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Egyptian PM designates July 9-14 as Eid Al Adha holiday

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 12:10 GMT

Nevertheless, the decree asserts that the decision does not apply to high school exams scheduled during that period.

Under the title ‘Egypt Never Sleeps’ Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches promotional campaign featuring Donia Samir Ghanem

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 03:14 GMT

Under the title ‘Egypt Never Sleeps’ Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches promotional campaign featuring Donia Samir Ghanem

Egypt's PM reviews efforts to promote role of Tourism & Antiquities Support Fund

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 11:31 GMT

The tourism minister posted the premier on his ministry's efforts to promote the role of the Tourism and Antiquities Support Fund to shore up the tourism sector, the spokesman added.

8 famous activities to enjoy in Nabq Reserve in Egypt’s South Sinai

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 - 01:52 GMT

Nabq Reserve was declared a nature reserve in 1992.

In pics: All you need to know about Red Sea distinct islands

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 12:57 GMT

A total of 39 distinct marine islands are located in the geographical scope of the Red Sea governorate, most of which are famous as diving sites that tourists from all over the world travel to.

Parliament approves proposal to establish tourist train linking Red Sea, Luxor

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives, headed by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, approved, during its sessions last week, a proposal to establish a tourist train linking both the Red Sea and Luxor governorates.

In pics: British tourist reported missing in Luxor, found to be enjoying mountain safari

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 09:03 GMT

An English tourist was thought to be missing in Luxor for four days; however, he returned and said he decided to enjoy a trip in the mountains west of Luxor.

Egypt's GAFI chief visits Qatar to discuss potential projects

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 05:41 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) Mohamed Abdel Wahab held a series of meetings in Qatar Monday to discuss new projects as well as existing ones.

South Sinai governor meets with Russian media delegation, reviews development to tourist destinations

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 01:38 GMT

The governor answered all the delegation’s questions and inquiries, which included a review of all tourist destinations in Sharm El-Sheikh, and the extent of the city's readiness in light of its hosting of the climate change conference.

Cairo Airport to receive 1st Polish flight in 9 years Tuesday evening

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The last flight between both cities was in 2013.

Egypt’s gov. seeks to lure further investments to tourism industry

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 09:38 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said the State seeks to lure further local and foreign investments to different areas

Egypt, Malta discuss resuming direct flight

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 04:37 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Malta Khaled Anis held on Thursday an online meeting with the executive manager of the Air Malta and head of board of directors of Air Cairo to discuss resuming direct flights between Egypt and Malta to enhance trade and tourism exchange.

Tourism boom witnessed at Luxor temples, recording 3K visitors in past 24 hours

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

A distinct tourism boom is being witnessed at temples of East and West Luxor, with large influx of tourist groups from around the world coming to enjoy the sunny city, and see the antiquities.

Duration of issuing licenses for yachts to enter Egyptian waters reduced to 24 hours

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 11:00 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated Tuesday in a phone-in that licenses allowing yachts to enter national waters are currently issued in just 24 hours.

Sisi orders reshuffle of Supreme Council of Tourism

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 03:58 GMT

The heads of the administrative control authority, the general authority for investments and the Egyptian federation of chambers of tourism will also be members of the board.

Egypt's tourism rates returned to normal in 2021 despite ongoing Covid restrictions: minister

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Egypt expected incoming tourism rates to return to normal by 2023 after the covid pandemic subsides, but the pre-Covid rates returned by the end of 2021, Minister of Tourism Khaled el-Enany said Thursday.

Egyptian gov't directs unprecedented support to tourism sector: Minister

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 11:23 GMT

El-Anany stressed that despite the Corona crisis, and then the Ukrainian crisis, the sector did not witness any layoffs of the workers in it, which is the goal that the state seeks under the directives of the President of the Republic, as this goal was a great commitment from everyone.

Egypt's Financial Regulatory Authority follows up paying compensation to victims of Aswan-Abu Simbel road accident

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 11:44 GMT

The crash left four French tourists, a Belgian national and five Egyptians dead in addition to 14 people injured.

Aviation and Tourism ministers discuss means to promoting tourism in Egypt

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 11:24 GMT

Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar met Thursday with Tourism Minister Khaled el Anani, where they both discussed a number of important issues aiming to promote tourism in the country.

In pics: Best diving spots when in Marsa Alam

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:51 GMT

The Red Sea Governorate is famous for several natural marinas, especially in the south of the Red Sea.

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