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International tourist arrivals to grow by 3.4% in 2019, says organisation
Egypt’s tourism revenues to come from various small source markets, better than depending on only 3,4 major markets representing 90% of annual revenues: El Damery
Netherlands stepped up its efforts to assist Egypt in its difficult, courageous reforms
The Egyptian government has launched an electronic portal to help tourists apply for a visa to its territory
Total exports earnings from international tourism reach $1.7tn in 2018, says agency
Numbers of Indonesian students in Egypt witness a significant increase, says ambassador
Alaa Rady appointed as board member, Mohamed Mahmoud as CEO
Project to be completed within five years
Want to go diving? Perhaps Snorkeling? Famous shipwreck? Come to Dahab
Japan tops list of high-spending countries, followed by the US, Germany, says Osman
The signing ceremony comes on the sidelines of “Investing in Tourism Sustainability” Conference (ITSC) held in 30-31 May in Bulgaria.
Furthermore, the minister spoke about the Ukrainian market and its importance to the Egyptian tourism as one of the most important and most developed markets for Egypt.
The tourism sector in Egypt suffered a downturn since the 2011 revolution, and the sector in Egypt suffered a devastating blow, especially when a Russian passenger plane crashed over Sinai in late October 2015 and all its passengers were killed.
Sharjah achieves 11% increase in hotel supply, followed by Riyadh, Alexandria, Amman with 18%, 6.7%, 6%, respectively
Visitors have to inter into El Gamaleya district through Bab El-Nasr gate, and on the right side after entering, people see Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay.
The ministry revealed that the Saudi Arabia’s Umrah index monitored 7.2m visa issuances until last Thursday, bringing the total number of arrivals to 6.6 million pilgrims.
On the occasion of International Museums Day, CAPMAS said on Saturday that the number of Egyptian museums declined to 34 museums in 2018, down from 35 in 2017.
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 …
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 …
Egyptian Travel Agents Accusation (ETAA) presented a memorandum to the minister of tourism for cancelling the membership of 18 travel agencies not only from the chamber’s membership, but also from the Egyptian Tourism Federation due to their violation of Article 9 of Law No 38 for 1968, according to a Saturday press statement. The violating …
Egyptian markets, such as Cairo, Hurghada, Sharm El-Sheikh, and Alexandria, continue to experience strong growth in performance levels, according to the Colliers’ MENA hotel full-year forecast 2019 report. “In the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, these markets saw an average Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) growth of 34% compared to the same period last year. …
The Disney Park Blog, the official platform of the world’s biggest Disney resorts worldwide, announced the addition of Egypt to the list of the visited countries planned to have an itinerary in 2020. The trip, planned to start taking place within a year, is to offer participants “a truly once-in-a-lifetime vacation, filled with the irresistible …
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism has partnered with the international CNN network to implement an international tourism campaign aiming to present Egypt in a contemporary and modern perspective through using an innovative mix of television platforms, digital media, and social networking sites. The new partnership between the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and the CNN which …
Amadeus honours number of air lines including EgyptAir
Egypt is to become most important tourist destination by 2020, according to Adventures by Disney, one of the most important global travel websites. The site speaks about the experience that a tourist can have in Egypt, calling on its followers to enjoy the beauty of Pharaonic Egypt, talking about a three-part tour featuring adventures by …
Average expenditure of Arab tourists is three times size of European tourists
Al-Mashat to discuss with College of Hotel Management in Lucerne means to raise Egyptian tourism sector employees’ efficiency
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 …
The Supreme Committee for Hajj and Umrah (lower lesser pilgrimage), confirmed that no Egyptian citizens will travel for the Umrah without taking the ministry of tourism’s approval. The committee announced on Wednesday during its meeting with the Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, that it has taken a number of decisions to protect the market. The …
If this trend continues, number of Japanese tourists would be over 50,000 by end of 2019