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Egypt’s Siwa Oasis Announced as Global Destination for Medical, Environmental Tourism

Egypt’s Siwa Oasis Announced as Global Destination for Medical, Environmental Tourism

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Marsa Matruh Governor Alaa Abu-Zaid has announced Egypt’s Oasis of Siwa as a global destination for medical and environmental tourism during the medical tourism conference, held on Wednesday, in coordination with Alexandria University.

Abou-Zaid said during the conference that Siwa has several touristic attractions that are yet to be discovered, and it qualifies to be one of the best destinations in the world.

Siwa’s natural characteristics have made it an exceptional oasis and one of the most impressive nature reserves, outstanding itself from the rest of Oases in Egypt.

The conference discussions highlighted the therapeutic and environmental characteristics in Siwa in addition to ways and methods to maintain them. Success stories in medical tourism in the remote Oasis were celebrated.

The conference also discussed the establishment of a new museum that will display phases of production of olive oil. Also, new patterns for tourism in Siwa were announced during the conference, including watching birds’ migration and riding camels.

The remote Oasis is located in Egypt’s western desert, 50 KM east from Libyan borders.

 

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