Excellent opportunities for the leisure & entertainment industry in KSA
  • In March 2017, GEA announced 28 events for 2017 Spring Break in KSA
  • Saudi Arabia is pumping $2.7 billion into new entertainment projects
  • Saudi plans to increase visitors from 8 million to 30 million/year by 2030
  • The government estimates that movie theatres will contribute to over $24 billion (90 billion Riyals) to the economy, with about 300 cinemas and 2,000 screens to be built in the country creating more than 30,000 jobs by 2030
  • Around 2/3 of the 30 million residents of Saudi Arabia are under the age of 30
  • Tourism experts Saudi Travellers Agency revealed last year that the kingdom’s citizens spend $7.4 billion abroad annually — one of the highest levels in the world