TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

Historic Change Opens Up Saudi Arabia to Foreign Tourists, Relaxes Dress Restrictions

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Saudi Arabia announced a new tourist visa scheme on Friday that will see the Kingdom open up to international leisure travelers for the first time, a historic milestone in a broader push to diversify and modernize its economy and society.

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