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Studies are being carried out to see what markets would be best to target in order to increase the number of tourists in the area
We plan to expand into Kuwait and the UAE before the end of 2016, says chairperson
Fifty-four hotels have shut their doors in Sharm El-Sheikh, while 34 have closed in Hurghada
The number of tourists visiting the Paris region has gone down markedly in the past six months as many travelers have stayed away in fear of more terror attacks. Officials bemoaned the loss of revenue.
A road map has been drawn that will lead to the resumption of flights between Egypt and Russia, says Fathy
In the first of a two-part interview, Al-Sisi discusses Egypt’s position on foreign affairs-related issues. The second part of the interview, which focuses on domestic affairs, will be published Tuesday
Ground services lost more than EGP 300m when Russia halted its direct flights to and from Egypt
Study estimates families travelling internationally to surpass 280 million, spend on average $5,300 by 2025
Delegation to refer its report to Russian president to issue final decision on resumption of direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh
While domestic and Arab tourism attempts to fill the void left behind by foreign travellers, the Red Sea resort city continues to grapple with the adjustment to tourism’s decline
Capital spending on buses, safari vehicles, maintenance stations, garages reaches EGP 1.6bn over past few years
South Sinai has 65,000 hotel rooms; Egypt has a total of 225,000 operational rooms distributed across governorates of the Red Sea, Greater Cairo and South of Upper Egypt
“It’s the economy, stupid” was the original phrase which James Carville coined as a lead strategist for Bill Clinton’s successful presidential campaign in 1992 against the then sitting president George H. W. Bush. Its effect was magical. In 1991, 90% of polled Americans approved of Bush’s performance days after American troops moved to defeat Saddam …
Egypt has been requesting that British and Russian flights resume after airport security revision
Occupancy rate of hotel rooms in Cairo expected to reach 58%, so a single room’s income would reach 96%, which is the highest rate of return in Egypt
Established on 117 feddans, the Grand Egyptian Museum is set to be the world’s largest museum, with the main exhibition built on a third of its total area. The museum includes facilities, entertainment, and commercial buildings next to the museum garden, all of which make the museum a new monument by itself—ready to welcome 8 …
Egyptian companies have been allocated a space at the exhibition and participation for a company or hotel should cost €1150, says Ministry of Tourism
Blue Sky Group will begin marketing campaigns in Eastern Europe, especially in Poland and the Czech Republic during the coming period
Hotel capacity in Upper Egypt totals approximately 25,000 rooms, most of which are in Luxor and Aswan, and floating hotels there have more than 17,000 rooms, according to Ministry of Tourism
Countries worldwide are urging their citizens travelling to Europe to be vigilant in the wake of recent terror attacks. While many travelers are reconsidering their destinations, on the whole tourism is still growing.
The carnage on Nice’s famed seaside boulevard as the summer season got into full swing has sent shockwaves through France’s tourism industry, a vital sector for the economy of the world’s most-visited country.
Colliers expects that the occupancy rate in Hurghada will be 5% more than that in Sharm El-Sheikh from June to August
Egypt Duty Free’s activity is influenced greatly by the movement of foreign currencies against the Egyptian pound, especially the US dollar and the euro as importing goods—such as electrical appliances, alcoholic beverages, and perfumes—is done in these currencies.
An ancient university in India and rock art in China are among the four new additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. More additions are expected to come this week.
Tourism income declined by about $835m during the first five months of this year, a decrease of 62% year-over-year
Average occupancy rates up to 30% in Cairo, 50% on the Red Sea, 40% in South Sinai, more than 80% in Alexandria and at the North Coast
Floating hotels incur an annual loss exceeding $1.5bn, which is a great loss that negatively impacts the number of hotel employees, especially in Upper Egypt, says the deputy chairperson of the Floating Hotels Investors Association
61.3% decline in Russian tourists; Saudis account for 31.2% of total tourists coming to Egypt from the Middle East
Morocco – like Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt – has suffered a dip in tourism figures after terror attacks. Visitor numbers are still dropping, even five years after the last attack in the North African country.