Saturday, December 16, 2023
Books- Muhammad Abu Bakr:
After the event of the Egyptian tourist convoy to Jeddah City, Imad Abboud, the second vice chairman of the board of directors of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, received the official Egyptian tourism delegation participating in the convoy in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at the chamber of commerce headquarters. Currently, it is organized by Tourism and Cultural Relics Hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Egypt’s General Administration of Tourism Promotion represented and participated. The Ministry, the Authority and the Egyptian Tourism Authority represent the private tourism industry.
During the meeting, Abboud expressed the Chamber of Commerce’s desire to strengthen relations between the two countries in various fields, especially tourism.
During the meeting, the Egyptian delegation reviewed the national strategy for tourism development in Egypt launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Its goal is to reach 30 million tourists by 2028, and one of its core is to improve Egypt’s tourism investment environment.
As the delegation explained, the Ministry is keen to attract tourism investments, ensuring investment by emphasizing the great potential and unique and diverse components of beaches, archaeological and heritage sites, culture and entertainment, as well as investment opportunities in a number of tourist areas Investors have successfully achieved returns on investment in the hotel apartment sector in promising areas such as the area surrounding the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Airport, the cities of Luxor and Aswan, New City of Alamein on the North Coast, and the New Administrative Capital.
They pointed to the efforts of the Egyptian government to provide all facilities and incentives. Attracting investment in various fields, especially tourism, requires, in addition to the unity of all relevant parties in the country. Create an appropriate and attractive investment environment.
The Egyptian delegation emphasized that Egypt’s tourism products are rich and diverse, which requires tourists to ensure that they prepare their itinerary for their trip to Egypt through excellent travel companies that provide them with modern and advanced Egyptian tourism products. Fulfill his travel requirements and wishes.
The Egyptian delegation also reviewed the numerous investment opportunities that Egypt has, especially in the tourism sector, in addition to the various types of hotel facilities in Egypt, as well as the recent legislative amendments made by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to facilitate tourism investors and restrict They enter into transactions with parties represented by the department to obtain the licenses required to operate hotels and tourist facilities.
During the meeting, representatives of the Egyptian Federation of Tourism Chambers discussed the axis of cooperation that the Egyptian Federation of Tourism Chambers and the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce can activate in the tourism field, and discussed signing a tourism cooperation agreement. A joint tourism cooperation agreement was signed between the two institutions to carry out a series of activities aimed at strengthening cooperation. Joint tourism between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
At the end of the meeting, ministry officials invited members of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce to visit Egypt to learn first-hand about the vast opportunities for tourism investment.
Members of the delegation include Samia Sami, Director of the Central Administration of Tourism Companies of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Ahmed Ali, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion, and Reham Samir, Assistant Minister of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Travel abroad.
Members of the tourism chamber delegation include Nasser Turk, a member of the board of directors of the Egyptian Federation of Tourism Chambers, and Ihab El Mahdi, a board member of the Chamber of Tourism and Travel Agencies and Travel Agencies. Representatives of Egyptian tourism companies, hotels and airlines.
The meeting was attended by Jeddah Chamber Secretary-General Ramez Al Ghaleb, board members Abdullah bin Radda Al Harithi and Majid bin Muhal Al Baqami, as well as several members of the Jeddah Chamber Council from the tourism and culture sectors.