JEDDAH: The Arab Tourism Organization has honored Algeria’s president for his country’s role in supporting the tourism industry in the Arab world.
The organization awarded Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune a first grade medal in recognition of his efforts to strengthen joint Arab action in the field. The award was made at the end of the 31st Arab Summit, which was held in Algiers.
The head of the ATO Bandar Al-Fahid said Algeria was experiencing a tourism renaissance, having seen its foreign and domestic traveler numbers hit 12 million.
Tebboune's award was the 16th medal presented by the ATO to state leaders from around the Arab world for their efforts to promote tourism.