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Articles tagged “egypt”

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

Airlines

Air Arabia Looks to Egypt and Morocco for Further Growth

Egypt's tourism is rebounding after several difficult years, and that's good news for Air Arabia, which continues to struggle with air traffic rights in Jordan.

Air Arabia Looks to Egypt and Morocco for Further Growth

Business Travel

Thomas Cook Looks to Turkey and Egypt to Ease Its Pain in Spain

Spain's popularity among UK tourists has not dwindled. Thomas Cook will be hoping demand to higher-margin destinations such as Turkey continues to grow or else it faces an expensive summer.

Thomas Cook Looks to Turkey and Egypt to Ease Its Pain in Spain

Tourism

Travel Megatrends 2018: European Travelers Return to Disrupted Destinations

Things can change very quickly in travel. Geopolitics plays a big part in deciding a destination’s popularity. With Spain undergoing its own problems, and fewer terrorist incidents taking place in North Africa and the Middle East, the tourist spread is starting to rebalance itself.

Travel Megatrends 2018: European Travelers Return to Disrupted Destinations

Airlines

Russia Will Resume Cairo Flights After Two-Year Halt

Egypt's airport security is improving but terrorist attacks continued to plague the country this year. Resuming some Russian flights is a small step forward but tourists must also believe the country is safe to visit. Russian charter flights to Egypt's Red Sea resorts are not part of the resumption yet.

Russia Will Resume Cairo Flights After Two-Year Halt

Tourism

Egyptian Tourism Hopeful About Discovery of 2 Ancient Tombs in Luxor

The discovery of these two ancient tombs won't be a game-changer for Egyptian tourism, but it can't hurt, either.

Egyptian Tourism Hopeful About Discovery of 2 Ancient Tombs in Luxor

Tourism

Trump Uses Egypt Attack to Renew Call for Travel Ban

It's becoming tempting to ignore Trump's tweets and rhetorical flourishes. And then one remembers that he is U.S. President.

Trump Uses Egypt Attack to Renew Call for Travel Ban

Tourism

Egypt Is Finally Seeing Some Good Tourism News

No word yet on tourism numbers, but increased spending — especially at these levels — is an excellent signal for the country. Now it just needs to prevent another relapse into violence and political self sabotage.

Egypt Is Finally Seeing Some Good Tourism News