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07 Jun 16
Press Release
Tourism’s capacity to connect cultures discussed in Lebanon
The first event - a round table on religious tourism, with the participation of CNN's John Defterious - explored the challenges and opportunities for the development of religious tourism routes in...
01 Jun 16
Press Release
UNWTO and the Petra National Trust partner to promote sustainable tourism
The MoU was signed by UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, and the President of PNT’s Board, HRH Princess Dana Firas “The work developed by civil society organizations on the protection of heritage...
31 May 16
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The UNWTO workshop in Oman on Tourism Strategic Planning​-​Investment​ ​started on 29th May
The UNWTO workshop on Tourism Strategic Planning​-Investment,​ organized by the World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and the Ministry of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman, was...
31 May 16
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The UNWTO workshop in Oman on MICE product development started on 31st May
The UNWTO workshop on MICE product development, organized by the World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and the Ministry of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman, was inaugurated on...
19 May 16
Press Release
UNWTO Statement on EgyptAir flight MS804
"It was with great sorrow that we learned about this tragic news. We express our sincerest condolences to the passengers’ families and friends at this difficult time”, said UNWTO Secretary-General,...
16 Mar 16
Press Release
UNWTO and Egypt discuss recovery measures at ITB
The meeting followed up on the official visit of Mr Rifai to Egypt last month, where he had the opportunity to meet President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Prime Minister Sherif Ismail to discuss the...
29 Feb 16
Press Release
UNWTO confident in Egypt’s tourism recovery
Meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail Mohamed, Secretary-General discussed measures to accelerate the recovery of tourism to Egypt and praised the support being given to the sector. Both...