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Indonesia intends to attract tourists from the Middle East

The Indonesian tourism authority of Yogyakarta, affiliated to the Indonesian ministry of tourism, is intending to promote tourism to the city in the Middle East, especially Egypt, at the beginning of 2017. To achieve this plan, the authority is waiting for the approval of the city’s governor. The plan includes visiting Middle Eastern countries and showcasing …

Maydaa El-Nadar

2016 RevPAR performance for resorts in the Red Sea is now on par with the 2015 performance

Revenues increase at hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada: Colliers International

Colliers International, a commercial real estate company, published on Thursday its three-month rolling forecast for November until January 2017. The report marked Cairo and Alexandria as tourism hot spots, explaining that Cairo witnessed a 13% increase in revenues per available rooms (RevPAR) because it is a stable corporate tourism destination. The report added that the …

Hisham Salah

Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou  hoped that more tourists will be visiting Upper Egypt, especially the ancient destinations of Luxor and Aswan.
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506,200 tourists visited Egypt in October: CAPMAS

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 506,200 in October, compared to 909,400 tourists during the same month in 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that most tourists came from Western Europe in October, comprising 36% of tourists from …

Hossam Mounir

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Number of tourists to Egypt drops by 41% y-o-y: CAPMAS 

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 473,000 during September this year, compared to 802,000 tourists during the same month in 2015—a decrease of 41%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that the countries that most influenced the rate were …

Daily News Egypt

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2017 will not be the year tourism to Egypt improves: experts

According Russian transport minister Maxim Sokolov, Russia will resume its flights to Egypt in 2017. The minister’s announcement comes at a time when Egypt’s tourism market is in a state of atrophy and starved for foreign capital and experts agree that, while the return of the Russian market would aid in tourist numbers, 2017 will …

Hisham Salah