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Egypt to launch tourism promotion campaign for three years, starting last quarter of 2021
Archaeological mission discovers huge building of polished limestone from inside, which was used for storing holy water
Meeting comes during Egypt’s Tourism Minister’s current visit to Moscow
The meeting was held during the Saudi Minister’s short visit to Egypt, which lasted for two days. Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Cairo, Osama bin Ahmed Naqli, attended the meeting.
Government’s interest in infrastructure development reflects positively on travel, tourism sector: Mohamed Osman
US to establish archaeology school in cooperation with Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities
Palace combines European style in decoration and spirit of Islamic architecture in design
Over 25 years, US provides over $102m to preserve, restore 85 cultural heritage sites across Egypt, says Ambassador Cohen
USAID invests $8.6m to revitalize cultural tourism in Luxor’s Esna, in partnership with Ministry of Tourism
Suburb was used for long period from 2nd Century B.C to 4th Century A.D
Prime Minister follows up on comprehensive development project of Luxor
The meeting started by highlighting the main features of the Ministry’s media strategy for tourism promotion in Egypt, which was delivered last week by the Canadian-English alliance, tasked with preparing a three-year plan starting by the end of this year.
Tourism Minister holds meeting on future promotion plan for Egyptian tourist destinations
Egyptian tourism sector’s contribution to GDP falls from EGP 505bn (8.8%) in 2019, to just EGP 227.5bn (3.8%) in 2020
Temple of Karnak was most important place of worship in Thebes (now Luxor). It is where the great Lord Amon, Lord of Thebes, was sanctified
Project seeks to invite artists from various markets exporting tourism to Egypt to create artworks inspired by Ancient Egyptian civilization
It especially comes after the restoration of the Karnak Temple and the Rams Road, which is one of the most important antiquities in Upper Egypt, according to Mohamed Osman, head of the Committee for the Promotion of Cultural Tourism in Luxor.
Meeting discusses procedures to activate ecotourism, preserve biological diversity in Sinai
Luxor receives, in August, its first charter flight from Spain since resumption of travel in July 2020
Stakeholders see step as catalyst for other markets in Egypt
King Khufu’s Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden boat discovered in Egypt. It dates back to more than 4600 years and it is to be displayed in a proper manner commensurate with its importance in the GEM.
In commemoration of the Royal Mummies Parade from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, which was held on 3 April 2021, the Ministry of Finance issued a commemorative silver coin of EGP 100 having the ceremonial logo in both Arabic and English to extol this exceptional event. …
Cairo’s hotel occupancy is forecast to reach 49% in 2021, with increase of 79%
UNESCO`s primary goal is to support Egyptian development agenda: Ghaith Fariz
On Saturday evening, Luxor received the first charter flight from Spain after 17 months of suspension. International flights at all Egyptian airports nationwide were suspended on 19 March 2020 as part of government efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Inbound flights only resumed on 1 July 2020 to three governorates …
This is due to its diversity and richness in tourist and archaeological attractions, as well as other tourist components. Together, these ensure Egypt is one of the most important and preferred destinations for tourists, according to Barbara Acosta, Senior Manager of Network Development at Wizz Air.
Tripadvisor chose Cairo as one of most popular tourist destinations globally in 2021
Museum was reopened in 2016 after EGP 11m worth restoration
Tourists have been turned away at borders because countries don’t have common list of internationally recognised COVID-19 vaccines The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide reciprocal recognition of all approved COVID-19 vaccines, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). The WTTC, which represents the global private travel and tourism sector, has issued its warning after tourists have been turned away at the borders …
Total 31% of all destinations in Middle East remain completely closed, says UN entity