Saudi Arabia is developing its tourism industry, and a recent cruise showed off the pristine beaches and mega developments along the Red Sea coastline. Photo: Getty Images Saudi Arabia is developing its tourism industry, and a recent cruise showed off the pristine beaches and mega developments along the Red Sea coastline. Photo: Getty Images
Saudi Arabia is developing its tourism industry, and a recent cruise showed off the pristine beaches and mega developments along the Red Sea coastline. Photo: Getty Images

Saudi Red Sea cruise spotlights pristine coasts and sites of tourism megaprojects the kingdom is building to diversify its economy

  • A Saudi government-run Red Sea cruise offers a glimpse of the kingdom’s grandiose plans to open up tourism to diversify its sources of revenue
  • It passes sites on the unspoilt coast where resorts and giant projects are meant to be built, although sceptics doubt it, citing falling oil prices and Covid-19

Topic |   Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is developing its tourism industry, and a recent cruise showed off the pristine beaches and mega developments along the Red Sea coastline. Photo: Getty Images Saudi Arabia is developing its tourism industry, and a recent cruise showed off the pristine beaches and mega developments along the Red Sea coastline. Photo: Getty Images
Saudi Arabia is developing its tourism industry, and a recent cruise showed off the pristine beaches and mega developments along the Red Sea coastline. Photo: Getty Images
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