RIYADH — A total of 971 tourist guides, including 822 men and 149 women, have so far been accredited and licensed in various regions of the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, the ministry sources emphasized that the ministry conducts continuous monitoring of tour guides to ensure the quality and regularity of the services provided by them.
The inspectors have detected several violations of the tourism law and punitive measures have been taken against the violators.
The sources emphasized that whoever engages in any tourism activity before obtaining the license will be penalized with a fine of not exceeding SR100,000.
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