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There are more than beaches in Egypt; you just got to know where to look
“If it bleeds, it leads.” That news industry fundamental is Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou’s October 7 morning business challenge. The leading stories by news agencies all over the world about the clashes that erupted in Cairo and other parts of Egypt on 6 October, Armed Forces Day, make his job more difficult. The repeated …
Bahraini business acquires tour operator amid staggering tourism in Egypt
Hisham Zaazou says Egypt has lost a possible $1bn due to the crisis since July
Civil Aviation Minister Abdel Aziz Fadel stated that this move comes alongside efforts to further develop EgyptAir’s aircraft fleet.
Holland, Belgium and Czech Republic removed their travel alerts
The Ministry of Tourism has set aside $40m yearly for tourist promotion in a number of foreign markets, to be funded by the country’s Tourism Fund, created by the private sector.
There will be no progress, as long as we keep repeating the same mistakes, as long as hypocrisy and lies are the name of the game, as long as no real change happens. There will be no progress in the Tourism industry, as long as our government continues to believe that it is a “marketing” …
Officials in the tourism sector argue that the extension of the curfew will not affect the already damaged tourism industry.
Fahmy congratulates Russian diplomacy following US-Russia agreement on Syria chemical weapons
The report showed that the total number of nights spent by tourists in Egypt decreased 40.1% year on year last July, totaling 6.8 million, compared to 11.4 million in 2012.
Zaazou participates in tourism conferences in Zimbabwe and Zambia, meets with his counterparts from Zimbabwe, Russia, Madagascar and Mozambique
While placing emphasis on maintaining tourism partnerships abroad, Zaazou asked foreign travel agencies to push their governments to lift their negative travel advisories for Egypt since the national curfew is not imposed in many beach tourist sites.
Egyptian ambassadors will request that foreign governments lessen their restrictions on tourism traffic, especially on the areas in which the curfew is not imposed such as the Red Sea and Sharm Al-Sheikh.
18 hotels were recently closed in Taba, in addition to 30 in Sharm Al-Sheikh.
Hatem Munir, Secretary of the Red Sea Egyptian Hotel Association stated that tourist rates of those coming into Egypt have dropped to 15%.
Many countries have decided to halt their fights to El Gouna while the resort town is haven of peaceful tranquility
Several human rights organisations discuss their goals, plans for the economy and tourism
CAPMAS’s statistics indicates growth in tourism influx despite escalations