Tabuk is a region undergoing unparalleled transformation. The region is home to some of the Kingdom’s most groundbreaking initiatives and hundred-billion-dollar investments. In NEOM, a futuristic urban development, the region is creating ‘tomorrow’s world’ by bringing together natural wonders and emerging technologies. As Saudi Arabia’s largest giga project and a key initiative of Vision 2030, NEOM, AMAALA, & Red Sea projects will spur rapid growth and investment across the region’s key sectors. Through NEOM, Tabuk is witnessing a digital transformation across all sectors. The region will be home to the world’s first hyper-connected cognitive city, which will showcase cutting-edge developments in 5G, the Internet of Things (IOT), data analytics, virtual reality, augmented reality, smart homes and autonomous vehicles. Tabuk is a rising tourism destination by the Red Sea, the region also offers a combination of coastal and desert scenery, unique landmarks, and heritage. Adding to its natural assets, several giga projects – including AMAALA and the Red Sea Project – are helping to position the region as one of the main attractions for tourists in the Kingdom. AMAALA is a luxury tourism destination set to be completed in 2027, with 3,000 hotel rooms offering wellness, sports, arts, culture, sea, sun and lifestyle activities. The Red Sea Project is the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project featuring 90 pristine islands, miles of sweeping desert and mountain landscapes.

968,414

Population (2020)

136,000

Area in sq.km

7

Governorates

STRATEGIC SECTORS
  • Tourism
  • ICT
  • Renewable energy

REGION AT GLANCE

968,414

Population (2020)

2

Domestic airport

92.1%

Employment Rate (Q2 2022)

1

Seaport

94

Active Factories (Q2 2022)

16

dams

1

Chambers of Commerce

27

Hotels

1

Industrial Cities

1

Sport Cities

173,865

Road lengths in km

13

Public & Private Hospitals (2020)

7

Governorates

1

International Airport

REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS

Diversified economy
MEGA AND GIGA PROJECTS
Tabuk has the highest wind speed in the Kingdom and receives abundant sunligh
A booming touristic destination, AMAALA islands include 3000 hotels rooms, 800 villas, yachting marinas, etc
Tabuk will host the world’s first hyper connected cognitive city, NEOM

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEOM

the world's most ambitious city in the making

The Red Sea Project

a giga-project with high growth potential

AMAALA

a new destination that redefines the standard for luxury tourism

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO)

has identified two potential sites for solar farms and two potential sites for wind farms

High End

Utilities and digital infrastructure