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Passenger traffic at airports increases 0.85% in July

Hurghada International Airport witnessed a significant increase in the number of passengers, recording 431,000 passengers versus 230,000, up by 87.4%. Aircraft traffic at Hurghada airport recorded 3,300 planes, compared to only 2,000 in the same month last year

Ahmed Saad

Examining UAE’s tourism revolution

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is in the midst of a dramatic upsurge in tourism numbers thanks to a wide-ranging series of initiatives that have made the nation one of the most popular places in the region.

Daily News Egypt

Antiquities Ministry expects 10 million visitors in 2017/2018

The average revenue of the ministry from the sale of tickets to archaeological sites on the national level ranged between EGP 21-22m per month, totaling EGP 110m in January to May 2016 The Ministry of Antiquities expects that the number of visitors to archaeological sites to reach 10 million, which will realize revenue of EGP …

Daily News Egypt

2.6% growth in passenger traffic at airports during June

Passenger traffic grew by 2.6% in all local airports through June. According to statistics issued by the Egyptian Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation (EHCAAN), the traffic reached 1.9 million passengers during June, compared to 1.8 million passengers in the same month last year. Passenger traffic at Cairo International Airport declined by 16.5% to …

Ahmed Saad

Daily wage for tour guides increased to EGP 700

The Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate relies on the support provided by the Ministry of Tourism, and is becoming unable to support its members due to the worsening living conditions, requiring the need to allocate part of the income of tourists’ stay in favor of tour guides by not less than $10 per night on …

Daily News Egypt

Alexandria hotel market on track to achieve occupancy levels of pre-geopolitical challenges in 2011: Colliers International

A forecast report conducted by Colliers International for the hotels of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the three-month period from July to September 2017 has expected the Alexandria hotel market to achieve the occupancy level of pre-geopolitical challenges in 2011. The report noted that a drop in revenue per available room (RevPAR) …

Daily News Egypt

MTI ‘flirts’ with its customers in Porto Marina

MTI, the exclusive agent for Jaguar and Land Rover in Egypt, has organised a driving test for the company’s customers and media professionals over the last three days to try the company’s products for 2018, which will appear for the first time during this event. The company has organised the driving test on all its …

Mohamed Aboul-Fotouh