KSA says 66 is­lands ready for tourism in­vest­ment

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Saudi Ara­bia has 66 is­lands that are ready for tourism in­vest­ment and in­fra­struc­ture, ac­cord­ing to the Saudi Com­mis­sion for Tourism and Na­tional Her­itage (SCTNH).

Rus­tom Al-Kubaisi, head of the SCTNH's branch in Jazan, said in Arab News that while the is­lands aren’t in­hab­ited re­strooms and um­brel­las had been es­tab­lished on three of the is­lands.

Tourism in­come from Farasan Is­land alone is es­ti­mated at more than SR 2 mil­lion, thanks to a fish­ing fes­ti­val.

Free ship­ping to some of the is­lands is also al­ready avail­able.

Farasan Is­land al­ready re­ceives tourism

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