Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs, Ghada Shalaby, met at the ministry's headquarters in Abbasiya with Ambassador of the Republic of Mongolia to Cairo, Bulgan Enkhtuvshin, to discuss strengthening tourism cooperation between the two sides and pushing more incoming tourism to Egypt.
Tourism is expected to record 13.5 million tourists by the end of 2023, contributes by 11.3 percent in GDP, and hires 12.6 percent of the total labor force.
At the beginning of the meeting, the ambassador and his accompanying delegation were welcomed. The minister highlighted the strong relations between Egypt and Kazakhstan in various fields, especially tourism and antiquities.
The National Dialogue will discuss Tuesday a number of topics pertaining to economic affairs.
The Minister of tourist examined a number of topics at the discussion.
Egypt’s tourism revenues recorded $7.3 billion jumping to 25.7 percent during the second half of 2022
The CBE attributed the hike in tourism revenues to the increase in the number of tourist nights by 27.2 percent on an annual basis, to record about 78.4 million nights, and the increase in the number of tourists coming to Egypt by 27.5 percent, to reach about 6.8 million tourists.
The marine dugong, or as it is called the mermaid, is one of the peaceful marine creatures that divers love to see during diving trips.
As about 52 balloon flights flew in the sky of the western mainland on Thursday, carrying more than 1,231 tourists from around the world on board, in an atmosphere of Delight among the tourists, under the supervision of Brigadier General Amr Atef, Land Manager of the Flying Balloon Airport in Luxor.
Luxor Governorate occupies an advanced rank in the classification of countries that operate in the balloon, as it occupies the third place in the world.
This comes in the context of expanding the base of beneficiaries of this initiative due to the importance of the tourism sector in supporting the national economy.
The development witnessed by the tourist and archaeological areas in Minya Governorate during the past period resulted in a quantum leap that contributed to the preservation of these areas.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inspected Saturday Al Galala City situated on the northern shores of the Red Sea.
The statement pointed out that rain does not compose a danger, and that the design takes into consideration handling rainwater.
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Egypt, Mr. Hong Jin-wook, met with the Governor of Matrouh, Mr. Khaled Shuaib Mahmoud, on Monday, where they discussed expanding cooperation in tourism sector.
Balloon flights are considered one of the most important adventure trips in the world, as Luxor is one of the most famous international cities in this field, due to its warm atmosphere and extensive preparations.
The minister disclosed that tourist arrival rates from Russia and Ukraine during January and February 2023, have decreased on an annual basis by 40 percent and 80 percent, respectively.
Issa stated in a press conference on Monday that the 180 countries include: The United States of America (USA), Germany, Spain, The United Kingdom (UK), Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), China, etc…
The diplomat lauded Egypt's tourist destinations, saying the Australian tourist is not familiar with all of Egypt's tourist products.
11.7 million tourists visited Egypt during 2022, according to tourism minister Ahmed Issa Taha, noting that it is expected that Egypt will see an increase in foreign tourist arrivals by 28 percent.