A new tourist visa system came in effect in the estate on September 27, after which the number of tourist has rapidly increased in Saudi Arabia. Most of the visitors are from china scoring 7391 travelers followed by UK with 6159 travelers and USA Travelers at 2132 as per the figures released by Saudi foreign ministry.
The tourists are also contributing from Canada, Malaysia, France, Germany, Russia, Australia and Kazakhstan.
Saudi Arabia launched the new visa scheme to attract foreign holiday makers to the kingdom in order to gain more money for economy.
The instant tourist visa allows visa on arrival or online instant visa. The visa can be obtained for 90 days per visit.
With a vision of 100 million visitors every year by 2030 Saudi has not only opened itself for alternate source of income but also gave business to aviation, hospitality and holiday makers.
Clear trip and Taj hotels from India are planning to expand their business in west asia, seeing the impact that 24000 tourists visited Saudi Arabia in just 10 days.