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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New EasyJet connection to Egypt takes off from Naples to Hurghada

New EasyJet connection to Egypt takes off from Naples to Hurghada

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

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

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

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

Egypt Tourism to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019

Egypt Tourism to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Egypt’s tourism authorities ban fish feeding during diving tours

Egypt’s tourism authorities ban fish feeding during diving tours

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

Best spending tourists to Egypt are Germans and Spanish visitors

Best spending tourists to Egypt are Germans and Spanish visitors

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

First Airbus A220-300 aircraft delivered to EgyptAir

First Airbus A220-300 aircraft delivered to EgyptAir

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

Hisham Zaazou now part of African Tourism Board: Egypt connection

Hisham Zaazou now part of African Tourism Board: Egypt connection

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

EgyptAir’s first Airbus A220-300 takes flight

EgyptAir’s first Airbus A220-300 takes flight

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

A220-300 ready for Star Alliance Airline Egypt Air

A220-300 ready for Star Alliance Airline Egypt Air

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

20 people killed, 47 injured in Cairo car bomb attack

20 people killed, 47 injured in Cairo car bomb attack

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

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

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

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

British Airways and Lufthansa flight suspension: Cairo Airport unsafe

British Airways and Lufthansa flight suspension: Cairo Airport unsafe

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

Reopening of early pyramids is good news for Egypt Tourism

Reopening of early pyramids is good news for Egypt Tourism

Egypt Tourism has good news. Two of its earliest pyramids located 40 km south of Cairo are scheduled to ... Read More

EasyJet airline: Now flying to Jordan, Egypt and Morocco from Italian bases

EasyJet airline: Now flying to Jordan, Egypt and Morocco from Italian bases

EasyJet airline is launching 9 new routes connecting Italy to North Africa and the Middle East from its bases ... Read More

Madrid to Cairo new route on Iberia

Madrid to Cairo new route on Iberia

Pending approval by authorities, Iberia will launch a new route from Madrid to Cairo on March 2, 2020. The Spanish carrier will operate four weekly flights ... Read More

Egypt irked by sale of ‘stolen’ King Tut bust at Christie’s auction in London

Egypt irked by sale of ‘stolen’ King Tut bust at Christie’s auction in London

Christie’s auction house just sold a bust of the boy-pharaoh Tutankhamun  in London for $6 million, angering the Egyptian authorities, ... Read More

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts: New hotel in Egypt

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts: New hotel in Egypt

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts is a Deutsche Hospitality brand. Visitors can choose from historic hotels rich in tradition, lively ... Read More

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered upgrading tourist attractions nationwide, in a way that reflects the history and civilization ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of ... Read More

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 ... Read More

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory for flight operations in Cairo in the Sinai Peninsula area ... Read More

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Emirates will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across ... Read More