The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce are pleased to invite you to the 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Tourism Forum, which will take place on Thursday the 4th of August 2016 at 11:00 am at the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and will be inaugurated by H. E. the Minister of Tourism Mr. Mohamed Yehia Rashed,.
The conference is organized with support from the European Union within the framework of the European Neighbourhood Cross-Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (ENPI CBC MED) Programme. Following the conference bilateral business matchmaking meetings (B2B) will take place between 10 visiting European tourism companies from Italy, Spain and Greece as well as Lebanon and Jordan with the Egyptian counterpart tourism companies.
The conference revolves around the results of two projects that were implemented in cooperation with the EU to support the tourism sector and to promote cultural tourism. The first project, UMAYYAD promotes Islamic heritage tourism in Alexandria and the second project GOALS is promoting good participatory approach and local governance strategies in the tourism sector.
Both projects aim to attract investments in the tourism sector and promote non-beach itineraries focusing on the culture and heritage of Alexandria.
In the day before the conference, on Wednesday the 3rd of August an itinerary to visit the local tourism sights in Alexandria will be organized for the visiting tourism companies and the Egyptian tourism enterprises.
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GOALS and UMAYYAD are projects financed by the EU through the ENPI CBC programme, and they focus on niche tourism itineraries to develop the economy of specific regions.