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Italian tourists to Egypt grow by 40% in 2019: Al-Mashat

The number of Italian tourists to Egypt this year increased by 40%, in comparison to 2018, the Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, said on Monday, however she did not reveal the exact number of Italian tourists in 2019. Al-Mashat received a media delegation from Italy on Saturday, following a conference organised by the ministry to …

Nihal Samir

Ministry of Tourism promotes Egyptian monuments in Italy

The Italian television will start presenting on 22 May a number of documentary films, which will present the pyramids and the history of Egyptian civilisation, as part of the promotion campaigns of the ministry of tourism in order to promote Egyptian tourist destinations and to attract more tourists toward Egypt, according to Egyptian Minister of …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt to particpate in Arab Travel Market Forum

The Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat announced on Saturday that she is heading to Dubai with a delegation from the tourism private and government sector, to particpate n the Arab travel Forum (ATM) which will be held from 28 April to 1 May. In addition, she is scheduled to hold several meetings during the participation …

Nihal Samir

Egypt discusses enhancing tourism cooperation with Spain, Bulgaria

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat met with the Mayor of Seville Juan Espadas to discuss cooperation in the field of tourism between Egypt and Spain, notably Seville. The meeting comes on the sidelines of Egypt’s participation in the 19th session of the WTTC Global Summit 2019, which held in the period from 2 to …

Nihal Samir

Egypt participates in WTTC Global Summit 2019

The Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, traveled on Monday to Spain in order to participate in the 19th session of the World Travel and Tourism Council 2019 (WTTC Global Summit 2019), that is held in the period from 2 to 4 April in Seville. Al-Mashat will participate as the official speaker in the session titled …

Daily News Egypt

Arab market represents 30% of incoming tourism to Egypt: Al-Mashat

The Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, said that the Arab market is one of the most important exporting tourism markets to Egypt, which represents 30% of incoming tourism, noting that Saudi Arabia comes at the head of those markets. “According to the report of the World Tourism and Travel Council, tourism in Egypt witnessed a …

Nihal Samir

Al-Mashat to inaugurate AIESEC’s annual international congress on Monday

Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat will inaugurate the International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences (AIESEC)`s annual international congress that will take place 2-9 July in Hurghada, Egypt.  The congress is held under the auspices of the Egyptian presidency and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and it will be commenced by Al-Mashat …

Nihal Samir

Rania Al-Mashat, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE Public domain

Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat: a very old, very new idea

Many were taken by surprise when news leaked that locally and internationally acclaimed economist Rania Al-Mashat was appointed to become Egypt’s minister of tourism, followingsucceeding Yehia Rashed, who was known for his quite impressive record of experience in the field and for the pivotal roles he played therein for many years. Mostly, comments on the …

Mohamed Shirin El Hawary

Rania Al-Mashat, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE Public domain

Rania Al-Mashat: from IMF to Tourism Ministry

The Egyptian Parliament approved on Sunday the appointment of Rania A. Al-Mashat as tourism minister, replacing Yehya Rashid. Al-Mashat previously served as a senior economic adviser to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which made her the first Egyptian woman to hold the position. Al-Mashat obtained a BA in Economics from the American University in Cairo …

Hossam Mounir