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30 diving centres, 13 yachts, and 4 marine activity centres also receive certificate to reopen
Red Sea tourist resorts will receive tourists from Ukraine, Switzerland, and Belarus, in next few days
8 diving centres, 6 yachts, 2 marine activities centres receive health safety certificate to reopen
Construction costs for Grand Egyptian Museum has been reduced from $1.6bn to only $700m, without compromising on quality, says El-Anany
The hotel has implemented social distancing and additional hygiene measures, in line with Ministry of Health guidelines, and public health advice from the World Health Organization (WHO).
The hotel is now licensed to receive guests up to 50% of its total capacity, as set by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Ministry of Health, and the Egyptian Hotel Association (EHA).
Saudi decision will cost Egypt’s tourism, aviation companies about EGP 2.5bn, says Yasser Sultan
The certificates were awarded following the verification that they have followed the health guidelines outlined by the Egyptian government and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Decision reflects country’s commitment to resuming safe inbound tourism with comprehensive hygiene safety measures starting by early July, says El-Anany
Many EU countries have expressed keenness to allow their citizens’ return to Egypt, says El-Manasterly
Hotel rooms sterilised and left vacant for 12 hours after each check-out, hotel guests to have temperatures checked entering hotel premises
Further tourism-related meetings between two countries anticipated in mid-June, including additional discussions on precautionary measures
Promotional message of Egypt as tourist destination needs to change to keep up with COVID-19 crisis, says El-Damery
Decision aims to encourage gradual resumption of tourism activities
Suggested tourism and antiquities fund aims to support, finance activities that stimulate both sectors
Workers at 1,530 tourism establishments affected by COVID-19 receive aid to protect tourism sector labour force
Health and safety controls for return of international tourism were discussed during meetings with sector representatives
The ministers discussed Egyptian-German cooperation and the preparations and precautionary measures required in both countries to resume the flow of tourism.
Global pandemic has caused global lock-down, suspension of international air traffic, and closure of tourist attractions
Total of 14 hotels in five governorates receive health and safety certificates to reopen, says Tourism Ministry
UNWTO report notes that, as of 18 May, 75% of tourist destinations continued complete closure of borders to international tourism.
Step is seen as first investment project for the Fund in tourism sector
Aid represents 100% of basic wages for workers affected by COVID-19
Limited reservations in Red Sea hotels anticipated over June, with real recovery in July and August, says Akel
International tourism may also lose 100-120m jobs; exports to decline by up to $1.2trn, UNWTO expects
Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh hotels to record occupancy rate increases of 46% and 41%, respectively, says Colliers International
Both countries agree initially over some measures to be followed after return of tourist movement to preserve tourists’, workers’ health
ODE said the gradual reopening plans will ensure all hotels in El Gouna will be open for business by 21 May, with its Taba Heights Hotels to also reopen on 21 May.
Colliers’ MENA Hotels Quarterly Review report, released in 7 May, indicated that 79% of hotel owners have decided to partially or fully close their hotels due to low occupancy rates.