Cruise Saudi has renewed its partnership with Discover Saudi. Cruise Saudi aims to welcome 1.3 million cruise visitors to Saudi Arabia by 2035 and provide 50,000 direct and indirect jobs whilst supporting Saudi’s Arabias Vision 2030.
This collaboration is a testament to the successful third season, with Discover Saudi offering unique shore excursions to over 5,200 cruise passengers.
A Shared Vision
Cruise Saudi and Discover Saudi share a common vision: Promoting domestic tourism while enhancing international cruise tourism. Their collaborative efforts have led to the creation of shore excursions that provide an authentic Saudi experience.
This allows tourists to explore the rich history, culture, heritage, and nature of Makkah and Madinah.
Lars Clasen, CEO of Cruise Saudi, expressed his delight in renewing this partnership, stating, “As we approach season four, we are thrilled to continue our collaboration with Discover Saudi. This partnership ensures that our guests receive the best of what Saudi offers. These extraordinary experiences are a crucial part of Cruise Saudi’s attractive offerings.”
Saudi Arabia boasts an array of remarkable cultural, natural, historical, and religious attractions. These attractions have been drawing an increasing number of international tourists.
As a leading integrated Destination Management Company, Discover Saudi leverages its local knowledge and passion for travel to provide visitors with an immersive and authentic experience and further fuel the upward growth in inbound tourism.
Fahad Alobailan, Chief Tourism Officer at Almosafer, said, “We are excited to continue to build on our relationship with Cruise Saudi. Our local knowledge and passion for travel and tourism will provide an immersive and authentic experience for visitors.”
Strategic Goals and Vision 2030
The partnership between Cruise Saudi and Discover Saudi plays a crucial role in achieving Cruise Saudi’s strategic goal of welcoming 1.3 million cruise visitors by 2035. This collaboration will also provide 50,000 direct and indirect jobs, supporting Saudi’s Vision 2030 and the country’s tourism agenda.
Vision 2030 aims to develop the tourism sector to account for 10% of the kingdom’s GDP and to welcome 100 million visitors annually.
Cruise Saudi’s ongoing collaboration with Discover Saudi is a testament to their successful efforts in promoting domestic and international tourism. By providing unique and memorable experiences to cruise passengers, they aim to showcase the best of what Saudi Arabia offers.
Their shared vision and strategic goals align with Saudi’s Vision 2030 and the nation’s tourism agenda, significantly contributing to the Saudi tourism industry’s growth and development.