FILE – Sharm El Sheikh resort –Courtesy of Flickr
CAIRO - 21 June 2018: Head of the Arab Tourism Organization Bandar bin Fahd al Fuhaid expected on Thursday that 195 million tourists will visit the Arab region by 2030, threefold the current number.
In a statement, Fuhaid underlined the importance of developing the tourism industry in Arab countries as it plays a vital role in promoting Arab economies.
He expected tourism influx this summer to increase by 10 to 15 percent compared to the last season.
Meanwhile, Fuhaid said the organization will take part in the 22nd meeting of the executive office of the Arab Ministerial Tourism Council to take place at the headquarters of the Arab league in Cairo on June 24-25.
The executive office includes Jordan, Tunisia, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Libya in addition to the Arab Tourism Organization, the World Tourism Organization, the Arab union of tourism writers and the Arab Civil Aviation Commission.