Egyptian Tourism News

Egypt makes fresh play for UK tourists

Egypt makes fresh play for UK tourists

20 October 2017 Airline News

The Egyptian State Tourist Authority is to launch a new UK campaign to capitalise on renewed and growing interest in the destination. With summer over and travellers on the hunt for winter sun bargains, it is the optimum period for Egypt to remind travellers of its year-round, summer-like conditions.

Emaar to debut Vida Marassi Marina in Egypt

Emaar to debut Vida Marassi Marina in Egypt

30 August 2017 Hotel News

Emaar Hospitality Group has launched Vida Marassi Marina to yachting and marina enthusiasts in Egypt. The property will form part of an upcoming hotel project in Marassi, a master-planned lifestyle and tourism destination by Emaar Misr set by the scenic Sidi Abdel Rahman Bay.

Emaar introduces Address Marassi Beach Resort in Egypt

Emaar introduces Address Marassi Beach Resort in Egypt

10 August 2017 Hotel News

Address Marassi Beach Resort, the second hotel project by Emaar Hospitality Group in Egypt, is redefining the standards of world-class hospitality with its idyllic waterfront location by the Mediterranean Sea, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Sidi Abdel Rahman Bay.

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Egypt

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Egypt

29 April 2017 Hotel News

Swiss-Belhotel International is planning further expansion in Egypt with the signing of Swiss-Belresort Marseilia Beach 4 on the country’s stunning north coast. Swiss-Belresort Marseilia Beach 4 is the second property owned by Marseilia Egyptian Gulf Real Estate Investment that will be managed by Swiss-Belhotel International.

UK government urged to lift Sharm el Sheikh flight ban

UK government urged to lift Sharm el Sheikh flight ban

30 November 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Industry heavyweights the World Travel & Tourism Council and the World Tourism Organisation have added their voices to calls on the UK government to lift the current ban on UK-based airlines flying to Sharm el Sheikh. In a letter to UK prime minister Theresa May, WTTC president David Scowsill and UNWTO general secretary Taleb Rifai stressed the importance of resuming operations to the Egyptian coastal resort as the current travel advisory is having devastating effects on the country’s economy and social stability.

Egyptian parliamentary group calls for Sharm el-Sheikh flight decision

Egyptian parliamentary group calls for Sharm el-Sheikh flight decision

Following a recent trip to Sharm el-Sheikh, the chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Egypt has urged the British government to take a swift decision on lifting the ban on flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. Gerald Howarth also said, in a recent TV interview, that a representative of the department for transport “felt that the conditions had been met to enable flights to resume”.