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The Egyptian Travel Agents Association requests that Sharm El-Sheikh—Cairo road be expanded in order to prevent traffic accident rates from rising further and protect lives
Tourism Development Authority will offer four investment opportunities for integrated development in Ain Sokhna on an area of over 500,000 square metres each
Ministry will reconsider stimulus programmes for charter flights to encourage travel to Egypt through introducing new programmes to support airlines economically
Pope Tawadros II has agreed to open monasteries to tourist groups
Ministry of Tourism collaborates with EgyptAir and Air Cairo to launch flights between Riyadh, Jeddah and Kuwait to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada
Chairman of Chamber of Floating Hotels says 90% of floating hotels have not worked for the past 3 years
Removing diesel subsidies from November onward would pose extra burden on already suffering tourism sector, says deputy chairman of Chambers of Hotels
This led the ministry to study the option of paying for the development fees instead of the companies.
Ministry of Finance says the tourism sector brought in $1.9bn in six months.
Egypt’s tourism, a main source of income, has suffered dramatically since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011 due to political instability.
Lifting travel alerts to Egypt will reassure potential visitors, but will not guarantee a surge in arrivals, report says
High-ranking British diplomat comes to Cairo and meets with senior government officials
Largest number of August tourists hail from Europe (74.7%) followed by 18.1% from Arab countries
While placing emphasis on maintaining tourism partnerships abroad, Zaazou asked foreign travel agencies to push their governments to lift their negative travel advisories for Egypt since the national curfew is not imposed in many beach tourist sites.
Recent tourism numbers disappointing minister says, but winter months hold promise
Minister of tourism expresses optimism in tourism sector, barring 30 June violence
Shi’a are ‘tempting youth to travel to Iran’: Salafi group
Minister of Tourism signs a protocol for ‘Green Tourism’ in a press conference.
Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou sees Iranian tourism as a new opportunity for Egypt’s tourism sector
Minister Hisham Zaazou visits Iran for five days, submits memorandum to eliminate visas for tourists from Maghreb countries