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Five markets include US, UK, Canada, Italy, Germany, according to Ministry
Organisation named Egypt’s ‘People To People’ campaign video as best promotional movie in Middle East
Protocol aims to educate students on importance of tourism as basic pillar to support national economy
UNWTO programme will focus on for sustainable tourism, tourism education, and training
It also forecasted that the four cities will achieve occupancy rates of 84% in Alexandria, 79% in Cairo, 68% in Hurghada, and 63% in Sharm El-Sheikh in 2019.
“We have a specific increase target already but as we have just started working with Egypt’s Tourism Ministry, so some details are still in discussion, thus the percentage of the hike depends on how much the government will spend on the marketing campaign, and on how big the size of the campaign is,” Wang added.
“The diversification of marketing and media platforms, a key pillar of the Egypt Tourism Reform Programme, contributes to the changing narrative of the sector,” said Al-Mashat.
Hospitality criteria for Egyptian hotels has not been updated since 2006
This is part of its development plan, which aims to market agricultural products globally, in addition to promoting the governorate as a global tourist destination.
DNE interviewed Al-Mashat, to find out the sector’s latest updates and future plans.
State’s tourism sector is growing at an excellent rate, says CEO of WTTC
Alexandria experiencing highest y-o-y improvement in 1H2019
Cairo, Alexandria to achieve occupancy rates of 79%, 84%, respectively in 2019
The campaign video highlights different experiences that Egypt has to offer in gastronomy, culture, and various activities through its people.
After an eight-year slump for tourism in Egypt largely due to safety concerns in recent times. Tourism, one of the most popular and profitable industries in the country is finally starting to pick up again.
The protocol also aims to provide the required development and hold competitions for residences of Marina community.
600 investors obtained lands from Tourism Ministry, failed to pay lands’ instalments
New terminal’s capacity reaches 7.5 million passengers annually
Group to increase its capacity in Egypt by adding 1,683 rooms by 2025
Hotel’s first phase costs EGP 300m, expected to be completed in July 2020, says Mariout Hills chairperson
Al-Mashat explained that Egypt has 3 million people working in the tourism sector
Hotel optimistic about tourism growth in Egypt this year
Number of visitors from Egypt still needs to increase, says Georgian ambassador
It also forecasted that Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, and Alexandria will achieve occupancy rates of 79%, 64%,69%, and 84% respectively in 2019.
Average spending of tourists may increase, supported by increase in fuel, diesel prices, says El Damery
Tourism financing from global institutions still very weak, says minister
Although the pyramid has been closed since its entrance was discovered up until now for restoration works, the ministry has decided to open it up for the public to visit.
Egypt to prepare file on trip, present it to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee
A member of the Chamber of Tourism, Waheed Assem, told Daily News Egypt that the rate of hotel occupancy is going well, as the percentage of occupancy in all the governorates hosting the matches significantly increased
Transportation capacity in Upper Egypt represents only 35% from total transportation capacity that ought to work to receive incoming tourists