SUNRISE Select Mamlouk Palace Resort & Spa Host The Closing Forum of The Arab Center For Tourism Media 2012
The Arab Center for Media Tourism concluded its 2012 forum on the relation between security and Tourism in Egypt from SUNRISE Select Mamlouk Palace Resort & Spa in Hurghada, with the participation of 17 Arab Countries, and the presence of Dr. Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, Egyptian Minister of Tourism, and Qatari Sheikh, Faisal Bin Kassim El Thani.
- Baltimore, MD (1888PressRelease) May 03, 2012 - The Arab Center For Media Tourism concluded it's fourth forum which was held under the slogan " we meet to rise up" an initiative to support tourism in Egypt through reassuring both Foreign and Arab media of the security situation in Egypt in general, and Hurghada as a major tourist destination in particular.
The conference which was held at the "Zomoroda" conference room at SUNRISE Select Mamlouk Palace Resort & Spa, was attended by an estimated 65 press representatives from 48 agencies representing 17 Arab countries, particularly the Persian Gulf, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Mauritania. Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Dr. Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour was present at the conference as well as Major-General Assem Mahmoud, Governor of Red Sea, alongside Qatari businessman Sheikh Faisal Bin Kassim El Thanni, who was keen on discussing several tourism related business opportunities for Egypt.
After the conference, the forum awarded a few Arab Figures and Media journalists for their coverage on tourism related events in the Arab world. Sheikh Faisal Bin Kassim El Thani was awarded Ambassador of Arab tourism for 2012, for his continuous contribution to promoting Arab Heritage.
Three workshops were conducted after the award ceremony on, teaching of introductory courses on tourism in the Arab world, increasing touristic awareness among Arab countries on how to treat foreign tourists. As well as activating the Center's branches in more Arab countries.