Ahmed Issa

Egypt's tourism revenues record to $6.6B in H1 2024

Tue, 02 Jul 2024 - 09:38 GMT

Egypt welcomed 7.069 million tourists between January and June 2024, surpassing the previous high of 7.062 million recorded during the same period in 2023

Egypt close to launch details of LE 50B initiative to boost tourism sector

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 - 01:07 GMT

The initiative is part of the Egyptian government's strategy to increase annual tourist numbers by 25 to 30 percent with a target set for 2028

14.9M tourists visit Egypt in 2023: Tourism Minister

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 05:08 GMT

The fourth quarter of 2023, in particular, experienced a surge in tourism activity, welcoming 3.6 million tourists, which marked an 8 percent increase compared to the same period in 2022

Egypt’s tourism achieved 36% growth rate in October 2023: Tourism Minister

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 03:34 GMT

This growth rate is eight times higher than the global tourism growth rate, which stood at 4.5 percent during the same period, as reported by the World Tourism Organization.

Tourism sector on way to meeting 2023 goals despite war on Gaza, tourism minister

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 12:09 GMT

Issa explained that the ministry recorded tourist arrivals of 1.3 million from 80 countries in October, an 8 percent increase year-on-year, highlighting its significance amid the escalating war on the Gaza Strip

Tourism Minister presents Egypt's plans to attract 30M tourists by 2028

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 12:02 GMT

The government plans to implement various promotional and marketing campaigns with tour organizers and relevant stakeholders, aiming to position Egypt as a desirable tourist destination in diverse tourist markets

New 25,000 hotel rooms to open in next few months: Tourism Minister

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 01:58 GMT

Tourism minister also highlighted the significant growth opportunities within Egypt's tourism sector especially the hotel industry, which will contribute to achieving the target of having 400,000 hotel rooms by the end of 2028

Photos: Major traveling exhibition ‘Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ opens in Paris Friday

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 01:05 GMT

The major traveling exhibition “Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs” showcasing the sarcophagus of Ramses II among many of Ancient Egypt’s greatest treasures opens in Paris on Friday at the Grande Halle de la Villette.

Egypt aims to attract 30 million tourists by 2028

Wed, 18 Jan 2023 - 10:36 GMT

Tourism Minister Ahmed Issa said in a meeting with the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo, that About 13 million tourists visited Egypt in 2019.

Achieving 30M tourists yearly.. Egypt’s minister reveals figures, statistics

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 10:26 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Ahmed Issa, revealed a set of figures and statistics related to the tourism sector in Egypt, explaining that his ministry plays its role as an organizer and supervisor of nearly 8,000 tourist facilities.

An economist for tourism.. Reasons behind choosing Ahmed Issa in Egypt's new gov't

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 06:35 GMT

This came to answer a raised question on why a banker would manage a tourism file.