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Germany lifts South Sinai travel warning

  /  March 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

German citizens are no longer warned against travelling by land in South Sinai

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80 hotels, Egyptian tourism agencies participate in ITB Berlin exhibition: Hotels Chamber Chairman

  /  March 2, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism agencies keen to participate in ITB Berlin as the biggest tourism exhibition globally

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Tourism officials to request CBE governor exception from deposit limit: Ministry source

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Travel Agents Association and Egyptian chamber of hotels request exclusion from the deposit limit decision of $10,000 per day and $50,000 per month

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Ministry of Tourism cancels participation in March Kyiv Exhibition: ETPA Official

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Volatile Ukranian security due to armed conflict led Egypt to cancel participation in tourism exhibition

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‘Egypt is Close’ campaign to support inter-Arab tourism

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Campaign will be launched by specialised company, expected to continue for three months, says Tourism Minister

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Hotel occupancies expected to increase in Sharm El-Sheikh in March

  /  February 18, 2015  /  Business, Egypt Economic Development Conference  /  No Comments

Percentage of Sharm El-Sheikh hotel occupancy currently approximately 40%, says Tourism Committee Chairman

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786,000 tourists visited Egypt in December 2014

  /  February 18, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Departing tourists increased, totalling over 702,000 in December 2014, a 14.8% increase, says CAPMAS

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TDA revokes 22m metres from investors over ‘lack of commitment': Tourism ministry

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry follows up with projects to be implemented, as per timetable with investors, withdraws land from uncommitted investors

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State of alert prevails in tourism investment in 2015: GATD official

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Tourism investment awaits travel influx to increase revenues for hotels, resorts construction, and return to pre-25 January investment rates

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Ministry intensifies communications with tourism companies for ITB Berlin: TAA President

  /  February 14, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Tourism Ministry sets companies’ subscription value in exhibition at €1,350, with reservation of 200sqm

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CBE approves tourism ministry request for currency exchange with Russia: Official

  /  February 11, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

EGP devaluation against US$ pushed for request approval in order to overcome crisis of decrease in Russian tourism

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Papyrus fund aims to raise $250m for tourism projects

  /  February 7, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Fund will be presented at March Economic Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh

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Increase of tourism promotion in Eastern Europe, South Asia to overcome rouble crisis: ETA Chairman

  /  February 4, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Asian markets very promising, despite the sensitive security situation in Egypt, says Samy Mahmoud

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Egypt targets 20% growth in tourist numbers by end of 2015: Minister of Tourism

  /  February 4, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism ministry targets 12 million tourists during next year within ministry’s recovery framework

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Chinese ‘antiquities’ scattered in Egyptian bazaars

  /  February 4, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Many tourist bazaars were closed, abandoned by tenants or turned into cafes, says Hussein Al-Gabry

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5 tourism projects worth EGP 5.3bn to be offered at Economic Summit: Zaazou

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Tourism resorts to be constructed in Hurghada, Marsa Allam and North Coast

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Government encourages Luxor, Aswan trips to promote domestic tourism

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Tourism offers Luxor and Aswan trips with lower prices to raise tourist flow into the cities

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High accident rates threaten Red Sea tourism: Ministry official

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Accident rates increased 200% over the past four years due to lack of ministerial oversight on diving and other tourist services

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Qatari Diar receives long-awaited approvals for tourism project

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

The company has two projects in Egypt

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Red Sea, South Sinai hotels stable on 25 January anniversary: Official

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Occupancy rates in the Red Sea and South Sinai stabilised at approximately 55%, but decreased to less than 25% in Cairo

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Bright Sky Travel tourism numbers grow 25% during 2014: General manager

  /  January 21, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Blue Sky Group tourists during 2014 placed at 570,000 tourists

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Antiquities ministry requests EGP 488m to continue projects: Cabinet spokesman

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Better exploitation of antiquities will achieve more income than Suez Canal, says Mehleb

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Sinai safari trips require downgraded security and lower fees: Tourism company head

  /  January 14, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Trips in region suffer from lengthy licensing waiting periods and high fees

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Hotels to offer 20% discounts during mid-year holiday to attract Egyptians

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Hotels hope to attract Egyptians to raise occupancies and make up for the current decline in foreign flow

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Russian tourists visiting Egypt exempt from entrance fees: Interior ministry

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Egypt strives to reduce negative effects of rouble devaluation on tourist inflows from Russia

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Egypt’s year in review 2014

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

Listen With investor confidence growing, Egypt is looking forward to a sizeable boost to its economic performance in 2015. A peaceful conclusion to presidential elections in June, along with slowing inflationary pressures, a slew of read the rest…

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Investors issue note to tourism minister refusing Red Sea ports coal expansion: TIA chairman

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Listen The Tourism Investors Association (TIA) in the Red Sea and Ain Sokhna will issue a note to the Tourism Ministry regarding damage from imports of coal. The Ministry of Transportation has been using ports read the rest…

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Cairo’s small business owners hope for stability, skilled workforce and clear-out of bureaucracy in 2015

and   /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mixed year for efforts of city’s start-ups, but optimism about coming year rides high

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Year End 2014: What has the president accomplished so far?

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Listen President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi made several economic promises to Egyptians prior to his election. Daily News Egypt reviews the goals set and analyses how far along they are from realisation. Prior to election, then-political read the rest…

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Nuweiba-Taba Investors Association demands Al-Sisi solves issues: Tourism Association Chairman

  /  December 30, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Despite low tourism numbers in the area, the Ministry of Social Solidarity demands that hotels pay for insurance dues as per a May agreement between Egypt Tourism Workers Union and the ministries of Social Solidarity and Tourism.

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