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Egyptian ambassadors will request that foreign governments lessen their restrictions on tourism traffic, especially on the areas in which the curfew is not imposed such as the Red Sea and Sharm Al-Sheikh.
18 hotels were recently closed in Taba, in addition to 30 in Sharm Al-Sheikh.
Hatem Munir, Secretary of the Red Sea Egyptian Hotel Association stated that tourist rates of those coming into Egypt have dropped to 15%.
Many countries have decided to halt their fights to El Gouna while the resort town is haven of peaceful tranquility
Several human rights organisations discuss their goals, plans for the economy and tourism
CAPMAS’s statistics indicates growth in tourism influx despite escalations
Economic experts weight in on the effects of ongoing violence
The rates of internal tourism were “good” before and during the month of Ramadan, and further improved during the days of Eid Al-Fitr vacation
Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi seeks to boost ailing economy
Financial donations to be distributed after Eid Al-Fitr
Hurghada airport receives 117 flights on Monday
Recent tourism numbers disappointing minister says, but winter months hold promise
El Kebabgy barbecue combined with the sites and lights of the Nile is a perfect way to break your fast
Cairo hotel offers a huge buffet with a variety of options for those who are in need of more iftar choices
Vacation planners serving Gulf tourists can enjoy incentives including discounts on EgyptAir flights as well as at some facilities, with the aim of luring larger numbers of Arab tourists to the country.
The kingdom has reduced entry visas during Ramadan, despite boasting of high numbers of Egyptian pilgrims
The financial support is said be distributed on the 27th of Ramadan, 5August; however no official statement was issued by the ministry.
The report emphasised that 30.5% of youth have previously migrated without a visa; 80.9% of them had no contracts
Recent improvements seen in the stock market and decreases in the cost of insuring government debt have reflected positively on the feelings of those working and operating within the sector, who recently decided to decrease return rates on Treasury bonds by 1%
In the first days following 30 June, Sinai saw 39 terrorist attacks, as clashes broke out between armed groups and security forces, with causalities reaching 58.
While the bustle of tourists in Dahab, a town on the coast in South Sinai, suggest these latest troubles have not killed the Egyptian tourist industry, many fear for its future.
Some countries warn their citizens against visiting Cairo due to the unrest
Israel warns its nationals from travelling to Sinai and calls on those present to leave immediatelyIsrael warns its nationals from travelling to Sinai and calls on those present to leave immediately
The global rating firm could further downgrade Egypt’s credit rating, as outlook is already negative
Low accommodation provides draw for foreign visitors
Prime Minister yet to decide on ministers’ resignations
Following embassy warnings and fears of an escalation in violence, foreigners flocked to the airports amid fears of disruption to flight schedules.
Many important historical monuments and sites have suffered damage and theft in the past 12 months
Egypt’s ailing tourism industry, Morsi’s policies in his first year failed to revive suffering tourism sector
A year of achievements in the balance