Ministry of Tourism

Egyptian Cabinet denies closing Giza Pyramids complex for two months

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 02:02 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet’s media center has denied reports about the closure of the Giza Pyramids plateau for two months for development.

Egyptian ministers follow up on COP27 preparations, efforts to turn Sharm El-Sheikh into green city

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 08:21 GMT

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.

Delegation from tourism ministry visits injured in bus collision in Aswan

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:45 GMT

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.

Egyptian archaeologists uncovers 4,000-year-old manuscript inside newly discovered coffin in Saqqara

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 03:02 GMT

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 end week-long vacation in Egypt with zero COVID-19 infection, Tourism Min

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 06:31 GMT

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.

Tourism Min. reassigns Eng. Youssef with chairing tourism authority board of directors

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 12:41 GMT

Youssef has been the chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board of Directors since 2018.

In co-op with Tourism Min., CNN broadcasts interview with Russ from Egypt's New Alamein

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 09:15 GMT

American CNN has broadcast its interview with the famous American rapper.

Min.: 1st restoration works of King Tut’s golden coffin start

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The first restoration works of King Tut’s golden coffin started after it was transferred from the cemetery to the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Tourism min. hails Germany's decision to end travel ban on Taba

Sun, 30 Jun 2019 - 09:24 GMT

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: We seek to open new tourist markets in Egypt

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 02:31 GMT

Mashat said Tuesday her ministry focuses on promoting training and developing hotel classification standards to encourage competitiveness.

Karnak Temple is first archaeological site to receive people with special needs: Min.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 - 01:54 GMT

Mashat said the Karnak Temple in Luxor is the first archaeological site to receive people with special needs.

Council of Tourism ministers convene to draft strategy

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 02:16 GMT

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.

Mashat presents Egypt's efforts in investing in sustainable tourism

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 12:51 GMT

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.

Amb. in Berlin seeks to promote tourism in Egypt

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 11:11 GMT

"The Egyptian tourism sector is reviving as the country prepares to open a number of museums, including the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)."

Egypt, Algeria mull tourism cooperation

Mon, 20 May 2019 - 10:20 GMT

Mosharafa discussed with Algerian Tourism Minister Abdelkader Benmessaoud ways of strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism.

Egypt, CNN engage in partnership for global tourism campaign

Wed, 08 May 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Mashaat stressed the support of the political leadership and the government for the tourism sector.

Tourism min. heads for Switzerland to attend World Tourism Forum

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 11:54 GMT

Tourism Minister Rania el Mashaat headed for Switzerland to attend the World Tourism Forum on May 2-3 in Lucerne under the rubric.

Mashat heads for Dubai to partake in Arabian Travel Market

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 09:34 GMT

Mashat headed for Dubai on Saturday on top of a tourist delegation to take part in the Arabian Travel Market, set to be held on Sunday till Wednesday.

Egypt's Tourism Promotion Authority participates in China's COTTM

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 10:47 GMT

The Tourism Promotion Authority will take part in the China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) which is due to open on April 15.

Google invites Mashat to join leading women campaign in Arab region

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Edde invited Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat to join Google’s leading women campaign in the Arab region to support working women.