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April 17, 2018
Abdelsalam Awad (left) started a new business in Sharm at a time when other dive centres were closing down (Photo: Circle Divers). By Mark 'Crowley' Russell. Just over a year ago, Egyptian Dive instructor Abdelsalam Awad decided to open a new dive centre in Sharm-el Sheikh. In just a short space of time, Circle DiversÃâÃÂ ...
April 16, 2018
There have been numerous incidents related to terrorism but arguably the one with the greatest impact was the downing of a Russian passenger plane from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg in October 2015. The aircraft crashed in North Sinai with the loss of 224 people. The formal investigation byÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
Out of 100 cities across the globe, Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada were ranked as the lowest costing luxury holiday tourist destinations in the world, according to a report released by travel search engine Skyscanner. The report explained that a single-night at a five star hotel in Sharm El-SheikhÃâÃÂ ...
April 1, 2018
DUBAI: Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada were ranked as the top two cheapest luxury holiday destinations in the world, according to a report published by leading travel search engine Skyscanner. The two cities averaged costs of $106 and $122 a night at five-star hotels, respectively. UAE's SharjahÃâÃÂ ...
April 1, 2018
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April 1, 2018
In the list that consisted of 100 cities offering affordable five-star accommodation, only the Egyptian resorts of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, as well as Kuala Lumpur and Sofia were ranked cheaper than Sharjah. The report said that Sharjah offered five-star stays at an average of 497 dirhams ($135) perÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
Direct flights to Sharm come from Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Austria with carriers such as TUIfly, FTI and Germania. Indirect flights via Istanbul with Pegasus and Turkish airlines are excellent for divers due to a generous baggage allowance, which is also the case with Egyptair via Cairo.
March 22, 2018
The most recent of such flops are the efforts of the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Tourism to attract tourists to Sharm el-Sheikh through festivals, such as the Sharm el-Sheikh Film Festival (SHAFF), whose second edition took place March 3-9, and the Sharm el-Sheikh International Theater Festival forÃâÃÂ ...
March 21, 2018
Emperor Divers, who catered to a large percentage of British scuba diving tourism to Sharm, was forced to close in 2016 in the aftermath of the Russian airline disaster. Emperor fought hard to remain open, initially 'mothballing' its Na'ama Bay dive centre but promising to honour any pre-existing bookings for travellers whoÃâÃÂ ...
Travel Weekly UK
March 20, 2018
UK arrivals in 2017 were around 320,000, down from around 800,000 per annum before a Russian Metrojet charter flight was bombed shortly after take-off from Sharm el-Sheik airport in October 2015. The UK government still has a flight ban to Sharm in place whereas Russia resumed flights in January.
March 6, 2018
The second edition of the Sharm El-Sheikh Film Festival is scheduled to screen the Egyptian documentary film “Boody: The Sumo Pharaoh” on Wednesday March 7 at 6:30 pm in Hall 2 of Kiroseiz Cinema, as part of the Panorama program. Directed by Sarah Riad, the film ventures into the life of Boody,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Culture Minister Inas Abdel Daim and North Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda inaugurated on Saturday the 2nd round of Sharm el Sheikh International Film Festival. The festival honored late film critic Ali Abou Shadi, director Ali Badrakhan, actresses Leila Elwy and Leila Taher and actor Hassan Hosny.
March 3, 2018
Demeiry announcement came at a meeting held in Sharm Al Sheikh for the tourism industry with more than 200 delegates attending the event aimed at ... sector in Egypt suffered as a result of terror incidents that struck Egypt in the last three years since a Russian flight carrying tourists to Sharm Al SheikhÃâÃÂ ...
February 25, 2018
The organisers of the Sharm El-Sheikh Film Festival held a press conference held last week in Cairo giving details of the upcoming festival due to take place 3-9 March in the South Sinai city. The press conference started a minute's silence for late critic Aly Abu Shady, who passed away 16 February.
February 21, 2018
CAIRO – 21 February 2018: The second edition of the International Film Festival organized a press conference in the presence of the festival's management committee and some honored actors on Monday; the committee unveiled exclusive information about the festival's events. Prominent Egyptian director MahmoudÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
Film buffs all around Egypt are getting ready for the second edition of Sharm El-Sheikh's Arab and European Film Festival, which will kick off from March 3, lasting until March 9 in the Red Sea city. Organized by the Noon Foundation for Arts and Culture, Gamal Zeyada has been chosen as the festival'sÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
Actress Rania Youssef has been chosen to be a member of the jury for competitive feature films at Sharm El-Sheikh Film Festival, scheduled to take place between 3 and 9 March. The jury committee is led by renowned Swedish critic Eva Girstam. The festival is presided over by prominent journalist GamalÃâÃÂ ...
Travel Trade Daily
December 31, 1999
According to Bahrain's national carrier, services to Alexandria will be operated three times weekly, while services to Sharm El Shaikh are set to be twice weekly. “We are delighted to launch two very attractive destinations in Egypt – a country with which we have held longstanding and historic ties and whichÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
DISCOP Dubai wrapped its second edition with 687 delegates in attendance and plans to move the Middle East-focused market to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, in 2019. Of the 687 delegates in attendance, there were 282 buyers, representing broadcasters, pay-TV operators and streaming platforms, primarilyÃâÃÂ ...