Saudi Arabia wants tourism to be biggest employer, SPA says


Saudi Arabia wants tourism companies and hotels to become the largest employer of the kingdom’s citizens, the Saudi Press Agency reported, citing the secretary- general of the Supreme Commission for Tourism.

Saudi nationals will hold 80 percent of all tourism-related jobs in three years and 4,000 nationals will be trained for employment in the hotel and travel sector, the Riyadh-based press agency reported, citing Prince Sultan ibn Salman.