JEDDAH: Jeddah Season has achieved unprecedented visitor numbers over the past 55 days since its launch, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The number of visitors exceeded five million who arrived from more than 129 countries to attend 2,800 events.
The season drew the attention of numerous local and international media outlets, with over 11,000 news articles published in 26 languages.
The media coverage on Jeddah Season reached 68 countries and has received over 250 million views.
Not only did the Jeddah Season surpass its entertainment and events objectives, but also had a substantive impact on the Kingdom’s economic development, SPA reported.
The season stimulated activity in several sectors, creating more than 74,000 job opportunities for citizens.
As it wraps up its program in 5 days, Jeddah Season has proven to be a regional success story, SPA said.