International Tourism Conference in Luxor and Aswan from 9 to 13 March -2016

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As part of the efforts made by the State to restore tourism to back on track, and to  ensure that tourism development has its impact on the economic and social progress, October 6 University organized an International Conference on tourism entitled "Crisis as an Obstacle to Development and Progress.", during the period from March 10 to 13, 2016, under the slogan (Nile - Peace – Tourism), headed by Prof. Dr. Adel Hammam, Dean of the Faculty of Tourism, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Ahmed Attia Seida – President of the University, Ambassador  Dr.  Kheir edin  Abd Ellatif  - Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of International Strategies and Cultural Relations, as well as a large number of local and international researchers and experts.

The conference was held on a floating hotel between "Aswan and Luxor" as the first of its kind. The Conference has allowed the participants to visit all the tourist areas in Aswan, Edfo, Com-ombo and Luxor.

Researchers from Egyptian universities and the Middle East University of Jordan and some other Jordanian universities and from Hungary, Thailand in addition to media representatives participated in the Conference which adapted a number of important recommendations dealing with various aspects of Tourism Industry and suggests ways to overcome the constraints and obstacles.