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Articles tagged “egypt”

Tourism

Rebounding Egypt Offers New Opportunities for Enterprising Tour Guides

E-commerce is unlocking new opportunities for travel and tourism gurus in Egypt and the Middle East. Local entrepreneurs are attempting to capitalize on the convenience of having an online business, but filling the gap for much-needed niche tourism services can be difficult to accomplish in a highly competitive market.

Rebounding Egypt Offers New Opportunities for Enterprising Tour Guides

Tourism

Egypt to Capitalize on Tourism Boom With Experiential Offerings

Egyptian tourism is on a major upswing after fully recovering from the 2011 uprising. The next step is taking the country beyond its reputation for sun, sea, and cultural tourism.

Egypt to Capitalize on Tourism Boom With Experiential Offerings

Tourism

UK Lifts Flight Ban to Popular Egypt Resort

This is very good news for Egypt, which has taken steps to tighten security not just at airports but at tourist places. Hopefully Russia will follow soon in resuming flights.

UK Lifts Flight Ban to Popular Egypt Resort

Airlines

British Airways Freezes Cairo Flights as Security Precaution

The seven-day suspension might seem interminably long for travelers whose plans have been disrupted. But given escalating regional tensions with Iran — not to mention the history of terrorist attacks against tourists in Egypt and the October 2015 bomb explosion that destroyed a Russian airliner — action by British Airways is well warranted despite scant details.

British Airways Freezes Cairo Flights as Security Precaution

Tourism

Egypt Says Its Giant Museum for Ancient Treasures Will Finally Open in 2020

Egypt has a long way to go before it's back to pre-Arab Spring tourism levels. A great, new museum will help, but it's just part of the fix the country needs.

Egypt Says Its Giant Museum for Ancient Treasures Will Finally Open in 2020

Business Travel

Agents and Tour Operators See a Surge of Interest in Egypt

With little unrest in recent years, tourism demand for Egypt is making a big comeback. Tour operators are beefing up offerings and agents are seeing renewed interest among clients.

Agents and Tour Operators See a Surge of Interest in Egypt

Tourism

Egypt Plans Hotel Investment Fund as Tourism Rebounds

Good news for those Egyptians who rely on tourism for their livelihoods but the country still has much to do to in order to put the industry on a sound footing.

Egypt Plans Hotel Investment Fund as Tourism Rebounds

Tourism

Egypt Pleads With Russia to Resume Red Sea Resort Flights

Egypt and Russia both have the motivation to restart Red Sea resort flights. Egypt has to convince Russia that its airport security upgrades have expanded beyond Cairo to popular resort destinations.

Egypt Pleads With Russia to Resume Red Sea Resort Flights

Tourism

Egypt Cites E. Coli as Cause of Death for Thomas Cook Couple

At least Thomas Cook, the hotel owners, and the Egyptian tourism industry now know the likely cause of death.

Egypt Cites E. Coli as Cause of Death for Thomas Cook Couple

Tourism

Thomas Cook Evacuates 300 Customers From Red Sea Hotel

Thomas Cook only recently returned to Egypt and the Red Sea so it was wise for CEO Peter Fankhauser to speak out, vow to find out what happened, and to relocate guests as a precaution. Egyptian tourism, too, finds the tragedy a very unwelcome development.

Thomas Cook Evacuates 300 Customers From Red Sea Hotel