Libya will take part in the World Tourism Show in London , Great Britain, from 9 to 12 November, the Libyan General Tourist and Handicraf t Board announced Friday in its weekly bulletin here.
According to the bulletin, the Libyan stand at the show will feature the country ‘s historical heritage, natural potentials, tourist attraction sites and all oth e r assets the country is known for.
Meanwhile, the tourist board said 1,164 tourists of different nationalities who visited Libya in September 2009, made enquiries from some 51 Libyan companies an d corporations.
It said the tourists came from the following countries: France-244, Poland-216, Italy-185, Spain-101, Germany-85, Great Britain-72, Japan-49, Czech Republic-45,
Australia-37, Slovenia-24, Netherlands-17, Finland-15 and Austria-14.
The figures, issued by the board, indicated that more than 17,000 tourists visit ed Libya during the first half of 2009.
Libya expects an annual tourist inflow of 1.5 million people into the country be tween 2008 and 2012.