Bella Vista Resort Hotel Hurghada, Egypt, the facts

Bella Vista Resort Hotel Hurghada, Egypt, the facts

On Friday 8th January 2016, I like others saw breaking news headlines of a terrorist attack on a hotel in Hurghada (Bella Vista Resort Hotel).  The headlines read “ISIS Gunmen Storm Hurghada Hotel, Killing Tourists” then the Chinese Whispers took over and I heard stories of terrorists coming out of the Red Sea like in […]

PRESIDENT MURSI BOOSTS EGYPT’S CULTURAL TOURISM

PRESIDENT MURSI BOOSTS EGYPT’S CULTURAL TOURISM

The Egyptian government has committed to boosting Egypt’s cultural tourism at a ceremony marking the 90th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. The Ministry of Tourism is looking to diversify the tourism offerings in Egypt and open the country up to new markets. The ministry recognises cultural tourism as an area with great potential […]

BEACH TOURISM IN EGYPT IS HERE TO STAY

With the increase in tourists to the Red Sea region, the real estate market in areas like Hurghada and Sahl Hasheesh are continuing to offer great returns for investors. Property in Egypt is providing a wealth of opportunity for those willing to invest and many are already seeing the rewards.

MORE GOOD NEWS FOR EGYPT AS STOCKS RISE

With a new government in place the country is now looking stronger than ever and it is proving to be a great investment opportunity where many investors are reaping the rewards of owning a property in Egypt.

NEW WATERSPORT BRINGS MORE TOURISTS TO EGYPT

Red Sea resorts in Hurghada and El Gouna are experiencing more tourists visiting the area to try out the new sport, which has become increasingly popular with water sports enthusiasts.

EASYJET ANNOUNCE EGYPT HOLIDAY BOUNCE-BACK

More than 12 million tourists are expected to visit Egypt by the end of 2012, a 23 percent rise on the previous year. The rise in tourists is good news for the country’s economy and has spread optimism across Egypt.

EGYPTIAN TOURISM FIGURE IMPRESSES INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS

The news has caught the eyes of international investors, who are keen to take advantage of Egypt’s reasonably priced property sector before prices start to rise now the elections are over and business resumes back to normal.

EGYPT TOURISM FIGURES INCREASE BY 30%

The number of tourists visiting Egypt in April reached 1.4 million and hoteliers in the Red Sea resorts have reported high occupancy levels.

HEALTHY GROWTH FOR EGYPT IN COMING FISCAL YEAR

Egypt has enjoyed a tourism increase of 32 percent in the first quarter of 2012 showing signs that the country has bounced back from the revolution in 2011.

EGYPT PROPERTY SEES SURGE IN INTEREST FROM BRITISH INVESTORS

The positive news has followed another great report from The Telegraph newspaper, which has recently revealed Egypt is leading the global markets in 2012.

EGYPTIAN RESORTS SEE OCCUPANCY LEVELS RISE TO 80%

Egypt’s tourism sector welcomed its highest number of tourists in 2010 and the news that the same levels of tourists are returning in 2012 has pleased investors.

NUMBER OF TOURISTS VISITING EGYPT IN 2012 RISES BY 32%

Tourist numbers in Egypt have increased by 32 percent compared to the first quarter in 2011, rising from 1,894,044 to 2,500,301 tourists in 2012.

HURGHADA BECOMES A TOP DESTINATION FOR KITESURFING HOLIDAYS

Hurghada has all year round sunshine, warm waters and consistent wind conditions that are perfect for kitesurfing (also known as kiteboarding).

UK PRESS GETS BEHIND EGYPT’S TOURISM REVIVAL

The daily newspaper reported the country is great for guaranteed sunshine without a long flight and is perfect for young children. The news article also describes the flight to Hurghada International Airport as a “no-frills” airline route.

EGYPT PROPERTY MARKET GAINS FRESH ATTENTION FROM INVESTORS

News agency The Daily News Egypt has reported the spotlight is back on Egypt’s real estate sector now that property prices are stabilising and developers are recovering from disruptions last year.

Thinking about buying a property overseas? Here are the reasons why you should

The Daily Telegraph reported last year that most buyers want to use their overseas property themselves as a holiday home, for inheritance purposes, or for retirement reasons.

HSBC SAYS EGYPT ECONOMY TO SHOW POSITIVE GROWTH

Foreign investment is set to rise significantly in Egypt this year according to the report and international consumption is likely to pick up when the country’s political situation becomes clearer.

EGYPT PROPERTY TAX LAW WILL NOT BE GOING AHEAD IN JANUARY

Once the elections are over and disputes in Cairo settle, property prices in Egypt are expected to rise again. Property experts have highlighted that if an individual is thinking of buying a property in Egypt, now is the best time to buy.

EGYPT PLANS TO CELEBRATE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF REVOLUTION

The festival will be a great start to 2012 for Egypt and is a chance for the Egyptians to celebrate what they have achieved.

EGYPT TO SEE 10.5 MILLION TOURISTS BY THE END OF THE YEAR

The Egyptian Minister of Tourism Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour has announced tourists have brought in $9.5 billion in revenue this year and the festive season is expected to bring more tourists who want to celebrate Christmas and New Year in a warmer climate.

OCCUPANCY IN RED SEA RESORTS OVER 70%

Since the revolution Cairo hotel occupancies are fairly low compared to the Red Sea resorts such as Hurghada and Sahl Hasheesh, which have been up over 70 percent since August.

HOTELS IN HURGHADA REACH FULL OCCUPANCY DURING EID AL-ADHA

Property investors are pleased hotels are back to being full like they were before the revolution and are confident Egypt has a bright future.

TOUR COMPANIES REVEAL EGYPT SIGHTSEE TOURS ARE HUGELY POPULAR

Tourists are interested in seeing the effects of the revolution and tour companies are now incorporating the recent events into their schedules.

M&S IS THE LATEST BRAND TO JOIN A STRING OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN EGYPT

The Al Futtaim Group owns the rights to Marks and Spencer in the Middle East and the store is expected to generate substantial sales and be a huge success.

GREEN INVESTMENT CONTRIBUTES TO THE FUTURE GROWTH OF EGYPT

Italcementi Group is to introduce a new wind energy project in the Red Sea area and is expected to invest 140 million euros into the venture.

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS INCREASE IN EGYPT

The increase of interest is set to encourage other investors, particularly property buyers who are recognising Egypt as a good place to invest in properties.

EGYPT’S ECONOMY INTERESTS BUSINESS INVESTORS

Businesses like Amer Group are recognising that Egypt is a great place to invest and many businesses are choosing to set up a base in the country.