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Hussein Massoud takes over as Egyptian minister of civil aviation

Hussein Massoud takes over as Egyptian minister of civil aviation

Hussein Massoud has been sworn in as the Egyptian minister of civil aviation, after being commissioned by the Egyptian prime minister Kamal El Ganzoury. After accepting the responsibilities of the new position, Massoud said: “The priorities in the next period will be directed towards organising the internal structure of the ministry and creating a homogeneous teamwork system.”

Cairo unrest continues

Cairo unrest continues

25th Nov 2011 Tourism News

Unrest in Cairo is expected to continue today as anti-government protestors in Tahrir Square have called for a mass demonstration.

Egyptian tourism minister welcomes World Travel Awards to Sharm el Sheikh

Egyptian tourism minister welcomes World Travel Awards to Sharm el Sheikh

Egyptian tourism minister, his excellency Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, has welcomed the World Travel Awards to the country, telling an industry audience the event gives him “confidence in the future”. “Confidence in Egypt is starting return; Egypt is very valuable to the international tourism industry,” the minister added ahead of the event this evening at SOHO Square in Sharm el Sheikh.

Hotel performance in MENA region split down the Middle

Hotel performance in MENA region split down the Middle

Key hotel performance indicators for the Middle East and North Africa region are split down the middle, but post very good signs of improvement, according to the latest analysis from MKG Hospitality. Turkey - which will celebrate the arrival of the World Travel Awards later this week - has emerged as a star performer in the region, while Bahrain, Tunisia and Morocco have all seen figures hit by political instability in the region.