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In pics: 1st flight from Italy’s Malpensa Airport arrives in Sharm el-Sheikh

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The first incoming flight from Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy, landed in Sharm el-Sheikh Saturday.

In pics: 10K hot-air balloon trips launched in Luxor annually

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Hot-air balloon rides flying over the ancient wonders of Luxor are the tourists' favorite, as they get a chance to explore the city's spectacular landscape and famous landmarks.

25 hotels, 17 tourist restaurants closed, fined for violating COVID precautionary measures

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 01:36 GMT

Ministry of Tourism has closed 25 hotels and 17 tourist restaurants over violating precautionary measures set to avoid the spread of Coronavirus.

Egyptian president, Spanish PM discuss economic, diplomatic cooperation

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 12:07 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received a phone call Tuesday from Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez discussing economic and diplomatic cooperation.

100% of Egypt's tourism workers in Red Sea, South Sinai vaccinated - minister

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 01:52 GMT

At a joint press conference with the tourism and aviation ministers in the Red Sea, Zayed said vaccination of all residents of Red Sea and South Sinai will be concluded on June 30.

Egypt's Sharm el Sheikh hosts 17 of world's most influential travel bloggers

Fri, 28 May 2021 - 12:32 GMT

The invitation sent to travel bloggers from Croatia and Serbia includes visits to tourist attractions, entertainment places, Sharm el-Sheikh Museum, and the religious sites Sharm el Sheikh is famous for.

Egypt began vaccinating workers at airports against COVID-19

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 11:59 GMT

The Egyptian Airports Company (EAC) began vaccinating workers at airports across the country against Coronavirus.

Egyptian Amb. hails full resumption of Russian flights to Egypt as ‘positive development’

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 12:40 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Ehab Nasr described the recent full resumption of flights between Egypt and Russia as “a big and positive development.”

Workers at Safaga, Hurghada ports vaccinated against COVID: official

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 03:30 GMT

Undersecretary of Ministry of Health in the Red Sea Tamer Marei announced that workers at Safaga and Hurgada were vaccinated against Coronavirus.

Affordable outings in Eid al-Fitr: Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 02:24 GMT

Visitors find an outing at the citadel is affordable and interesting.

The dream comes true, US cancer patient visits Egypt's Giza Pyramids

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 10:50 GMT

Gloria and her family arrived at the Cairo International Airport on Saturday, expressing her happiness that her dream has finally come true.

Egypt expects $ 6B in tourism income during 2021-2022

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 04:04 GMT

El-Said added that the government expects to achieve $ 6 billion in the Suez Canal during 2021-2022, in addition to increasing foreign investment rates to $ 7.4 billion in the year of the plan.

Russian tourism to Egypt may resume in a month: ambassador

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 11:26 GMT

The Russian aviation authorities are working on the return of flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh as soon as possible.

Japanese adore Egypt’s civilization, wish for tourism return after COVID: Japan’s Amb.

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 03:01 GMT

The Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Noki Masaki expressed his admiration for the Egyptian antiquities across governorates.

Video: PM of Liechtenstein and his family spend adventurous holiday in Egypt

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 07:34 GMT

Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein Adrian Hasler visited Egypt upon Egyptian travel blogger Ahmed Haggagovic, according to a 10-minute video by the world traveler.

Hurghada Airport receives first tourist flight from Romania

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 10:02 GMT

Wizz Air airline is expected to operate two flights on a weekly basis to Hurghada Airport.

Egypt expects over 1M Russian tourists in 2021 as direct flights to Red Sea resorts set to resume

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt expects more than one million Russian tourists in 2021 as direct flights between the two countries, including the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada, are expected to resume in the following weeks, Reuters quoted Egyptian deputy tourism minister as saying.

Tourism workers hail Russian flights resumption to Egypt after 6-year hiatus

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

“Russian tourists always felt they were home when they are in Egypt,” said tourism expert.

In pics: Turning electricity kiosks into art pieces in Aswan

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:26 GMT

The initiative aims to turn the electricity enclosures along the Nile River into artistic paintings.

Old Cairo’s Ain el-Sira: From a slum area into tourist destination

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 03:26 GMT

Development works undergone in the historic Ain el-Sira area in Old Cairo neighborhood has turned it from a slum area into an attractive tourist destination.

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