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Travel Survey 2023

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With the travel season approaching, unravel the various facets of travel with the help of TGM's extensive consumer research conducted across the global travel industry. Get in-depth insights into the Saudi Arabia's travel Industry, uncovering travel preferences, behaviors, and emerging trends that shape the travel landscape of Saudi Arabia.
TGM Global Travel Survey 2023 | Traveler Insights and Behaviors
Key Data Highlights

Saudi Arabia's Travel Habits and Plans at a Glance

travel overseas for leisure

Saudi Arabians will likely travel oversease for leisure in the next 12 months.

cost & affordability are the most crucial factors in planning international trips

Saudi Arabians choose cost and affordability as the most crucial factors when planning international trips.

make travel bookings through the internet or websites

Saudi Arabians prefer to make their travel bookings through the internet or websites.

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TGM Global Travel Survey 2023 in Saudi Arabia

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FAQ About Travel Insights in Saudi Arabia

What is the travel planning trend in Saudi Arabia for 2023?

In Saudi Arabia, individuals across different age groups prefer using engaging platforms like YouTube when planning their trips. This includes 37% of older individuals (35-54) who bring their wealth of experience and younger individuals (18-24: 39%; 25-34: 33%) who offer fresh perspectives. The popularity of YouTube as a resource highlights its effectiveness in providing valuable travel-related information and inspiration to a wide range of Saudi travelers, regardless of age.

How do various generations in Saudi Arabia prefer to explore new destinations?

Belgians in the older age brackets, specifically 45-54 (62%) and 55-64 (68%), typically rely on established sources of information such as travel agency websites and reviews to formulate their travel plans. Conversely, younger generations like Gen Z and Millennials aged 18-34 (41%) lean towards social media platforms, particularly Instagram, for selecting their travel destinations.

What are the primary considerations for travelers from Saudi Arabia during their journeys?

Regarding travel preferences, Saudi Arabian travelers place high importance on quality and comfort, with 64% of respondents stating these aspects as their top priorities during trips. Furthermore, they also highly value robust security measures (51.3%), emphasizing a balanced blend of experience and safety.

What are the favored activities and accommodation choices among the surveyed travelers?

Among the surveyed travelers in Saudi Arabia, beach and leisure activities are the preferred choice for the majority (48%). This favor indicates a strong affinity for recreational pursuits and relaxation. Additionally, there is a notable emphasis on selecting modest and affordable accommodation options, with 34.7% of travelers opting for budget-friendly choices. This finding highlights the importance of balancing quality and price, indicating a desire for cost-effective travel experiences without compromising satisfactory accommodation standards
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