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ICTP releases a statement on the resignation of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hon. Hisham Zaazou

ICTP releases a statement on the resignation of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hon. Hisham Zaazou

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) through its President, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, is releasing a statement on the resignation of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hon. Hisham Zaazou. "It was with great sadness that we received … June 21, 2013
Egypt Tourism Authority undergoes striking advancements with .travel

Egypt Tourism Authority undergoes striking advancements with .travel

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has always been a pioneer for emerging communications and technologies. As one of the first to launch with .travel, the Egyptian Tourism Authority has since undergone striking advancements with … April 16, 2013
Seychelles asks for reconsideration following sentencing of 3 Seychellois nationals to death for drug trafficking

Seychelles asks for reconsideration following sentencing of 3 Seychellois nationals to death for drug trafficking

Following information that three Seychellois nationals convicted on charges of drug trafficking in Egypt yesterday have been sentenced to death by execution, the government of Seychelles has appealed to the government of Egypt to commute their sentences … April 8, 2013
Cornerstone laying at the Steigenberger Al Dau Resort

Cornerstone laying at the Steigenberger Al Dau Resort

HURGHADA, Egypt - On the occasion of the Red Sea Governorate’s Day, the Steigenberger Al Dau Resort celebrated the traditional cornerstone laying of its new 5-star family hotel project, namely Steigenberger Aqua Magic.With the construction work being … February 2, 2013
Movenpick Resort Hurghada, Egypt: innovative approach awarded Green Globe Certification

Movenpick Resort Hurghada, Egypt: innovative approach awarded Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Movenpick Resort Hurghada, Egypt. Following Movenpick Hotels & Resort’s commitment to Green Globe certification for all properties worldwide, Movenpick Resort Hurghada saw its very … January 10, 2013
Moevenpick Resort Taba, Egypt: leader in sustainability achieves Green Globe re-certification

Moevenpick Resort Taba, Egypt: leader in sustainability achieves Green Globe re-certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Moevenpick Resort Taba in Egypt. For the past few years, this luxury hotel has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and sustainable management. … November 13, 2012
ICTP congratulates Hon. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou on appointment as new Minister of Tourism for Egypt

ICTP congratulates Hon. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou on appointment as new Minister of Tourism for Egypt

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) extended its congratualtions to Hon. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou as the new Minister of Tourism for Egypt.Professor Geoffrey Lipman, … August 2, 2012
UNWTO welcomes new Egyptian President’s support for tourism

UNWTO welcomes new Egyptian President’s support for tourism

UNWTO (UN World Tourism Organization) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has congratulated Mr. Muhammad Morsi on his election as Egypt’s new President and applauded his support for the tourism sector, as expressed in the President’s first speech after … July 4, 2012
Seychelles Sir James R. Mancham updates Jean Ping, chairman of the African Union Commission

Seychelles Sir James R. Mancham updates Jean Ping, chairman of the African Union Commission

CAIRO, Egypt - HE Sir James R. Mancham, former President of Seychelles, was in Cairo, Egypt, to witness the Presidential Election along with other dignitaries. The election took place between May 22-23, 2012, and here, he recounts his experience in the … May 28, 2012
Egypt presidential elections – update by the Seychelles former President Mancham from Cairo

Egypt presidential elections – update by the Seychelles former President Mancham from Cairo

It is announced from Cairo that the former President of Seychelles, Mr. James Richard Mancham, who has been invited by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Jean Ping, to witness the presidential elections, which will take place in the … May 22, 2012
Former Seychelles President to represent AU at Egyptian Presidential Election

Former Seychelles President to represent AU at Egyptian Presidential Election

Seychelles former President James R. Mancham is to represent the African Union Commission in Egypt on the occasion of the Presidential Election scheduled for May 23 and 24, 2012. The invitation for former President Mancham was extended by HE Mr. Jean … May 15, 2012
Seychelles Ambassador to the UAE and Seychelles Tourism Board CEO meets Egypt’s Minister of Tourism

Seychelles Ambassador to the UAE and Seychelles Tourism Board CEO meets Egypt’s Minister of Tourism

During the Arabian Travel Market 2012, Seychelles’ Tourism Board CEO, Elsia Grandcourt, focused efforts on the forging of relationships with other tourism authorities in the region to cooperate on joint initiatives. Part of these meetings included in-depth … May 3, 2012
Tourism and the media join forces to support the sector in challenging times

Tourism and the media join forces to support the sector in challenging times

“What drives tourism is the perception the traveler has of a destination. Fair reporting of both the negative and the positive will play a vital role in the recovery of Egyptian tourism,” said Egypt’s Tourism Minister, Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour, … April 30, 2012
Making its debut: presentation of the ITB World Music Prize 2012 awarded to Natacha Atlas and Amr Diab

Making its debut: presentation of the ITB World Music Prize 2012 awarded to Natacha Atlas and Amr Diab

The first ITB World Music Prize 2012 is dedicated to the official partner country of Egypt and honors two musicians who “in their own particular way, have succeeded in delighting an international audience with a combination of Egyptian/Arabic sounds … March 10, 2012
Egypt Tourism Authority undergoes striking advancements with .travel

Egypt Tourism Authority undergoes striking advancements with .travel

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has always been a pioneer for emerging communications and technologies. As one of the first to launch with .travel, the Egyptian Tourism Authority has since undergone striking advancements with … February 16, 2012
Green Globe certifies Gorgonia Beach Resort, Red Sea Egypt

Green Globe certifies Gorgonia Beach Resort, Red Sea Egypt

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of Gorgonia Beach Resort, on the Red Sea in Marsa Alam, Eqypt. This 5-star deluxe resort is located in the protected Wadi el Gimal Marine Nature Park, which covers both land and marine … January 24, 2012
Marking World Tourism Day, think tank calls for engaging local communities in tourism development

Marking World Tourism Day, think tank calls for engaging local communities in tourism development

As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on September 27, experts in the field of tourism and culture have underscored the need for local community engagement in tourism development at the official celebrations in Egypt (September 27, Aswan, Egypt). “The … September 27, 2011
Egypt’s finest travel brands come good

Egypt’s finest travel brands come good

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt - The resilience of Egypt’s travel and tourism industry has been acknowledged at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at SOHO Square, Sharm el Sheikh, the Red Sea’s premier dining, shopping, and entertainment … September 16, 2011
Egypt to host official World Tourism Day celebrations

Egypt to host official World Tourism Day celebrations

The Egyptian city of Aswan will host the official 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, which will include a High-Level Think Tank on this year’s theme, "Tourism – Linking Cultures" (September 27, 2011). “It is most fitting that Egypt, … August 11, 2011
Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham on important mission to Cairo, Egypt

Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham on important mission to Cairo, Egypt

It has been announced that the former Seychelles President, Sir James R. Mancham, has accepted an invitation to participate in the Pre-Election Assessment Mission to the Arab Republic of Egypt. The mission has been organized by the African Union Panel … June 1, 2011
UNWTO and Egypt reinforce cooperation

UNWTO and Egypt reinforce cooperation

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is advancing its collaboration with Egypt to strengthen tourism competitiveness in the country. Areas of cooperation include new accommodation quality standards, the development of the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA), … December 23, 2010
CHI Hotels and Resorts to operate second hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

CHI Hotels and Resorts to operate second hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Multi-brand hotel operator CHI Hotels & Resorts announces that as from 1st October of this year it will be operating its second hotel in the highly popular Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt – The Ramada Plaza - Naama Bay – Sharm El Sheikh. CHI … August 11, 2010
CHI Hotels and Resorts opens new regional sales offices in Germany and Egypt

CHI Hotels and Resorts opens new regional sales offices in Germany and Egypt

As part of its continuing expansion, CHI Hotels & Resorts, exclusive operators of the Corinthia Hotels Brand worldwide and of the Wyndham and Ramada Plaza brands in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), announced the opening of two new regional sales … February 23, 2010
EMITT announces new partner country: Egypt

EMITT announces new partner country: Egypt

The organizers of EMITT, the East Mediterranean Travel & Tourism exhibition, have announced that Egypt will be the event’s partner country for 2010. In 2008, Egypt received 52,000 Turkish tourists – an increase of 18 percent over the previous two … November 4, 2009
UNIGLOBE TRAVEL EXPANDS INTO ISRAEL AND EGYPT

UNIGLOBE TRAVEL EXPANDS INTO ISRAEL AND EGYPT

Vancouver, Canada - UNIGLOBE Travel International is pleased to announce that B. D. Graiver Tourism Services Ltd of Haifa, Israel, and Egytrav of Cairo have joined the UNIGLOBE family as the newest Global Partner agencies, thereby strengthening its … July 15, 2009
CHI Hotels & Resorts to open its first Sharm el Sheikh hotel in July

CHI Hotels & Resorts to open its first Sharm el Sheikh hotel in July

Malta-based CHI Hotels & Resorts (CHI) will open its newly-built 351-room "Tiran Hotel," as part of the Corinthia Beach Resort Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt, on July 1 of this year. The property is owned by Mr. Abdulhafiz Ali Mansouri’s Cyrene Tourism Investment … June 12, 2009
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Explore "Egypt Beyond the Monuments" at the 34th annual Africa Travel Association Congress

Delegates to the 34th Annual Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress in Cairo May 17-21, 2009 will have an exciting opportunity to explore “Egypt Beyond the Monuments” on pre- or post-conference trips. Egypt is most well known for its world famous … March 12, 2009
Egyptian Minister of Tourism announces dramatic increase of tourists from American market in 2008

Egyptian Minister of Tourism announces dramatic increase of tourists from American market in 2008

NEW YORK, NY - American tourism to Egypt showed a dramatic increase of arrivals in 2008 over the previous year according to an announcement made by the Hon. Zoheir Garranah, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism. “We had 319,000 thousand visitors from the US … January 29, 2009
11th anniversary of World Tourism Awards honors UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Dr. Zahi Hawass

11th anniversary of World Tourism Awards honors UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Dr. Zahi Hawass

LONDON – The 11th Annual World Tourism Awards, co-sponsored by American Express Company (AMEX), Corinthia Hotels, International Herald Tribune (IHT), and Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), were presented at a special ceremony on November 11, 2008 at World … November 13, 2008
International Conference for e-Tourism and e-Marketing slated for December

International Conference for e-Tourism and e-Marketing slated for December

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Euoti Hossam darwish) - The Electronic Union of Travel Industry (EUOTI), together with The Arab Tourism Organization (ATO) and the Co-operation of International Federation of Information Technology and Travel and Tourism (IFITT) … November 13, 2008
Africa Travel Association announces 2009 Africa Congress

Africa Travel Association announces 2009 Africa Congress

CAIRO, Egypt – The Hon. Zoheir Garranah, Egyptian Tourism Minister, and Edward Bergman, ATA executive director, announced today the Egyptian Tourism Ministry, in cooperation with the Egyptian Tourist Authority, will host the Africa Travel Association's … October 17, 2008
CHI Hotels and Resorts to operate twin property Corinthia Beach Resort in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

CHI Hotels and Resorts to operate twin property Corinthia Beach Resort in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

(September 9, 2008) - Malta-based CHI Hotels & Resorts (formerly Corinthia Hotels International) announced the signing of a long-term management agreement with Cyrene Tourism Investment Corporation of Egypt for the operation of two new upscale properties … September 9, 2008

Egyptian Tourism Update

Developing Skills and EmployabilityThe Egyptian Tourism Federation (ETF) nominated Human Resources Development Advisor and Executive Director of National Skill Standards Project, Hussien Badran, for membership of the Research of National Frame of Vocational … August 13, 2007

SHARM EL SHEIKH AND LUXOR GET CONNECTED WITH WiFi

Luxor and Sharm El Sheikh are online! While in Egypt Stay Connected (WIESC), a USAID funded project dedicated to promoting connectivity in Egypt, has recently made WiFi technology available in Luxor and Naama Bay in Sharm El Sheikh. The WIESC project … July 29, 2007



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