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History, culture, and scenic grandeur on Mount Catherine

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Besides the beautiful landscape of mountains, wadis and canyons, the traditional Bedouin society is a large part of the beauty of Saint Catherine.

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Eid travel: Discover something new this year

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Tourism  /  4 Comments

Here are a few ideas to help you relax and a hide away from the crowds

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Once-leading Red Sea oceanography institute now lifeless

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Tourism  /  108 Comments

Tourism restrictions, legal dispute keep visitors from discovering mermaid mysteries and underwater secrets

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Walking with the Bedouins

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Tourism  /  7 Comments

Sleep under the starry heavens and get to know the desert dwellers

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Tourism Assistance Fund aiming for 25% annual returns: Investment manager

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Tourism  /  4 Comments

Egypt’s Tourism Assistance Fund is looking for annual returns of 25% on investments, or $250m in the first phase of underwriting, according to Amr Askar, investment manager at Cairo Financial Holding. The first phase will read the rest…

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Tax Authority agrees with tourism industry to divide new tax into installments: chairman

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Tourism  /  4 Comments

Installments will be based on each company’s circumstances

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Hotels chamber demands property tax to be based on replacement value

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Using replacement value method would reduce property tax for Cairene hotels by 90%, says deputy chairman

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Decision to not revoke licenses for floating hotels welcomed by industry’s chamber

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Chairman of Chamber of Floating Hotels says 90% of floating hotels have not worked for the past 3 years

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New airport fuel station planned for Cairo International Airport

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Tourism  /  71 Comments

In a bid to improve services at Egyptian airports, new development projects and partnerships are set to balance shortfall in reduced tourism

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Cairo International Airport offers tender to choose company to market Airmall

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Tourism  /  No Comments

Airport hopes to take advantage of Airmall following suspension of its commercial activities

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Sculpted in the Sun: Bahariya’s Black and White Deserts

  /  June 4, 2014  /  Tourism  /  58 Comments

Our mini-bus pulled into the driveway of the Shams City lodge and hotel in the Bahariya Oasis and having left Cairo early the same morning it took us a moment to adjust to our surroundings. read the rest…

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St. Dimyana’s Monastery: An oasis of spirituality

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Tourism  /  24 Comments

St. Dimyana’s festival is a popular Christian celebration that attracts large numbers of visitors every year.

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An alternative Sham El Neseem

and   /  April 17, 2014  /  Tourism  /  47 Comments

When you stay in town this long weekend there are many fun things to do

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NDP land to go to Egyptian museum

  /  April 3, 2014  /  Tourism  /  36 Comments

After an anonymous petition a decision has finally been taken about the land of the former headquarters

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Indian artists put on a show at Cairo International Airport

  /  April 3, 2014  /  Tourism  /  41 Comments

The India by the Nile festival seeks to improve cultural understanding and encourage tourism between the two countries

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Tourism down 17.9% year on year in 2013: CAPMAS

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Tourism  /  74 Comments

9.5 million tourists visited Egypt in 2013, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics

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Ministry of Tourism celebrates Earth Hour

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Tourism  /  45 Comments

The Ministry of Tourism turned lights off at major monuments around the country

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Egyptian tourism will return to its prime: World Tourism Organisation

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Tourism  /  67 Comments

Refai said Egypt is a prime tourism destination and the sector will overcome the challenges it faces

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Defence of Tiba movement demands resignation of Luxor governor

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Tourism  /  26 Comments

Movement holds governor responsible for damage caused by sewage leakage to antiquities in Luxor

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Ministry of tourism to improve infrastructure for tourism

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

The Ministry is developing different initiatives aiming to return tourism to pre-2011 levels

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Experiencing Alexandria: The city as text and context part II

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

I reflect on the city and how we see it, how we experience it and how we relate to it

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Experiencing Alexandria: The city as text and context

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Tourism  /  2 Comments

I reflect on the city. The city and how we see it, how we experience it and how we relate to it

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Exploring Sakkara on horseback

  /  March 12, 2014  /  Tourism  /  2 Comments

On a stone’s throw from Cairo, Al Sorat Farm offers tourists and residents the opportunity to see another side of Egypt

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Future warming imperils monuments

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  3 Comments

The study states that about 140 UNESCO heritage sites are at risk of flooding in 2000 years

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Ministry of Tourism sends Chinese tourists on safari

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  3 Comments

60 cars will transport 200 Chinese tourists across the country

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Germany and The Netherlands repatriate their citizens from the Sinai

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

German and Dutch vacationers return earlier from their trip following travel warnings

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Belgium, Switzerland warn against travel to Sharm El-Sheikh

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Several European countries now advise against travel to the Sinai Peninsula

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The historical expedition of Prince Kamal El Din Hussein

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

The expedition will retrace the footsteps of Prince Kamal El Din Hussein who first discovered the Gilf Kebir Plateau

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Tomb of pharaoh’s stable master discovered in Egypt

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  58 Comments

A new tomb discovered in the Western Bank of Luxor

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Emergency drill at Aswan Airport takes goes wrong

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

An emergency drill takes a turn, showing the readability of the airport to face emergencies

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