tourism

Egypt PM praises Sharm el-Sheikh's winning of award of safest tourist destination

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 04:51 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister, praised the city of Sharm El-Sheikh for winning the award for the safest tourist destination to visit in the world.

Egypt's Antiquities Council reports fivefold increase in revenues during FY 2023/24

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 - 05:28 GMT

The outstanding debt of the Supreme Council of Antiquities to the state's general budget decreased by about LE 1 billion during the current fiscal year compared to about LE 8 billion in debt at the end of June 2022.

Tourist arrivals in Egypt grow by 5% in 1st 40 days of 2024

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 - 01:14 GMT

That is compared to the same period in 2023.

Head of GAFI gives first official confirmation of Ras El Hikma development plans

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 10:43 GMT

Heiba’s comments are the first confirmation by an Egyptian official since media outlets began publishing reports last week on the potential sale and development of the area

8%-growth in number of tourists visiting Egypt since outbreak of Gaza War: minister tells Senate

Sun, 21 Jan 2024 - 01:46 GMT

The total number of tourists that visited the country in 2023 amounted to 14.906 million.

14.9M tourists visit Egypt in 2023: Tourism Minister

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 05:08 GMT

The fourth quarter of 2023, in particular, experienced a surge in tourism activity, welcoming 3.6 million tourists, which marked an 8 percent increase compared to the same period in 2022

Maxim Investment Group to establish Egypt's 1st medical resort at LE1.5B

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 - 02:51 GMT

The resort will be built on 40 feddans, creating 4,500 jobs.

Egypt to become active player in establishing joint Arab market for electricity in 2024-2030: IDSC

Mon, 08 Jan 2024 - 09:28 GMT

The project considers macroeconomic trends, as well as trends at the level of the economic and social sectors that support the renaissance of the Egyptian state.

Chinese tourism to Egypt can reach 10M annually: Tourism expert

Mon, 08 Jan 2024 - 08:37 GMT

Tourism expert Muhammad Farouk said that Chinese tourism movements must be conducted through trade exchange.

Egyptian Cabinet approves LE 50B tourism initiative to boost hotel room capacity

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 02:40 GMT

Furthermore, this expansion is expected to create approximately 45,000 new direct and indirect job opportunities, providing a much-needed boost to the labor market

Saudi Al Lami Group to invest $500M in Egypt's tourism and real estate sectors

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 10:13 GMT

Highlighting the group's commitment to Egypt, Al Lami revealed that the total investments made by his group in the country currently amount to $3 billion

Tourism sector on way to meeting 2023 goals despite war on Gaza, tourism minister

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 12:09 GMT

Issa explained that the ministry recorded tourist arrivals of 1.3 million from 80 countries in October, an 8 percent increase year-on-year, highlighting its significance amid the escalating war on the Gaza Strip

Tourism Minister presents Egypt's plans to attract 30M tourists by 2028

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 12:02 GMT

The government plans to implement various promotional and marketing campaigns with tour organizers and relevant stakeholders, aiming to position Egypt as a desirable tourist destination in diverse tourist markets

Uzbekistan's amb: We are keen on consolidating ties between Samarkand and Alexandria

Tue, 17 Oct 2023 - 09:30 GMT

He expressed his hope that the direct ties between the cities of the two countries would give new impetus to the development of cooperation in the field of tourism, investment and cultural exchange.

Sharm el-Sheikh Int'l Airport receives 1st AEGEAN Airlines flights from Athens

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - 09:20 GMT

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport received the first AEGEAN Airlines flight arriving from Athens Airport with 82 passengers on board.

Egypt adopts promotional events, campaigns to stimulate tourism

Tue, 10 Oct 2023 - 12:41 GMT

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa, chaired the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion, at the Ministry’s headquarters in the New Administrative Capital.

Aswan set to operate hot-air balloon flights for the first time

Tue, 10 Oct 2023 - 10:52 GMT

· Aswan enjoys the unparalleled beauty, nature, and stunning views that God endowed it with.

Egypt transforms FY2021/2022 deficit into surplus of $882M in FY2022/2023, CBE

Sun, 08 Oct 2023 - 04:39 GMT

Egypt's tourism sector also reported strong growth, with revenues increasing by an impressive 26.8 percent on a yearly basis in FY2022/2023, soaring to $13.6 billion

Egypt’s tourism revenues increased by 26.8% in FY 2022/2023

Sun, 08 Oct 2023 - 03:47 GMT

The government's strategic efforts led to attracting a significant influx of visitors to Egypt, culminating in an impressive milestone of 7 million tourists during the initial six months of 2023

Enhancing tourism: Discussing Egypt’s development of airports in 10 yrs

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 - 02:36 GMT

Airports have an important and vital role in attracting economic and commercial activities and attracting direct and indirect investment to areas that need development.

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