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Ancient temples, haunted palace, museums, pyramids open for the first time
The group’s capacity increased to 13,400 rooms this year: source
Ministry of Aviation cuts prices of domestic flights, says Al-Anani
Khaled Al-Anany said that the opening ceremony of GEM planned by end of 2020
GCC tourists average spending in 2020 to witness hike of 11%, reaching $2.36bn, Saudi Arabia will drive this growth
Saudi hospitality market is progressing, experiencing demographic shift
Stressing the importance of these monasteries, El-Enany will meet with Raymond Bonden, the former ambassador of Malta and an expert on world heritage sites to discuss the technical plan adding the site on the UNESCO list.
2020 to witness special records for tourism in 2020
Egypt targets operating internal flights to link Nile Valley with Red Sea before ITB Berlin, says minister
Both discussed improving communications infrastructure at hotels and tourist resorts to ensure best services to visitors.
A Sunday press statement said the suspended hotels must notify the Ministry in case they want to reopen, stressing that these measures come in line with the Ministry’s policy on supporting tourism investors and raising the competitiveness of the sector.
Egypt must continue diversifying tourism markets in 2020, says El-Damery
The mega museum is considered one of Egypt’s most instrumental players in luring tourism back and reviving the country’s main source of income. It will host the complete collection of Tutankhamen’s belongings for the first time in history since they’re discovery.
The ministry said in a separate statement that 2,500 trees were planted in Damietta, as part of a state campaign to plant trees across the country.
Government studies operating internal flights from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh and from Luxor to Hurghada
Anany met Red Sea governorate’s tourism investors earlier this week
The tourism sector in Egypt suffered a downturn since the 2011 Revolution, and the sector in Egypt suffered a devastating blow, especially when a Russian passenger plane crashed in Sinai in late October 2015 and all its passengers were killed.
The task force will include the ministries of antiquities and tourism, culture, aviation, interior, and finance, as well as the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism.
The Maltese cruise ship Celestyel Crystal, which is coming from Greece, is the fourth cruise ship to come to the port in the last 10 years.
However, French tourist inflows witnessed a significant drop between 2011 and 2014 due to the political unrest in Egypt, recording its lowest level in 2014 of only 100,000 tourists.
Occupancy rate in in Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, and Alexandria recorded 80%, 60%, 67%, 82%, respectively.
Bank to exempt pre-2011 defaulters in tourism sector from marginal interests on their loans
Hilton group manages nearly 6,000 hotels worldwide under 17 brands.
He added that the Ministry of Housing represented in the New Urban Communities Authority has spent EGP 25bn in housing and infrastructure projects in the city, of which roughly EGP 8bn for providing public facilities.
It said Sharm El Sheikh airport is the fastest growing major airport in Africa by capacity.
Sultan Muayyed shiekh killed his son and built one of largest hospitals in the Islamic world
Blue Sky Travel Group bought two hotels in Sharm El Sheikh with investments of $50m: El-Shaer
Egyptian companies and their Bulgarian counterparts are studying to operate one-day trips from Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada to Sphinx Airport
UAE markets to achieve stable performance levels, Saudi to benefit from tourist visa changes in 2020
Supply in major Egyptian markets has grown at annual average of 3%, says Colliers