Latest in Tourism Highlight

Latest in Tourism


Tourism Minister reviews plan for domestic, international promotion of Egypt attractions

Tourism Minister reviews plan for domestic, international promotion of Egypt attractions

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 …

Daily News Egypt

bazaars

180 bazaars across Egypt obtain tourism business licences in 2020

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 …

Nehal Samir

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani

Egypt’s tourism revenues decline to $4bn in 2020 from $13.03bn in 2019

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. …

Nehal Samir

Temple of Isis restoration completed, ready for reopening soon

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, …

Nehal Samir

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple celebrates solar alignment at its main axis

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 …

Nehal Samir