Saudi Arabia’s port city of Jeddah is set to welcome global tourism leaders to the 116th Executive Council session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
The Executive Council meeting is scheduled for 7-9 June to be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Jeddah.
The Executive Council is UNWTO’s governing board responsible for ensuring that the organization carries out its work and adheres to its budget. It meets at least twice a year and is composed of members elected by the General Assembly in a ratio for one for every five full members.
Cote d’Ivoire is the current chair of the council with Saudi Arabia and Mauritius as First Vice and Second Vice respectively.
Jeddah is the birthplace of worldwide arts and music, and a gathering spot for multi-vibrant cultures, a unique blend that left its mark on Jeddah’s exquisite cuisine of many fine dishes with global tastes. When you visit Jeddah, you will have the opportunity to witness a global heritage celebrated by UNESCO, from “Historical Jeddah” to exploring the antique designs of balconies, stone walkways and ancient sidewalks, as this destination unearths secrets that have inspired artists and writers.
Here, you will have a chance to see the best view out there of the colourful sunset shades shimmering off the divine Red Sea shores. Underwater, you won’t cease to be amazed by a magical diving experience that lets you gaze at the one-of-a-kind coral reefs, which have attracted journeys to discover its magnificence. With that, the vibrant city continues to grant its visitors endless memorable experiences.
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