Sustainable tourism Day

The faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management hosted a celebration of the Tourism International Day on Tuesday 10/10/2017. The event was held under the supervision of Prof. Amany Refaat, the Dean of the faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management. A considerable number of faculty members, teaching assistance staff and faculty students of different academic classes. The celebration was also attended by a number of key decision- makers and experts in the field; some of whom were Mr. Ayman Morsi, the Director-General of Tourism Projects at the Tourism Development Authority; Dr. Osama El Kholy, the Deputy Minister of Tourism in Alexandria; Mr. Magdy Saleem, the former Deputy Minister of Tourism and a tourist expert and Dr. Mahmoud Mowad, a tourist expert. A seminar was held on the sidelines of the celebration of the Tourism International Day to discuss the theme chosen for this year: Sustainable Tourism- a Tool for Development. The seminar also discussed the opportunities and challenges of sustainable development of tourism in Egypt. At the end of the seminar, the experts answered the students’ enquiries and received their comments in an open discussion.