Philae Temple - Aswan - Egypt/ Mohamed Fawzy
Aswan International Airport is set to receive on Friday a group of Spanish tourists coming through a direct charter flight from Spain to Egypt. Folklore bands will welcome the tourists upon their arrival.
Eman Ishak, owner of a tourism company based in Aswan, said that the group includes 150 Spanish tourists arriving from Madrid. They are expected to enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Nile, and to visit the sights and landmarks of Aswan, which is the traditional southern frontier of Egypt.
CAIRO - 1 April 2018: The Nubian Museum is one of the most famous museums in Aswan City, Upper Egypt; it houses a number of museums and archaeological temples which attract tourists from around the world.
Egyptian and Spanish companies held negotiations to organize weekly charter flights between Madrid, Luxor and Aswan starting from July 2018.
The negotiations took place on the sideline of the Vitor International Tourism Fair, which was held in Madrid and participated by Spanish speaking countries from all over the world, according to Ali Ghoneim, manager of an Egyptian travel agency that participated in the fair.
Spanish travel agencies are interested in organizing tours to Egypt, in particular Luxor and Aswan. Also, an increasing number of Spanish tourists visited Egypt over the last few years, which has positively affected the Egyptian tourism industry, according to Mohamed Hassanein, president of Glaxia.
He added that there are around 23,400 tourists visiting Egypt in 2016 and 36,000 tourists in 2017, which highlights the rapid influx of Spanish visitors in Egypt.
It is expected that there will be a great promotional campaign organized by the Egyptian authority to attract Spanish tourists to Egypt.
Cairo - 20 January 2018: According to local news reports, Egyptian and Spanish companies held negotiations to organize weekly charter flights between Madrid, Luxor and Aswan starting from July 2018.
Aswan is located in southern Egypt; it is a great place to explore that country’s unique ancient history. Many places deserve visiting in the city, like the Tombs of the Nobles, Elephantine Island, the Botanical Garden, Abu Simbel Temples, Philae Temple and the Nubian Museum, according to Memphis Tours.
CAIRO - 5 April 2018: From the first step into the Nubian Village, one feels comfortable and cheerful; the houses are decorated with beautiful, simple colors that are comfortable for the eyes. The Nubian civilization is undoubtedly an ancient civilization.
Tourists in Aswan - Egypt/ File Photo
Tourists in Aswan - Egypt/ Mohamed Fawzy
Aswan / Mohamed Fawzy
CAIRO - 3 April 2018: Philae Temple is one of the most beautiful places you can visit in Aswan, from the moment you set foot on the boat that will take you to Agilika Island, on which the temple is built. The temple is a true testament to the grandiosity and genius of the Pharaohs.