Saudi Tourism ups quality, gives go ahead for six new hotel projects

Posted on 30th June 2014 in Articles

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities issued licenses for six new hotel projects in Assir province, according to the director general of the commission’s branch in the area Mohammad Al Omrah .  Al Omrah said the projects included four five and four-star hotels, hotel apartments and a spa, with a likely completion over the next two years according to an Arab News report.

The projects would expand high quality accommodation facilities that serve tourist aspirations, he said. The Commission has also begRaffles-Hotel-Saudiun to keep a strict check on quality of existing accommodation facilities to improve tourist accommodation facilities in the Kingdom. It has registered 96 violations against 212 accommodation facilities in the past two weeks following inspections. The inspections uncovered high prices and poor hygiene standards in addition to “violating the offered tourist services”, according to newspaper reports. Al Omrah said the the commission’s branch had received 48 complaints during the past two weeks which had been dealt with.

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