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Egypt cleans up to 40 tons of waste from Red Sea floor

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:33 GMT

The next stages of the Red Sea Clean Reefs Campaign will be carried out on a larger scale.

Egypt ready to receive guests in Red Sea, S. Sinai, Matrouh July: Min.

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 12:07 GMT

“With its beautiful sandy beaches, its warm sun and crystal blue waters, Egypt is ready to welcome tourists back” in the three governorates, Enani said.

94 hotels in Egypt’s Red Sea allowed to receive tourists July: official

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 11:24 GMT

So far, authorities have inspected 110 hotels in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate to make sure they apply preventive measures, a tourism official said.

735 stranded Egyptians return home from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 12:48 GMT

Cairo International Airport on Monday received five exceptional flights coming from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, expatriating 735 stranded Egyptians amid coronavirus crisis.

Egypt’s Red Sea to receive visitors from Belgium June 26: governor

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 02:25 GMT

The three-month suspension of international flights were concluded by the Egyptian government’s decision earlier in June to resume flights with the countries who took a similar decision, with some safety conditions. The Egyptian state aims to gradually re

Joint Egyptian-Spanish naval exercise conducted in Red Sea

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 - 07:54 GMT

Egyptian and Spanish naval forces have conducted a joint naval exercise in the Red Sea, Thursday.

Egypt offers huge discounts for tourists, airliners, travel agencies

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 12:15 GMT

As Egypt prepares for receiving tourists at Red Sea, South Sinai and Matrouh resorts in July, it has provided highly competitive prices and offers for airliners and travel agencies.

Egypt to resume foreign flights to S. Sinai, Red Sea July: Commission

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 12:46 GMT

State Minister of Media and Information Osama Heikal earlier on Thursday said public gardens and beaches will continue to be closed in all governorates until June 30.

6 hotels checked in Egypt’s Marsa Alam to receive local guests: official

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 04:04 GMT

These six are the first batch of hotels in Marsa Alam, one of the popular tourist attractions in the country, to be inspected, as part of Egypt’s strategy to restore domestic tourism amid the coronavirus crisis, while making sure the hotels apply the requ

Woman tests positive for COVID-19 at Red Sea resort 1 week after domestic tourism partial resumption

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 11:06 GMT

The resort had 7 guests only as hotels are allowed to work with a capacity of 25 percent.

European Justice Court: Victims of Al-Salam Boccaccio 98 shipwreck have right to compensation

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 03:37 GMT

The court rejected an appeal filed by the two Italian companies [Rina SpA and Ente Registro Italiano Navale], saying that the relatives of the victims and the survivors of the sunken ship have the right to demand compensation from the companies.

Oil, environment Mins discuss environmental coordination efforts with oil companies in Suez, Red Sea

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 11:29 GMT

They both agreed on continuous coordination between the officials of both ministries on reform plans for the public interest.

Egypt saves life of Italian tourist denied entry to other countries for fears of COVID-19 infection

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 12:50 GMT

Only the tourist and his wife were disembarked from the ship, which was inbound from Oman to Italy.

Egyptian pregnant woman recovered from COVID-19 gives birth to boy

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 06:02 GMT

The boy, Adam, was born by a caesarean section. “He and his 35-year-old mother are in good condition," said Dr. Reda al-Najjar, the head of the medical staff, who conducted the operation.

Egypt allows tourists to stay until COVID-19 status in their homelands improves

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a number of measures concerning foreign tourist groups who wish to remain in Egypt.

Domestic tourism in Aswan, Luxor, Red Sea, S. Sinai halted for 14 days

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian Health Ministry announced the suspension of domestic tourism in the four popular governorates of Aswan, Luxor, Red Sea and South Sinai, for two weeks, to curb the spread of coronavirus disease.

Red Sea halts domestic tourism, quarantines workers for 14 days

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 12:51 GMT

Also, domestic tourism will be halted in the governorate for 14 days starting the departure date of the last foreign tourist.

Large false killer whale found dead on beach in Egypt’s Red Sea

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 12:39 GMT

A large false killer whale, a large member of the dolphin family, was found dead on Wednesday on a beach in southern Red Sea city of Hurghada in southeastern Egypt, an Oceanography official told Egypt Today.

Tourism Min. to set up mechanisms to serve tourism sector

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 10:47 GMT

Anani’s remarks came during his third tour in Luxor governorate.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia conduct 'Morgan-16' naval exercise

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The "Morgan-16" exercise falls within a series of joint exercises between the two countries.

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