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The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in July was 529,200 tourists—a 41.9% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to July 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector, issued on Monday, that the low number of tourists who travelled to Egypt …
Studies are being carried out to see what markets would be best to target in order to increase the number of tourists in the area
We plan to expand into Kuwait and the UAE before the end of 2016, says chairperson
The Egyptian government has a resolution stating that these properties are registered under its name in 1984; Greek government cooperated to remove infringements
The company runs 4 hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh and Marsa Alam, and is looking to operate hotels in the North Coast and Ain Sokhna, says Ali Saudi
The number of tourists visiting the Paris region has gone down markedly in the past six months as many travelers have stayed away in fear of more terror attacks. Officials bemoaned the loss of revenue.
Study estimates families travelling internationally to surpass 280 million, spend on average $5,300 by 2025
While domestic and Arab tourism attempts to fill the void left behind by foreign travellers, the Red Sea resort city continues to grapple with the adjustment to tourism’s decline
The new Visitors Centre will have a theatre to play a short introductory documentary for visitors
Capital spending on buses, safari vehicles, maintenance stations, garages reaches EGP 1.6bn over past few years
South Sinai has 65,000 hotel rooms; Egypt has a total of 225,000 operational rooms distributed across governorates of the Red Sea, Greater Cairo and South of Upper Egypt
Request not limited to just Egyptian pilgrims, but extends to all pilgrims worldwide, says ETAA official
The number of nights spent in French hotels by foreign tourists in July was down 10 percent from last year. Visitors from outside Europe have been deterred by recent Islamist militant attacks.
Tourism accounted for 11.3% of GDP in 2011, but has been declining over the past five years amid political turmoil
The authority determined the cost of participation in this year’s exhibition to be €2,530, but tourism companies and the Egyptian Travel Agents Association demanded that it be decreased by 50%
No expected recovery for Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in the short term
Occupancy rate of hotel rooms in Cairo expected to reach 58%, so a single room’s income would reach 96%, which is the highest rate of return in Egypt
Established on 117 feddans, the Grand Egyptian Museum is set to be the world’s largest museum, with the main exhibition built on a third of its total area. The museum includes facilities, entertainment, and commercial buildings next to the museum garden, all of which make the museum a new monument by itself—ready to welcome 8 …
Egyptian companies have been allocated a space at the exhibition and participation for a company or hotel should cost €1150, says Ministry of Tourism
Blue Sky Group will begin marketing campaigns in Eastern Europe, especially in Poland and the Czech Republic during the coming period
Hotel capacity in Upper Egypt totals approximately 25,000 rooms, most of which are in Luxor and Aswan, and floating hotels there have more than 17,000 rooms, according to Ministry of Tourism
Museum of Islamic Art will be reopened this month and the Museum of Malawi next month
Countries worldwide are urging their citizens travelling to Europe to be vigilant in the wake of recent terror attacks. While many travelers are reconsidering their destinations, on the whole tourism is still growing.
The carnage on Nice’s famed seaside boulevard as the summer season got into full swing has sent shockwaves through France’s tourism industry, a vital sector for the economy of the world’s most-visited country.
Some 200,000 Germans are said to be holidaying in Turkey at the moment. The German Foreign Office warns tourists in Istanbul and Ankara to be extremely vigilant.
Colliers expects that the occupancy rate in Hurghada will be 5% more than that in Sharm El-Sheikh from June to August
Tourism income declined by about $835m during the first five months of this year, a decrease of 62% year-over-year
Average occupancy rates up to 30% in Cairo, 50% on the Red Sea, 40% in South Sinai, more than 80% in Alexandria and at the North Coast
Floating hotels incur an annual loss exceeding $1.5bn, which is a great loss that negatively impacts the number of hotel employees, especially in Upper Egypt, says the deputy chairperson of the Floating Hotels Investors Association
Ministers and governors met to discuss plans aimed at advancing the economy by improving tourism