Khaled El-Anany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities held an extensive meeting to discuss the latest developments in the preparations for the celebration of St. Catherine’s site, which will be held during the coming period in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and the Governorate of South Sinai within the framework to develop the site of the “Great Transfiguration”.
The meeting was attended by the CEO of the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Activation, the Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Technical Affairs, the head of the General Authority for Culture Palaces, the advisor to the Governor of South Sinai, leaders from the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Culture, and representatives of the company preparing the celebration.
During the meeting, the features of the celebration were reviewed, including the program, content, equipment and technical performances to direct the event in the best possible manner.
Among the activities of the celebration is the production of a promotional tourism film for the site of Saint Catherine, during which a number of actor will participate, in addition to filming a number of places to highlight the sanctity of St. Catherine and its environmental and spiritual elements as one of the archaeological sites listed on the World Heritage List.
The site was also chosen to be a model for rural tourism within the project that is being implemented in cooperation with the World Tourism Organization.
It is worth noting that the celebration comes within the plan of the ministry to promote tourism using the latest sound and light techniques, which was prepared by a specialized English-Canadian alliance to highlight and promote the tourist destinations.
St. Catherine is one of the most important Egyptian tourist destinations, where spiritual tourism, adventure and mountain climbing meet in one place.