Category: Egypt travel news

Egypt Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.

New flights  from Tel Aviv to Morocco, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE – and growing
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New flights from Tel Aviv to Morocco, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE – and growing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 12, 2020

Direct connecting Tel Aviv with airports in the UAE, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain will expand the travel and tourism ... Read More

Economics rule reopening travel to Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia despite epidemic?
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Economics rule reopening travel to Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia despite epidemic?

The Media Line The Media Line- July 25, 2020

Arab countries, particularly those heavily dependent on tourism such as Dubai, Egypt, and Lebanon, are taking different approaches when loosening ... Read More

Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia
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Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

This is good news not only for Qatar Airways, but for Qatar as a nation. Step by step the arguments ... Read More

Egypt first African Country to get COVID19 vaccine
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Egypt first African Country to get COVID19 vaccine

The Media Line The Media Line- July 12, 2020

The Chinese consul-general in Alexandria, Jiao Li Ying, has confirmed his country’s pledge that Egypt will be among the first ... Read More

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch UAE-Egypt flights on July 14
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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch UAE-Egypt flights on July 14

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will launch direct flights connecting Abu Dhabi with Alexandria and Sohag in Egypt on July 14. ... Read More

Egypt: International flights will fully resume on July 1
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Egypt: International flights will fully resume on July 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 17, 2020

Egyptian authorities announced that the country wi ll fully resume inbound and outbound international air traffic starting on July 1, ... Read More

Egypt re-opens Sinai Peninsula & Red Sea resorts to foreign tourists on July 1
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Egypt re-opens Sinai Peninsula & Red Sea resorts to foreign tourists on July 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 12, 2020

Egyptian authorities announced that July 1, international travelers will be allowed to visit country's popular but more remote sites in ... Read More

Warning: Islamic State Terror Targeting Egypt and Suez Canal
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Warning: Islamic State Terror Targeting Egypt and Suez Canal

The Media Line The Media Line- May 10, 2020

Analysts say the security situation in Egypt’s North Sinai region is deteriorating following a deadly attack claimed by Islamic State. ... Read More

Tourism and Oil revenue gone : North Africa on the Edge of Collapse
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Tourism and Oil revenue gone : North Africa on the Edge of Collapse

The Media Line The Media Line- April 26, 2020

According to official figures, Morocco has recorded 4,065 COVID-19 infections and 161 deaths from the novel coronavirus; Algeria 3,382 cases ... Read More

COVID-19 to cost Egypt’s tourism $1 billion a month
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COVID-19 to cost Egypt’s tourism $1 billion a month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

Tourism generates $12 billion dollars in annual revenue for Egypt. And now, Egypt’s tourism industry is expected to sustain massive ... Read More

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer
African Tourism Board News

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer

George Taylor George Taylor- April 4, 2020

The African Tourism Board has been in the front row while this emerging crisis is unfolding.SKAL, the largest travel industry ... Read More

Egypt closes its airports to all air traffic
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Egypt closes its airports to all air traffic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020

Egypt's government announced today that the country will stop all air traffic from Egyptian airports, starting on Thursday, March 19. ... Read More

Air Arabia announces fee waiver due to coronavirus
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Air Arabia announces fee waiver due to coronavirus

editor editor- March 12, 2020

Air Arabia is providing its customers with more flexibility by introducing a new modification fee waiver policy in light of ... Read More

Nile Cruise turns into a deadly Coronavirus voyage for a German tourist
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Nile Cruise turns into a deadly Coronavirus voyage for a German tourist

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 9, 2020

A Sara, a  Nile cruise in Egypt has now turned deadly for a 60-year-old German tourist, becoming the first fatality ... Read More

Egypt’s Tourism: Encouraging numbers from Milan BIT travel exhibition
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Egypt’s Tourism: Encouraging numbers from Milan BIT travel exhibition

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Egyptian tourism has demonstrated its best at the last edition of the BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) travel exhibition in ... Read More

ATM: Gulf tourists will spend $2.36 billion in Egypt in 2020
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ATM: Gulf tourists will spend $2.36 billion in Egypt in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

According to new data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2020, visitors from Gulf Cooperation Council countries will spend $2.36 ... Read More

GCC tourism spend in Egypt will increase 11% in 2020
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GCC tourism spend in Egypt will increase 11% in 2020

editor editor- January 28, 2020

GCC tourism expects tourists to Egypt will spend $2.36 billion in 2020, an increase of 11% over 2019, with visitors ... Read More

Marriott International brings St. Regis brand to new administrative capital of Egypt
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Marriott International brings St. Regis brand to new administrative capital of Egypt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to open a St. Regis in the New Administrative ... Read More

Marriott International is bringing W Brand to Cairo
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Marriott International is bringing W Brand to Cairo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

Marriott International announced an agreement with New Cairo real estate developer, Landmark Sabbour, to bring the W Brand to Cairo, ... Read More

Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security
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Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

Russian aviation authorities announced that Russian Federation has postponed the planned resumption of charter flights to Egypt, as the North ... Read More

AerCap and EGYPTAIR sign lease on 2 additional Boeing 787-9 aircraft
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AerCap and EGYPTAIR sign lease on 2 additional Boeing 787-9 aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019

AerCap Holdings N.V. and EGYPTAIR today announced they have executed long-term operating leases for two Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The aircraft ... Read More

Plane with 196 people on board burns in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh airport
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Plane with 196 people on board burns in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 10, 2019

Packed Boeing 737-800, belonging to Ukrainian budget SkyUp Airlines, with 196 people on board, had some trouble while landing in ... Read More

New EasyJet connection to Egypt takes off from Naples to Hurghada
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New EasyJet connection to Egypt takes off from Naples to Hurghada

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 4, 2019

The easyJet airline has kicked off a new connection to Egypt that flies from Naples, Italy, to Hurghada in the ... Read More

King Tut’s exhibition in London: 285K tickets sold before official opening
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King Tut’s exhibition in London: 285K tickets sold before official opening

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced that 285,000 tickets for King Tutankhamun exhibition in London were sold before the event’s official ... Read More

Egypt Tourism to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019
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Egypt Tourism to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

Egypt Tourism Authority has been confirmed as the sponsor for visitor registration at this year’s WTM London – the leading ... Read More

Flights from Moscow to Sharm al Sheikh? When and how are they resuming?
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Flights from Moscow to Sharm al Sheikh? When and how are they resuming?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

Russian President Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt discuss flights non stop from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Ufa ... Read More

Middle East’s largest subway station inaugurated in Cairo, Egypt
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Middle East’s largest subway station inaugurated in Cairo, Egypt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

The largest subway station in the Middle East and North Africa was inaugurated in Egypt's capital Cairo on Sunday. According ... Read More

Egypt’s tourism authorities ban fish feeding during diving tours
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Egypt’s tourism authorities ban fish feeding during diving tours

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 5, 2019

Egyptian tourism authorities announced that foreign tourists will be instructed not to feed fish during diving tours. Egypt's tourists will ... Read More

Best spending tourists to Egypt are Germans and Spanish visitors
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Best spending tourists to Egypt are Germans and Spanish visitors

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 2, 2019

Egypt was most popular with Spanish and German tourists followed by the non-traditional markets like India, Japan, and China. Egypt ... Read More

First Airbus A220-300 aircraft delivered to EgyptAir
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First Airbus A220-300 aircraft delivered to EgyptAir

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 6, 2019

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first of 12 Airbus A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based ... Read More

Hisham Zaazou now part of African Tourism Board: Egypt connection
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Hisham Zaazou now part of African Tourism Board: Egypt connection

editor editor- August 29, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) announced today that Mr. Hisham Zaazou has joined its Pan-African organization and will serve as ... Read More

EgyptAir’s first Airbus A220-300 takes flight
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EgyptAir’s first Airbus A220-300 takes flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 23, 2019

The first Airbus A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first ... Read More

A220-300 ready for Star Alliance Airline Egypt Air
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A220-300 ready for Star Alliance Airline Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 23, 2019

The first A220-300 for EgyptAir, a member of Star Alliance has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel ... Read More

20 people killed, 47 injured in Cairo car bomb attack
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20 people killed, 47 injured in Cairo car bomb attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2019

Egypt's Interior Ministry said that a car packed with explosives intended for a militant attack blew up outside Cairo’s main ... Read More

New Steigenberger Hotel El Lessan opens in Ras El Bar, Egypt
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New Steigenberger Hotel El Lessan opens in Ras El Bar, Egypt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 31, 2019

Deutsche Hospitality has continued the "Evolution Steigenberger" by opening a further hotel in Egypt at the end of July. The ... Read More

British Airways and Lufthansa flight suspension: Cairo Airport unsafe
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British Airways and Lufthansa flight suspension: Cairo Airport unsafe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2019

The UK Foreign Office updated travel advice for Egypt yesterday and warning their citizens: “There is a heightened risk of ... Read More