Attracting family visitors is Kuwait’s strategy for tourism growth with the country having experienced little effect from the economic downturn.
A spokeswoman for Kuwait’s tourism sector said: “Tourism in Kuwait was slightly affected by the economic recession but it was insignificant given that Kuwait depends on visitors coming from among the Gulf countries, basically family tourism, which is the sort of tourism we are looking forward to in the short term.”
Though no figures for 2009 are currently available she added that most visitors were either GCC residents or nationals and this included business travellers who have been attracted with specific packages.
For the future offers and special deals will be running throughout the year from Kuwait’s aviation companies, travel agencies and hotels.
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