The much-talked about annual Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) was recently inaugurated by engineer Kaled M Al Otaibi, secretary general of the council of Saudi Chambers.
The event this year has attracted over 200 exhibitors from 50 different countries.
Bander’ Algryni general manager ASAS Exhibitions said: “It’s been a year of growth not only for the tourism and hospitality industry in the Kingdom, but for RTF; and with Saudi nationals increasingly travelling overseas at a greater number year-on-year, the opportunities that the RTF provides for domestic and overseas destinations, hospitality service providers and other tourism related businesses, to directly meet with the kingdom’s leading travel professionals and travellers has never been more significant.”
The 2014 edition of the Riyadh Travel Fair saw a total recorded number of visitors reach 13,678. Total visitor numbers for the 2015 edition are expected to further increase with a projected number of 20,000 visitors targeted.