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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
With a long weekend ahead it is the perfect time to check out the best places to visit in Egypt
In the first days following 30 June, Sinai saw 39 terrorist attacks, as clashes broke out between armed groups and security forces, with causalities reaching 58.
Low accommodation provides draw for foreign visitors
British embassy in Cairo says it will do its ‘utmost to prevent this execution’
Tourism will be harmed by illegal fishing environmental NGO says
Egyptian NGO protects the resources of and around the Red Sea
Learn how to make a five-star dish with Chef Sedat Bugday
Chairman of Suez Canal Authority attends COMESA meeting
Red Sea governor announces plan to move slums ‘away from touristic areas’
Government killing tourism industry, says vice chairman of hotels division at Cairo Chamber of Commerce
The E-Finance company hopes to increase the number of benefit card users to 4.5m by the end of 2013, with plans to release 10,000 cards next week.
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The dispute involved the Red Sea governorate and the Egyptian-Saudi Arabian Company for Mediterranean Investments
Egypt’s economy relies heavily on its tourism sector that has been struggling to survive since the uprising of 25 January and subsequent events in the country. Once a month DNE rounds up the most significant news relating to tourism to give you an overview of the efforts that are being made to bring tourists back to the country.
The Red Sea is literally littered with shipwrecks. Discover them!
Protesters face violence by security forces, FJP members and unidentified assailants
An Egyptian resort town on the up
The contrast of the intense blues of the ocean with the rich rusts and ochres of the sand and the vivid reds, browns and purples of the distant mountains are a visual feast no kiter soon forgets, even more so with ones’ senses heightened by carving through the blue lagoons powered only by the wind.
Israeli police is now carrying out searches to see if debris can be found to determine if the blasts were caused by rockets fired on Eilat
Whether you are feeling adventurous or in sore need of beachside relaxation, be sure that there are options for that traditional Eid trip which will leave you satisfied.