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The article includes the payment of salaries for tourism sector workers for a period of three months starting in May 2020. The client must provide proof that salaries due in May have not already been paid.
8 diving centres, 6 yachts, 2 marine activities centres receive health safety certificate to reopen
Construction costs for Grand Egyptian Museum has been reduced from $1.6bn to only $700m, without compromising on quality, says El-Anany
The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a significant impact on many sectors of the global economy, with tourism being among the hardest hit.
Saudi decision will cost Egypt’s tourism, aviation companies about EGP 2.5bn, says Yasser Sultan
Finance Ministry approves EGP 3bn in credit guarantees for banks to cover 5% interest financing granted to maintain tourism employment
Hotel rooms sterilised and left vacant for 12 hours after each check-out, hotel guests to have temperatures checked entering hotel premises
Further tourism-related meetings between two countries anticipated in mid-June, including additional discussions on precautionary measures
Promotional message of Egypt as tourist destination needs to change to keep up with COVID-19 crisis, says El-Damery
Suggested tourism and antiquities fund aims to support, finance activities that stimulate both sectors
Workers at 1,530 tourism establishments affected by COVID-19 receive aid to protect tourism sector labour force
The ministers discussed Egyptian-German cooperation and the preparations and precautionary measures required in both countries to resume the flow of tourism.
Total of 14 hotels in five governorates receive health and safety certificates to reopen, says Tourism Ministry
UNWTO report notes that, as of 18 May, 75% of tourist destinations continued complete closure of borders to international tourism.
Aid represents 100% of basic wages for workers affected by COVID-19
Both countries agree initially over some measures to be followed after return of tourist movement to preserve tourists’, workers’ health
Videos will shed light on unknown aspects of Egypt’s heritage and history through artefacts
Finance Ministry to provide EGP 3bn as guarantee for bank loans to tourist, hotel establishments at 5% annual interest
Up to 3,800 tourist establishments apply for emergency aid: Minister of Manpower
The inspections, which came on the first day of Ramadan, took place to ensure these facilities continue to apply all precautionary measures amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The ministry said the lack of information prevents many workers from getting their full rights, whilst also preventing financial support from arriving to those who deserve it, especially during crises.
According to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Anany, guards working at archaeological sites, are also covered by the initiative.
Hermes downgrades revenue estimation to $10.5-11bn, economist expects 20-30% drop
The 6th edition of the forum was scheduled to take place over three days, from 1 to 3 June 2020, in Bruges, Belgium. It has been co-organised by the UNWTO and the Basque Culinary Center since 2015, and aims to bring together world experts from across tourism and gastronomy.
€200m framework for tourism’s private sector to be approved within two years, says Hamza
We seek to establish medical tourism complex, exploiting Egypt’s natural resources, says Marriott Hills
Stakeholders argue decision protects against lay-offs, hotel closures, others believe it neglects tourism companies
President met PM, ministers to discuss economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis
Queen Meresankh III was granddaughter of King Khufu, builder of Great Pyramid of Giza, and wife of either Khafre or Menkaure.
Aviation, tourism investments lose $8bn, $12.96bn respectively in Q1 2020