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By Samantha P. Hendon On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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W Hotels Worldwide to debut in Egypt

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it will launch the iconic W Hotels brand in Egypt in 2020 with the opening of W Sharm El Sheikh and The Residences at W Sharm El Sheikh. Owned by More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Egypt: Tourist numbers up 79.5 percent

The number of tourists visiting Egypt rose by 79.5 percent in October compared to the same month in 2013, according to the latest official figures. Egypt welcomed nearly a million foreign tourists in October, compared More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Egypt to re-open courtyard in front of the Sphinx to tourists

Egypt will soon open to tourists the courtyard in front of the Sphinx, the colossal monument which has been under restoration for nearly four years, officials said on Sunday. Carved from a single ridge of stone, More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Egypt: 100,000 South African tourists in 2014-15

The Tourism Development Authority (TDA) plans to attract 100,000 tourists from South Africa during the current fiscal year (FY) 2014/2015, according to an official from the authority. The official, who wished to More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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“Largest” tourism project launched in Giza

CAIRO, Egypt – In an effort to revitalise the tourism sector, Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman announced on Sunday the details of the “largest” tourism service project in the governorate at a cost of EGP More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Egypt’s tourism hoping for some post-election relief

CAIRO, Egypt – A walk around the streets of the Egyptiian capital around 2am on a Saturday, the second day of the Egyptian national weekend, showed shisha cafes, bars and restaurants bustling with activity. More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Egypt ups tourist visa fee

CAIRO, Egypt – Egypt will increase tourist visa fees from $15 to $20 starting on May 1, 2014. The decision to increase the cost of a tourist visa to Egypt was previously postponed several times. The decision More...