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Blue Sky Travel Group bought two hotels in Sharm El Sheikh with investments of $50m: El-Shaer
Egyptian companies and their Bulgarian counterparts are studying to operate one-day trips from Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada to Sphinx Airport
UAE markets to achieve stable performance levels, Saudi to benefit from tourist visa changes in 2020
Supply in major Egyptian markets has grown at annual average of 3%, says Colliers
During our trip, we experienced the ancient streets of Cairo before embarking on a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan – ending our adventure on the tranquil coast of the Red Sea.
Egypt is a country with a rich, ancient history. Whether you are into archeology or simply just fascinated by old structures that have withstood the test of time,
Arab market represents 30% of incoming tourism to Egypt, Saudi Arabia comes on top, says Al-Mashat
Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido are top Japanese cities that export tourists to Egypt respectively
This fund is considered outside the mandate of the Tourism development Authority (TDA).
Sahar Talaat Mostafa calls for Russia to follow UK, El Zayat expects 800,000 tourists to visit Egypt by end-2020, El Damery hopes British tourists arrivals will return to pre-ban levels
Egypt enjoys all tourist possibilities, that should allow tourism sector to achieve revenues exceeding the $20bn, says ETTA member
Sharm Dreams Hotel to generate EGP 2bn of revenues, Al Fayourz resorts to output EGP 1.5bn
MOT succeeded in ending all entitlements of foreign companies for the previous flight incentive programmes.
Experts argue security stability is key behind hike in tourism, Sultan forecast sector to achieve $15bn by FY-end
Al-Khaja explained that Dubai Tourism has given Egypt special attention in marketing campaigns due to the market’s newfound importance and promise. In recent years, the number of Egyptians visiting Dubai has increased by 9, from 169,000 visitors by the fall of 2018, to 184,000 visitors in 2019 so far, ranking 13th among the main export markets for visitors to Dubai.
According to the recently released list and survey of Euromonitor International Research in 2018, Dubai got ranked as the world’s most visited city by tourists.
The year 2018 was very good for the Egyptian tourism sector, the minister added during an interview with Bloomberg.
Al-Mashat added that these figures confirm Egypt’s position as a world leader in the international tourism.
British CAA initially returns 150,000 travellers from 50 different destinations, says embassy’s spokesperson
The report declares that Egypt got a rating score of AAA in promoting the country’s brand and its touristic destinations, which is considered the highest rating.
Firm’s collapse to shake Egyptian market until another company absorbs number of Thomas Cook’s travellers: El Damery
Five markets include US, UK, Canada, Italy, Germany, according to Ministry
Organisation named Egypt’s ‘People To People’ campaign video as best promotional movie in Middle East
Protocol aims to educate students on importance of tourism as basic pillar to support national economy
UNWTO programme will focus on for sustainable tourism, tourism education, and training
It also forecasted that the four cities will achieve occupancy rates of 84% in Alexandria, 79% in Cairo, 68% in Hurghada, and 63% in Sharm El-Sheikh in 2019.
“We have a specific increase target already but as we have just started working with Egypt’s Tourism Ministry, so some details are still in discussion, thus the percentage of the hike depends on how much the government will spend on the marketing campaign, and on how big the size of the campaign is,” Wang added.
“The diversification of marketing and media platforms, a key pillar of the Egypt Tourism Reform Programme, contributes to the changing narrative of the sector,” said Al-Mashat.
Hospitality criteria for Egyptian hotels has not been updated since 2006
This is part of its development plan, which aims to market agricultural products globally, in addition to promoting the governorate as a global tourist destination.