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German foreign ministry lifted travel warnings to Sharm El-Sheikh and South Sinai, which may push other European countries to do the same
German Ambassador Hansjorg Haber considers lifting travel warnings to Sharm El-Sheikh very soon, according to statements by Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou
With the swearing in of the new government, Daily News Egypt reintroduces the cabinet’s returning economic team and profiles the newly appointed ministers, discussing the main agenda and challenges they will have to tackle.
By Alexander Liddington-Cox Egypt’s tourism industry is in pain and travel warnings from foreign governments seem a fair scapegoat for their sufferings. But these warnings are reasonable responses to continuing security threats that are again embracing tourists. It’s up to the winner of this month’s presidential election, not foreign governments, to make the case that it’s …
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 location will give hosts Egypt the chance to defend the 2011 title they won for the first time in Chennai, India, on home soil.
By Rebecca Lister Dahab means gold in Arabic, but it seems that the resort should now be called lead. This once vibrant resort, formerly brimming with tourists and expats, is slowly dying and poverty is beckoning. Shops and restaurants are empty, dive centres closing daily, many hotels are standing empty – a ghost town in …
Four cases of sexual assault against tourists have been reported since the beginning of March
Two incidents of sexual assault on tourists occurred in March, both in Sharm El-Sheikh
Member of South Sinai Tourism Police accused of sexually assaulting Russian tourist in Sharm El-Sheikh
Two Sharm El-Sheikh hotel licences revoked, suggestion of a “black list” for people involved in harassment cases
France and Britain, two other major sources of tourists for Egypt, also advise against travelling to the peninsula but exempted Sharm El-Sheikh last week.
Several European countries now advise against travel to the Sinai Peninsula
The German Foreign Office had on Wednesday recommended that its citizens refrain from travelling to the beach resorts on the peninsula
Tour operators had been nursing hopes of better days after a dire 2013, when the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi and the killing of hundreds of his supporters tipped the sector back into crisis.
A picture taken on 18 February 2014 shows the nearly deserted Naama Bay shopping district in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on 18 February 2014. The decline in tourism since the fall of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has hobbled Egypt’s economy. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI
Ministers visit injured in Sinai hospital, Seoul outraged by death of citizens
The event will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh during the last quarter of 2014.
Safwat beats Serbia’s Pedja Krstin 2-0
Hurghada airport receives 117 flights on Monday
Plunges ten places in World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index
Nile Petroleum will become the primary distributor of Shell marine lubricants in Egypt, serving ships passing through the Suez Canal
Tourism ministry to undertake joint advertising campaigns with foreign countries and will launch a new campaign on Google
Officials attribute drop in tourism to violence and unrest in Cairo
Airline companies are closely monitoring the results of the referendum
Angry families fight with playground staff
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.