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France empties streets for pedestrians on car-free day

CAIRO – 17 September 2018: Vehicles were partially prohibited in Paris as part of the fourth edition of “A Day…

Argentina’s currency crisis a boon for foreign tourists

Buenos Aires: Argentines may be feeling the pinch of their country’s economic woes, but for tourists, the troubled peso is…

Egypt named Africa’s most visited tourist destination by Chinese

BEIJING – 14 September 2018: Egypt ranks first as the most visited tourist destination in Africa by Chinese tourists, according…

Major US tourist sites prepare for Hurricane Florence

The 130,000 residents of this water-surrounded colonial gem are accustomed to flooding. Founded in the 17th Century, the historic city…

5 tips to spend a week in El-Gouna for LE 5,000

CAIRO – 12 September 2018: El-Gouna is located 22 km north of Hurghada International Airport and 470 km away from…

EgyptAir starts operating new flights to Hong Kong next week

CAIRO – 12 September 2018: EgyptAir is set to start operating new flights to the Chinese city of Hong Kong…

In pics: Qalyubia Governorate returns to tourism map

CAIRO – 11 September 2018: The Egyptian government will develop Qalyubia to bring tourists back to the governorate as it…

Opening the way for yacht tourism in Egypt

CAIRO – 10 September 2018: Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism, under the direction of Dr Rania El-Mashat, is working towards enhancing…

Zimbabwe’s tourism booming after Mugabe exit

HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good to Zimbabwe — a boom in tourism. Mugabe was…

Tourism Promotion Authority recommends golfing, hot stone massages in Gouna

CAIRO – 9 September 2018: Egypt’s Tourism Promotion Authority provided through its official Twitter page several recommendations for activities that…

Egypt is the fastest growing tourist destination: UNWTO

CAIRO – 7 September 2018: Egypt has been announced as the fastest growing tourist destination in terms of year-over-year percentage…

Azerbaijani flag carrier airlines to resume flights with Egypt November

CAIRO – 6 September 2018: The flag carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced its intention to resume weekly direct flights between…

Arab youth delegations visit West Bank of Luxor

LUXOR – 6 September 2018: The Nile Ship for youths of Arab countries continued its visit of Luxor on Thursday…

Luxor receives 1st direct charter flight from Heathrow Airport

CAIRO – 5 September 2018: Luxor received the first charter direct flight from the Heathrow Airport on Monday. Major-General Hesham…

Spanish tourist numbers fall in July for first time in nearly a decade

MADRID – 3 September 2018: The number of tourists visiting Spain in July fell for the first time in nine…
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