Foodex Saudi takes place in Jeddah city, the largest city in Makkah Region and a gateway to the two holy cities Makkah and Madinah.
About 17.5 million religious tourists visited Makkah Province every year.
Jeddah Islamic port is the largest and busiest port in Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah is estimated to receive around 25 million visitors per annum by 2025.
The occupancy hotel rate have historically been higher in Jeddah (78%) as compared to Riyadh (58%).
Private sector accounts for 45% of the total projects providing 80% of the investment.