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Prince Sultan Bin Salman: tourism is the fastest-growing economic sector in the world

Prince Sultan Bin Salman: tourism is the fastest-growing economic sector in the world

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 Ministers of Tourism meeting in Mexico that tourism is one … May 27, 2012
Saudi Archeological Masterpieces through the Ages heading to USA

Saudi Archeological Masterpieces through the Ages heading to USA

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 this year. The exhibition is scheduled to visit … May 2, 2012
Saudi Arabia participates in the 19th Arabian Travel Market significantly and effectively

Saudi Arabia participates in the 19th Arabian Travel Market significantly and effectively

“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 Antiquities’ (SCTA) President HRH Prince Sultan Bin Salam … May 2, 2012
Rare relic found in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

Rare relic found in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

A rare pottery jug that dates back to the pre-Islamic era was found recently in the Al Ahsa municipality. This was the first time that a relic of such historic importance was located in the Al Ahsa municipality. Chance alone had led citizen Omar Ba … April 30, 2012
And the SETA 2012 winner is…

And the SETA 2012 winner is…

The winners of the Saudi Tourism Excellence Award, this year in its second session, were announced on April 4. The winners were honored by His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities … April 14, 2012
Fifth edition of STTIM launched

Fifth edition of STTIM launched

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 by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities … April 4, 2012
SCTA announces schedule of STTIM 2012

SCTA announces schedule of STTIM 2012

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. STTIM-2012 is organized by SCTA under the patronage of His … March 21, 2012
SCTA reports 2.7 percent growth in tourism jobs

SCTA reports 2.7 percent growth in tourism jobs

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% increase. Jobs occupied by Saudis in the tourism … May 31, 2011
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and Saudi Post market heritage souvenirs online

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and Saudi Post market heritage souvenirs online

In collaboration with Saudi Post, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) is organizing a workshop on online marketing of heritage and handicraft products (e-marketing). The initiative is a part of "A gift from Saudi Arabia" project, one … March 14, 2011
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities: Winners wanted

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 categories. SCTA will receive nominations until January … January 16, 2011
Saudi Tourism first government agency to get ISO certificates in all sectors

Saudi Tourism first government agency to get ISO certificates in all sectors

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has won the ISO international quality certificate ISO 9001:2008 in all its sectors and its PTO’s across the kingdom, as the first government entity. Dr. Yosef bin Mohammad Al Yosef, Director … December 29, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launches Saudi Voyager and Tourism Excellence Awards

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launches Saudi Voyager and Tourism Excellence Awards

Under the theme "Discover! Saudi Arabia," the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) is inaugurating the launch of the Saudi Voyager and the Saudi Tourism Excellence Awards program, at SCTA's headquarters in Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh. The … December 19, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launches STTIM-2011 marketing campaign

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launches STTIM-2011 marketing campaign

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) launched its marketing campaign for the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM-2011) to be held in Riyadh during the period March 27-31, 2011, and the event will be hosted in the Riyadh … December 15, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities sponsors MOU to train national cadre

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities sponsors MOU to train national cadre

Under the sponsorship of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), represented by the National Project for Tourism Human Resources Development (Takamul), Hilton International Company, and Prince Sultan College of Tourism and Management … December 13, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities trains tour guides

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities trains tour guides

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) conducted a week-long training course titled “Tourist Guide Skills” to develop the skills of tourist guides. The course emphasized the application of standards contained in the World Federation … November 30, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launches Eid al-Adha holiday campaign

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities launches Eid al-Adha holiday campaign

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has recently launched promotional campaigns, Eid Al Adha holidays, which starts on November 13, 2010 until the 22nd. The campaign focuses on family tourism under the slogan "Share Eid al-Adha offers … November 10, 2010
Saudi tourism reports high occupancy rate for hotels and furnished flats for first half of 2010 in Makkah

Saudi tourism reports high occupancy rate for hotels and furnished flats for first half of 2010 in Makkah

A statistical report released recently by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) reveals that the rate of occupancy in hotels in Makkah during the first half of 2010 (from January to June) reached 54.6 percent compared to 52.6 vis-à-vis … October 19, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities to partially rehabilitate Amara Palace and Darab Zubaidah in Rafah next year

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities to partially rehabilitate Amara Palace and Darab Zubaidah in Rafah next year

Dr. Ali Al Ghabban, vice president of the Antiquities and Museums sector of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) revealed that the timetable for the works on the archeological sites in the municipality of Rafah next year include the … October 18, 2010



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