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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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Google launches a 360-degree street view imagery of Egypt’s historical sites

  /  September 14, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Google has launched a 360-degree street view imagery of the Pyramids and five other historical landmarks in Egypt

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Will Egyptians restore their sense of security?

  /  September 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Egypt faces increased militancy and crime following 25 January Revolution

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More antiquities intended for smuggling detected, others to be returned soon: Tourism Police

  /  September 10, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Heavier legal price for those who ‘encroach on tourists’ even if victim drops charges, says assistant interior minister

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E-marketing campaigns intensify to increase travel to Egypt: Tourism minister

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Ministry focusing on promoting cultural tourism

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Tourism ministry to form advisory council of travel companies and hotels: Zaazou

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Advisory council to assist tourism minister with practical experience

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Three companies request approval on new energy, tourism projects: GAFI chairman

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Three companies have requested approval for renewable energy, tourism projects worth EGP 1bn

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Egypt optimistic about tourism recovery from October: Tourism minster

  /  September 3, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou expressed optimism on restoration of Egyptian tourism this October after eight countries lift Sinai travel warnings and Arab tourists return

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Catherine Exists: Recognising the ‘unknown’ spots of Saint Catherine

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

A photographer raises money through her photos to help develop the community in Saint Catherine

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Ministerial meeting upcoming to resolve property tax crisis on hotels: Tourism ministry official

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Finance and tourism ministers to meet this month to resolve dispute between Real Estate Taxation Authority (RTA) and Chamber of Hotels over property tax law

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Gras Savoye France declares Egypt a regional hub for reinsurance in the Middle East and Europe: Hamid Mabrook, managing director of Gras Savoye Masr

  /  August 31, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

By Mohammad Azab Gras Savoye Reinsurance Brokers recently announced the Arab Insurance Federation Conference, scheduled to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh and attended by a delegation of the group’s representatives in Egypt and France. The read the rest…

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3rd year tourism losses will raise insurance premiums 15%: Former Hotels Chamber head

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Losses in the tourism sector for the third year in a row are causing companies to raise insurance premiums on hotels and tourist facilities by 15% due to new risks

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