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Blue Sky Travel Agency loses quarter of its revenues in 2016

Hossam El-Shaer, chairperson of Blue Sky Travel Agency, said that the company’s revenues dropped by a quarter in 2016 compared to 2015. He attributed the fall to the low tourism inflow from Europe, following the tragic incident of the Metrojet Russian airliner crash at the end of October 2015. The incident has prompted Russia to …

Abdel Razek Al-Shuwekhi

Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou  hoped that more tourists will be visiting Upper Egypt, especially the ancient destinations of Luxor and Aswan.
(AFP Photo / Khaled Desouki)

10.5% decrease in tourist arrivals in November: CAPMAS

The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in November 2016 was 499,800—a 10.5% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to November 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector that western Europe sent the largest number of tourists to Egypt, accounting for …

Hossam Mounir

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb

Mahlab calls on French companies to invest in Egypt

  Ibrahim Mahlab, the president’s assistant for national projects and former acting prime minister, called on French investors to invest in Egypt on Monday. Mahlab held a speech during a conference organised by the French-language newspaper Al-Ahram Hebdo, in which he said the government has taken a number of steps aimed at reforming Egypt’s business …

Mostafa Fahmy