Saudi Arabia hosts world tourism crisis meeting

SourceArab News
SectorTourism
CountrySaudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia hosted on Thursday the Global Tourism Crisis Committee meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). During the meeting, the committee presented its recommendations on how to resume safe travel, and the procedures that must be adhered to to restore travelers' confidence. Saudi Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb opened the meeting by highlighting the Kingdom's pioneering role in leading the travel and tourism sector and the participation of member states in the measures taken by the Saudi government, which led to the Kingdom being considered among the top countries in the world in dealing with the crisis. I was delighted to co-host a virtual meeting of the @UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee today with my friend @pololikashvili.

We discussed the importance of international collaboration and travel facilitation to #RestartTourism pic. twitter. com/nIuyv7cEdl Zurab Pololikashvili, UNWTO secretary general, thanked the Kingdom for hosting the meeting and urged member states to work together to restore travelers' confidence and adhere...read more...