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Egypt to host the 2014 World Summit on the Information Society in Sharm El Sheikh

Egypt has announced plans to host the World Summit on Information Society in the last quarter of 2014 in Sharm al-Sheikh. The summit, organized by the International Telecommunication Union, will be attended by information technology spec…
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Tourism in the News: CEO of Travco returns to Egypt

The return of Travco’s CEO might mean a boost to Egyptian tourism Hamed El-Sheity, CEO of the Travco Group, has returned to Egypt after spending many months in London. Travco spokesperson, Yara Salib, told AlBorsa newspaper that El-S…
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Tourism in the News: Christmas occupancy rates for Luxor and Aswan reach 85%

Christmas witnesses a rise in tourists coming from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan The distinctive Egypt Air Express planes enjoyed a high occupancy during the Christmas holidays Helmy Rezk, the president of EgyptAir Express, which handles local…
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China lifts travel ban to Egypt

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 timel…
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Paris-Luxor direct flights resumed after three-year hiatus

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 visiti…
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Egypt 2013 in numbers

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…
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Egyptian expatriates to start voting on referendum on 8 January

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 Commissio…
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Hungary lifts travel ban to Egypt

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 Hun…
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The Fashion Runway: Building Egypt’s fashion industry

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 opportun…
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Western Desert a promising region for production: Minister of Petroleum

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 Eg…
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