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Pepsi Invests $500 million in Egypt

PepsiCo has announced that it will invest $US 500 million in Egypt in 2015, a day after Coca-Cola similarly announced it would be investing $US 500 million. General Manage of the PepsiCo North East Africa…

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March 18, 2015 2:19 pm

Hurghada wins award for top tourist destination in the Arab world

The Arab Centre for Tourism Media in Dubai has selected Egypts Hurghada, the city overlooking the Red Sea, the top tourist destination in the Arab world for the year 2015. Hurghada was in close competition…

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March 3, 2015 2:18 pm

Egypt tourists rose in December 2014

The number of tourists visiting Egypt reached approximately 786,000 tourists during December 2014, compared to 677,700 during December 2013. This represents a 15.3% increase, according to a statement from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization…

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February 20, 2015 2:17 pm

Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh hotel occupancy rates fully stable

Occupancy rates for hotels in Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh stabilised this week between 50%-60% while declining to 25% in Cairo and 30% in Luxor, a tourism ministry official said. The official said that occupancy rates…

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February 9, 2015 2:17 pm

Hilton to open new hotel in Egypt

Top hotel Chain still expanding due to promising forecasts for Egypt in 2015. On his outlook for 2015, Muhr added that Hilton Worldwide has been successfully operating in the Egyptian market for over 50 years,…

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February 9, 2015 2:16 pm

Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are now the most popular areas in Egypt visited by British tourists

Efforts have been stepped up to attract 1 million tourists from Britain this year through a presence in the World Travel Market. The Ministry of Tourism is hoping to increase tourist arrivals from Britain this…

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December 3, 2014 2:15 pm

Disney in Egypt to attract even more investors

Presence of Disney World shows in Egypt is important message for investors that Egypt is safe and stable, says Salman Disney World shows in Egypt sends an important message to domestic and international investors to…

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November 20, 2014 2:14 pm

Egypt wins third best winter destination on TripAdvisor

UKs periodical The Independent has published a report based on the worldwide travel forum by TripAdvisor users on the top places to visit during winter, especially for a Christmas vacation. The Egyptian resort of Sharm…

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November 10, 2014 2:13 pm

Egypt and Ireland sign the agreement for the exchange of air services

Egypt and Ireland signed yesterday the agreement for the exchange of air services that will pave the way for direct flights between the two airports in the Irish capital Dublin in the presence of the…

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October 16, 2014 2:12 pm

Cairo to Cape Town Highway: From Vision to Reality in 2015

Egypts Minister of Transportation has announced that the Cairo – Cape Town Highway will commence trial operations at the start of 2015. Also known as the Trans-African Highway, the road network, being developed with the…

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October 1, 2014 2:11 pm