Aug 05 2012
Egyptian government source that an announcement was scheduled for today to appoint Mr.Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou as the country's new Minister of Tourism.
Mr.Hisham Zaazou, formerly the Senior Assistant to Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, has been named the new Minister of Tourism for this global destination.
Zaazou comes to this position after 30+ years in the public and private sectors. Beginning in 1980 in North America with R&H Tourism Co., he expanded operations to Egypt. He then moved on to Sakkara Travel as General Manager. His interest in the role of the public sector and tourism started when he was elected as the Director General of the Egyptian Tourism Federation followed by his appointment as First Deputy to the Minister of Tourism since (2008).