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An alternative Sham El Neseem

and   /  April 17, 2014  /  Tourism  /  3 Comments

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

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Arabia Group investing in 1m square metre project in Sinai: Chairman

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Business, interviews  /  1 Comment

Tarek Shoukry believes the prices of the property units by around 25%.

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Take a dip in Cairo’s pools

and   /  April 10, 2014  /  City Hotspots, Lifestyle  /  6 Comments

Summer is here; take refuge at the pool

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Tourism revenues slide 66% in first half of FY 2013/2014

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Finance says the tourism sector brought in $1.9bn in six months.

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Dutch tourist accuses hotel worker of attempted rape in Marsa Alam

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Four cases of sexual assault against tourists have been reported since the beginning of March

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NDP land to go to Egyptian museum

  /  April 3, 2014  /  Tourism  /  2 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  /  3 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  /  1 Comment

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  /  No 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  /  1 Comment

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  /  1 Comment

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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Investigation launched into alleged rape of British tourist

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Two incidents of sexual assault on tourists occurred in March, both in Sharm El-Sheikh

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The death of duality

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Culture, Opinion  /  3 Comments

While the opinion of others used to be important these days nobody seems to care

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South Sinai governor denies British woman was raped

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Two Sharm El-Sheikh hotel licences revoked, suggestion of a “black list” for people involved in harassment cases

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Egypt tourism totally collapsed, changes needed: Tourism Minister

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Business  /  6 Comments

Egypt’s tourism, a main source of income, has suffered dramatically since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011 due to political instability.

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Tunisia looks to win back tourists with image makeover

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The North African country hopes to welcome 7 million tourists this year, a slight increase on the 6.9 million who visited in 2010 before the revolution that ousted a decades-old dictatorship and unleashed outbreaks of Islamist violence that damaged Tunisia’s reputation.

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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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Tourism minister expects 3m Russian tourists by end of 2014

  /  March 17, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

2.4 million Russian tourists visited Egypt in 2013 and spent 23.7m tourist nights

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Private airlines to open new routes between Egypt, Europe

  /  March 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Almasria Universal Airlines to buy Airbus 320; Nesma Airlines to launch new flights to Germany, Italy

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Ministry of Tourism encourages Indian tourist visits

  /  March 12, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Ministry aims to receive 1 million Indian tourists by 2017

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Kenya tourism suffers amid security scares, global slowdown

  /  March 10, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

The beach is full of Kenyans, but few foreigners.

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Tourism minister offers incentives for Europe to lift travel warnings

  /  March 9, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Hisham Zaazou says he will coordinate with the Minister of Civil Aviation to decrease flight costs and cut exit fees

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Tourist arrival rates declined 28.9% in January: CAPMAS

  /  March 9, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Tourists spent around 8,888,058 nights during January, statistics agency says

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Global tourism industry emerges from downturn

  /  March 8, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Holidaymakers are spending more on their vacations, going for higher-quality or more frequent trips abroad.

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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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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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Tourism minister to attend world’s largest tourism convention

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Hisham Zaazou hopes to clarify Egypt’s security situation and encourage tourists to return

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