The situation for international travel was nowhere it needed to be in June, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The association on Wednesday announced that passenger demand performance for June 2021 showed a very slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets. However, IATA said demand remains significantly below pre-Covid-19 levels […]


Dr. Atef Abdel Latif, Chairman of the Travelers Association for Travel and Tourism, Egypt, said that “Yacht Tourism is one of the most important tourism sectors that attract high spending tourism, as Egypt has many tourist resorts that can implement very attractive yacht tourism programs, and we can connect several Egyptian tourist resorts in one […]


Hamid Bentahar was elected the new President of the National Confederation of Tourism (CNT), in Marrakech, Morocco, during the Annual General Assembly. Promoting novelty, creativity and rebuilding a sustainable future, Hamid Bentahar together with Hicham Mhammedi Alaoui have succeeded over outgoing Abdellatif Kabbaj and Fouzi Zemrani, in the election and have been elected for a […]


Exhibition displays group of pottery bombs containing gunpowder remnants dating back to Islamic era. Egypt inaugurated, on Thursday, a temporary archaeological exhibition on “The Egyptian Military throughout the Ages”, which will take place at Luxor Museum. The opening was attended by a number of archaeological missions working in Egypt’s western Al-Asasif region, and the directors […]


Egyptian Ambassador to Rome, Hisham Badr discussed measures taken by the Egyptian government to ensure that tourist destinations are free from the coronavirus during a meeting with the Italian Minister of Tourism Massimo Garavaglia, attended by the director of the EgyptAir office in Rome Hatem Mahmoud, Badr stressed the importance of continuing all efforts to […]


Air Malta operated a flight to Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport yesterday morning carrying a Maltese delegation led by Finance and Employment Minister Clyde Caruana and Air Malta’s Executive Chairperson David G Curmi. The delegation, which included aviation safety experts of both countries, discussed the eventual resumption of scheduled flight services between the two countries. Following the […]


From Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to the city of Budapest and the watery wonderland that is Venice, several beauty spots risk losing their treasured UN World Heritage status because of environmental damage, excess development or overtourism. In a draft report released ahead of a key meeting next month, the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization […]


Philippines was honoured during event on occasion of 75th anniversary of its diplomatic relations with Egypt The International Festival of Drums and Heritage Arts, which took place under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, concluded on Friday. The festival, which was held from 12 to 18 June, took place in cooperation with the Ministries […]

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