Hotels in Makkah, Madina excluded from SCTA rules

13 July 2009

Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), has approved the exclusion of hotels and furnished apartments in Makkah and Madina from some of the new specifications and standards by the tourism body, which were endorsed recently, the Saudi Gazette has reported. However, the exclusion does not mean relinquishing the standards of safety and service expected at Makkah and Madina hotels, he said.

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