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      Karnak Temple receives first tourists as Egypt’s cultural tourism resumes
      Sep01

      Karnak Temple receives first tourists as Egypt’s cultural tourism resumes

      Egypt’s renowned Karnak Temple in Luxor received, on Tuesday, its first tourist groups who travelled from Hurghada, on the first day of the resumption of the country’s cultural tourism movement. International tourism across Egypt was suspended in March, as part of the government implemented precautionary measures against the novel...

      Egypt airports to conduct PCR tests for visitors of tourist destinations
      Aug31

      Egypt airports to conduct PCR tests for visitors of tourist destinations

      Egypt will, from 1 September, conduct PCR tests for visitors upon their arrival at Hurghada, Sharm El-Sheikh, Marsa Alam, and Taba airports, at a cost of $30 per person. The travellers will be allowed to undertake the test in case they did not provide a certificate stating a negative result from a previous PCR test with a maximum time period of...

      Egypt receives 150k tourists since travel resumption: Tourism Minister
      Aug31

      Egypt receives 150k tourists since travel resumption: Tourism Minister

      About 150,000 tourists have visited Egypt’s tourist cities of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada since the resumption of inbound tourism on 1 July, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani. The minister revealed that those visitors have come from Ukraine, Belarus, Switzerland, Hungary, and Serbia. He stressed that they...

      Most Egypt tourism stakeholders welcome PCR requirement for arrivals
      Aug26

      Most Egypt tourism stakeholders welcome PCR requirement for arrivals

      The majority of Egyptian tourism stakeholders have welcomed the government directive requiring travellers to Egypt to present negative PCR test when they arrive in the country. Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a directive, effective as of 1 September, prohibiting entry to all arrivals, whether by land, sea or air, without a...

      Over 100,000 visit Egypt’s Red Sea since inbound tourism resumes
      Aug19

      Over 100,000 visit Egypt’s Red Sea since inbound tourism resumes

      Over 100,000 tourists have flown in to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts of Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh since the resumption of international tourism to Egypt on 1 July. The tourists came from Central and Eastern Europe countries; Belarus, Ukraine, Switzerland, Hungary, and Serbia. The South Sinai, Red Sea, and Matrouh governorates were reopened to...

      EasyJet to resume flights to Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada in September
      Aug11

      EasyJet to resume flights to Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada in September

      EasyJet will restart its charter flights to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada airports starting from September, according to Ashraf Noweir, Head of the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority. Based in the UK, the low-cost airline is the second largest airline in Europe. “This crucial step is an effective indicator of the regularity and return of air...

      Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Iran, Libya
      Jul16

      Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Iran, Libya

      Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situations in Ukraine, Iran and Libya with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone conversation Wednesday, the Kremlin has said in a statement. While discussing the situation in the southeast of Ukraine, both Putin and Merkel gave a negative assessment to the recent statements by Ukrainian...

      Egypt receives 2 Ukrainian flights as international aviation resumes
      Jul02

      Egypt receives 2 Ukrainian flights as international aviation resumes

      Egypt’s Red Sea resort cities of Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh received, on Wednesday, two planes from the Ukrainian Capital, Kyiv. The commercial flights are the first to arrive in Egypt as international aviation resumed in and out of the country on 1 July, after a hiatus of nearly three months, according to the Ministry of Tourism and...

      Dumping fees on Egypt’s iron, billets imports extended to October
      May19

      Dumping fees on Egypt’s iron, billets imports extended to October

      Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has extended the current fees imposed on Egypt’s imports of iron billets and finished steel rebar to 11 October, according to a government source. The iron billets and finished steel rebar import fees, which were 25% and 16%, respectively, were to have expired on 11 April The Ministry of Trade and...

      Flight with 240 stranded Egyptians from Washington arrives at Marsa Alam
      May18

      Flight with 240 stranded Egyptians from Washington arrives at Marsa Alam

      A flight carrying 240 Egyptians stranded in Washington arrived on Monday at Marsa Alam International Airport. The exceptional flight was part of state efforts to repatriate Egyptians stranded abroad after international flights were suspended due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Tamer Marei, a Ministry of Health deputy for the Red Sea...