Saudi Arabia plans mega tourism projects

26 November 2008

Saudi Arabia has revealed plans for three new mega tourism projects on the Red Sea coast, reported Arab News. The projects, which will cost $40bn to build, have been passed to 'higher authorities for approval', said Prince Sultan bin Salman, secretary-general of the General Commission for Tourism and Antiquities. Under the proposed plans, new resorts will be established in Arrayes in Yanbu, Ras Muhaisen in Makkah province, Haridha in Asir, Fursan in Jizan, and Ras Humaid, Sharma, Qayyal and Dhaffat Al-Wajh in Tabuk.

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