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Company plans to inject new investments into tourism, real estate sector
Travel website TripAdvisor ranked Egypt’s Sharm El Luli beach third among the top 10 beaches in the Middle East in 2017. Sharm El Luli beach is considered as one of the top touristic destinations for travellers, with some TripAdvisor members describing it as a “paradise on earth,” assuring that their trip there was the best …
Local travel agencies are subject to VAT, which increases burdens on them
Egyptian members of parliament (MPs) said they sent blame messages to the US for portraying an unsafe image of Egypt, in a Monday meeting with Thomas Goldberger, the US embassy’s chargé d’affaires. According to MP Tarek El-Khouly, the secretary-general of the parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, the MPs objected to the latest embassy’s travel warning against …
Procedures for adding the path of the holy family to the UNESCO have started, which will secure financing to develop the areas
If you would like to live a fairytale in the Arab-Muslim Granada, you only have to include “Social life in Granada during Al-Ahmar’s era”. The book is written by Emirati Ahmed Thani Al-Dousri, for which he achieved the PhD from the Moroccan University of Mohamed Al-Khames. Granada was the last Islamic city in Andalusia, and …
The decision will be applied on 1 July instead of 1 March
Authorities will apply the new cost of entry visas for foreign visitors starting in July after the implementation has been postponed by the Prime Minister
A restrictions was enforced about 15 month ago
Among the victims of president Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and immigrants from seven Middle Eastern countries is Kinan Azmeh, a noted Syrian clarinettist and composer. Presently, Azmeh is stuck in Beirut, even though he has an EB-1 “alien with extraordinary abilities” visa and has lived in New York for the past 16 years. The US government’s prohibition for Azmeh …
An individual in the face of an institution is one of the most prominent dilemmas in politics. With an individual’s decisions, creativity, and innovative solutions come, and may be resisted by institutions. With an individual’s decisions, wrong decisions that must be limited by institutions may also come. Institutionalism means the multiplicity of decision-making authorities and …
72% of Egyptian respondents confirmed that they have shopped online, survey results showed
Study estimates families travelling internationally to surpass 280 million, spend on average $5,300 by 2025
Facebook page reveals obstacles facing Egyptian visa applicants at several EU embassies
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.
Konya, Turkey hosted the second international halal tourism conference earlier this month
Traveling is not a luxury anymore, it’s a necessity, says Fady Hanna
Turkey is asking for visa-free access for its citizens to the EU’s passport-free Schengen area in exchange for Ankara’s concessions in handling the refugee situation. What would that mean, and what are the risks?
CPJ MENA Programme issues statement condemning state’s practice of barring political activists from travelling
Zaki chose ”Embaba” in particular to symbolise low-income neighbourhoods in Egypt and to emphasis his ironic tone in his comparisons of Egypt to other countries, especially when discussing how he, an Egyptian, got by in Europe.
The EU Commission has recommended visa-free travel for the citizens of Georgia and Ukraine. But the abolition of visa requirements does not mean immediate unlimited travel.
Why did at least 15 people die on train rides in 2015?
Tourism ministry intensifies meetings with foreign companies to prepare for the winter season
It was the realisation of a dream from a childhood obsessed with trains: taking one of the world’s longest train rides, on the Trans Mongolian Express and Trans Siberian Railway.
Performances of sectors have suffered roller-coaster ride since the beginning of the year
Dollar increase against EGP leads to increase in food prices