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The Tourism Ministry announced that China has lifted its travel ban to Egypt. “We understand the democratic transition Egypt is going through,” said Chinese Ambassador Song Aiguo. “It is safe for Chinese tourists to come and enjoy the timeless monuments and picturesque beaches.” “Egypt is a great country and its people are hospitable,” he added. […]

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The Ministries of Tourism and Aviation have agreed to renew direct flights between Paris and Luxor after a hiatus of three years In a press release, Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou said on Tuesday that a high-level French delegation is visiting Luxor. “We value the French market very much,” Zaazou said. “It had been affected greatly […]

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52%: Voter turnout in the second round of Egypt’s presidential elections 2012, compared to 46.4% in the first round. Source: The Official Website of the Presidential Elections Committee 2012. 6%: Percentage of the villages in Egypt which have sanitation systems. Source: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) 43%: Percentage of Egyptian females who believe that […]

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs establishes operations room to supervise referendum process Egyptian expatriates will vote on the new draft constitution from 8 to 12 January, 2014, as announced by Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) Tuesday. Egyptian expatriates will vote on the new draft constitution from 8 to 12 January, 2014, as announced by Egypt’s Supreme […]

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The Hungarian Foreign Ministry issued an official statement on Sunday to announce lifting its travel ban to Egypt and to emphasize that Egypt is now safe for tourists. The decision came as a result of the efforts of the Egyptian Embassy in Hungary to clarify the improved security situation in Egypt, said a statement by the […]

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Egypt has bid farewell to the Fashion Runway Bridal Edition, which was held for the very first time in the Middle East at the luxurious Sofitel al-Gezirah hotel last week. The two-day event was the largest in recent years, offering an opportunity for soon-to-be brides and grooms to make their wedding day a little less […]

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The minister later visited the crude oil treatment area and East Bahariya electricity power station, with a capacity of 16 MW and investments of $49m. The Western Desert has become one of the most promising petroleum production regions in Egypt, and is now the subject of intensive exploration, discovery and development activity by multinationals, Minister […]

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Ministry of tourism seeks non-traditional markets to stimulate Egyptian tourism The Ministry of Tourism is working to stimulate the production of local crafts through online marketing. In addition, the ministry is arranging visits for tourism representatives, media personnel and foreign tourism agents to local crafts centres to facilitate the marketing of local crafts abroad. The […]

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A representative of the EU in Egypt said that the festival represents cultural capital and connects people The film festival adds a different dimension to the city of Luxor, expanding on it being a cultural tourism destination The Ministry of Tourism is working to support the success of several activities and touristic festivals which aim […]

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Egypt Air said it will run 693 flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor and Aswan beginning 20 December until 11 January to accommodate the season’s extra needs. In previous years, the company ran an average of 184 trips during this time period, but officials said, this year, they are offering extra flights in order to […]

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