Al-Ahram Weekly Online   3 - 9 May 2012
Issue No. 1096
Travel
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Only in Egypt
Consider yourself at home: Jailan Halawi and your fair chance in wonder land
Of tourism and aspiration
At Port Ghaleb, Ahmad Mahmoud wonders about the future of tourism
In an exclusive interview with Al-Ahram Weekly, Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organisation, speaks to Jailan Halawi about his confidence in Egypt's ability to bounce back in its tourism industry, having been in the business for the past 6,000 years. And in another exclusive, Magdi Selim, undersecretary head of the domestic tourism sector at the Egyptian Tourism Authority, says Egypt's tourism will inevitably get past the challenging times it is going through once its people realise how much the industry means to the nation. The two officials addressed the second UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Medi held recently in Marsa Allam
Bird's eye view
Amira El-Naqeeb soars high above the Red Sea Mountains in Ain Sokhna

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