The Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market

About STTIM:

Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage launches its eleventh 11th Travel and Tourism Investment Market under the slogan of “Tourism is the forum of all industries.” It aims to make a quantum leap in tourism industry inside the Kingdom. The Forum is an important indicator of the future improvement it will bring to that vital industry. The Forum – launched in 2008 under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, then Prince of Riyadh – has witnessed the participation of more than 1429 exhibitors and participants, hosted more than 102,373 visitors from investors and experts in travel and tourism sectors, and held more than 187 conferences and specialized workshops which discussed the important tourism-related topics. The Forum aims to increase communication and discover the latest sector trends. It also highlights the products, tourism destinations and tourism investment opportunities available in the Kingdom, and works on removing obstacles by cooperating with the public sector to the advantage of entrepreneurs and investors to encourage them to invest in tourism and discover the promising opportunities.

Exhibition Timetable

The Forum is held annually on April for 4 days. The eleventh round will be held from 15 to 18 Rajab 1439 AH, AD 1 – 4 April 2018, in Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.

Exhibition Timetable


The 2018 Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market is set to hold three conferences within its scientific program, which will include, in addition to content and local participation, international participation from more than 20 countries.

The first conference, which will be on the second day after the opening day of the Tourism and Travel Investment Market, is a promising industry conference. Its sessions will focus on high-profile headlines, featuring a panel of papers covering six topics: global standards for operating hotel facilities, economic feasibility of investing in hospitality, tools and development of furnished units and future trends in the hotel industry, financial savings solutions, reducing costs in hospitality, and the integration of the hospitality sector with other sectors.

The second conference, which will be held under the theme of “tourism industry and more”, will be held in five sessions of attractive topics, some of which will be discussed for the first time in the region, namely technical intelligence in tourism, various stations in tourism experience, tourism and cultural industry, tourism patterns and services, .

In line with the economic and social developments in Saudi Arabia and the region, and in view of the demographic nature of the Saudi society specifically, Qatar Tourism Authority has chosen its third conference to be entitled “Youth Conference – Investment Opportunities and Work in Tourism”.

The forum, which will take place on April 1, 2018, will be held under the slogan “Tourism Industry Market”, which shows that the tourism industry includes more than one industry, which is the main engine of many other industries shared by the public and private sectors.

The Exhibition

  • (Free for experts and visitors)
  • Date: from 16 to 18/ 7/1439 AH, (AD 1​ – 4 / 4/ 2018)
  • Time: From 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Place: Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC) – King Abdul Allah Road – Riyadh

Source: STTIM

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