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 longer term, consistent with rising demand for brand spanking new experiences.
All proposals should be aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, the UNWTO mentioned, and will embody the introduction or adaptation of digital and technological parts.
They will likely be centered on at the very least one of many following areas:
- Optimising and maximising the potential of experiential tourism.
- Harnessing the constructive impression of latest know-how.
- Alternative enterprise fashions.
- Innovative 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.
As nicely as established companies, the competitors additionally welcomes functions from Saudi Arabian start-ups and innovators with concepts able to revolutionising and galvanizing vacationers by presenting new methods and causes to journey.
Applications 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.
Successful initiatives will likely be chosen based mostly on numerous 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 Red Sea.