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For First Time in Egypt: Uber launches UberBlack in El Gouna

Uber announced on Wednesday that it has launched UberBlack in Egypt, a premium product that will be operated by the mobility solutions provider, Budget. It added that the product is available in El Gouna starting from 23 April, aiming to facilitate even more choice for riders across Egypt, when it comes to transportation options within …

Daily News Egypt

El Gouna Egypt to host two renowned international squash tournaments 

This year, El Gouna Egypt announced plans to host El Gouna International Squash Open Tournament for men, in addition to hosting the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship. While this will be the sixth time for the men’s open to be hosted in El Gouna, the popular resort will be hosting the women’s championship for …

Daily News Egypt

El-Gouna to host PSA Women’s World Squash Championship 

El-Gouna will be host to the PSA Women’s World Squash Championship in April. The women’s world championship comes as the event organiser, Amr Mansi, plans to host a new squash competition in El-Gouna for women in the near future. El-Gouna is home to the El-Gouna Squash Open, an annual tournament for men, and one of …

Maya Nawar

SPARK! Ventures: creating a generation of enlightened leaders and entrepreneurs

  Ideas that can change the world, entrepreneurs who will disrupt industries, social development pioneers who will transform communities, and leaders who will inspire generations—these are all flavours of SPARK!, recently held in El-Gouna this summer. This 10-day programme brought together some of Egypt’s most talented young people to nurture their skills and provided them …

Daily News Egypt

El-Gouna International Squash Open announced

President of the Egyptian Squash Association (ESA) Assem El-Said told Daily News Egypt that the ESA is doing its best, along with the International Squash Association, to establish the sport as an Olympic game in the future

Maya Nawar

New form of water fun: Stand Up Paddling

Balancing on the board uses the core muscles and the paddling itself engages every muscle in the upper body. SUP is a complete workout on the water, even a gentle paddle at a leisurely pace burns calories, yet it does not feel like any kind of exercise.

Daily News Egypt

Kiteboarding girls in Gouna - Photo by Dave Cooper

Women who harness the wind

The group of girls kiting together, all wearing bright pink lycras was an incredible sight as they drove each other on and really went for it. The jumps were equally spectacular to the crashes but that was all part of the learning and the fun.


El Gouna International Squash Open to kick off on April 5

By Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: Professional squash players from 16 different countries are coming together next month for the Second International Squash Open held in Gouna, aiming to bring Egypt’s tourism industry back on track. El Gouna Second International Squash Open is scheduled for April 5-13. “We are delighted to be hosting for the second time the …


TUB aims to excel in science, engineering

By Mennatallah Fouad Youssef CAIRO: In a bid to offer solutions to Egypt’s challenges, a new German university in El-Gouna will open its doors this year with three specialized Master’s programs that encourage students to take science to their communities. The Technical University of Berlin (TUB) Campus El Gouna will open its gates to graduate students …


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