CAIRO – 25 October 2017: Egyptian Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed met with the Austrian Ambassador Georg Stillfried in Cairo to discuss means of tourism cooperation between the two countries. They focused on the mechanisms of activating the tourism from Austria to Egypt.
During the meeting, features of the increased cooperation between the two countries were discussed. They discussed the field of tourism, and the increase of direct flights from Austria to Egyptian touristic cities, such as Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh.
Also, an agreement entailing consultancy from Austrian specialists in the field of public health to raise the efficiency of Egyptian workers in the hospitality sector was discussed. As well as a number of joint events between the two countries like festivals and food competitions in the presence of food and cooking specialists from Austria.
The Austrian ambassador expressed his pleasure with this meeting and his full readiness to cooperate with the Egyptian Tourism Ministry. He predicts that the number of tourist arrivals from Austria to Egypt will reach its peak as in 2010 and even higher.