Attar Group for Travel and Tourism announced, increase the number of branches to 50 inside the Kingdom and outside, as well as the launch of a new website www.attartravel.com, and so out of commitment to move forward and focus on the expansion in the volume of domestic and foreign tourism.
Mr. Ghassan Omar Attar the executive director of Attar Group, said that increasing the number of selling outlets brought for the purpose of reach to customers all throughout and increase the number of tourists during the upcoming period, pointing out that the company has launched its new website to communicate with their customers better by using social media sites Face book and Twitter to reach its customers all over the Kingdom..
Attar added in an exclusive statement to “Almarkazy” that the rate of growth in tourism in the Arab region has dropped sharply in the recent years, as a result of the geopolitical events, which known in media “The Arab Spring”.
He also pointed out that these events did not affect on the company, due to the nature of the company’s activity, which depends on the foreign tourism, as well as its dependence on the activities of curative and sports tourism, Conferences trips, family trips, cruises and entertainment, in addition to the other types of tourism.
The Grossed Domestic Product of tourism in Saudi Arabia achieved an increase during 2010, up to 6.8% compared to 2011, reaching 70.2 billion riyals.
The Executive Director of “Attar Group”, which acquires for about 8% of the market in Saudi Arabia, explained that the countries like Turkey, Malaysia, UAE and European countries replaced at the first rank of tourist attraction Substitute for Egypt and Lebanon.
Referred to that the “Attar Group” was able to achieve several successes during the last past period inside and outside the Kingdom, thanks to the variety of its services, excellence and respect for the Charter of the trust, which connected with customers everywhere and ongoing effort to ensure their comfort and provide all their needs.