SAUDI ARABIA To Build Beach Resort Where Women Can Wear BIKINIS
The super-conservative country is planning to open a huge resort along its northwestern coast where women can wear whatever they like.
The Red Sea resort will be a place where strict laws on women’s dress and gender segregation could be relaxed.
Tourists also won’t need a visa to travel to the “semi-autonomous” destination, where activities like parachuting, trekking and rock climbing will be on offer.
The government said the area – which will stretch for 125 miles along the coastline – will be “governed by laws on par with international standards”.
It is hoped that the resort will transform the country into a tourism hotspot, much like Dubai has done, and dramatically increase the number of visitors to the Middle Eastern country.
Currently, few British holidaymakers head to Saudi Arabia, choosing the more relaxed Dubai – where you are allowed to wear bikinis on the beach.
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