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Foreign Ministry condemns Michele Dunne’s statement regarding her entry to Egypt

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Consular department claims that Dunne did not have the correct visa for entry

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$1.1bn decrease in foreign reserves from October to November: CBE

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Decline mainly due to the repayment of accrued deposits to Qatar, claims economist

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Tourism sector asks banks to postpone debt repayment to end of 2015

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Banking system owed EGP 10bn from tourism sector, workers hope to postpone debt repayment to end of 2015

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UK lifts travel restriction in central Upper Egypt

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

British ambassador looks to provide support for Egyptians

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Motorcyclists ‘Cross Egypt’ to promote tourism

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

For nine consecutive days, motorcyclists covered 2,950km across the country

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Tourism ministry aims to expand foreign investment: Ministerial advisor

  /  November 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Tourism is working to attract investments worth $5bn before 2020, will offer mega investment opportunities during the economic summit in March 2015

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3.8% growth rate expected by end of FY 2014/2015: Planning minister

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

First quarter growth of current fiscal year reached 1.1%

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Al-Sisi forms committee to address issues faced by tourism companies

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Decision follows meeting with international tourism delegates

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Investors Association demands resumption of Saint Catherine flights

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Despite transportation difficulties in reaching Saint Catherine, the area is rich with touristic landmarks

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US delegation investigates investment climate, includes potential investors

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Meeting held Saturday between American Chamber of Commerce members and Prime Minister to discuss arrangements for receiving American businessmen

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TAA to lower company and hotel participation costs in Warsaw Fair

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism authority aims for lower company and hotel participation costs at Warsaw Fair to increase tourism traffic this year

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Ministry to subsidise charter flights, starting November: Official

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism ministry launches new stimulus programme for charter flights beginning in November with special subsidies for Luxor, Aswan, and Taba

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Tourism Syndicate asks 7% annual allowance for workers

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

General Syndicate for Tourism and Hotels makes request in light of increased flow of foreign tourists to Egypt

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Royal Museum of Jewellery reopens for first time since 25 January Revolution

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The museum includes 1,045 archaeological pieces that belonged to Egyptian royalty

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Signs of rebound in Egypt’s tourism sector

  /  October 16, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Robert Tashima The government in Egypt is expecting a recovery of its tourism sector by next year after the latest data showed the tide may be turning for an industry hit hard by domestic instability read the rest…

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Tourists return to Egypt after 3 years of turbulence

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Questions remain whether enough is being done to make Egypt a top destination for travellers once more

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Hanging Church re-opened after 16-year renovation

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The renovations involved architectural and structural work, as antiquities affected by a rise in the level of groundwater were repaired as part of an integrated project

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Manufacturing grows and unemployment stabilises during FY 2013/2014: Planning ministry

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Manufacturing industries achieved 8.3% growth during FY 2013/2014, up from 2.3% the previous FY

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Safaris to return to White Desert next week but remain suspended in southern areas: ETAA official

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Camping outdoors will not be permitted

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Eid holidays raise occupancy rates in Red Sea and South Sinai hotels: Chairman of Egyptian Hotels Association

  /  October 8, 2014  /  Business, Egypt  /  No Comments

Egyptian guests during the holiday pushed occupancy rates in the Red Sea, South Sinai, and Alexandria to over 90%

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Marriott International reaffirms interest in Egypt to Al-Sisi

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

CEO of Marriott International says Egypt remains major tourism destination

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Full value of Egyptian tourism industry remains untapped: OECD

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egypt spends some $60m per annum on tourism promotion, advertising

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Eastern Europe leads tourism exports to Egypt during first half of 2014: CAPMAS

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

1.9 million Eastern European tourists visited Egypt during first half of year

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Egypt and its FDI prospects

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Omar El-Shenety No doubt that Egypt has witnessed very rough years since the 25 January Revolution. The economy has been brought to its knees, and now faces stagnation. Growth has stopped at 2% since read the rest…

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Euromoney Conference: Tourism Development Authority needs major upgrade

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Egyptian official said that the authority needs to undergo a major restructuring in the coming period.

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Euromoney Conference: CAOA approves restructuring process, set to establish new departments

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism Activation Authority will introduce new departments to market to various types of tourists and attract new consumers

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Euromoney Conference: Egypt eyes more southeast Asian, Gulf tourists

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Egyptian Tourist Authority (ETA) seeks to attract more tourists from Asian and the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) as visitors from these countries have largely stayed away since the 25 January Revolution due to political read the rest…

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Euromoney Conference: ETA marketing budget to be cut by 25%

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Marketing budget cuts pushes Egyptian Tourism Authority to make-do with participation in international bourses and increase private sector coordination

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Euromoney Conference: Online advertising project for tourism services begun

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism Ministry begins using online advertising to attract tourists and target new segments of consumers

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150 days around Egypt

  /  September 15, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

University student to spend five months travelling over 8,000 kilometres by bicycle and film his journey

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