Saudi Arabia Tourism Survey: Views On The Kingdom’s New Tourist Visa Policy

The awareness and perceived impact of Saudi Arabia's new tourist visa policy.

On September 27, 2019, Saudi Arabia introduced its new e-visa program, which allows visitors from 49 countries to travel to the Kingdom either by applying ahead of time or upon arrival.

Tourism is one of the key pillars under the Vision 2030 initiative, with the Kingdom targeting 100 million annual visits by 2030 and aiming for tourism to contribute 10 to Saudi Arabia’s GDP.

Ipsos in Saudi Arabia conducted a survey to assess the reactions of people in the Kingdom towards the new visa policy, and its perceived impact on various aspects in the country.

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