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Luxor Branded World Tourism Capital of 2016


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The United Nation's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) named Luxor as the capital of international tourism for 2016, as announced by Egypt's State Information Service (SIS).

According to, UNWTO's 104th meeting will be hosted in Luxor on the 1st of November, with representatives from over 50 countries. The organization had also held their 103rd session in Spain earlier this month, and was chaired by Egypt.

Luxor is one of Egypt's most favorable tourist destinations, and has hosted many cultural and arts events.