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Egypt reopened, on Tuesday, its airspace to Qatari flights after more than three-year ban due to the Gulf crisis, local media reported.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani has held a meeting to review the plan for promoting Egyptian tourism both domestically and internationally. The meeting was attended by members of the Promotion Committees for external exhibitions, and for internal events. Egypt’s tourism sector is currently undertaking a range of domestic and overseas promotions, particularly …
Country has strong relationships with international travel and tourism companies, says Tourism Minister
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the tourism activities sector and internal offices, announced that 180 bazaars across Egypt, particularly in the Red Sea area, acquired tourism business licences in 2020. The tourism activities sector and internal offices ensure that bazaars selling tourism products obtain a licence from the Ministry of Tourism and …
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will feature over 50,000 artefacts from Ancient Egypt, including full collection of King Tutankhamun
Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said has approved funding of EGP 49m for the construction of a pedestrian bridge and a Corniche-side river marina, opposite Cairo’s Muhammad Ali Palace.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani met with Satya Anand, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Marriott International, to discuss establishing three- and four-star hotels in Egypt’s new tourist cities.
Egypt has inaugurated the first points of the Holy Family trail, after the completion of EGP 7.5m development works in Samannoud city, Gharbeya governorate.
Egypt’s tourism revenues in 2020 slumped 70% year-on-year (y-o-y) to record $4bn due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, down from $13.03bn in 2019, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani. Reuters quoted Al-Anani as saying that a total of 3.5 million tourists visited Egypt in 2020, compared to 13.1 million in 2019. …
Minister said that Sub-Accounts Unit is useful in developing realistic estimates relating to size of tourism activity and setting the necessary forecasts
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has decided to extend its initiatives to support defaulters, whether individuals or tourism companies, for a further six months.
A total of 74% of visitors in Luxor are predominantly domestic with Egyptians keen to explore the history and civilisation of their country, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khlaed Al-Anani.
The tomb of Ramses I has been reopened, after the completion of restoration work on its interior.
Statues are located in the southern side of the Karnak Temple first courtyard, there had originally been 33 before the transfer of 4 rams to Tahrir Square
Total of $935bn loss in global export revenues from tourism, over $1.1trn loss in international tourism receipts, says Mohamed Kaoud
50% discount on entry tickets, available to Egyptians, at museums and archaeological sites
Visit took place as part of eco-tourism initiative, Eco Egypt which aims to support ecotourism and natural reserves, whilst raising environmental awareness
Egypt’s tourism sector has seen the opening of 16 new hotels despite the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, according to an end-of-year report by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Amer for Touristic Development has signed a contract with the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) to purchase a 56feddan plot of land in New Minya,on which thePorto Minya development will be constructed.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani held a meeting, on Saturday, to review their preparations for a new tourism promotion campaign abroad that would last for three years.
Tourism Ministry to move out occupants from areas surrounding historical wall
Art D’Égypte , which specialises in organising art and cultural exhibitions, has organised a visit for students at government schools in Egypt to the Giza Pyramids.
Archaeological unit at Cairo airport managed to seize 85 antique coins from different eras and 3 small scarabs that were being smuggled out of Egypt
Museum’s Board will be headed by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inspects development work at Abdeen Courts Complex
Project to generate over 300 jobs, promote women’s inclusion, funded by SEC
Egyptians allowed free entry to Prince Muhammad Ali Palace on 24 December, Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo on 28 December
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development of the Isis Temple in Aswan, in preparation for its re-opening soon. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the restoration works included restoring floors and columns, cleaning walls, and placing wire windows to prevent the entry of birds, …
Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by more than 70%: UNWTO
Karnak Temple witnessed on Monday a solar alignment phenomenon at its main axis. The phenomenon occurs every year on 21 December, which coincides with the beginning of the winter season. Director General of Karnak Antiquities and Al-Kebash Road, Mostafa al-Sagheer, explained that this phenomenon reveals the brilliance of the ancient Egyptian civilization as they linked …