Is something big about to pop in Middle East? Why would SA suddenly deny tourist access to over 20,000 people? The article makes the claim that the country wants to concentrate on ‘domestic’ tourism. Yeah, right. — PID
(EMIRATES 24/7) — /SNIP/ “There has been no issue or a problem been recorded for the commission to cancel the visas,” said Prince Abdullah bin Saud, chairman of the Consultative Committee for Tour Operators.
On the contrary, the Arab world’s largest economy saw the number of its tourist visas rise to 20,000 in 2009, from 6,000 in 2008, he told reporters in Jeddah earlier this month.