Egypt, Mongolia talk boosting tourism cooperation

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 07:38 GMT

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.

Political parties present suggestions on promoting tourism in Egypt

Tue, 16 May 2023 - 03:45 GMT

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.

Egypt, Kazakhstan discuss enhancing bilateral cooperation in tourism

Tue, 16 May 2023 - 08:03 GMT

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.

National Dialogue to discuss social protection programmes, tourism map of Egypt

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 01:19 GMT

The National Dialogue will discuss Tuesday a number of topics pertaining to economic affairs.

Egyptian Minister of Tourism predicts 15 million tourists to visit Egypt in 2023

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 03:11 GMT

The Minister of tourist examined a number of topics at the discussion.

Egypt's tourism revenues jump 25.7 percent in the second half of 2022, CBE

Thu, 04 May 2023 - 01:06 GMT

Egypt’s tourism revenues recorded $7.3 billion jumping to 25.7 percent during the second half of 2022

Egypt's tourism revenues jump to $7.3B in H2 of 2022

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 04:52 GMT

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.

All you need to know about Red Sea's mermaid 'Marine Dugong'

Sat, 29 Apr 2023 - 09:53 GMT

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.

Egypt suspends hot-air balloon flights on Friday due to bad weather

Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 11:01 GMT

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.

In pics: Luxor skies witness 52 hot air balloon flights after 2-day hiatus due to bad weather

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 11:16 GMT

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.

Egypt allocates LE10B to support tourism sector within productive sectors initiative

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 - 03:19 GMT

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.

Know more about 3 giant tourist projects in Minya that cost LE 225 million

Tue, 25 Apr 2023 - 12:55 GMT

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.

Egyptian president inspects Red Sea's Al Galala resort town

Sun, 23 Apr 2023 - 10:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inspected Saturday Al Galala City situated on the northern shores of the Red Sea.

Tourism Ministry denies rainwater effect on Ramses II statue at Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 01:35 GMT

The statement pointed out that rain does not compose a danger, and that the design takes into consideration handling rainwater.

Korean Amb. visits Matrouh to boost cooperation in tourism sector

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 09:44 GMT

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.

Hot-air balloon flights halted in Luxor for 3d day in row due to speed winds

Sat, 01 Apr 2023 - 10:56 GMT

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.

Cairo to receive direct flights from Sao Paulo starting from September

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 02:53 GMT

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.

Egypt issues 5-year multiple entry visa at $700

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 03:00 GMT

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…

Egypt, Australia discuss tourism cooperation

Sun, 26 Mar 2023 - 12:54 GMT

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: Minister

Wed, 15 Mar 2023 - 09:36 GMT

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.