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“The diversification of marketing and media platforms, a key pillar of the Egypt Tourism Reform Programme, contributes to the changing narrative of the sector,” said Al-Mashat.
Hospitality criteria for Egyptian hotels has not been updated since 2006
This is part of its development plan, which aims to market agricultural products globally, in addition to promoting the governorate as a global tourist destination.
DNE interviewed Al-Mashat, to find out the sector’s latest updates and future plans.
State’s tourism sector is growing at an excellent rate, says CEO of WTTC
Alexandria experiencing highest y-o-y improvement in 1H2019
Cairo, Alexandria to achieve occupancy rates of 79%, 84%, respectively in 2019
The campaign video highlights different experiences that Egypt has to offer in gastronomy, culture, and various activities through its people.
After an eight-year slump for tourism in Egypt largely due to safety concerns in recent times. Tourism, one of the most popular and profitable industries in the country is finally starting to pick up again.
The protocol also aims to provide the required development and hold competitions for residences of Marina community.
600 investors obtained lands from Tourism Ministry, failed to pay lands’ instalments
New terminal’s capacity reaches 7.5 million passengers annually
Group to increase its capacity in Egypt by adding 1,683 rooms by 2025
Hotel’s first phase costs EGP 300m, expected to be completed in July 2020, says Mariout Hills chairperson
Al-Mashat explained that Egypt has 3 million people working in the tourism sector
Hotel optimistic about tourism growth in Egypt this year
Number of visitors from Egypt still needs to increase, says Georgian ambassador
It also forecasted that Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, and Alexandria will achieve occupancy rates of 79%, 64%,69%, and 84% respectively in 2019.
Average spending of tourists may increase, supported by increase in fuel, diesel prices, says El Damery
Tourism financing from global institutions still very weak, says minister
Although the pyramid has been closed since its entrance was discovered up until now for restoration works, the ministry has decided to open it up for the public to visit.
Egypt to prepare file on trip, present it to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee
A member of the Chamber of Tourism, Waheed Assem, told Daily News Egypt that the rate of hotel occupancy is going well, as the percentage of occupancy in all the governorates hosting the matches significantly increased
Transportation capacity in Upper Egypt represents only 35% from total transportation capacity that ought to work to receive incoming tourists
Gulf Air operates 19 flights to Egypt weekly, says Bahrain’s tourism minister
International tourist arrivals to grow by 3.4% in 2019, says organisation
Egypt’s tourism revenues to come from various small source markets, better than depending on only 3,4 major markets representing 90% of annual revenues: El Damery
Netherlands stepped up its efforts to assist Egypt in its difficult, courageous reforms
The Egyptian government has launched an electronic portal to help tourists apply for a visa to its territory
Total exports earnings from international tourism reach $1.7tn in 2018, says agency