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200K German tourists visited Egypt, returned home safely

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 10:35 GMT

200,000 German tourists visited South Sinai and the Red Sea and returned home safely without any complaints.

Cairo receives visitors from 5 countries as airports open up

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 10:01 GMT

Cairo International Airport on Thursday night received five flights from France, UK, Italy, Belgium and Lebanon, carrying 801 visitors on the third day of Egypt’s resumption of international flights amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Tourism, environment ministries in talks over nature protectorates

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 - 06:11 GMT

Environment Minister Yassmin Fouad and Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat discussed on Thursday boosting bilateral cooperation to achieve sustainable tourism

Tourism min. meets travel detective’s Peter Greenberg

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 - 10:06 GMT

Tourism Minister Rania al Mashat met Friday with the US Journalist and Travel Editor for CBC and PBS, Peter Greenberg, at the end of his one-week visit to Cairo.

Tourism to Egypt since January increased by 30%: minster

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 08:11 GMT

Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat said that the first quarter of 2018 saw a 30-percent increase in the number of tourists visiting Egypt compared to 2017.

2018 to witness start of Catholic pilgrimage to Egypt: OPR Head

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Italian newspapers highlighted OPR’s visit and its importance. In addition, they pointed out that 2018 will witness Catholic pilgrimages to Egypt.

Tawadros receives delegation from Vatican

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 11:04 GMT

The Vatican’s delegation is currently visiting Egypt for several days to recognize places that would be included in the pilgrimage program in Egypt.

Pope Francis to meet with Egyptian Tourism Minister

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 09:17 GMT

Pope Francis will meet Wednesday with the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Yehia Rashed, to confirm the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt seeking refuge.

Tourism Minister to attend 22nd UNWTO General Assembly in China

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 12:48 GMT

Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed left Cairo on Sunday for China to participate in the 22nd session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, according to a press release.

Tourism minister: Egypt's economy witnesses major tourism boom

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 01:00 GMT

Tourism Minister Yehia Rashid said that Egypt's economy will witness a major tourism boom.