Number of international tourists to Egypt rises by 4% in Q1 of 2024

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 - 12:37 GMT

Yet, the figure for Sharm El Sheikh fell by 20 percent.

Egypt's Law prohibits climbing antiquities without obtaining permit

Fri, 14 Jul 2023 - 09:32 GMT

The Antiquities Protection Law aims, with this penalty, to criminalize some phenomena that spread at touristic places.

Aswan's Botanical Garden receives 1,650 visitors during Eid holiday

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 09:09 GMT

Director General of the Botanical Garden in Aswan, Dr. Amr Mahmoud, confirmed that the total number of visitors of the garden during the Eid Al-Adha holidays, reached about 1,650, including 375 foreign tourists from different international nationalities.

Egypt eyes medical tourism from Africa, Arab World

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 02:35 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare Ahmed al-Sobky told press Thursday that the entity works on creating a strong consortium of private and public hospitals.

Egypt's Hurghada receives 12K tourists on 1 day

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 02:29 GMT

Those are coming on 80 flights.

Serbia activates temporary visa exemption for Egyptian tourists

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 12:29 GMT

The Serbian embassy in Cairo announced that the agreement on exempting Egyptian tourists from visa had gone into effect on July 30.

British investments in Egypt reached £50 billion: UK ambassador

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 04:37 GMT

Bailey said he looks forward to fostering the investments in Egypt, noting the agricultural sector tops the aspects of bilateral cooperation given that Egypt seeks to increase its agricultural exports to Britain.

Egypt's tourism 'winter season' dead, sector to rehabilitate in March: businessman

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 02:13 GMT

He added that the occupancy rates of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada hotels are currently 20 percent of the 50 percent designated by the government.

Egypt top destination for FDI in Arab world during 2015-2020

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:48 GMT

The country accounted for 35.2% of the USD 340 bn invested in the region throughout the period.

Egypt allows tourists to stay until COVID-19 status in their homelands improves

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a number of measures concerning foreign tourist groups who wish to remain in Egypt.

EgyptAir indicates measures taken to handle aviation suspension

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 11:35 GMT

CEO of EgyptAir Roshdy Zakaria indicated Tuesday the measures taken to handle the aviation suspension announced by the Cabinet on March 16.

Over 15 million tourists expected to visit Egypt in 2020: WTO adviser

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 12:04 GMT

Figures released by the WTO shows that Egypt's tourism sector has recovered after the number of tourists who visited the country in 2019 hit about 13 million.

Tourist arrested for trying to climb Giza's Great Pyramid: Ministry

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 06:36 GMT

It is expected that the authorities will release him as climbing the pyramids in Egypt is prohibited, yet not illegal.

Tourist delegations visit archaeological sites in Minya

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 - 02:19 GMT

Tourist delegations from France and Belgium visited Minya on Saturday.

Luxor governor, Chinese diplomat probe boosting tourism

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 - 02:14 GMT

He expressed hope that the number would double in the coming tourist season.

Egypt jumps 9 places in Tourism Competitiveness Index

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 - 09:37 GMT

Egypt has jumped nine places in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in September.

Time Magazine selects Red Sea Mountain Trail among best tourist places in World

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 - 08:36 GMT

The Red Sea Trail is the first hiking trail in Egypt and is located near Hurghada.

Tourism Ministry launches 1st 'People To People' promo video

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 - 07:00 GMT

The Tourism Ministry has launched its first "People To People" promo video in cooperation with Beautiful Destinations.

Large number of tourists rides horses in Hurghada

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 02:18 GMT

Atteya clarified that he has 53 horses of different types: English, Arab, native and Palestinian.

Factbox: Airbus and Boeing aircraft deals at Paris Airshow

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 12:40 GMT

Following is a summary of commercial aircraft deals announced by Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Airshow.