KSA needs over 2,000 tourist guides by 2019

February 20, 2014 12:36 am

Chairman of the Saudi committee of tourist guides has said the kingdom needs more than 2,000 guides over the next five years to meet the increasing demand on tourism, Saudi Gazette has reported. Currently, 220 tourist guides are being trained and 130 are working in the field. Makkah and Madinah will, in particular, need a lot guides due to their religious significance, he said.