A few days ago, Time Magazine listed the Red Sea Mountain Trail as one of the greatest destinations of 2019. It is one of three Arab entries that made it to this year’s list. The other two are the Quranic Park in Dubai and the National Museum of Qatar in Doha.Read More
The first tourist hotel dedicated to pets in Hurghada has been inaugurated in north Hurghada city, accommodating pets for tourists during their stay at the resort. The hotel can host dozens of animals and offers accommodation in rooms designed specifically for dogs. It includes a swimming pool suitable for all seasons of the year, a vet clinic, and a restaurant with a menu that includes turkey, tuna and chicken.Read More
Egypt’s resort city of Hurghada has been ranked 21 in the top 25 tourist destinations list around the world this year, according to TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website.
Hurghada is followed by Hong Kong in China، Cuzco City in Peru، While Sydney in Australia ranked 24th، followed by Tel Aviv in Israel.
London، the Capital of the United Kingdom، topped the list، followed by Paris، then the Italian capital of Rome، followed by Crete Island in Greece.Read More
The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) will be bidding for the construction of a solar power plant in Hurghada with a capacity of 20MW next month.
The plant is the first of its kind in Egypt. A technical and economic feasibility study for the station was completed.Read More
Egypt’s Hurghada International Airport has inaugurated Terminal 2 after all development and construction work was completed.
Egypt Independent reported that the terminal features 11 departure gates connected to the aircraft by direct bridges, as well as nine departure gates connected to the remote aeroplanes by buses.Read More
Following the success of the award-winning Sinai Trail that opened in 2015, a new hiking route called the Red Sea Mountain Trail has just been unveiled. The 170km-long route, the first long-distance trail in mainland Egypt, highlights the little-visited rugged mountainscapes outside the beachside resort town of Hurghada and heralds the arrival of a new type of tourism in the region: authentic cultural immersion with local Bedouin tribes.Read More
The Bristol- Hurghada flights will begin operating from October 30, 2019 with 16,000 seats now on sale. Tickets are available to book at www.easyjet.com.
Neil Slaven, easyJet’s UK Country Director, said: ‘We are proud to be the largest airline at Bristol and very pleased to be strengthening our network there with this new winter service to Hurghada, which we are confident will prove popular with our customers in the South West searching for some winter sun.Read More
The Red Sea also includes, along with the influx of domestic tourism, a good share of Germans, Italians and Ukrainians who enjoy diving and water sports, adding that Sharm el-Sheikh is expected to increase the tourists’s stay.
Hotels and tourist villages in the Red Sea saw an increase in occupancy rates with the start of Eid al-Fitr holiday reaching 100 percent as indicators for hotel bookings and tourist villages in Hurghada, be it through booking from electronic payment or from tourism companies, anticipate full occupancy rates during the holiday.Read More
TUI, the UK- based holiday company, has commenced its first flights to three new holiday destinations from Cardiff Airport for summer 2019.
TUI has launched its flight services from Cardiff to Naples (Italy), Dubrovnik (Croatia) and Hurghada (Egypt). As a key regional base for TUI, holidaymakers now have over 90,000 additional seats and three new routes to choose from when booking their summer holiday.Read More
Egypt topped the list made by Original Travel agency of the hottest 15 destinations for billionaires in 2019, according to America’s prestigious business magazine Business Insider.
Investing in travel is becoming a widespread trend among elites across the world, symbolizing their prosperous status. In a prior report, Business Insider signified travel as one of the five key investments on which the rich spend their wealth.Read More
Uber is buying the biggest ride-hailing app in the Middle East.
In the biggest tech deal the region has ever seen, Uber is paying $3.1 billion for Careem with a mixture of cash and securities that will convert into Uber shares when the company goes public.Read More
Egypt’s minister of energy Tarek El Molla indicated a bid round on the 12thof February at EGYPS2019. El Molla stated bluntly that 2019 will be the Red Sea Year. This was also stated by Abed Ezz El Regal, CEO of EGPC. The bid round was expected earlier, but was delayed at the end of 2018 by Ganope. The Red Sea has become a major focus area for EGPC and othersRead More
Hurghada International Airport received its first Munich direct flight Thursday with 200 tourists on board. The plane was received with a water salute, and the passengers were greeted with flowers by officials at the airport.
The flights will arrive on weekly basis, and another direct line to Marsa Alam will begin Friday.