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Saudi Arabia Tourism Report Q4 2010 - Product Image

Saudi Arabia Tourism Report Q4 2010

  • ID: 1441165
  • October 2010
  • Region: Saudi Arabia
  • 42 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Elaf Group
  • Nas Air
  • Sama
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • MORE

Saudi Arabia Tourism Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, tourism associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Saudi Arabia's tourism industry.

Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry is unique in that despite the limitations of strict entrance visa regulations, the industry has strong growth potential. BMI forecasts tourist arrivals to the country to grow by 5% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 12.91mn in 2010, after remaining constant in 2009 at just over 12mn. They forecast the number of tourist arrivals to grow by an average of 6.7% y-o-y to the end of our forecast period in 2014. One of the main drivers for the tourism industry is religious tourism. Saudi Arabia is home to two of Islam’s holiest cities, Mecca and Medina, and every year millions of Muslims come to Mecca for the Hajj, the largest annual pilgrimage in the world. In 2009, they expected concern about the spread of the H1N1 virus (swine flu) to cause a slight decline in pilgrimage numbers but so far in 2010 the virus has not put much downward pressure on the industry. Business travel is also a growing area, READ MORE >


  • Elaf Group
  • Nas Air
  • Sama
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • MORE

Executive Summary
SWOT Analysis
Saudi Arabia Tourism SWOT
Saudi Arabia Political SWOT
Saudi Arabia Economic SWOT
Saudi Arabia Business Environment SWOT
Market Overview
Table: Arrivals Data, 2006-2014
Table: Accommodation Data, 2006-2014
Table: Tourist Expenditure & Economic Impact, 2006-2014
Inbound Tourism
Table: Inbound Tourism Data, 2006-2014
Outbound Tourism
Table: Outbound Tourism Data, 2006-2014
Table: Departures By Destination Country, 2006-2014 (‘000)
Market Overview – Travel
Air Travel
Rail Travel
Road Travel
Global Oil Products Price Outlook
Table: Oil Product Price Data & Forecasts, 2010 (US$/bbl)
Table: Oil Product Price Data & Forecasts, 2007-2014 (US$/bbl)
Market Overview – Hospitality
Business Environment Outlook
BMI’s Security Ratings
Table: Middle East And Africa Defence & Security Ratings
Table: Middle East And North Africa State Vulnerability To Terrorism Index
City Terrorism Rating
Table: BMI’s Middle East And North Africa City Terrorism Index
Middle East And North Africa Security Overview
Global Assumptions
Table: Global Assumptions, 2009-2014
Table: Global & Regional Real GDP Growth, 2009-2012
Table: BMI And Consensus Forecasts, 2010-2011 (%)
Table: Developed States Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2009-2012 (%)
Table: Emerging Markets Aggregate Growth, 2009-2012 (%)
Company Profiles
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Nas Air
Elaf Group
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Tourism Industry
City Terrorism Ratings
Table: City Terrorism Ratings Methodology

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