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Kazakhstan highlights tourism draw at Riyadh Travel Fair

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 28, 2023

The Kazakh Tourism National Company fielded a delegation of 11 Kazakhstani tourist and hotel companies holding B2B meetings with key travel agents and tour operators in the region at the recently concluded Riyadh Travel Fair.

The Riyadh Travel Fair - an important event for industry professionals and travel enthusiasts from all over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, takes place from

The travel event, which ran from May 22 to 24 at the Riyadh International Exhibition Center, attracted more than 24,000 people, including representatives of significant tourism and aviation companies.

Within the Riyadh Travel Fair framework, Kazakh Tourism National Company organized B2B meetings for Kazakhstani companies with the local tourism business to present the unique sights and tourism products available in Kazakhstan.

The number of visitors from Saudi Arabia to Kazakhstan increased to 6,000 in 2022, compared to 900 the year before. This increase resulted from the growing interest of Saudi citizens in traveling to Kazakhstan due to the availability of direct flights, visa-free regime, and previously held B2B meetings.

According to the forecasts of the Kazakh Tourism National Company, the tourist flow from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Kazakhstan is expected to increase at least one and a half times this year.

Talgat Amanbayev, Chairman of Kazakh Tourism, said: "We value the Saudi Arabian market very much and consider it one of the main priorities for developing inbound tourism. We are pleased to note the increase in visitors from Saudi Arabia to Kazakhstan. The offers of our country are ideal for tourists from Saudi Arabia looking for an unforgettable travel experience.

“Kazakhstan's rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and warm hospitality create an ideal combination that meets the interests and preferences of Saudi tourists. We actively participate in the Riyadh Travel Fair and held B2B meetings to strengthen our presence in the Saudi market, establish partnerships and demonstrate Kazakhstan's unique beauty and diversity. We aim to provide Saudi travelers an unforgettable experience and invite them to embark on an exciting journey to our beautiful country." – TradeArabia News Service


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