World Tourism Organization

World celebrates Tourism Day on September 27

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 11:34 GMT

On September 27, the world celebrates Tourism Day, under the slogan "Tourism to Achieve Comprehensive Growth".

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities participates in Tourism Recovery Summit held in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 09:09 GMT

The Tourism Recovery Summit recommends formulating a unified mechanism for travel and tourism amid the global pandemic.

Egypt’s archaeologist Zahi Hawass nominated as Tourism Ambassador at World Tourism Organization

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 03:35 GMT

On the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization indicated his intention to nominate Zahi Hawass to be an Egyptian ambassador at the organization.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities accompanies Secretary-General of WTO in a tour to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization affirmed that the organization is fully prepared for continuous support to Egypt to return the rates of inbound tourist movement to its previous state before the Corona virus epidemic.

Egypt’s PM receives World Tourism Organization chief in 1st tour outside Europe

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 09:11 GMT

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.

World Tourism Organization chief visits Cairo museum, invites people to visit Egypt

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 07:56 GMT

Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili on Monday visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Cairo’s Fustat, as he embarked on an official visit to Egypt.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities accompanies Zurab Pololikashvili in a tour around Hurghada

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization, began their tour on Aug. 23 in Hurghada by visiting Hurghada Museum.

Coronavirus outbreak severely affects global tourism rates: WTO adviser

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 12:56 GMT

WTO adviser said that there is a decline in aviation demand forecast to 0.6% instead of 4.8 percent.

UNWTO highlights Egypt launch of Gender Equality Seal in tourism

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 12:34 GMT

The World Tourism Organization has hailed the step taken by Egypt, as the first country in the world, to introduce the UNDP’s Gender Equality Seal in tourism sector.

Egypt wins membership of WTO commission for Mideast

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 05:17 GMT

Egypt won with an overwhelming majority on Tuesday a 4 -year membership of the Executive Board of the World Tourism Organization Commission for the Middle East.

PM chairs meeting on developing Alexandria's Montaza

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 06:36 GMT

Ismail on Sunday chaired a meeting on developing Montaza district of Alexandria and the best ways to maximize its use as a tourist and archaeological area.

Egypt participates in Manila Sustainable Tourism conference

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 - 02:31 GMT

Ministry of Tourism took part in the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics