UN body in all claps for Qatar’s efforts on tourism development

Published on : Friday, September 15, 2017

Qatari tourists last year!Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai has applauded the new measures taken by Qatar to develop a sustainable tourism sector capable of attracting visitors from around the world.

 

During the meeting of the UNWTO Secretary-General and the Chief Tourism Development Officer at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) Hassan Al Ibrahim at UNWTO’s 22nd Session of the General Assembly held in China Rifai praised the recent measures.

 

During the meeting, QTA officials briefed Rifai on the latest developments in Qatar’s tourism sector, as well as on the progress of the preparations to host the official celebrations of World Tourism Day (WTD) in Doha on 27 September.

 

Congratulating QTA on receiving Approved Destination Status (ADS) from the China National Tourism Administration, he commented, “I would like to congratulate Qatar on achieving Approved Destination Status and opening representative offices in China. This significant milestone will surely pave the way for building new tourism developments between China and Qatar. The announcement comes at a time when Qatar has taken commendable steps towards developing a sustainable tourism sector that is capable of attracting visitors from all over the world.”

 

He also added, “I have full confidence that the Next Chapter of the Qatar National Tourism Strategy 2030 will continue to build on the solid foundations that have been laid since the Strategy was first launched in 2014.”

 

Hassan Al Ibrahim, Chief Tourism Development Officer at QTA said “On behalf of Qatar’s government, I would like to extend my thanks to Rifai for the support he has shown Qatar during his tenure as Secretary-General. Our fruitful relationship with the UNWTO spans a multitude of significant areas as we continue to develop Qatar’s tourism sector.”


(No Like Yet)

Related Posts

Tags: , , , ,

Comments are closed.

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 02 ITB asia 2020
  • 11 Aviation Festival Asia 2020
  • 12 ITE Hong Kong 2020
  • 13 IMEX 20
  • 15 Digital Travel EU 2020
  • 15 Routes Asia 2020
  • 16 G&A 2020
  • 16 TAAPE 2020
  • 17 AAA-banner 2020
  • 18 WCTIE 2020
  • 20 GWS-2020
  • 23 emitt 21
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

    1. AIR CONVENTION ASIA 2020

      June 9 - June 11
    2. HOTELEX 2020

      June 15 - June 18
    3. B-TRAVEL 2020

      June 19 - June 21
    4. Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain

      July 7 - July 9
    5. DRT SHOW SHANGHAI

      July 17 - July 19
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com