He said the unconventional nature of the site in "chronological, geographical, technical, thematic and stylistic" terms makes it quite exceptional, hence the researchers' concern to protect it -- an endeavour that has been swiftly undertaken by SCTH
-- and commitment to draw the international scientific community's attention to it.
announcement was not unexpected, as Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, head of Saudi Arabia's tourism authority, said in November that "tourist visas will be introduced soon.
As part of its plan to pave the way for investment in touristic sites, the SCTH
established public facilities around the geothermal waters of Al-Dobdobah well in the Khasara area in the Eastern Province, about 50km from Hafr Al-Battin on the way to Kuwait.
has been conducting tourism training workshops for the youth on topics including establishing small tourism projects and methods for increasing safety in tourism establishments," he said.
The government has also entrusted the SCTH
with five major sectors to develop and manage within the next five years.
Five-star hotels are the major employers of Bahrainis, with a 43 per cent share of the total, said SCTH
executive director Ali Sulaibeekh.
Electronic tourism visas will be initially issued to groups of tourists through accredited operators," the SCTH
HM the King welcomed the SCTH
President and asked him to convey his warmest regards to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and to the Saudi people wishes of more progress and wellbeing.
The Saudi ambassador to Japan, Ahmed Al-Barrak, opened the exhibition on Monday on the behalf of Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the SCTH
His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of SCTH
, on Wednesday, 29th November 2017, received in his office at the headquarters of SCTH
in Riyadh, the Tourism Minister of Bulgaria, Her Excellency Mrs.
This amount will be allocated to tourism and national heritage projects and initiatives implemented through SCTH
and its partners in the public and private sectors.
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH
) is reviewing its strategies to be in conformity with Vision 2030 and contribute to achieving the goals of the National Transformation Programme (NTP) 2020," said Mohammad Al-Nashmi, a spokesman of the SCTH