Egypt

  • Egypt is cleaning pyramids as coronavirus outbreak diminished tourism

    Published on : Friday, March 27, 2020

    Egypt has began deep cleaning the area around the Giza pyramids, as the civic authorities are working to disinfect their tourist spots which are closed down by the coronavirus outbreak. The workers wearing face masks and gloves swept and sprayed …

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  • Coronavirus outbreak cripples Egypt’s tourism industry

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    The tourism industry in Egypt has affected deeply due to outbreak of Coronavirus. Since the mid-February announcement of the first infection of coronavirus in Egypt, the number of infected people has reached 196 in Egypt as of March 18, including …

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  • Egypt reopens its oldest pyramid Djoser

    Published on : Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    Tourist spotting is rare near Giza’s pyramids with the corona virus pandemic taking its toll on Egypt’s tourism industry, casting a shadow over the reopening of Egypt’s oldest pyramid after the completion of a major refurbishment project.   Egypt reopened its oldest pyramid, Djoser in Saqqara, south of …

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  • Egypt to protect tourism sector after reported coronavirus spread

    Published on : Monday, March 9, 2020

    The Egypt tourism department is taking immediate actions to protect itself amidst the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The tourism department of Egypt is on a rush to inform and assure tourists about Egypt’s safety and security despite the virus spread. The …

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  • Saudi-Egypt firms strikes million dollar deal for new hotel management programs

    Published on : Monday, February 24, 2020

    The Saudi Hospitality Development Group or HDG has recently signed a million-dollar deal with Egypt’s Tharawat International Investment Corp. to manage Swiss International. At present, HDG is the owner and representative of the Swiss International Hotels in Saudi Arabia. The …

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  • Egypt can lose up to 235k Chinese tourists

    Published on : Monday, February 3, 2020

    Every year, about 235,000 Chinese tourists visit Egypt. This figure will drop dramatically, if the crisis of coronavirus lasted for long, an Egyptian advisor to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said Sunday.   Advisor Said al-Batouti further added by saying …

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  • Victoria: Water channels older than Egyptian pyramids discovered after Australian bushfire

    Published on : Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    Vast man-made water channels built by indigenous Australians thousands of years ago to trap and harvest eels for food have been revealed after recent Australian wildfires, which burned away thick natural vegetation in the state of Victoria. The Budj Bim …

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  • Egypt aims new ways for promoting tourist attractions

    Published on : Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    On Sunday, Egypt Communications Minister Amr Talaat and Khaled el Anani, the Tourism and Antiquities Minister, met for discussing a joint method of action for upgrading the portal of the newly-merged Tourism and Antiquities Ministry.   The portal should be …

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  • New Berenice International Airport in Egypt inaugurated

    Published on : Saturday, January 18, 2020

    Tourism and airlines companies are taking advantage of the new Berenice International Airport, said Abd al-Naby Abu al-Hassan, director of a tourism company in the area.   Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and UAE Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed attended the …

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  • In 2020, Egypt is anticipated to welcome more than 15 mln tourists

    Published on : Thursday, January 9, 2020

    In 2020, the number of tourists coming to Egypt is hoped to exceed 15 million, an official of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) said Tuesday.   “Figures released by the WTO shows that Egypt’s tourism sector has recovered after the …

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  • Egypt Tourism: Over 15 million tourists expected to visit the country in 2020

    Published on : Wednesday, January 8, 2020

    An official with the World Tourism Organization (WTO) said that the number of international tourists to visit Egypt in 2020 is expected to exceed 15 million. The new tourism figures released by the WTO shows that Egypt’s tourism sector has …

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  • At least 28 dead in a road accident in Egypt; including tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, December 31, 2019

    At least 28 people were killed in two separate road accidents involving buses in Egypt on Saturday, medical officials said. 22 people were killed and eight others injured in the first crash which occurred on a highway near the city …

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  • Egypt sets new world record, houses largest museum showcasing artifacts from single civilisation

    Published on : Friday, December 27, 2019

    A ceremony will be organised on December 28 by the Guinness World Records to celebrate to celebrate Egypt for breaking the world record with a picture of King Tutankhamun’s mask which is created by using cups of coffee.     …

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  • Britain lifts ban on flights to Egyptian resort city

    Published on : Friday, December 20, 2019

    Egyptian Civil Aviation Ministry announced on Thursday that Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh received the first British flight after Britain lifted a four-year ban on flights to the Red Sea resort.   The ministry informed that the first direct British flight  with …

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  • Egypt to promote tourism via digital platforms

    Published on : Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    EgyptEgypt is restructuring its advertising methods and will be promoting its tourism via digital platforms for staying up-to-date with the latest technological changes in the global tourism sector, said the Tourism Ministry.   Egypt Minister of Tourism Rania al-Mashat highlighted …

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  • Egypt wins World Travel Market 2019 award for “Outstanding Contribution”

    Published on : Thursday, November 7, 2019

    According to an official statement issued by the Egyptian tourism ministry, the country won the World Travel Market’s 2019 Global Leaders Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry”.   This prestigious award celebrates the ministry’s contributions towards the global travel …

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  • Egypt Tourism Authority to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    Egypt Tourism Authority has been confirmed as the sponsor for visitor registration at this year’s WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry.   The partnership comes just days after the British government lifted the flight restriction …

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  • Egypt all set to endorse its tourism through digitization

    Published on : Friday, September 27, 2019

    The Minister of Tourism of Egypt, Rania Al-Mashat explained that one of the priorities of the structural reform programme of the country is using digital platforms along with social networks to promote the tourism of Egypt and highlight the diversity of …

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  • Egypt ranks 4th in growth averages globally as per Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    Egypt ranked fourth in growth averages globally, as per Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 issued in September.   Egypt improved nine ranks, leaving the tourism sector at the 65th place after it was in the 74th. It also went …

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  • At the 25th edition of the OTDYKH Leisure, Egypt wins ‘distinguished participation prize’

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    At the 25th edition of the OTDYKH Leisure, Egypt’s pavilion was awarded the “distinguished participation award”. It’s the largest tourism fair in Russia, arranged at Moscow from September 10 to 13.   Mohamed Abdel Ghany, representative of the Egyptian Tourism …

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