Tuesday, December 7, 2021 – 5:14 p.m.
Cairo, December 07 / WAM / The League of Arab Nations called for a comprehensive and bold redesign of the Arab tourism system, adopting possible solutions such as promoting domestic tourism, establishing alternative Arab tourism components that benefit from digital transformation opportunities and artificial intelligence. The promotion of tourism products and services underscores the need to reconsider the Arab strategy in the tourism sector to create an efficient Arab tourism administration to adapt to the exceptional circumstances left behind by the corona epidemic.
This was stated by Ahmed Rashid Gaddafi, Assistant Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, in his keynote address at the opening of the 29th session of the Executive Office of the Arab Council of Ministers for Tourism today. The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States, headed by Saeed bin Rashid Al Jayani, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism in both seas of the country.
According to the World Tourism Organization, the effects of the corona epidemic have caused a huge loss of about $ 4000 billion in global GDP for 2020-2021, and Gaddafi has caused unprecedented catastrophic damage to the world’s tourism industry and related facilities. , Including the Arab region.
In this context, my speech confirmed that the Arab League is keen to tighten coordination among member states and push the Arab Tourism Organization, the Arab Civil Aviation Organization and the Arab Aviation Corporation to take measures valued by crisis management. At the 108th Session of the Economic and Social Council last September, the Committee on the Effects of Epidemiology, including practical recommendations on coordinating procedures for the registration and approval of vaccines approved by the Economic and Social Council and their use among Arab countries.
Gaddafi stressed the need for programs and mechanisms to support small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in particular, as well as openness to the experiences of partners around the world, on the horizon for rehabilitation, to benefit from national approaches through greater cooperation. Post-corona epidemic, and what this requires from safe and responsible measures on the horizon for recovery.
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