Egypt named ‘best tourist destination’ in world in 2017
Egypt was honored as the best luxurious tourist destination in 2017 by the committee organizing awards distribution ceremony of the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA).
The announcement was made on the fringe of the Berlin ITB which is attended by Egyptian Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed، head of the World Tourism Organization Taleb Refai and many tourism ministers and journalists.
During the ceremony، Rashed underlined the importance of drawing a line between politics and tourism and avoiding any travel embargo as long as it is unnecessary.
He highlighted the efforts exerted to restore tourism in Egypt، adding that the ministry is deeply interested in refreshing German tourism in Egypt.
Egypt's nomination for the award is a positive indicator that Egypt is restoring its distinguished position and that tourism in Egypt will be back to normal.