Ultimate Guide To: Buying Property In Hurghada

Ultimate Guide To: Buying Property In Hurghada

Buying Property In Hurghada – Ultimate Guide Last Updated 15th May 2017: When looking to buy a property in Hurghada, whether it be an apartment or villa, it is very important to do your research. Most people will begin that search online. A quick Google search for “property in Hurghada” will pull up about 434,000 […]

Red Sea Governorate’s occupancy rates increase to 65%

Occupancy rates have increased to 65 percent in the Red Sea Governorate in Egypt as the winter season kicks in, announced Bashar Abou Taleb, Head of the Tourist Guides in the Red Sea, on Saturday. The occupancy rate is expected to reach 90 percent during the New Year holidays, said Abou Taleb, pointing out that […]

Seven hidden underwater gems in Egypt

Seven hidden underwater gems in Egypt

Being a resort town visitor, historical places explorer, or even a resident is not enough to know all of Egypt’s hidden gems and getaways. Today, we provide you with a chance to find out about seven of Egypt’s best underwater hidden gems. There is a hidden gem beneath the surface of the Red Sea in […]

Indian tourism in Egypt growing, expected to boom in 2018

Indian tourism in Egypt growing, expected to boom in 2018

The upcoming months are expected to see a spike in the number of Indian tourists to Egypt, allowing Egypt to return to its status as one of the top destinations for tourists. According to Central Agency for Public Mobilization and statistics, the number of Indian tourists visiting Egypt has increased to 66,000, while the same […]

Local divers sample the delights of the Red Sea

Local divers sample the delights of the Red Sea

A TRIP TO REMEMBER FOR SHEEPHAVEN MEMBERS Sheephaven divers experienced the full temperature variation last week between 26 degrees in the Red Sea and a raw 10 degrees Celsius in home waters. Three Sheephaven Red Sea divers – Kevin Boylan, Peter Druce and David Mc Gloin – were guests on the live-aboard MV Legends run […]

GO DIVING THIS WINTER IN HURGHADA

GO DIVING THIS WINTER IN HURGHADA

Rich in marine life, the Red Sea is a paradise for those who love water sports, and there’s no better place to launch your next adventure than from the fishing town of Hurghada. A divers’ paradise Hurghada is unparalleled when it comes to scuba diving, snorkeling and other water sports. Not only does the clear […]

British tourism to Egypt increases by 74 percent in 2017: British ambassador to Egypt

The British ambassador to Egypt, John Casson, revealed in a ‘tweet’ on Monday that the number of British tourists in Egypt is up by 74 percent in 2017, adding that he will continue supporting efforts to increase the figure. Casson posted photos of himself on the Nile and monuments in the major tourist destination of […]

Want guaranteed yet affordable sunshine a short flight from the UK? Try Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera

Want guaranteed yet affordable sunshine a short flight from the UK? Try Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera

Where can you find a luxury villa facing mile upon mile of shining sand and crystal clear turquoise water with guaranteed sunshine just a five-hour flight from the UK for much less than £1 million? The answer is the Red Sea Riviera of Egypt. The shores of the Gulf of Suez near Hurghada – once a […]

‘Hurghadians’ can’t help but return to their second home

Attracting thousands of travelers every year, Hurghada seems to cast a spell on tourists as one of Egypt’s leading holiday destinations. Some visitors are so attached to Hurghada’s magnetic charms that they can’t help but to keep coming back. Michel Van Haarlem, a member of the “Hurghadians” Facebook page, is a Dutch citizen with an […]

17,000 tourists arrive in Hurghada Thursday

With the start of winter season, Hurghada Airport saw 17,000 tourists arrive on 84 flights on Thursday, Airport sources reported. German, English, and Ukrainian tourists recorded the highest numbers, the sources added. On Thursday, Safaga Port Authority received the German Mein Schiff cruise ship, the seventh largest tourist ship in the world, carrying three thousand tourists […]

Red Sea gov. to support accessible tourism in 2018 economic conference

HURGHADA – 8 November 2017: The governorate of Red Sea announced Tuesday that a world accessible tourism complex will be introduced to be established during an international economic conference in Hurghada, slated for January 2018. Accessible tourism is the ongoing endeavor to ensure tourist destinations, products and services are accessible to all people, regardless of […]

10 Reasons to Honeymoon In Egypt

Blending ancient history with modern luxury, there’s nowhere in the world quite like Egypt as a getaway destination for newlyweds. We’ve rounded up our top reasons to honeymoon in the Red Sea Riviera… The possibilities are endless Whether you’re an adventurous couple, or just want to kick back and unwind, the variety of activities on offer in Egypt means […]

Thomas Cook resumes flights to Hurghada over growing British demand

British travel company Thomas Cook announced resuming its air flights to Marsa Alam International Airport, starting October 30 after a nine-year suspension since 2008. According to the famous firm, this discussion came as a result of the rapid growth of holiday demand in Hurghada city, Red Sea governorate, which witnessed a 113% increase for the […]

British, German tourists flock to Hurghada, Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam airport welcomed the first British tour coming from Gatwick and Birmingham through the international travel agency Thomas Cook last week. Marsa Alam airport received around 2,016 passengers from Gatwick to Marsa Alam, while Hurghada airport received about 60 percent of Germany’s flow of tourists to Egypt. Thomas Cook organizes two weekly tours from […]

Egypt Ranks First in ‘Where to invest in Africa 2018’ List

Egypt has replaced South Africa and made it to the top of “Where to invest in Africa in 2018” list released by the Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) South Africa is now second on the list. RMB said in a report, “Egypt displaced South Africa because of its superior economic activity score and sluggish growth rates […]

Egypt makes fresh play for UK tourists

The Egyptian State Tourist Authority is to launch a new UK campaign to capitalise on renewed and growing interest in the destination. With summer over and travellers on the hunt for winter sun bargains, it is the optimum period for Egypt to remind travellers of its year-round, summer-like conditions. UK visitation to Egypt rose by […]

Egypt’s tourism revenues jumped 211.8 % year on year in first nine months of 2017

Egypt’s tourism revenues jumped 211.8 percent year on year to $5.3 billion in the first nine months of 2017, a government official said on Wednesday, as the industry starts to recover after years of political upheaval that drove visitors away. The tourism sector is one of the country’s main sources of foreign currency but it […]

Acciona Energía and Swicorp sign PPAs for 186MW of solar in Egypt

Acciona Energía and Saudi Arabian firm Swicorp, via renewable energy platform Enara Bahrain, are to build and own three solar PV plants with a combined capacity of 186MW in the Benban solar complex in Aswan, Egypt. The three 50MWac (62MWp) plants, requiring US$180 million investment, will be equipped with190,774 polycrystalline silicon modules from Jinko Solar, mounted […]

Egypt plans to renew $2B agreement with international banks

CAIRO- 18 October 2017: Egypt plans to renew a two-billion-dollar agreement with international banks for an extra year to maintain Egypt’s foreign reserves, Finance Minister Amr el Garhy said. During a meeting with a number of investors in New York city on Tuesday, Garhy said the original two-billion-dollar repurchase agreement was signed in November 2016. […]

Thomas Cook to resume flights to Marsa Alam after 9-year suspension

The UK airline company Thomas Cook has announced that it will resume flights to Marsa Alam Airport on October 21, after a nine years suspension of flights to the city since 2008. The airline will operate two flights weekly during the winter season, from the cities of Birmingham on Mondays and Gatwick on Thursdays. The […]

Uber says committed to Egypt, announces $20 million investment

Uber is committed to Egypt despite challenges presented by sweeping economic reforms and record inflation, the company said on Tuesday as it announced $20 million of investment in its new support center in Cairo. The Egyptian pound has lost half its value and fuel prices have jumped by up to 50 percent since the North […]