Thursday 17 June 2021

Saudi Arabia to launch luxury cruises on Red Sea

RIYADH, July 29, 2020

Leisure cruises are scheduled to set sail for the first time on the Saudi Arabian Red Sea as part of the Saudi Tourism Authority’s (STA) “Break Free” domestic tourism campaign, it was announced.
STA said the initiative is part of the kingdom's efforts to provide exceptional leisure tourism services on the Red Sea, providing  a wider array of options and raising awareness of the many natural and cultural treasures that lie along the Saudi Red Sea coast, the authority said in a press release.
The "Break Free" campaign, which is runnin until the end of September, has been warmly welcomed by domestic travellers eager to enjoy the diverse range of travel experiences in the country. 
The campaign covers 10 destinations around Saudi Arabia with a particular emphasis on the Red Sea coast.
The STA has invited top cruise companies to operate the new cruise program, which will offer citizens and residents a choice of several itineraries along the Saudi coast of the Red Sea. Passengers will enjoy a world-class experience delivered to the highest standards of luxury and a wide variety of onboard leisure, dining and entertainment options.
The STA has alighned with the Ministry of Health, tour operators and other parties to put in place stringent protocols and corrective actions to safeguard the health of passengers.
The Saudi Tourism Authority is the organisation behind Visit Saudi, the official brand for promotion and revitalisation of tourism in the kingdom. - TradeArabia News Service


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