UNWTO strongly condemns attack on tour bus in the Sinai

PR No.: PR14011

On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt sympathy to the families of the victims and to the Government of Egypt.

“I am appalled by this horrible act of violence. Our thoughts at this difficult moment are with the families and friends of the victims and the Government and people of Egypt” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai. “The livelihoods of millions people in Egypt depend on the tourism sector and this is a direct attack on the hopes of these people as Egypt works to reinforce its tourism sector." he added.