Egypt

  • Egypt’s tourism losses in 2020 are worth between $12bn-$13bn

     Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    Egypt’s expected losses from tourism in 2020 are worth between $12bn-$13bn, according to Ehab Abdel Aal, Treasurer of the Cultural Tourism Association. Abdel Aal said that though there has been no official statement by the Egyptian Government regarding the size …

  • Egypt witnesses 5,00,000 tourists in the first three months of 2021

     Friday, April 2, 2021

    Egypt witnessed 5,00,000 tourists in the first three months of this year earning tourism revenue between $600 million and $800 million, said the deputy tourism minister of the country Ghada Shalabi. Tourism revenue declined 70% in 2020 in the wake …

  • Egypt will hold a roadshow in June for promoting its cultural tourism in Spain

     Thursday, February 25, 2021

    Egypt will hold a roadshow in June for promoting its cultural tourism in Spain, said Mohamed Osman, head of the Committee for the Promotion of Cultural Tourism in Luxor. Osman also said that the roadshow would work in order to …

  • Egypt gives $128 million for tourism

     Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    As per a bank statement, the first tranche will start with 1 billion Egyptian pounds for the Credit Risk Guarantee Company. This is to make sure that the balances of the guarantees issued by the company for banks, to cover …

  • Tourism Minister of Egypt talks about support in the middle of pandemic

     Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Egypt, Khaled El-Anani, had met with representatives for the tourism industry to talk about various ways of helping the sector in the middle of pandemic. At the meeting, Nora Ali, head of the parliamentary …

  • Egypt to have stronger tourism ties with Spain, Philippines

     Friday, February 12, 2021

    Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Ananihad separate meetings with Spain’s Ambassador to Egypt Ramón Gil Casares and Philippines’ Ambassador in Egypt Sulpicio M. Confiado, to discuss strengthening cooperation in tourism and antiquities. During the Minister’s meeting with Ambassador …

  • Egypt hoping for a gradual tourism recovery this year

     Wednesday, January 6, 2021

    Egypt’s tourism sector is expecting a gradual recovery after revenues of the industry plunged by nearly 70% to $4 billion in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the tourism minister and some travel companies. Tourism and Antiquities Minister …

  • Hotels in Luxor see 16% occupancy for domestic tourism

     Monday, January 4, 2021

    A total of 74% of visitors in Luxor are predominantly domestic with Egyptians keen to explore the history and civilisation of their country, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani. Al-Anani, speaking on the sidelines of his visit …

  • Egypt declares measures to promote cultural tourism

     Thursday, December 31, 2020

    The Supreme Council of Antiquities recently approved decisions Anani to promote cultural tourism in Egyptat its board session chaired by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said in his statement …

  • Egypt’s Tourism Ministry approves 3-year exhibition abroad

     Wednesday, December 30, 2020

    Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has approved a foreign exhibition that will last for more than three years, from November 2021 to January 2025, Hussein Duqail, a researcher specializing in Greek and Roman Antiquities confirmed. The exhibit, titled “Ramses …

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