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EGP 850m in funding require to avoid plateau collapse and destruction of 4,000 hotel rooms
Major General and South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda has donated his salary of EGP 5,000 to the Long Live Egypt fund, initiated by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
Ministry of Tourism collaborates with EgyptAir and Air Cairo to launch flights between Riyadh, Jeddah and Kuwait to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada
Occupancies for hotels in coastal areas increased during the holiday to more than 80%, said Al-Shaer, as many Egyptians left their homes to spend Eid Al-Fitr elsewhere.
Tourism authority official says lifting travel warning important step to restore tourism from Europe
Almasria Universal Airlines considers operating flights to Sharm El-Sheikh and Luxor during peak seasons holidays at reduced prices
Hotel occupancies rose to 80% in Hurghada and 35% in Sharm El-Sheikh as a result of Germany’s foreign ministry lifting travel warnings, says vice president of Chamber of Hotels
Suspect, a minibus driver, in custody
German foreign ministry lifted travel warnings to Sharm El-Sheikh and South Sinai, which may push other European countries to do the same
German Ambassador Hansjorg Haber considers lifting travel warnings to Sharm El-Sheikh very soon, according to statements by Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou
With the swearing in of the new government, Daily News Egypt reintroduces the cabinet’s returning economic team and profiles the newly appointed ministers, discussing the main agenda and challenges they will have to tackle.
By Alexander Liddington-Cox Egypt’s tourism industry is in pain and travel warnings from foreign governments seem a fair scapegoat for their sufferings. But these warnings are reasonable responses to continuing security threats that are again embracing tourists. It’s up to the winner of this month’s presidential election, not foreign governments, to make the case that it’s …
Arab Spring had a negative impact on tourism in Egypt and Tunisia, says President of the Federation of Tourism, while Morocco and Turkey benefitted from the crisis
The location will give hosts Egypt the chance to defend the 2011 title they won for the first time in Chennai, India, on home soil.
By Rebecca Lister Dahab means gold in Arabic, but it seems that the resort should now be called lead. This once vibrant resort, formerly brimming with tourists and expats, is slowly dying and poverty is beckoning. Shops and restaurants are empty, dive centres closing daily, many hotels are standing empty – a ghost town in …
Four cases of sexual assault against tourists have been reported since the beginning of March
Two incidents of sexual assault on tourists occurred in March, both in Sharm El-Sheikh
Member of South Sinai Tourism Police accused of sexually assaulting Russian tourist in Sharm El-Sheikh
Two Sharm El-Sheikh hotel licences revoked, suggestion of a “black list” for people involved in harassment cases
France and Britain, two other major sources of tourists for Egypt, also advise against travelling to the peninsula but exempted Sharm El-Sheikh last week.
Several European countries now advise against travel to the Sinai Peninsula
The German Foreign Office had on Wednesday recommended that its citizens refrain from travelling to the beach resorts on the peninsula
Tour operators had been nursing hopes of better days after a dire 2013, when the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi and the killing of hundreds of his supporters tipped the sector back into crisis.
A picture taken on 18 February 2014 shows the nearly deserted Naama Bay shopping district in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on 18 February 2014. The decline in tourism since the fall of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has hobbled Egypt’s economy. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI
Ministers visit injured in Sinai hospital, Seoul outraged by death of citizens
The event will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh during the last quarter of 2014.
Safwat beats Serbia’s Pedja Krstin 2-0
Hurghada airport receives 117 flights on Monday
Plunges ten places in World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index
Nile Petroleum will become the primary distributor of Shell marine lubricants in Egypt, serving ships passing through the Suez Canal