MoU outlines future cooperation including the establishment of commercial flights to the destination
TRSDC revealed in a statement previously that it has partnered with Saudia to deliver a staff site visit, in which Saudi transported close to 200 members of the Riyadh team to Al Wajh Airport, to “immerse themselves in the stunning natural beauty of the site and become more familiar with the characteristics of the 28,000 sq. km. destination”.
TRSDC said it was participating at the SCTH in Riyadh to celebrate the launch of Saudi Arabia’s new e-visa, an important milestone in the government’s strategy to open the tourism sector.
Tourists from more than 50 countries will be entitled to apply for the new e-visa, importants sourcem for TRSDC, the developer said.
It added that work at the destination is well underway, “focused on completing the enabling infrastructure to support future work. Key projects include the construction of a 3.3 km crossing to Shurayrah (the main hub island), and the Coastal Village, which will be home to around 14,000 people who will work at the destination in the first phase of the development.
“The Red Sea Project embraces a diverse range of natural treasures: an archipelago of more than 90 islands surrounded by thriving coral reefs; dramatic desert canyons and dormant volcanoes; and intriguing archaeological sites.”