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Approximately 83.5m cubic metres of gas, 24,000 tonnes of fuel oil and 8,000 tonnes of diesel provided daily to power stations
Official opening will be in March 2016, airport capacities are being expanded to promote tourism
Occupancies in Alexandria, Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada hotels range between 50%-60%, falls below sector expectations
Governorate ends conflict with Saudi-Egyptian Co. providing construction works licence for hotel’s development
Luxor and Aswan were excluded from tourist projects at the Economic Summit, says Tourism Chamber Chairman
Occupancy rates in the Red Sea and South Sinai stabilised at approximately 55%, but decreased to less than 25% in Cairo
2014 inherited same crises faced by sector as 2013, including active labour migration and low occupancy
82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap
Ministry of Tourism is working to attract investments worth $5bn before 2020, will offer mega investment opportunities during the economic summit in March 2015
Efforts have been stepped up to attract 1 million tourists from Britain this year through a presence in the World Travel Market
Tourism authority aims for lower company and hotel participation costs at Warsaw Fair to increase tourism traffic this year
Promotional programmes conducted by Tourism Activation Authority led to significant increase, claims Shoukry
Ministry hopes to raise occupancy to over 80% in hotels by intensifying marketing efforts
Ministry will reconsider stimulus programmes for charter flights to encourage travel to Egypt through introducing new programmes to support airlines economically
Russia forms one of the largest tourism markets for Egypt in recent years and must be studied in order to attract new categories of tourists
A flat tire is believed to be cause for the accident: MOI
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
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.
This led the ministry to study the option of paying for the development fees instead of the companies.
The Ministry of Tourism is imposing the fee for six months to prop up the sector, which collected 43% less revenue during the first quarter of 2014 than it did during the same period in 2013
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
95% of ongoing developmental projects in Hurghada port have been completed, RSPA head says
Red Sea to become a green governorate, says governor
Reducing consumption and changing behaviours top the conference’s agenda
During fiscal year 2012-2013, the company’s profits hit EGP 104m, almost tenfold the previous year.
The bodies of the couple were found buried in the backyard of their Hurghada villa
Hurghada power station was converted to work with natural gas instead of subsidised diesel.
The concert is considered an effort to restore tourism and encourage foreigners to visit Egypt
Red Sea residents polish up their bikes to show the safety of the area
The seaside units are expected to be constructed by 2015