WINGIE, a Leading Travel Marketplace, Predicts Up to 60% Growth in Saudi Arabia Tourism Post-Eid

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 26, 2024 — Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector is experiencing a surge in post-Eid travel, with a notable 57% increase in bookings to the country from international travelers compared to the previous year, according to WINGIE, the leading travel marketplace in the MENA region. International visitors are primarily originating from Egypt, Turkey, Germany, India, and the UAE, with an average flight cost of USD 207.

Summer 2024 Events Driving Tourism
Saudi Arabia is attracting tourists with an array of summer events and activities. Notable highlights include:

  • Saudi Summer 2024 (May- September): This extended event, running until the end of September, offers a variety of activities and events for all ages and interests.
  • Summer in AlUla (May 9- August 31): AlUla provides a distinctive summer experience with its pleasant evenings and low humidity, featuring numerous events in art, heritage, adventure, sports, and music.
  • Aseer Summer Season 2024 (June 1- September 1): This natural oasis, known for its cool, misty air and stunning landscapes, offers various events suitable for everyone.
  • Jeddah Season 2024 (June 28- August 28): With the theme “Once Again,” this year’s extended Jeddah Season promises captivating events and activities.
  • Esports World Cup in Riyadh (July 4- August 25): This event, featuring a prize pool exceeding $60 million, is expected to attract global attention and solidify Saudi Arabia’s position as a significant player in the esports industry.

About Wingie Enuygun Group

Wingie Enuygun Group is a leading travel marketplace in the MENA region, specializing in flights through its platforms , , and . The company offers a comprehensive range of travel products including flights, hotels, rental cars and bus tickets. Recognized for its innovation, Wingie Enuygun Group is at the forefront of the MENA online travel space, pioneering technological advancements and driving digital transformation within the industry.

Wingie utilizes advanced AI technology to deliver a seamless user experience, featuring virtual interlining for flights and a diverse selection of airline tickets and travel content. The platform is accessible in six languages, employs over 400 people, and attracts approximately 200 million visitors annually, reinforcing its position as a premier travel choice.