Egypt’s tourism revenues hit $9.9B in 2019/2020

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 11:51 GMT

CBE clarified in a report that the decline in the travel receipts caused a drop in the services surplus by 31.2 percent to reach $9 billion in 2019/20, compared to $13 billion in prior year.

Egypt, UK FMs discuss bilateral ties, regional issues

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 02:41 GMT

“Ways to enhance cooperation in combating terrorism and climate change were tackled,” the statement said.

Egypt's tourism 'winter season' dead, sector to rehabilitate in March: businessman

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 02:13 GMT

He added that the occupancy rates of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada hotels are currently 20 percent of the 50 percent designated by the government.

UNCTAD warns of 'lost decade' in aftermath of COVID-19 crisis

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 04:16 GMT

The report speculates that the world can possibly experience a "lost decade."

Egypt partakes in World Travel Market in London

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 10:46 GMT

The event was held online with the participation of 150 countries, 1,290 exhibitors, 1,355 representatives of tour operators, airlines, tourism unions and the World Tourism Organization.

Foreign Ministry invites countries to resume tourism to Egypt amid strict coronavirus measures

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt thanks the states that decided to resume tourism with the country.

Egypt to purchase 6 new sleeping trains

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The new trains will operate between Alexandria and Aswan passing through all governorates in between.

In pics: Tourists flock back to Egypt's archaeological sites, coastal cities

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:09 GMT

Egypt witnessed high tourism turnouts from different nationalities this week, including batches from France, England, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus.

Egypt’s Hurghada Airport to receive 4 weekly flights from Czech

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 02:30 GMT

Hurghada International Airport expected to receive four weekly flights coming from Czech starting next Saturday.

Sisi directs protecting tourism sector’s labor force, follows up on archaeological sites renovation

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 08:05 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el Sisi directed Wednesday offering all necessary protection to the labor force in the tourism sector amid the effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic outbreak and its negative consequences.

300K tourists arrive in Egypt in 90 days: Minster of Tourism

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:51 GMT

Nearly 300,000 tourists from different nationalities have arrived in Egypt since announcing Tourism resumption after the halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.

520 European tourists arrive at Marsa Alam, Hurghada international airports

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 10:44 GMT

Earlier in the day, Hurghada airport received three flights by Easy Jet, Fly Egypt, and Air Cairo, transferring 423 tourists coming from Geneva, Paris, and Prague.

Egypt’s cabinet approves number of decrees to support tourism sector

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt’s government approved, Wednesday number of decrees aiming to support the sector of tourism and antiquities.

Egypt's Housing, Tourism ministers follow up implementation of Old Cairo projects

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 10:57 GMT

Top officials from the New Urban Communities Authority and the two ministries were present.

The Czech Republic resumes tourist flights to Egypt on October 1

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 10:21 GMT

The tourist flights will be operated from Prague to the cities of Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, and Marsa Alam.

'Only in Egypt' can you immerse yourself into history and 3 hours later enjoy Red Sea beach

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 04:09 GMT

During a Saturday visit to Upper Egypt’s Luxor and the Red Sea’s Hurghada, Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany said Egypt gives tourists the opportunity to see into Pharaonic history and enjoy the beach in one day.

Arab Air Carriers Organization reveals sector's losses in 2020, recovery scenarios

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 11:33 GMT

The AACO displayed on Saturday the figures the industry is expected to record in the cases of a speedy recovery and a slow one.

Egypt received 130K tourists in past 2 months: Aviation Min.

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 02:16 GMT

Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar added that the aviation sector is one of the sectors that stopped completely due to pandemic.

EgyptAir to operate 27 flights Wednesday

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 05:01 GMT

EgyptAir will operate on Wednesday 27 flights carrying 2,800 passengers to 17 different destinations.

Report: European tourism in Hurghada

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 08:48 GMT

On August 22, two flights from Poland arrived at MarsaAlam International Airport, with two flights arriving weekly in Hurghada and MarsaAlam.