Author(s): Dr. Rasha Ahmad Almaaitah, Dr.Ghadah Mohammed Almulhim, Dr. Shaimaa Abokhanger Mohammed
This study aims at exploring the new approaches to sustainable tourism development by moving beyond the classic methods. The researchers has adopted the both descriptive as well as analytical approach for carrying out the research results, by applying the questionnaire upon a sample size of 120 stakeholders as the data collection tool considered for this study. The study concluded that the tourism sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an emerging economic sector, and that governmental and non-governmental agencies should be working on the sustainability of the tourism sector in the Kingdom, besides that the tourism sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can be an important source of income in KSA if it is given the necessary attention and support. And as a fact, the tourism sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is considered an important and effective sector that has a place within the country’s strategy aimed at improving the economic, social and environmental levels. And finally the tourism sector role in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its status is shown through its contribution to operating, raising local revenues, creating and developing enterprises, especially small enterprises.