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The Indonesian tourism authority of Yogyakarta, affiliated to the Indonesian ministry of tourism, is intending to promote tourism to the city in the Middle East, especially Egypt, at the beginning of 2017. To achieve this plan, the authority is waiting for the approval of the city’s governor. The plan includes visiting Middle Eastern countries and showcasing …
The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 506,200 in October, compared to 909,400 tourists during the same month in 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that most tourists came from Western Europe in October, comprising 36% of tourists from …
Orascom resorted to foreign investments over the past period due to the 2 exchange rates in the market
Saudi Arabia crowns the list of top tourist destinations in Arab countries, followed by Morocco, the UAE, Egypt, and Tunisia
Advertising campaign in Germany is broadcast across 9 TV channels, besides outdoor and digital advertisements
The winter programme was created in cooperation with Misr Travel and the Egyptian National Railways with the overall goal of boosting tourism amid the current crisis
The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 503,000 during August 2016 compared to 915,200 tourists during August 2015, a decrease of 45%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin, issued this week, that the most important countries that influenced the rate of the …
The number of inbound tourists to Egypt during the first half (H1) of 2016 has declined by 51.2% year-over-year, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). In a report issued on Monday, the agency said that 2.3 million inbound tourists were recorded during the first six months of 2016, compared to …
Chinese tourists are increasingly adding Europe to their travel plans, and the Belgian region of Wallonia wants to get in on the action. A new certification label aims to help businesses appeal to Chinese sensibilities.
More than 70,000 under-construction accommodation units were expected to be marketed by the end of 2011, but the decline in tourist influx to Egypt is a setback, says official
The tourists sustained minor injuries following the emergency landing, say officials
Fifty-four hotels have shut their doors in Sharm El-Sheikh, while 34 have closed in Hurghada
While domestic and Arab tourism attempts to fill the void left behind by foreign travellers, the Red Sea resort city continues to grapple with the adjustment to tourism’s decline
In a bid to attract more Chinese tourists into the country, Cambodia is accepting payments in yuan. But many Cambodians oppose the measure, saying the government should promote the use of its own currency instead.
The number of nights spent in French hotels by foreign tourists in July was down 10 percent from last year. Visitors from outside Europe have been deterred by recent Islamist militant attacks.
Occupancy rate of hotel rooms in Cairo expected to reach 58%, so a single room’s income would reach 96%, which is the highest rate of return in Egypt
The Bastille Day attack in France has left people in shock, but more than that, in a state of despair. As more details about the attacker emerge, many are asking: “Why does it keep happening to us?” Dana Regev reports.
In the wake of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France, German tour operators have offered no-fee cancellations to clients who booked holidays in the town. They’re also offering help to clients already there.
There is fierce competition among suppliers for Cairo hotels which have highest occupancy rates
Last September, Egyptian security forces announced the killing of 12 members of a tour group in the Western Desert after mistaking them for terrorists
The tourists and four Egyptians were killed on 13 September 2015 during a trip to Bahariya oasis, located in the Western desert, after they were wrongly identified as terrorists
Egypt and Tunisia will be top Arab tourists’ destinations promoted by the Council of Arab Tourism Ministries, says Fuhaid
Egypt’s over-reliance on European tourism still lingers, while Arab tourists would be more profitable amid the current crisis
Decrease in inbound tourism from Russia behind the decline, says report
In an interview at J. Walter Thompson, the agency recently appointed to take charge of promoting tourism in Egypt and to show the world how Egypt’s safety measures are among the best in the world, Egypt CEO and Chief Strategy Officer MENA Amal El Masri discussed major incidents
The total length of stay by all visiting tourists was 84.1m nights during 2015, compared to 97.3m nights during 2014, a decrease of 13.5%
Tourism is expected to grow in Cairo and Alexandria, according to the report
Interior Ministry said it already arrested the suspects