Hilton Worldwide plans to expand in Egypt: official

Hilton Worldwide (HLT.N) plans to nearly double the number of its hotels in Egypt within seven to 10 years as tourism returns to levels seen before a 2011 uprising, the company’s deputy head for Egypt and North Africa said. Tourism is one of Egypt’s main sources of foreign currency and provides [...]
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Saudi prince Alwaleed to invest $800m in Egypt hotels

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will invest about US$800 million to expand the Four Seasons resort in Sharm El Sheikh, in partnership with Talaat Moustafa Holding, Egypt’s Investment Minister Sahar Nasr said on Monday. The billionaire prince Alwaleed’s investment will als [...]
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Egypt to house world’s largest Four Seasons resort worth LE7 bn

Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Mostafa, inspected the site of the Four Seasons Resort expansion project in Sharm al-Sheikh on Friday. The venture will add on 800 rooms at a total cost of $380 million (LE7billion). The current Four Seasons Resort w [...]
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Climbing Mount Sinai – Moses Mountain

If you’re in Egypt why not try climbing Mount Sinai? It is the biblical mount upon which Moses was summoned by God to receive the laws for all of mankind in the form of two stone tablets. A sacred place for Muslims, Christians and Jews alike, climbing Mount Sinai isn’t a pastime solely f [...]
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Steigenberger Alcazar-Sharm El Sheikh opened its doors

The Steigenberger Alcazar-Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, a new built five-star resort located in the Nabq Bay directly on the Red Sea coast, opened for business this week. Each of the 610 luxurious rooms is at least 46 square metres in size, 99 of them are swim up rooms with direct access to the pool. [& [...]
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Four Seasons Sharm El Sheikh promotes Waleed Sobhy to resort manager

Four Seasons veteran Waleed Sobhy has been promoted to the position of resort manager at Four Seasons Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Sobhy’s hospitality career started 26 years ago, forging a path across various hotel companies, including Oberoi, Starwood and Conrad. His Four Seasons tenure began [...]
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Sharm El Sheikh is the best beach in Africa according to CNN

No one’s going to claim Africa has all the best beaches in the world, but it has some of them. From the wind-tickled shores of the Seychelles to the haunting, seal-dappled coast of Namibia, the continent’s sandy fringe is varied and dramatic. Here’s a small sample of Africa’s [...]
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Air Cairo launches flights between Sharm el Sheikh, Copenhagen

Air Cairo has launched regular flights between Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh and Danish capital Copenhagen, the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation said Monday. Sharm el Sheikh airport is scheduled to receive the first flight from Copenhagen with 153 tourists onboard, the official [...]
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Tourism minister allocates of $10 mn to promote Sharm El-Sheikh

In further efforts aiming to boost Egypt’s long ailing tourism industry, Minister of Tourism Yehia Rashed ordered the allocation of $10 million to implement a tourism promotion campaign for Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh. “The [Tourism Development Authority] will work on developing a vision and ident [...]
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Armenian tourists to depart for Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh through direct flight

The Egyptian ‘Air Cairo’ airline launched the first regular flight from Hurghada to Armenia’s ‘Zavrtnots’ airport, reports Armenpress. During the entire year the Hurghada-Yerevan-Hurghada flights will operate every Monday and Sharm el-Sheikh-Yerevan-Sharm el-Sheikh every Thursday. The flig [...]
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