Report by egyptlastminute.com Egypt and Dubai seek joint marketing to promote two of the world’s popular Arab tourism destinations in various countries, including China and Australia.
The developments were announced during a meeting of senior tourism officials on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market 2012 (ATM-2010).
A Protocol of Cooperation between Egypt and Dubai for the joint destination marketing and promotion is also on the table.
The Egyptian Tourism Minister, Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, called on Khalid A bin Sulayem, Director General of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) at the Dubai Stand in the ATM-2012.
Abdel Nour has a word of praise for Dubai tourism’s success story and its emergence on the world map as a leading business and leisure tourism destination.
He said several destinations can benefit from its recipe of success and could be part of Dubai’s continuing journey of success through exchange of expertise and mutual cooperation.
Both sides highlighted the historically strong relations between Egypt and the UAE in general and Dubai in particular and strongly agreed for enhancing bilateral relations and joint cooperation, especially in tourism domain.
Speaking after the meeting, Abdel Nour said that he had extended invitation to Bin Sulayem to visit the Arab Republic of Egypt for a meeting in Sharm El Sheikh where the terms of agreement for joint destination marketing in places like China and Australia will be agreed upon.
He stated this agreement will enhance bilateral relations, and also, facilitate the enhanced air-connectivity between Dubai and Egypt.