The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Neom have partnered for a brand new initiative centered on the way forward for tourism in Saudi Arabia.
The Tourism Experiences of the Future problem will supply progressive concepts and disruptive enterprise fashions associated to the tourism wants of the long run, consistent with rising demand for brand new experiences.
All proposals should be aligned with the Sustainable Improvement Targets, the UNWTO stated, and will embrace the introduction or adaptation of digital and technological parts.
They are going to be centered on a minimum of one of many following areas:
- Optimising and maximising the potential of experiential tourism.
- Harnessing the optimistic influence of recent know-how.
- Various enterprise fashions.
- Modern experiences.
The competitors is the primary nationwide initiative devoted to figuring out new firms that may lead the tourism sector’s transformation in Saudi Arabia.
In addition to established companies, the competitors additionally welcomes functions from Saudi Arabian start-ups and innovators with concepts able to revolutionising and provoking vacationers by presenting new methods and causes to journey.
Functions are open till October twenty fourth, with nice curiosity anticipated, and individuals should be Saudi residents with authorized capability to enter right into a contract.
Profitable tasks will probably be chosen based mostly on varied standards, such because the diploma of innovation, their viability and sustainability.
An affiliate member of UNWTO since 2019, Neom is positioned in north-west Saudi Arabia alongside the Purple Sea.