tourism

Egypt expects $ 6B in tourism income during 2021-2022

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 04:04 GMT

El-Said added that the government expects to achieve $ 6 billion in the Suez Canal during 2021-2022, in addition to increasing foreign investment rates to $ 7.4 billion in the year of the plan.

Russian tourism to Egypt may resume in a month: ambassador

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 11:26 GMT

The Russian aviation authorities are working on the return of flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh as soon as possible.

Japanese adore Egypt’s civilization, wish for tourism return after COVID: Japan’s Amb.

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 03:01 GMT

The Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Noki Masaki expressed his admiration for the Egyptian antiquities across governorates.

Video: PM of Liechtenstein and his family spend adventurous holiday in Egypt

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 07:34 GMT

Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein Adrian Hasler visited Egypt upon Egyptian travel blogger Ahmed Haggagovic, according to a 10-minute video by the world traveler.

Hurghada Airport receives first tourist flight from Romania

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 10:02 GMT

Wizz Air airline is expected to operate two flights on a weekly basis to Hurghada Airport.

Egypt expects over 1M Russian tourists in 2021 as direct flights to Red Sea resorts set to resume

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt expects more than one million Russian tourists in 2021 as direct flights between the two countries, including the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada, are expected to resume in the following weeks, Reuters quoted Egyptian deputy tourism minister as saying.

Tourism workers hail Russian flights resumption to Egypt after 6-year hiatus

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

“Russian tourists always felt they were home when they are in Egypt,” said tourism expert.

In pics: Turning electricity kiosks into art pieces in Aswan

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:26 GMT

The initiative aims to turn the electricity enclosures along the Nile River into artistic paintings.

Old Cairo’s Ain el-Sira: From a slum area into tourist destination

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 03:26 GMT

Development works undergone in the historic Ain el-Sira area in Old Cairo neighborhood has turned it from a slum area into an attractive tourist destination.

It's a boy: Chadian gives birth aboard EgyptAir flight

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Egypt’s South Sinai city of Sharm el-Sheikh and a Romanian city signed a twinning protocol to increase cooperation in tourism sector between both countries.

Egypt, Romania sign twinning protocol to boost cooperation in tourism

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 10:51 GMT

Egypt’s South Sinai city of Sharm el-Sheikh and a Romanian city signed a twinning protocol to increase cooperation in tourism sector between both countries.

Workers at tourism sectors to be vaccinated as of Wednesday: Statement

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 01:56 GMT

A total of 928,000 people in Egypt have registered online to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Egypt vaccinates 149K individuals, to acquire total of 4.5M doses by June

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 11:05 GMT

The ministry eyes offering vaccination for workers in the tourism sector in the next period.

Egyptian Min. discusses problems facing Taba investors to boost domestic tourism

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 02:58 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Tourism Khaled el-Anani met with a group of investors in Taba city to discuss problems facing them, and find mechanisms of stimulating domestic tourism in the city.

Sharm el-Sheikh hosts conference on increasing inbound Italian tourism to Egypt

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 01:14 GMT

A conference titled “Sharm-Italia” aiming to increase the inbound Italian tourism to Egypt’s South Sinai resort will be hosted in Sharm el-Sheikh Saturday.

Cairo ranked 1st best travel destination in Africa

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 01:05 GMT

According to Africa’s best destinations, Cape Town and Victoria Falls came after Cairo, respectively.

Egypt reviews impact of new archaeological discoveries on inbound tourism

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 11:26 GMT

This came during the participation of Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Egyptian Tourism Affairs Ghada Shalaby in a dialogue session, on the sidelines of the Berlin Tourism Exchange.

Hurghada airport receives first Lithuanian airline’s flight after coronavirus hiatus

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 06:47 GMT

Carrying 180 passengers on board, the plane was received by water salute. The passengers were also had a warm reception at the airport, as they were welcomed by flowers.

Egypt’s cabinet denies rumors of plans to demolish archaeological palaces

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 03:12 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet media center denied rumors circulated in a video alleging that the government is planning to demolish archaeological palaces under the pretext of establishing national projects.

Flights from Germany to Hurghada will increase by March: Egyptian Ambassador in Berlin

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 02:23 GMT

Egypt’s Ambassador to Berlin Khaled Galal said that the number of tourist flights coming from Germany to Hurghada will increase in March.

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