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Operations to start with maximum 50% capacity from start of June, says El-Anany
Entitled “Enjoy the atmosphere of Ramadan from your home”, the campaign brings Ramadan to Egypt’s various tourist destinations, and can be viewed via the ministry and authority’s social media sites.
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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.
This came as governments continue to introduce measures to slow the spread of the virus, with hotel owners also taking precautions as travel comes to a halt.
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.
The Mosque of Sultan Al-Muayyad stands on the site of one of Egypt’s mightiest prisons in Egypt, which originally stood next to Bab Zuwayla. The prison had been established during the Fatimid era as a means to get rid of the state’s political enemies.
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.
The Egyptian authorities helped in arranging several flights as part of efforts to repatriate foreigners in the country. The flight suspension was enforced at all airports in Egypt, as part of state efforts to control the further spread of the coronavirus.
Of the respondents, Colliers International identified 65% as owning existing hotels.
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
Due to the ever-growing risk of contracting the virus, Regus said it had witnessed companies splitting teams amongst multiple centres to avoid daily interaction.
The monastery was founded by Saint Bishoy at the beginning of the fourth century AD. It has survived two fires over the course of its history, the first was during the Roman Period, with the second the result of Berber attacks.
Queen Meresankh III was granddaughter of King Khufu, builder of Great Pyramid of Giza, and wife of either Khafre or Menkaure.
Al-Assi said that calls can be made all the week, even during holidays, from 9:00 to 17:00.
This initiative comes within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to enable people worldwide to explore and enjoy the ancient Egyptian civilization from home, as part of the world precautionary measures to fight the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
Aviation, tourism investments lose $8bn, $12.96bn respectively in Q1 2020
El-Anany said the ministerial committee for tourism affairs, headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, will meet on Wednesday to discuss a package of measures in support of tourism investors.
Tourism revenues recorded $7.8bn, $2.5bn, $6.1bn in 2017, 2016, and 2015 respectively.
Arab tourism sector to lose about $30.6bn if pandemic is not controlled by end of April
The Chamber released an Excel sheet form for each tourism establishment to complete electronically, instead of doing so in person at the Chamber’s headquarters, identifying employee data. The chamber announced Monday as the deadline for receiving the employee data.
UNWTO forecasts decline in international tourism between $ 300bn to $ 450bn in 2020, almost one third of $ 1.5tr in 2019
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Decision to encourage tourist companies to launch new programmes that would link cultural, beach tourism, says ex-head of Tourism Promotion Authority
Company can sustain the two-week suspension, if extended it will suffer losses
Palace is designed by renowned Italian Architect Antonio on 2,700 sqm, includes 30 rooms
Passenger business revenues drop due to capacity reduction will only be offset by 50% through reducing variable costs
Governorate suspends provision of Shisha, tourism facilities violating decision will be closed and pay EGP 10,000 fine