A globetrotting, travel entrepreneur who turned his passion for travel into successful businesses & founded Gateway To Egypt for Travel Marketing & Great Wonders of Egypt for Responsible Travel. After graduating from the faculty of Tourism & Hotels Management he pursued a diploma in Archaeology and independent studies in IT. He worked for few years as an Egyptologist-Guide in Egypt . Then he expanded his work to be an International Tour Manager where he traveled to and worked in many destinations. Through his travels he realized his passion for adventure tourism and his interest in cultural heritage. His travels were the initiation for change that made him decide to look for means of offering innovative trip planning services that safeguards the culture and nature. Basem used his passion for travel and growing interest in IT to develop positive economic and community impact. Basem 's main business focus now is on making technology work for the tourism sector and boost development in disadvantaged communities. His latest project is developing sustainable volun-tourism products. Basem makes use of all opportunities to support students of tourism schools.