles that may impede implementation.
plan of action to implement the recommendations of the General strategy for tourism development, creating a quantum leap through a comprehensive restructuring of the tourism systems in five years. With this aim SCTH launched a large number of major initiatives in concert with overall national development plans and Government policies towards administrative and political and economic reforms. These efforts have been made in collaboration with all partners through hundreds of discussions and meetings and mutual visits.
development of provincial tourism strategy and its
operational plan in direct collaboration with regional governments.
GENERAL STRATEGY : National Tourism Development Project in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia