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Tourism raises the white flag

The Ministry of Antiquities’ debts to the Ministry of Finance and contracting companies were reported at EGP 4bn in mid-December 2015 compared to the close of 2014 when the debt was reported at EGP 3.7bn.

Basma Ragab

Aqaba to offer alternative to Sharm El-Sheikh?

Days after the Russian plane crashed in Sinai, the UK halted all flights to Sharm El-Sheikh until the results of the investigation were revealed. Russia shortly followed suit by cancelling all flights to and from Egypt. The Tourism Board in Jordan adopted new measures to encourage Russian tourists to visit Jordan, offering an alternative to …

Maya Nawar

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In Pictures: Sharm El-Sheikh abandoned

Crowded streets were filled with foreign and Egyptians tourists and investors with taxis and busses packed. Loud lively music echoed at the Naama Bay strip. Hotel occupancy rates were at their highest and restaurants were fully booked. That was the scene eight months ago during the Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. Now, the …

Doaa Farid