About us

Saudi Red Sea Authority (SRSA) began its journey towards building and regulating the coastal tourism sector in 2021, with the objective of enhancing integration among relevant entities by issuing licenses and permits, formulating essential policies and strategies, assessing infrastructure requirements, preserving the marine environment, attracting investments, and fostering navigational and marine tourism activities, all of which will add value to the national economy.

HE Ahmed Al Khateeb,
Chairman of Board

The SRSA’s objective is to enable a thriving tourism economy throughout the Kingdom’s Red Sea coastline, with sustainability at its heart

Our Vision:

A global leading sustainable experience, where natural and pristine wonders meet the authentic Saudi culture and heritage.

Our Mission

Facilitating practitioners, investors and operators’ coastal tourism journeys through digital solutions, high-standard infrastructure, streamlined ecosystem governance, clear regulations and empowered human capabilities, while ensuring environmental protection and resilience.

Board of directors

HE Ahmed Al Khateeb

Minister of Tourism, Chairman of Board

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Al-Faisal

Minister of Sports, Board member

HH Prince Badr Al-Saud

Minister of Culture, Board member

HH Princess Haifa Al Saud

Vice Minister of Tourism, Board member

HRH Sultan Bin Fahd Al Saud

Chairman | Saudi Water Sports and Diving Federation

HE Dr. Rumaih Alrumaih

President Transportation General Authority, Board member

HE Saleh Alturki

Jeddah Mayor, Board member

Dr. Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al-Faleh

Undersecretary at Saudi Interior Ministry

Ehab Bin Gazi Hashani

Advisor General to HEM and Head of Strategic Enablement and Privatization Sector, Board member

Shayie bin Salem Al-Wadaani

Director General of Border Guard, Board member

Omar Hariri

President Saudi Port Authority, Board member

Fahad Hamidaddin

CEO Saudi Tourism Authority, Board member

Nadhmi Al-Nasr

CEO of Neom, Board member

Ayman Almudiafer

Head of Local Real Estate Investments, Board member

Eng. Ali Alghamdi

CEO – National Center for Environmental Compliance, Board member

John Pagano

CEO Red Sea Development Company & Amaala, Board member