Ministry of Tourism
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
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
Furthermore, this expansion is expected to create approximately 45,000 new direct and indirect job opportunities, providing a much-needed boost to the labor market
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.
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 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
The Egyptian Cabinet’s media center has denied reports about the closure of the Giza Pyramids plateau for two months for development.
The Egyptian ministers of tourism and antiquities, local development, and environment have followed up on preparations to host the 2022 UN Climate Conference (COP27) in November and the efforts to turn Sharm El-Sheikh into a green city.
A delegation from the ministry of tourism, visited on Wednesday the injured in a tourist bus collision in Aswan Governorate near Abu Simbel / Aswan Road in a hospital in the to follow up and check on their health condition.
In early October 2020, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the largest discovery in 2020, which was the discovery of 59 ancient coffins in the Saqqara region.
Tourists returned back home after spending wonderful trips to South Sinai and Red Sea Governorates without a single Case of infection along the duration of their stay in Egypt; Ministry of Tourism said Thursday.
Youssef has been the chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board of Directors since 2018.
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The first restoration works of King Tut’s golden coffin started after it was transferred from the cemetery to the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Mashat welcomed Germany's decision to lift a ban preventing German nationals from travelling to the resort-town of Taba in eastern Sinai Peninsula.
Mashat said Tuesday her ministry focuses on promoting training and developing hotel classification standards to encourage competitiveness.
Mashat said the Karnak Temple in Luxor is the first archaeological site to receive people with special needs.
The executive office of the council of Arab tourism ministers convened its 24th session Sunday to discuss updating a draft of a document on an Arab tourism strategy.
This came within the session of the Conference on Sustainable Tourism Conference (ITSC) which took place on May 30-31 in the Bulgarian city of Varna.
"The Egyptian tourism sector is reviving as the country prepares to open a number of museums, including the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)."