General Authority for Statistics (
Here are some note-worthy findings the study deducted on the tourism boom in Saudi Arabia:
1. The number of people working in the tourism firms in 2018 increased by 3.1 compared to the previous year. Saudis make up 22.3 percent of the 552,556 people
2. Micro-tourism firms (less than 6 people) and small tourist establishments (less than 49 people) account for 71,448 firms and make up 98.7 percent of firms.
4. Food and drinks make up the highest operational revenue (34.99 percent) with SR43.33 million. Revenues for air transport of passengers stood at SR34.14 million, representing 27.5 percent and revenues for the stay of visitors amounted to SR21.74 million.