Egypt aims to attract 30 million tourists by 2028

Wed, 18 Jan 2023 - 10:36 GMT

Tourism Minister Ahmed Issa said in a meeting with the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo, that About 13 million tourists visited Egypt in 2019.

CAPMAS: 85.4% increase in number of tourists during 1st half of 2022

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 03:51 GMT

CAPMAS statement released on Tuesday comes in conjunction with the World Tourism Day celebrations, which have been held on 27 September each year since 1980.

Egypt's Sisi promises 'all kinds of support' for victims of tourist bus crash, their families

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:58 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended his condolences to the families of the victims of an accident involving French and Belgian tourists on a highway in Aswan, southern Egypt Wednesday, saying Egypt will give the victims and their families all kinds of support.

Cairo Airport transports more than 37,000 passengers on 309 flights

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 03:40 GMT

Cairo International Airport transports more than 37,000 passengers on 309 flights to several international and domestic destinations.

Egypt, Belgium discuss ways to boost tourist cooperation

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:04 GMT

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday that the diplomat highlighted great potential of the tourism sector in Egypt.

In pics: Snow caps peaks of mountains of St. Catherine in charming scene

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 02:32 GMT

Snow has capped the peaks of the mountains and valets of Saint Catherine in southern Sinai, and turned white in a peasant scene Tuesday morning.

In pics: Hot air balloons decorate Luxor skies carrying dozens of tourists Saturday

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Skies of Luxor governorate, in Upper Egypt, were decorated with hot air balloons on Saturday.

In pics: Egypt reveals development plan to Giza Pyramids vicinity

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 12:18 GMT

Egypt has revealed a current development plan that will easily transfer tourists from the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to the Giza Pyramids using the electric bus.

Egypt to launch touristic promotional campaign targeting 12 countries, including China

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The Spokeswoman for Ministry of Tourism Soha Bahgat said that the ministry has agreed with a foreign-Canadian-English alliance that will conduct a media campaign for Egyptian tourism during the next three years.

6 million tourists will visit Egypt by end of 2021: Study

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 12:43 GMT

A study issued by the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies said that Egypt will receive 5 to 6 million tourists by the end of this year given the resumption of the Russian flights.

Trade exchange between Egypt, Ukraine hit $1.63B in 2020

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 02:20 GMT

The number of Ukrainian tourists to Egypt in 2020 had reached 727

Resumption of Russian tourism to boost Egypt foreign currency resources -- Goldman Sachs

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 12:58 GMT

All flights between the two countries will resume after a five-year halt – since October 2015 – which the Group believes would give the tourism sector in Egypt a shot in the arm.

Huge turnout on hot-air balloon rides in Luxor

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 03:01 GMT

An increase in the number of the hot-air balloon rides has been witnessed, where more than 60 rides flew over the past week in Luxor city, Upper Egypt.

Hurghada receives 1st flight from Germany since inbound tourism resumed in July

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 11:54 GMT

The Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion received the first flight coming from Germany’s capital Berlin carrying 125 passengers aboard.

2 days after opening: Tourists enjoy dining in the 9 Pyramids Lounge

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 02:18 GMT

After just two days of its launching, the Nine Pyramids Lounge in the Panorama area of the Giza Pyramids received tourist groups.

Egypt’s GEM, Museum of Civilization ‘biggest gift to the world’: Tourism Min.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:15 GMT

He noted that the cost of developing the National Museum of Civilization amounted to L.E. 600 million.

Over 100,000 tourists visited Sharm, Hurghada since July

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 09:26 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement on Tuesday that the tourists were from Ukraine, Switzerland, Belarus, Hungary and Serbia.

No tourists are quarantined in Egypt: Official

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:27 GMT

Chairman of the Hospitality Chamber MagedFawzy affirmed that tourists visiting Egypt at present are not quarantined.

Egypt receives tourists from France, Germany and Spain: Official

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 10:14 GMT

Luxor Airport received during the past 24 hours four flights from European cities with French, German and Spanish tourist on board.

63 tourists'samples proved negative for coronavirus

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 09:00 GMT

A group of 63 French, American and Indian tourists, who were on board the Nile Cruise reported to host 45 novel coronavirus positive cases, have left Luxor after their samples proved negative for the virus.