The session, from May 23 – 25 in San Sebastián, Spain, featured discussions on various topics related to the development of the global tourism sector, including UNWTO’s budget and its organisational structure. It also reviewed the performance reports of various projects including tourism statistics and competitiveness and sustainability programmes.
UNWTO’s upcoming projects were presented, including the establishment of regional training academies.
“Our participation comes as a part of our commitment and role as active members of the UNWTO Commission for the Middle East. We aim to contribute in the development of cooperation among the council members,” said Hesham Al Saken, director, facilities and tourism services, BTEA.