IMF expects Egypt's losses in tourism revenues to exceed 2% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 02:27 GMT

This expectation is also implied on large net tourism exporters, such as Costa Rica, Greece, Morocco, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey.

Egypt top destination for FDI in Arab world during 2015-2020

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:48 GMT

The country accounted for 35.2% of the USD 340 bn invested in the region throughout the period.

EgyptAir operates 27 international flights to 24 destinations

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 09:46 GMT

The national carrier operates two flights to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Muscat.

Tourism min. meets delegation of the Egyptian-Ukrainian Parliamentary Friendship Association

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 07:23 GMT

The two sides discussed means to boost cooperation in the tourism domain and efforts exerted to increase the number of Ukrainian tourists to Egypt.

Tourism, housing, planning ministers discuss developing Tahrir complex

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Anani said the 14-storey building can include a huge shopping mall in the first floor in addition to a two-storey huge parking lots.

Egypt in talks with Albania over tourism traffic resumption

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 09:28 GMT

This came in a phone contact between the two ministers, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Egypt's Anani, EU representatives probe tourism resumption

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 02:43 GMT

The EU representatives, meanwhile, expounded the guidelines of inbound tourism to the EU countries, in line with travel guidance issued by the EU earlier in July.

60% of tourists visiting Egypt in 2019 came from Europe: Tourism min.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 09:43 GMT

Tourism Minister Khaled el-Anani said that 60 percent of the tourists who visited Egypt in 2019 came from Europe, according to a statement.

Tourists end week-long vacation in Egypt with zero COVID-19 infection, Tourism Min

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 06:31 GMT

Tourists returned back home after spending wonderful trips to South Sinai and Red Sea Governorates without a single Case of infection along the duration of their stay in Egypt; Ministry of Tourism said Thursday.

Egypt's investment plan for tourism records LE5.2B in 2020/21

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 12:05 GMT

Tourism sector’s Investment plan during 2020/2021 declined 28.8 percent, recording LE 5.2 billion, down from LE 7.3 billion in 2019/2020.

Tourism Ministry provides tourists hot-line service during their stay in Egypt

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 04:54 GMT

The hot-line service shall allow for a quicker and more efficient method of communicating with tourists, in an effort to assure their comfort throughout their stay in Egypt.

In pics: Egypt receives tourists after 3-month hiatus

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:25 GMT

The capacity rate of EgyptAir’s operation Wednesday surpassed the expected figure, reaching 75 percent.

President Sisi inaugurates Sphinx, New Administrative Capital airports

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on June 29, 2020 Sphinx Airport on Cairo-Alex Road and the New Administrative Capital airport via video-conference.

In Pics: Egyptian tour guide manufactures facemasks of papyrus to support tourism

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 02:26 GMT

Said Waziri, a German-English tour guide, said that he made many products from the papyrus plant to encourage tourism.

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.

Is it possible to enhance Egyptian tourism despite high rates of COVID-19 infections?

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 09:55 GMT

As of July 1, there will be 232 open tourism establishments in 13 governorates that have been allowed to receive foreign and domestic visitors alike.

Egypt receives World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Safe Travel Stamp

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 04:07 GMT

The WTTC has approved Egypt’s regulation for the resumption of tourism to Egypt and offered the country the Safe Travel Stamp.

Belarus ambassador: Resuming charter flights to Egypt starting from July

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 04:09 GMT

About 258,000 Belarusian tourists visited Egypt in 2019.

Finance Min. guarantees LE3B for banks to finance Egypt’s tourism sector

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 04:44 GMT

The Board of Directors of the CBE agreed to allocate LE 3 billion out of the LE 50 billion available for the initiative to replace and renew tourist facilities.

Strict measures at Egyptian airports as air traffic resumes in July, some visitors will get PCR test

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 04:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health will determine the countries whose nationals will be required to perform a PCR upon arrival to Egypt when the country resumes receiving flights, said Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Enaba.