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Chinese delegation visits historical Dir’iyah

A delegation from the Ministry of Supervision, the People’s Republic of China, headed by HE Minister Wuu Yuiliang, visited the historical Al Dir’iyah in Saudi Arabia.

SCTA and Ad-Dammam University sign MOU for nationalization of tourism jobs

On the sidelines of the II National Urban Heritage Forum, which is held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdul-Aziz, the Governor of Eastern Province and Presiden

American mayors visit Masmak historical museum in Saudi Arabia

A delegation of American mayors visited the Masmak historical museum in Saudi Arabia last Saturday.

Saudi Colors Forum a distinctive window to the beauty of Saudi...

Many international diplomats acclaimed the Saudi Colors Forum, describing it as a window to the kingdom's topographical variety.

Saudi Colors: new forum highlighting tourist sites

His Excellency Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al Jehani, Vice President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) for Marketing and Programs, stated that the “image” these days represents

Colors of Saudi Forum website launched

The Organizing Committee of the “Colors of Saudi Forum” has recently launched its new website of the forum online.

Agreement between SCTA and SCSB to finance SMEs emerging in tourism...

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) and Saudi Credit and Saving Bank (SCSB) on Sunday, November 4, concluded an agreement devoted to financially support small and medium enterprise

SCTA uses clean energy for lighting and developing tourist sites in...

The Department of Tourist Sites Development at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has recently begun utilizing solar energy for illuminating a number of tourist sites that are und

Saudi Kingdom’s provinces will witness 50 tourist events during Haj holiday

The Haj holiday which will begin on next Thursday, October18, will witness over 50 tourist events, all of which are scheduled to take place across different parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

SCTA President inaugurates Leave No Trace website

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of SCTA (Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities), inaugurated the website of the "Leave No Trace" program on Sunday, October

Saudi domestic tourism growth mainly due to safety and security in...

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of SCTA, has pointed out that the safety and security enjoyed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is reflected in its domestic tourism

Saudi’s recent resolutions a breakthrough for development of national tourism

HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) chaired the 29th meeting of the Board of Directors of SCTA held on Monday, September 1

SCTA headquarters is one of the best eco-friendly projects

The main building of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has been chosen as the best eco-friendly projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the 2nd Saudi Arabia Building and Infra

President of SCTA delivers speech at T-20 Ministers of Tourism meeting

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities (SCTA), pointed out while delivering a speech at the 4th session of T-20 Ministe

KSA tourism expenditure over SR 84.5 billion in 2011

A recent study released a statistical report by the Tourism Information and Research Center (MAS), which has unveiled that the Saudi domestic tourism in 2011 reported over SR 84.5 billion in expenditu

Saudi archeological exhibition coming to America this year

The events of the exhibition of the "Saudi Archeological Masterpieces through the Ages" has just ended its fourth leg in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany, which lasted for 64 days from January 25

Saudi Arabia participation at Arabian Travel Market a great success

“The kingdom of Saudi Arabia participation in this year’s Arabian Travel Market in Dubai is significant and effective” - those were the opening words of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Anti

Pottery jug found dating back to pre-Islamic era

A rare pottery jug that dates back to the pre-Islamic era was found recently in the Al Ahsa municipality.

Saudi attention to national tourism reflects remarkable growth

HRH Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), pointed out that the government's attention towards national tourism has resulted in

Winners of the Saudi Tourism Excellence Award announced

The winners of the Saudi Tourism Excellence Award, this year in its second session, were announced on April 4. The winners were honored by

Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market opens in Riyadh

His Royal Highness Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh Province, on Monday evening, April 2, launched the Fifth Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM-2012), which is organized

Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market schedule announced

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) announced the schedule of the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM-2012) in a press conference held at its headquarters.

Saudi Arabia gears up for spring tourism events

As spring blooms, students get ready for their break and different parts of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia have geared up to embrace more than 14 tourism events.

IHG to open Riyadh’s second InterContinental hotel

IHG, the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, and the biggest international hotel company in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed an agreement with the Rayadah Investment Company to op

SCTA launches travel and tourism training program

Chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, Prince Sultan bin Salman, yesterday launched a training program aimed at Saudizing 8,500 jobs in travel and tourism this year.

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities releases tourism statistics

In a statistical report released recently by SCTA on the direct jobs in tourism sector, it revealed that the total of jobs created reached nearly 491,768 in 2010 compared with 478,979 in 2009 with 2.7

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities encourages responsible tourism

In collaboration with the Hope Institute for Deaf in the city of Al Madina AlMunawara, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) organized a workshop for the teachers and students on the

Saudi Arabia reveals new historical finds dating back to 1st century...

Two new archaelogical sites have been discovered in Jubail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Dr.

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities welcomes king to Al Janadriyah...

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will organize the exhibition as a part of the Al Janadriyah National festival for Heritage and Cultural 2012, said His Royal Highness Prince Sul

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities: Winners wanted

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently invited the tourism industry to participate in the Saudi Tourism Excellent Awards, and submit their nomination for awards in different