Egypt participated with A high-level Egyptian delegation from the tourism sector, at the World Travel market (WTM) the biggest British tourism exchange, The world's second-largest tourism exchange after the Berlin’s exchange, from 6 to 8 November 2017 in London.
More than 10,000 exhibitors from around the world, including major tourism and aviation companies, are participating in the event, in addition to tourism ministers and senior tourism officials from various countries and large touristic organizations. The World Tourism Organization also holds several seminars and conferences on the sidelines of the exchange. The London tourism exchange is the pre-launch of the new tourist season, providing the opportunity for deals and agreements that determine the course of tourism for the new season. The event is witnessing extensive media coverage from the media around the world.
Hisham al-Demery, chairman of the Tourism Promotion Authority, will head the delegation of Egypt, which will take part in the four-day event which will start today and within the framework of the ministry's efforts to restore and increase tourist rates to Egypt. He is scheduled to meet with the world's largest and most important tour operators, as well as representatives of the international press to promote the Egyptian tourist destination.
On the first day of the event, a press conference and reception addressed by H.E. Yehia Rashed, Minister of Tourism, at Stand AF500 where you will find the booth of Egypt at the World Travel Market, in London. For 3 days, dozens of Egyptian tourism and travel entities will participate in the WTM to promote Egypt as a world class destination.
The delegation will hold a press conference about the latest developments in Egypt، in the presence of Egyptian Ambassador to London Mr. Naser Kamel، and would be presented by many international and British media outlets.
It should be noted that Egypt is participating in this exhibition in a pavilion of 630 square meters and an upper floor with an area of 75 square meters. It will include 16 tourism companies, 25 hotels and suites of the Egyptian Federation of Tourist Chambers, a suite of tourism companies and a wing of Egypt Air.