In light of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt, starting from the beginning of the previous September, a number of tourist groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus flocked to Luxor from Hurghada as part of the "one-day" trips.
Earlier in the day, Hurghada airport received three flights by Easy Jet, Fly Egypt, and Air Cairo, transferring 423 tourists coming from Geneva, Paris, and Prague.
It expected that the face-to-face meetings will be mainstreamed into the 5+5 Joint Military Commission.
During a Saturday visit to Upper Egypt’s Luxor and the Red Sea’s Hurghada, Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany said Egypt gives tourists the opportunity to see into Pharaonic history and enjoy the beach in one day.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these groups include tourists from Ukraine and France, who arrived in Hurghada on Aug. 31 to spend their vacation on the picturesque beaches of Egypt.
Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization, began their tour on Aug. 23 in Hurghada by visiting Hurghada Museum.
Pololikashvili’s visit came at Anani’s invitation.
This comes as the Red Sea city of Hurghada is seeing an increase in rates of tourists visiting it.
Two Egyptian passengers have died in a hospital after a forced landing by an Apollo Fox glider at Gouna Airport in Hurghada after a recreational flight above Gouna resort.
Hurghada city in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate on Sunday received its first flight from Hungary’s capital of Budapest since Egypt resumed international flights starting July, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The plane carried 123 Hungarian tourists.
During the convention, ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation between these two countries and Egypt were discussed, especially in the field of tourism and antiquities.
The capacity rate of EgyptAir’s operation Wednesday surpassed the expected figure, reaching 75 percent.
Cairo International Airport in the Egyptian capital received a total of seven flights from the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Tunisia, Kuwait and Italy, carrying 1255 passengers.
A plane with no passengers will land on Sunday in Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh to carry back, respectively, 42 and 142 Ukrainians.
The Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized main venues in four Upper Egyptian governorates as well as Cairo and Hurghada city.
Anani uploaded a set of pictures with excavation workers in the Saqqara archaeological area on his Instagram account.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health said that a German tourist who suffered from coronavirus died after he tested positive for the infectious disease on March 6.
The meeting took place on the fringe of the premier's visit to the Red Sea governorate to inspect a number of service and development projects.
A large false killer whale, a large member of the dolphin family, was found dead on Wednesday on a beach in southern Red Sea city of Hurghada in southeastern Egypt, an Oceanography official told Egypt Today.
Although the job of a shepherd has almost gone extinct in the Red Sea governorate as resorts and tourism prevailed in the area, fishing is still in high demand, as clearly seen every day in Hurghada's fish market.