This came among the state’s efforts to boost the recovery of the tourism sector, with a focus on private sector engagement.
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli on Monday said the coronavirus pandemic came at a time while Egyptian tourism had witnessed unprecedented performance, as he met with Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili in Cairo.
The meeting also tackled the project of Historic Cairo development to raise the awareness of the Egyptian cultural heritage.
Pololikashvili’s visit came at Anani’s invitation.
On June 23, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani met via video conference with Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili.
UNWTO’s research said that 3 percent of all world destinations have now taken steps to ease travel restrictions.
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) named Thursday ‘People to People’ campaign promo movie as “the best promotional movie in the Middle East”.
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, was keen to congratulate the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism on the National Day.
Pololikashvili presented the Egyptian leader with the organization's shield in appreciation of his active role in supporting the tourism industry.
Egypt has been announced as the fastest growing tourist destination in terms of year-over-year percentage increase of visitors
Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat said that Egypt's government is exerting significant efforts to boost the tourism field
The Egyptian government took the necessary measures to facilitate the arrival, stay and departure of the participants invited by UNWTO.
Egypt saw a 55-percent rise in the international tourism since the beginning of 2017 until November.
Broximal Media revealed on Wednesday that Belgium’s travel agencies recorded a 50-percent increase in flight bookings to Egypt since last summer.
Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed left Cairo on Sunday for China to participate in the 22nd session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, according to a press release.
Egypt’s Tourism Ministry has taken part in the general assembly of the UN conference on sustainable development in the Philippine capital of Manila.