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Crashed fishing boat didn’t have an emergency communication system, says army spokesperson
The touristic and educational 190 feddans village is ill-organised
All passengers die in car after collision with microbus
Ministry hopes to raise occupancy to over 80% in hotels by intensifying marketing efforts
Tourism Development Authority considers deferring tender to the last quarter of year instead of August on lack of investor interest
Diver Ahmed Gabr is preparing for a 350-metre dive in Dahab in September – 31.5 metres deeper than any diver on record
Occupancies for hotels in coastal areas increased during the holiday to more than 80%, said Al-Shaer, as many Egyptians left their homes to spend Eid Al-Fitr elsewhere.
Occupancies in the Red Sea increased to 70% and South Sinai to 50% before Eid Al-Fitr, expected to rise to 90% and 80% respectively
Occupancy in tourist accommodations rose after travel warnings lifted in the European market
Hotel occupancies rose to 80% in Hurghada and 35% in Sharm El-Sheikh as a result of Germany’s foreign ministry lifting travel warnings, says vice president of Chamber of Hotels
Tourism restrictions, legal dispute keep visitors from discovering mermaid mysteries and underwater secrets
The Tourism Development Authority’s board of directors, chaired by Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou, agreed to a new deadline for development projects for implementation to be completed after late fees payment.
Ministry of Tourism allows tourism development companies until end of 2014 to reconcile their statuses or face late penalty of up to 15% of value of land
Using replacement value method would reduce property tax for Cairene hotels by 90%, says deputy chairman
Ministry to form agreement with EgyptAir as a way to increase hotel occupancy in coastal areas
Cooperation with financial services provider aims to increase tourism to Egypt by enhancing internet bookings
Arab Spring had a negative impact on tourism in Egypt and Tunisia, says President of the Federation of Tourism, while Morocco and Turkey benefitted from the crisis
The victims drowned in several separate incidents
Red Sea to become a green governorate, says governor
Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou looking into management reorganisation, legislative amendments to revive ailing tourism sector
The Central Bank of Egypt has extended the deadline till July 2014
Now is the perfect opportunity to explore many Egyptian wonders in a serene atmosphere
Some will be desalinated and distributed to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians, while the rest will be transferred in four pipes to the parched Dead Sea, which would otherwise dry out by 2050.
Port Tawfik to see Northern Wharf construction at cost of EGP550m
Hisham Zaazou says Egypt has lost a possible $1bn due to the crisis since July
The MH-60S Knighthawk was flying with the guided missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence, part of a carrier group dispatched to the region to increase pressure on Syria.
Army forces quickly arrived to secure the area and review the course of events which took place.
Zaazou participates in tourism conferences in Zimbabwe and Zambia, meets with his counterparts from Zimbabwe, Russia, Madagascar and Mozambique
Hatem Munir, Secretary of the Red Sea Egyptian Hotel Association stated that tourist rates of those coming into Egypt have dropped to 15%.
The seaside units are expected to be constructed by 2015