The Board’s meetings are aimed at the assessment and the development of the tourism in the visited countries and the promotion of this industry worldwide.
FIJET Congress’ Director Jim Thompson headed the first sitting of the Executive Committee, in Bucharest, on Saturday, approaching issues related to the future FIJET Congress due in Shanghai, China, in 2010, the participation fees, details of obtaining visas to enter China and the costs for the post-Congress tours.
Also approached was the topic of the developments of the world economic crisis.
During the seven days the Board of Directors are spending in Romania, they will assess the Romanian travel destinations and the goal of the visit is to promote the Romanian tourism, which is part of an industry without borders, chairman of the FIJET Executive Committee and a Deputy in Tunisia’s Parliament Tijani Haddad told.
The FIJET delegates are touring Romania on May 9-15 to visit Bucharest, the Romanian Black Sea shore, the Danube Delta, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Brasov (all cities located in central Romania) and the southern Prahova Valley.
The agenda of the almost 50 FIJET officials attending the event in Bucharest also schedules a visit to the Bucharest Tourism Fair and a meeting with Tourism Minister Elena Udrea.