This initiative included the allocation of EGP 50 billion to revamp hotels, tourism institutions and the fleets of tourism transport, as well as a sum of EGP 3 billion to fund wages and maintenance costs.
A number of decisions were taken to develop the services presented to visitors heading to museums and archaeological sites, raise tourism and archaeological awareness among the Egyptian people and stimulate the movement of cultural tourism.
The Minister of Tourism & Antiquities wished success to the Steering Committee in carrying out its tasks and responsibilities in the coming period.
On April 8, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el- Enany visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization days after its opening. He met with tourists from the Czech Republic.
The visit included a quick tour, during which the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, the Governor of Alexandria and the Director-General of UNESCO checked out a number of archaeological and tourist sites in the city.
CAIRO – 28 February 2020: According to the directives of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Civil Aviation decided to extend the initiative to support domestic tourism in Egypt until May15.
"Digital Transformation Towards Safe Arab Tourism" is the slogan for 2021 Arab Tourism Day, which was chosen by the Arab Tourism Organization. The Arab Tourism Day is celebrated annually on February 25.
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working to implement their vision for the development of tourism and archaeological areas and sites.
Under the title "How Much Do You Know About Egypt?", American newspaper The New York Times launched on its website, a quiz presented in an interesting way to ask the world about Egypt.
Hawai for Tourism and Investment constructs ‘Cairo Eye’ the largest observational wheel in Africa at 120 meters high
Sharm El-Sheikh Museum was opened on October 31, 2020, by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, among numerous other openings and inaugurations accomplished by Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities in 2020.
Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities celebrates the opening of the Royal Carriages Museum in Boulaq, in the presence of 50 ambassadors from all over the world, in addition to numerous celebrities and public figures.
In press remarks, Qadi affirmed that all visitors to Egypt take PCR tests to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the North African country again.
The decision does not include Egyptians or foreigners arriving at some airports, the Government spokesman and the Civil Aviation Ministry said, as coronavirus cases in the northeastern African country have kept on declining.
As per the decision, tourists included have to test negative for coronavirus 72 hours at most before entering the country.
“With its beautiful sandy beaches, its warm sun and crystal blue waters, Egypt is ready to welcome tourists back” in the three governorates, Enani said.
12 five-star hotels in Egypt’s northern governorate of Alexandria managed to obtain the health safety certificate required to host Egyptian guests amid the coronavirus crisis, a tourism official in Alexandria said.
Real Madrid and Spain captain Sergio Ramos arrived in Hurghada to support Egyptian tourism.
Laurie Werner, unique travel experiences specialist at Forbes, reported: “In my last visit to Egypt I enjoyed lots of privileges and benefits in comparison to my former visit to Egypt in 2007.”
karim Benzema leaves Egypt on Wednesday morning, after spending his annual vacation in the Egyptian Red Sea coastal cities of Hurghada and Marsa Alam.