The prestigious Arab Union for Tourist Media has bestowed the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 with the title of the best sports festival held on Arab soil for the year 2022. The announcement was made during the Tourism Media Awards 2023, which took place on Wednesday in Berlin, Germany. The event was hosted by the Jordan Pavilion and the names of the winners were declared by Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Makram Al-Qaisi, in the presence of officials from the World Tourism Organization, the Arab Union for Tourist Media and other Arab tourism officials.
The Arab Tourism Media Awards are considered the most prestigious accolades for recognizing distinguished governmental and private entities in the fields of tourism promotion, hotels, tourist destinations in the Arab region, and media that supports Arab tourism plans. The ITB Berlin event is being held from March 7 to 9, and features exhibitors from more than 150 countries. The award given to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is a testament to the region’s growing prominence in the global tourism industry.