Tag: Egypt tourism

COVID-19 to cost Egypt’s tourism $1 billion a month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020 22:38

Tourism generates $12 billion dollars in annual revenue for Egypt. And now, Egypt’s tourism industry is expected to sustain massive losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the lockdown ... Read More

ATM: Gulf tourists will spend $2.36 billion in Egypt in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020 22:12

According to new data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2020, visitors from Gulf Cooperation Council countries will spend $2.36 billion in Egypt in 2020, with visitors from Saudi Arabia ... Read More

Marriott International is bringing W Brand to Cairo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019 22:45

Marriott International announced an agreement with New Cairo real estate developer, Landmark Sabbour, to bring the W Brand to Cairo, underscoring the growing demand for luxury in Egypt. Expected to ... Read More

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:15

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful borders, cultural exchanges, bridge-building, communication, rapprochement and peace, especially in ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from Saudi Arabia driving this growth, ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries prior to the event in ... Read More

“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 08:06

Tourism may be a way for Bahrain and Egypt to find together. Egypt is in urgent need of more tourists after ongoing security incidents.  Bahrain and Egyptian officials discussed ways ... Read More

Egypt’s mummy king speaks out about unrest, solution, tourism and King Tut

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- November 21, 2013 14:18

Dr. Zahi Hawass is known the world over as the Egyptian archeologist who was the subject of a National Geographic television show called Chasing Mummies, King Tut's Final Secrets. Read More

Hurghada: The version of Egypt tourism you don’t hear about

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- November 18, 2013 23:20

HURGHADA, Egypt (eTN) - It is hard to believe that this town was ever a fishing town, but it was some 25 or so years ago. Read More

Verdict is in for Sharm El Sheikh hotels: Demand falls by half

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 30, 2013 03:16

HotStats MENA Chain Hotels Market Review has put the blame on the on-going political and social unrest in Egypt for the dramatic decline in demand for hotels in Sharm El ... Read More

Egypt’s tourism minister quits in protest: ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman releases statement

editor editor- June 20, 2013 13:25

Tourism is one of the major industries in Egypt, and Luxor is a city visited by millions of tourists every year. Read More

Egypt a pioneer for emerging technologies

editor editor- April 18, 2013 00:12

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has always been a pioneer for emerging communications and technologies. Read More

IIPT event at WTM to feature EMECO Chair and CEO in panel discussion

editor editor- October 29, 2012 04:14

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that Mr. Read More

World Tourism Organization congratulates new President of Egypt

editor editor- July 5, 2012 00:43

UNWTO (UN World Tourism Organization) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has congratulated Mr. Read More

Egypt a pioneer for emerging technologies

editor editor- February 16, 2012 08:01

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has always been a pioneer for emerging communications and technologies. Read More

Egypt tourism hosts tennis event

editor editor- November 26, 2011 03:46

Under the auspice of the Ministry of Tourism and Egyptian Tourism Authority, one of the important events in the International Tennis Federation will take place. Read More

Travel and tourism in Egypt is strong and resilient

editor editor- September 17, 2011 06:16

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt - The resilience of Egypt’s travel and tourism industry has been acknowledged at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at SOHO Square, ... Read More

The crucial role of travel and tourism for Egypt

editor editor- August 24, 2011 05:31

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards has highlighted the crucial role travel and tourism will play in Egypt’s future, as the country ushers in a new era of democracy and ... Read More

Tourism – linking cultures

editor editor- August 12, 2011 04:26

The Egyptian city of Aswan will host the official 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, which will include a High-Level Think Tank on this year’s theme, "Tourism – Linking Cultures" ... Read More

Tourist flow to Egypt on the recovery

editor editor- June 13, 2011 04:59

(eTN) - According to latest news, tourism travel to Egypt is slowly returning to normal, following the break due to the drastic turmoil caused by destabilization of its ruler. Read More

Crucial factor to Egypt’s renewal lies in tourism

editor editor- June 1, 2011 03:06

As the leading foreign exchange earner and representing one in every seven jobs, tourism is a crucial factor in Egypt’s economic recovery, stressed the Prime Minister of Egypt, Essam Sharaf, ... Read More

Reviving travel to Jordan and Egypt

editor editor- April 23, 2011 01:22

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — On April 22, a delegation of US travel leaders will embark on “Restoring the Journey: Support Travel to Egypt and Jordan,” a six-day visit of the tourism ... Read More

Egypt in our hearts

editor editor- March 3, 2011 08:35

AL TAHRIR SQUARE, Egypt (eTN) - Thousand of Egyptians filled Cairo’s symbolic Al Tahrir Square after the last Friday prayers and the day after to celebrate the first month of ... Read More

Egypt, Food, and Tourism

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:29

Over the next few weeks we should expect to hear a great deal about the situation in Egypt. Commentators will speak about the ideals of democracy and politicians will each ... Read More

Restoring Egyptian Tourism From Crisis to Recovery

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:24

The Egyptian political upheaval is far from over as I write this article now. Read More

ASTA chooses to stay mum about Egypt

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:22

Like the other contributors, American Society of Travel Agents president Tony Gonchar was asked for a response. The objective was to provide an American perspective to the mix. Read More

National Tour Association Offers Egypt Insights

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:17

Ongoing unrest in Egypt leaves National Tour Association (NTA) tour operators with mixed views about the future of tourism in Egypt, said Lisa Simon, president of NTA, the leading association ... Read More

Egyptian Tourism: Quo Vadis?

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:14

Travel & Tourism is only a bystander when geopolitical and socio-economic shifts of this magnitude take place. Read More

Situation in Egypt

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:11

Egypt is one of the most successful destinations of recent years, working to attract new tourism business despite frequent crises. Read More

UNWTO and Egypt reinforce cooperation

editor editor- December 24, 2010 00:37

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is advancing its collaboration with Egypt to strengthen tourism competitiveness in the country. Read More

Do mummies sweat?

editor editor- August 12, 2009 08:45

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has said the tomb of Haremhab, in the Valley of the King’s on Luxor’s West Bank, has been reopened following the installation of the state-of-the-art ... Read More

Archaeological cachette found in Egypt

editor editor- July 24, 2009 01:17

A new archaeological cachette was found early this week in the western area of the Egyptian museum. Read More

Egypt’s new twin digs

editor editor- January 16, 2009 03:04

In Egypt, a French-Egyptian mission discovered another ancient structure in the area of Ain Sokhna, about 120 km southeast of Cairo. Read More

Egypt tourism continues winning streak, releases 2008 projections

editor editor- July 15, 2008 06:27

Egypt’s tourism sector is looking forward to a positive rest of the year after reporting that Egypt generated over 100 million tourist nights and $ 9.5 billion in tourism revenues ... Read More

Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in Thebes

editor editor- June 20, 2008 09:27

An American archaeological mission from the University of Chicago has unearthed an administrative building and silos dating back to Dynasty 17 (c. 1665-1569 BC), as well as an older columned ... Read More