Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 12:39 GMT
Luxor Marina after restoration - Min. of Tourism & Antiquities
CAIRO – 3 October 2021: Luxor Marina for floating hotels was inspected on October 2 by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled El-Enani, after it had been developed and handed over to the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities.
The Engineering Authority of Egypt’s Armed Forces began implementing the Luxor Marina development project in November 2019, and it was completed and delivered on October 1, 2021.
Permanent Representative of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities Samia Sami confirmed that the Luxor Marina is now ready to receive the floating hotels.
The marina is divided into two parts, the first with a length of 450 meters to accommodate 5 berths of floating hotels, and the second section is 730 meters long to accommodate 6 berths. The Luxor Marina also includes 69 stores.
Sami also indicated that the marina development project comprise the establishment of a drainage network and a fire network for the boats along the marina.
The Luxor Marina was beautified by fine art murals, the idea of which is based on integrating Arabic calligraphy with images of Egyptian men and women from ancient Egypt and Upper Egypt. This is in addition to the polyester murals, which mainly depict scenes from the life of ancient Egyptians.
Moreover, the marina’s flooring was made of marble, granite, and black basalt, and basins containing various plants were installed, in addition to providing the marina with 17 wooden pergolas and 6 kiosks to serve citizens.