Sharm El Sheikh News

UK government urged to lift Sharm el Sheikh flight ban

UK government urged to lift Sharm el Sheikh flight ban

30th Nov 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.

Royal Savoy bucks the trend

Royal Savoy bucks the trend

2nd Apr 2012 Focus

Despite a turbulent time for Middle Eastern tourism, the multi award winning Royal Savoy has gone from strength to strength and most recently has enjoyed tremendous benefits from the outstanding facilities offered at SOHO Square. Breaking Travel News catches up with Dieter Geiger, the hotel’s general manager, to find out what’s new at the property.

Savoy Group brings boom to Sharm

Savoy Group brings boom to Sharm

21st Mar 2012 Focus

Emad Aziz, chairman of the Savoy Group, tells Breaking Travel News about his extraordinary idea to recreate London’s Oxford Street in the spectacular SOHO Square. The entrepreneur, who has been supporting the Egyptian Tourist Board’s drive to rebuild confidence in the country, sees a bright future for sunny Sharm, which has been attracting new visitors in recent months following a host of exciting new developments.

Peter Andre to appear in Sharm El Sheikh

30th Aug 2011 Press Release Travel Events News

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt’s leading Red Sea destination, will play host to singer-songwriter Peter Andre.  This will be one of his first concerts to promote the release of his new single Perfect Nile.  Andre will perform at the award-winning Soho Square, a venue voted ‘World Leading Entertainment Centre 2010’ by World Travel Awards.

Peter Andre to perform at SOHO Square

22nd Jun 2011 Focus

The award-winning SOHO Square – the most popular place for visitors to eat, drink, have fun and shop on the Red Sea – is playing host to singer songwriter Peter Andre on 2 September 2011, and will mark one of his first concerts to promote the release of his new single Perfect Night. A fortnight later the top entertainment complex in Sharm el Sheikh will play host to the World Travel Awards.

Royal Wedding bliss in Sharm El Sheikh

Royal Wedding bliss in Sharm El Sheikh

Holidaymakers and residents in Sharm El Sheikh, the Red Sea’s number resort, will be celebrating the Royal Wedding in style at SOHO Square, the pedestrianised entertainment complex, which boasts a square mile of restaurants, shops and fun activities.

Fatal shark attack in Egypt

Fatal shark attack in Egypt

A 70-year-old German tourist has died in a shark attack off the coast of Sharm el-Sheikh – the latest in a series of shark attacks in the Red Sea over the past five days. A number of tour operators have cancelled all water sports and boat trips following the attacks, which have sparked a panic akin to the movie “Jaws”.