flydubai to start three-times weekly service to Sohag International Airport

The Dubai-based carrier to operate a three-times weekly service to Sohag from 25 July growing its network in Egypt to three points including Alexandria and Sharm El Sheikh Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today (July 14, 2021) the start of its three-times weekly service to Sohag International… Read the full press release

enpact and the TUI Care Foundation support young founders in the travel and tourism industry with the launch of Tourism Recovery Programme

315 tourism businesses in Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya will receive six months’ professional training, business mentoring and financial support Programme targeted at organisations with clear and innovative social, technological or environmental business models and with the objective of strengthening collaboration between the tourism sector in destinations and the German and European markets The… Read the full press release

IHG announces its third Holiday Inn hotel in Egypt with the signing of Holiday Inn New Assiut Asayla

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Management Agreement with Mabany Edris, a well-known real estate owner and developer in Egypt, to open Holiday Inn New Assiut Asayla. The hotel was signed at a ceremony in Egypt in presence of… Read the full press release

Emirates received official government delegation from Egypt at Arabian Travel Market

Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, along with H.E. Sultan Al Mansouri, received an official government delegation from Egypt at Arabian Travel Market, the Middle East’s leading travel and tourism exhibition. The Egyptian government delegation was headed… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of Steigenberger Resort Ras Soma, Egypt

Steigenberger Ras Soma five-star Luxury Resort on the east coast of Egypt opened on 1 April 2021 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Steigenberger on the shores of the Red Sea launched on 1 April 2021, when the Steigenberger Resort Ras Soma opened for business. The five-star resort is… Read the full press release

Viking expands its Egypt fleet with a new state-of-the-art river vessel Viking Aton

Addition of New Nile River Ship Builds on Viking’s Commitment to Egypt Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 26, 2021) announced an expansion of its Egypt fleet with Viking Aton, a new state-of-the-art river vessel. Inspired by the design of the award-winning Viking Longships® and built specifically to… Read the full press release

70 dive sites, coral gardens, historic WWII shipwrecks and deep open-ocean walls at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — In the spectacular Red Sea destination, lies the rare sea-and-desert resort, nestled within the lush hillside greenery, where the sandy beach is tucked along the glittering Red Sea shore at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh with easy access to more than 70 dive sites, including sun-drenched… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts announces three new general managers for its properties in Egypt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The experienced hotelier Islam Sabry has been named new General Manager of the Steigenberger Cecil Hotel in the port city of Alexandria. Mr. Sabry replaces Wael Aboelseoud, who has embraced a fresh challenge within the group by moving to a new role as General Manager… Read the full press release

easyJet will resume flights to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt

The flights go on sale today from Manchester and Gatwick along with two other new summer routes from Manchester LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, the UK’s leading  airline, has announced it will resume flights to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt for the first time since November 2015. Following the recent lifting… Read the full press release

Marriott International to bring the W Brand to Cairo, Egypt

Slated to Open in 2024, W Cairo is Expected to Bring the W Hotels Brand to Cairo for the First Time CAIRO, EGYPT, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (DECEMBER 16, 2019) announced it has entered into an agreement with Landmark Sabbour to bring the W Brand’s bold design, signature… Read the full press release

easyJet inaugurates service from Bristol to Hurghada in Egypt

Bristol, UK, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, launched its first flight on a new route this week from Bristol to Hurghada in Egypt – the 72nd destination easyJet now flies to on its Bristol network. Flights to the popular Egyptian resort are now operating twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of the new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor in Egypt

New Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor offers a luxury experience to holidaymakers and business travellers Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Evolution Steigenberger comes to the “city of 100 gates”. The new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor is set at the heart of a lush tropical garden right on the eastern bank of… Read the full press release

Rixos Hotels announces signing of its largest all-inclusive luxury resort in the world on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera

Luxury turkish hotel brand, part of the Accor portfolio, partners with the Eastern Company For Investment And Touristic Development to takeover existing property and re-launch as the 1,636-key Rixos Hurghada Makadi Bay Paris, France, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Rixos Hotels has marked a major milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy after signing… Read the full press release

easyJet announces six new routes for this winter from the UK

LUTON, England, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has today (JULY 10 2019). announced that it will launch six new routes for this winter from the UK. Flights are on sale now at easyJet.com. The new routes are; Manchester to Hurghada (Egypt), Rovaniemi (Lapland) and Verona (Italy) Belfast to Marrakech Bristol to Hurghada… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new service to Hurghada, Egypt from 30 October 2019

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced a new route from Bristol Airport to Hurghada in Egypt. 16,000 seats are now on sale and flights will begin operating from 30 October 2019. Flights to the Egyptian resort will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the winter…. Read the full press release

The TUI Care Foundation and enpact launch Travel Tech 4 Good Accelerator in Cairo, Egypt

Egypt’s startup ecosystem receives support to empower founders in the travel and tourism sector Selected startups gain access to office space, support services, mentoring and a wide network of experts and investors Special attention is paid to business models which drive social impact and sustainability Berlin, Germany, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The TUI… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts supports its expansion in Egypt with the appointment of five new General Managers and one new Hotel Manager

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand is continuing to build upon the strong degree of commitment traditionally shown to Egypt by opening a total of three new hotels in the country this year. This expansion is being accompanied by the appointment of five new General… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport adds three completely new destinations to its new summer timetable

Three completely new destinations and more choice on ten other routes // Swimming breaks in Spain, Greece, Turkey and Egypt remain most popular Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The new summer timetable enters operation at Hamburg Airport on 31 March 2019. It is valid until 26 October 2019. Around 70 airlines are flying… Read the full press release

ACI highlighted the importance of investing in non-aeronautical and commercial revenue streams at the 2019 ACI Africa Regional Conference and Exhibition

2019 ACI Africa Regional Conference and Exhibition held in Luxor, Egypt Luxor, Egypt, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As African airports seek to respond to the challenges of the rapid growth in demand for air services, Airports Council International (ACI) World today (March 6, 2019) emphasized the importance of investing in non-aeronautical and commercial revenue… Read the full press release

Dresden Airport welcomes Corendon Airlines’ two weekly flights to Hurghada, Egypt from Dresden for summer 2019

DRESDEN, Germany, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018 Egypt was one of the destinations with the highest growth rates at Dresden Airport. With more than 71,300 passengers using services from Dresden, numbers were up by more than 70 percent. In response to this high demand, Corendon Airlines will once again be running two weekly… Read the full press release

IHG announces the signing of voco™ Giza Pyramids; its first voco™ brand in Egypt

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Arab International Tourism Investment Company to debut the voco™ brand in Egypt, with the development of voco™ Giza Pyramids. Part of a mixed-use development, which will include a high-end… Read the full press release

Larisa Marinica appointed new Director of Spa at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh welcomes Larisa Marinica as the new Director of Spa at the rare desert-and-sea luxury resort. Larisa joins with a wealth of experience that has spanned in more than six countries from Switzerland, UK, Greece and Scotland to Dubai, Jordon and Istanbul. During her… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts further expands in Egypt with the opening of The Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle in Hurghada

“All-White, All-Suite and All Adults” Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts is growing its portfolio in Egypt. The Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle in Hurghada has now become the twelfth of the brand’s hotels to open in the country. The Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle is a new 5-star boutique hotel… Read the full press release

UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit highlights on investment in tourism technology

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit, held yesterday by World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was well received by participants from government and the private sector for its more dynamic new format leading to more concrete takeaways around this year’s theme: Investment in Tourism Technology. This year,… Read the full press release

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria named Egypt’s Best Hotel Spa 2018 at the 4th Annual World Spa Awards

Alexandria, Egypt, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria has been named Egypt’s Best Hotel Spa 2018 at the 4th Annual World Spa Awards, a dynamic awards program launched in 2015 and designed to drive up standards within spa tourism by rewarding the organisations that are the leaders in the field. The world’s finest spa and… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport 2018/19 winter timetable: fly from Zurich directly to 151 destinations in 66 countries around the world

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Countries around the world. There are a number of new additions to the winter timetable. SWISS is increasing the number of flights in its European route network. It will also offer twelve direct flights a week to Bremen. Edelweiss Air, also part of the Lufthansa Group, will… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts further expands in Egypt with the opening of Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle in Hurghada in November 2018

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts are set to grow in Egypt. Plans are in place for the nine existing hotels in the country to be joined by the Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle in Hurghada from November 2018 onwards. The hotel will be run by the developer ALDAU… Read the full press release

Nesma Airlines’ full content will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in over 180 countries

Langley U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights… Read the full press release

UNWTO City Tourism Summit in Luxor, Egypt: urban planning and city tourism development must be fully coordinated

The 5th UNWTO City Tourism Summit in Luxor, Egypt gathered around 400 experts from 40 countries to discuss the theme ‘Cities: Local culture for a global traveler’. The event, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of Egypt, concluded on the importance of ensuring urban planning and city tourism development… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes in Egypt

  Bethesda, MD, 2016-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the opening of Egypt’s best kept secret, The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes. Owned by New Cairo for Real Estate Investment Company, the resort and spa is located in the… Read the full press release