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Hurghada attracting European disabled tourists for diving

Hurghada attracting European disabled tourists for diving

Posted 20.06.17
Hurghada is known as one of the top places for diving and snorkeling and now diving centers are organizing trips for tourists with impaired physical mobility. Despite their disabilities, special training with diving instructors in Hurghada are taking place for the disabled divers to enjoy the marine life, coral reefs and beautiful fish. Hurghada, Safaga and Marsa Alam are the only areas who Read More...

New tourist electronic visa in Egypt set for June 2017

New tourist electronic visa in Egypt set for June 2017

Posted 27.04.17
Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said Egypt will start executing a brand new visa structure on the 1st June which will benefit tourists. "Under this new structure, any visitor around the world will have the right to apply for an electronic visa," Rashed told Al-Masry Al-Youm on the sidelines of the Arab Tourism Forum in Dubai Wednesday. Egypt will show a list of Countries who can enter Egypt Read More...

Why this Egyptian resort is becoming popular again with holidaymakers

Why this Egyptian resort is becoming popular again with holidaymakers

Posted 03.04.17
Thomas Cook has seen bookings to Hurghada shoot up by more than 100 per cent. Egypt has become one of the fastest growing holiday hotspots for Mancunians this summer. Thomas Cook has revealed that bookings to the country have shot up by more than 109 per cent - with the Red Sea destination of Hurghada seeing a resurgence in popularity this year. The second and third fastest growing destin Read More...

New Hurghada to Luxor railway links to benefit tourists in Egypt

New Hurghada to Luxor railway links to benefit tourists in Egypt

Posted 10.03.17
The second largest city in Egypt, Hurghada is set for a new railway line to connect to Luxor which will boost tourism Hesham Arafat said on Tuesday. Hurghada, one of Egypts major hot spots for tourism will benefit from this decision as it will bring more tourist from Luxor to the Red Sea and it will give easier access for tourists in Hurghada to travel to Luxor for excursions. Hesham Afrafat Read More...

Hurghada is named Arab Summer holiday capital 2017

Hurghada is named Arab Summer holiday capital 2017

Posted 24.11.16
As a result of the announcement, tourism activity in the city of Hurghada is expected to rise by an estimated 30% in anticipation of the forthcoming carnivals and other events scheduled the Arab organizations nomination of Hurghada as Arab Holiday summer capital Ahram online reveal. Omaima El-Houssieny who is the spokesperson of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism explained that the Arab-Tourism O Read More...

Go Investment reveal positive property sales figures in Hurghada since Brexit

Go Investment reveal positive property sales figures in Hurghada since Brexit

Posted 26.09.16
Top London property firm Go Investment enter into hotel development in Hurghada as property investment hits its peak in the red sea resort, since brexit. Brexit has inevitably had a huge impact on the pound, which has weakened significantly against other popular global currencies such as the USD and the Euro. The depreciation of the pound has seen people who are purchasing properties in Europe an Read More...

Big international chain of resorts enter the Hurghada market

Big international chain of resorts enter the Hurghada market

Posted 20.09.16
River Rock Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Kimidar Group on new management agreements for three resorts in Egypts Red Sea riviera town, Hurghada. River Rock Hotels & Resorts currently operates a portfolio of 15 halal properties across the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and the Caribbean. The new signing will mark River Rocks debut in Hurghada. The three Hurghada-based property are the Par Read More...

Wind powered energy project in Hurghada

Wind powered energy project in Hurghada

Posted 16.08.16
It is widely reported by the Egyptian news media that plans are in motion to establish the premier solar powered energy production plant in Egypt. The project which is estimated to cost a whopping 91.6 million USD is to be established at the Red Sea Governorate. The precise location is the site of the present wind powered energy project, north of Hurghada, on the highway that connects El Gouna. Read More...

Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh tourists have a new connection

Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh tourists have a new connection

Posted 14.06.16
It was precisely seven years ago that the ferry service linking Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada was suspended. In a twist of fate, the Ministry of transport announced imminent re-launch and subsequent resumption of the ferry service in the coming week. On the 9th of June, the service will be inaugurated; the event will have the head of the Red Sea Ports Authority and the governors of the Red Sea and Read More...

Real estate in Egypt getting snapped up due to currency

Real estate in Egypt getting snapped up due to currency

Posted 04.04.16
Good news keeps coming for Hisham Naguib and his sales team at Cairo-based real estate company Mountain View. With apartments already snapped up long before they're built, last week's devaluation of the Egyptian pound looks set to boost demand even further. "The pounds devaluation is on everybody's mind, and it's sending demand for real estate off the charts," said Naguib. "Even if banks start Read More...

Aqua Palms Resort in Hurghada gets the Green Light

Aqua Palms Resort in Hurghada gets the Green Light

Posted 21.03.16
Potential property buyers are sure to be attracted by the number of facilities, luxury modern design and excellent payment plans. Go Investment has been working alongside Property Experts in Hurghada to bring an exciting new investment opportunity to the market. The due diligence has been completed and signed off by a leading independent lawyer and Aqua Palms Resort has now been launched. Aqua Read More...

Real Estate Powering Egypts Economy in 2015

Real Estate Powering Egypts Economy in 2015

Posted 09.03.16
In the last few critical years of Egypts history, the growth of its economy has depended heavily on the development of the country's real estate sector. The real estate sector in Egypt is dynamic and reliable, serving as the backbone of the nation's economy despite the political and economic setbacks endured in recent years. The value of real estate investments in Egypt has witnessed a sharp in Read More...

Egypt real estate industry begins to boom as Cityscape hit hit record visitors

Egypt real estate industry begins to boom as Cityscape hit hit record visitors

Posted 26.02.16
In Egypt, property developers are reporting unprecedented activity as a result of residential projects and regeneration developments, many of which are being jointly funded by overseas governments. With essential construction work still required to deliver high profile housing and infrastructure initiatives, the real estate industry is responding to increasing levels of demand following a recen Read More...

China encourages companies to participate in large scale Egyptian projects

China encourages companies to participate in large scale Egyptian projects

Posted 03.02.16
CAIRO -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that the Chinese government encourages and supports qualified enterprises to participate in large-scale projects in Egypt. Xi made the remarks as he met with Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail at a hotel in downtown Cairo. The Chinese president arrived in Egypt Wednesday afternoon for a state visit. "My visit to Egypt is to cement an Read More...

Go Investment help to buy scheme in Egypt helps 100s of first time holiday home owners

Go Investment help to buy scheme in Egypt helps 100s of first time holiday home owners

Posted 13.10.15
After helping 100s of British buyers purchase holiday homes in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, Go Investment have extended the help to buy scheme until December 2015. Go Investments help-to-buy scheme was only temporarily to give first time buyers a chance to purchase a dream holiday home in the all year sunshine giving anybody a help to get on the overseas property Read More...

British Airways Launches Direct Flights to Sharm El Sheikh and On Business Program

British Airways Launches Direct Flights to Sharm El Sheikh and On Business Program

Posted 07.10.15
British Airways, one of the world's leading international premium airlines, continues to reaffirm its commitment to the Egyptian market, most recently with the launch of direct flights from London Gatwick to the popular Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh operating on British Airways' fleet of Airbus A320. In addition to its latest, fr Read More...

Egypts Property Market Emerges Stronger and stronger

Egypts Property Market Emerges Stronger and stronger

Posted 27.08.15
Egypt, a country that witnessed one of the worst chaos during the Arab Spring at the dawn of the decade, is witnessing a surge in interest from global property developers and real estate investors looking for bargains. 'With confidence in the economy returning, the largest population in the Arab world, demand for housing remaining high at all income levels and tourism growing again', Ian Albert Read More...

Go Investment among the biggest real Estate companies at Red Seas first ever property exhibition

Go Investment among the biggest real Estate companies at Red Seas first ever property exhibition

Posted 25.08.15
Hurghada city in The Red Sea was chosen to be the host of this expo after studying the market and analyzing the need of the Red Sea area for this kind of service. Most of the residents of Hurghada city have come from all over Egypt (around 600 000 employees in all different sectors) plus Hurghada city has the highest concentration of foreign investors in Egypt The expo is held at the conference Read More...

Real estate in Egypt set to rise due to new Suez canal

Real estate in Egypt set to rise due to new Suez canal

Posted 11.08.15
As Egypt celebrates the rewards of a sustained period of endurance following historic official opening of the new Suez Canal, this national victory signals a wave of new opportunities for the countrys major real estate developers who are being tasked with satisfying the demand for new facilities in surrounding areas. With huge pro Read More...

Hurghada hotels fully booked during the holiday with 97 percent occupancy rate

Hurghada hotels fully booked during the holiday with 97 percent occupancy rate

Posted 13.07.15
'Queen and pearl of tourist cities' This is how named by the Arab Center for Media tourism, having won Best Arab tourist destination for 2015, according to a poll conducted by the Center among a number of other tourist cities. Hurghada experiencing heavy demand from foreign tourists and Egyptians in Al-Fitr holiday season; to spend the holiday on the most beautiful beaches of the tourist cities Read More...

Hurghada is officially top spot on the Red Sea

Hurghada is officially top spot on the Red Sea

Posted 26.06.15
Tourists visiting Red Sea area last year spent 73.8m nights compared to 26m nights in 2013 The Red Sea Chamber of Hotels targets increasing its share of the tourists visiting Egypt in 2015 to 50%, according to a Ministry of Tourism official. This will occur through marketing campaigns implemented by the companies which work in the area, the official said. The total number of tourists who Read More...

Uk trusted agent fully launch luxury development in Hurghada

Uk trusted agent fully launch luxury development in Hurghada

Posted 16.06.15
The UKs leading selling agents in Hurghada Go Investment has fully launched Phase one of the Jewel Makadi due to the demand from investors. Jewel Makadi Resort is the newest development in Makadi Bay, Hurghada. The sea view luxury development will be completed in three phases and is located in the up-market area of Makadi Bay in Hurghada. It will be comprised of more than 500 units, consisting Read More...

Cairo Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh expand airports due to huge increase in tourism for the future

Cairo Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh expand airports due to huge increase in tourism for the future

Posted 10.06.15
Official opening will be in March 2016, airport capacities are being expanded to promote tourism. Cairo International Airports Terminal 2 will witness its soft opening in November this year, with the official opening expected in March 2016. The soft opening comes as part of the Ministry of Civil Aviations plan to expand the absorptive capacity of its airports. The ministrys plan aims to r Read More...

Egypt Tourism ministry targets 20 million tourists, $26bn income in 2020

Egypt Tourism ministry targets 20 million tourists, $26bn income in 2020

Posted 23.04.15
The Ministry of Tourism is seeking to increase Egypts annual tourist influx to 20 million tourists and raise tourism income to $26bn by 2020, according to a cabinet statement Tuesday. Minister of Tourism, Khaled Rami, met with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb to review a report on the ministrys strategic plan for the coming phase. Earlier in April, Rami told Daily News Egypt that Egypt is targe Read More...

Red Sea governorate approves beginning of developments of Sheraton Hurghada Hotel

Red Sea governorate approves beginning of developments of Sheraton Hurghada Hotel

Posted 14.04.15
The Red Sea governorate agreed to provide a construction work licence for the Sheraton Hotel and Resort project to the Saudi-Egyptian Company for Red Sea Investments, according to a company official. The official added that the company will inject EGP 2bn to the development of the resort located on the area of 82 acres in northern Hurghada. Daily News Egypt revealed in the middle of March th Read More...

Over 40 British companies launch trade mission to Egypt, biggest in over 10 years

Over 40 British companies launch trade mission to Egypt, biggest in over 10 years

Posted 31.03.15
Britain launched its largest trade mission to Egypt in over a decade on Tuesday, involving more than 40 companies from the top foreign investor in the Arab world's most populous country. The meeting in a palace-turned-hotel focused on developing the energy, real estate and construction sectors, as well as drumming up foreign involvement in a vaunted expansion of the Suez Canal that aims to crea Read More...

Pepsi Invests $500 million in Egypt

Pepsi Invests $500 million in Egypt

Posted 18.03.15
PepsiCo has announced that it will invest $US 500 million in Egypt in 2015, a day after Coca-Cola similarly announced it would be investing $US 500 million. General Manage of the PepsiCo North East Africa and Egypt Business Unit Ahmed El-Sheikh told Reuters at the Egyptian Economic Development Conference (EEDC) that PepsiCo plans to expand its production in Egypt. El-Sheikh added that in 201 Read More...

Hurghada wins award for top tourist destination in the Arab world

Hurghada wins award for top tourist destination in the Arab world

Posted 03.03.15
The Arab Centre for Tourism Media in Dubai has selected Egypts Hurghada, the city overlooking the Red Sea, the top tourist destination in the Arab world for the year 2015. Hurghada was in close competition with the Algerian city of Oran. The final stage of the competition took place in November 2014. The results were announced on Sunday. Hurghada preceded Oran by 28 votes in the competition in Read More...

Egypt tourists rose in December 2014

Egypt tourists rose in December 2014

Posted 20.02.15
The number of tourists visiting Egypt reached approximately 786,000 tourists during December 2014, compared to 677,700 during December 2013. This represents a 15.3% increase, according to a statement from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) Wednesday. The rate of tourists from Eastern Europe was 39.1%, followed by tourists from Western Europe in second place at Read More...

Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh hotel occupancy rates fully stable

Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh hotel occupancy rates fully stable

Posted 09.02.15
Occupancy rates for hotels in Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh stabilised this week between 50%-60% while declining to 25% in Cairo and 30% in Luxor, a tourism ministry official said. The official said that occupancy rates in the Red Sea and South Sinai are stable compared to last week, and did not decline due to the fourthanniversary of the January 25 Revolution. According to the Egyptian Hotel Read More...

Hilton to open new hotel in Egypt

Hilton to open new hotel in Egypt

Posted 09.02.15
Top hotel Chain still expanding due to promising forecasts for Egypt in 2015. On his outlook for 2015, Muhr added that Hilton Worldwide has been successfully operating in the Egyptian market for over 50 years, and is committed to sustain and expand its operations locally. 'We are planning to open a new hotel in Egypt this year; Hilton Alexandria Kings Ranch, with a further five hotels curren Read More...

Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are now the most popular areas in Egypt visited by British tourists

Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are now the most popular areas in Egypt visited by British tourists

Posted 03.12.14
Efforts have been stepped up to attract 1 million tourists from Britain this year through a presence in the World Travel Market. The Ministry of Tourism is hoping to increase tourist arrivals from Britain this year to 1 million tourists, up from 850,000 last year, according to a ministry official. The official is currently attending the World Travel Market (WTM) bourse in London, which is he Read More...

Disney in Egypt to attract even more investors

Disney in Egypt to attract even more investors

Posted 20.11.14
Presence of Disney World shows in Egypt is important message for investors that Egypt is safe and stable, says Salman Disney World shows in Egypt sends an important message to domestic and international investors to Egypt that the country is safe and stable for investments, according to Investment Minister Ashraf Salman. Salman added that the shows are particularly important for tourism inve Read More...

Egypt wins third best winter destination on TripAdvisor

Egypt wins third best winter destination on TripAdvisor

Posted 10.11.14
UKs periodical The Independent has published a report based on the worldwide travel forum by TripAdvisor users on the top places to visit during winter, especially for a Christmas vacation. The Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh came in 3rd place on TripAdvisors users top choices to visit in winter, after NYC and Paris. The list also included Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for 4th p Read More...

Egypt and Ireland sign the agreement for the exchange of air services

Egypt and Ireland sign the agreement for the exchange of air services

Posted 16.10.14
Egypt and Ireland signed yesterday the agreement for the exchange of air services that will pave the way for direct flights between the two airports in the Irish capital Dublin in the presence of the Egyptian ambassador and the Egyptian delegation of the Ministry of Civil Aviation . It is expected that this agreement will promote tourism to Egypt and to increase trade with Ireland and increasin Read More...

Cairo to Cape Town Highway: From Vision to Reality in 2015

Cairo to Cape Town Highway: From Vision to Reality in 2015

Posted 01.10.14
Egypts Minister of Transportation has announced that the Cairo - Cape Town Highway will commence trial operations at the start of 2015. Also known as the Trans-African Highway, the road network, being developed with the collaboration of the African Union, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank, will be 10,228 kilometers in length, connecting Egypt and Read More...

Why its prime time to invest in Egypt now

Why its prime time to invest in Egypt now

Posted 17.09.14
Warren Buffets sound business advice for picking good stock might apply perfectly in the case of a start-up looking to expand internationally. When scouting for a location for its second African office, Infomineo settled, rather quickly, on Egypt as a logical choice to fortify the companys geographical footprint on the continent. Arguably, Egypt has weathered the storm relatively peacefully com Read More...

What the top airlines say about Hurghada

What the top airlines say about Hurghada

Posted 11.09.14
Low cost holidays say..... Holidays to Hurghada will make a memorable beach and diving holiday on Egypts beautiful Red Sea coastline. This popular resort on the Red Sea was originally a small fishing village but is now one of Egypts main tourist destinations and youll find plenty to keep you busy on a holiday to Hurghada. The resort is also an excellent choice for people planning to combine Read More...

Egypt announces big development projects

Egypt announces big development projects

Posted 26.08.14
Egyptian government announces another big development project - a multi-use airport city to be completed by 2020. Egypts government plans to build an airport city around Cairos international airport at a cost of LE80 billion, said Mahmoud Essmat, Chief Executive Officer of the Holding Company for Airports and Aviation. The projects consultancy, AECOM, has already completed the feasibility st Read More...

Jewel Makadi Resort is released in Egypt due to high demand from foreign property investors

Jewel Makadi Resort is released in Egypt due to high demand from foreign property investors

Posted 13.08.14
Go Investment have unveiled the latest property investment opportunity in Hurghada, which is increasingly becoming the most sought after holiday destination in Egypt Hurghada is gaining major importance as a tourist destination in Egypt and is fast becoming popular among tourists who love the beaches, watersports and the year round sunshine. Industry experts predict that 2014 will see the retu Read More...

Egypts hotel occupancy rates soar to 100 perecent in 190 hotels

Egypts hotel occupancy rates soar to 100 perecent in 190 hotels

Posted 31.07.14
"Egypts tourism is soaring at the moment meaning owning an apartment in the touristic areas equals money spinner in regards to rental income" - Go Investment Arab, Egyptian and foreign bookings have raised the occupancy rates at Sharm el-Sheikh resorts during Eid al-Fitr to 100 percent; demand was so high hotel room prices were raised 25 percent, according to the Egyptian Tourism Authoritys Ahm Read More...

Egypt voted Best Country in the World

Egypt voted Best Country in the World

Posted 24.07.14
The Egyptians can be proud of their country as it has been voted Best Country in the World last night (Wednesday July, 23) during the annual WCA ceremony. The Egyptian people were also voted Nicest people on the planet. More than a hundred prizes have been awarded during the 2014 World Countries Awards, the most prestigious international award ceremony in the world. A night to remember for the Read More...

An American A lister to shoot scenes for a film premier in Egypts Hurghada

An American A lister to shoot scenes for a film premier in Egypts Hurghada

Posted 18.07.14
A Hologram for the King, a film by German director Tom Tykwer and starring Tom Hanks, will showcase Hurghadas underwater reefs The Tourism Ministry is planning to help film companies shoot movies in Egypt with the aim of promoting the countrys tourist destinations. The first of these projects will be the movie A Hologram for the King, starring by Tom Hanks and directed by German director T Read More...

Egypts cost of living

Egypts cost of living

Posted 14.07.14
Go Investment sell lots of properties in Egypt and a frequent question asked about Egypt is "How much do things cost"? This is a very good question because if you buy a holiday home abroad, you dont want to be stung with huge electricity bills or be charged an arm and a leg for dinner out with the family. You will see in the list below the affordability of living or visiting Egypt. Rest Read More...

New terminal at Hurghada Airport to keep up with tourism

New terminal at Hurghada Airport to keep up with tourism

Posted 14.07.14
Chairman of Egyptian company for airports Adel Mahgoub said Hurghada International Airport will see development soon and that experimental operation of Terminal 2 will take place before official operation in October. The building contains 7.5 million passengers and will reach up to 13 million passengers annually after the development. It will include 11 gates linked to passenger boarding b Read More...

Egypt tourism improved in May

Egypt tourism improved in May

Posted 28.06.14
Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou said tourism has improved last May compared to last April due to promotional efforts by the ministry. He said tourism from Kuwait was increased by 49 percent, Saudi Arabia 13 percent, Sudan 19 percent, UAE 3 percent and Jordan 3 percent. "We are organizing many events in Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada to promote Arab tourism," he said. "And the Ministry of Aviat Read More...

Real estate in Egypt facing price jumps on rising building materials costs

Real estate in Egypt facing price jumps on rising building materials costs

Posted 16.06.14
Real estate experts expect price jumps in properties, as government price rises for petroleum push up the cost of building materials. Price rises of 30% pushed up by increases in construction materials costs are predicted for the real estate market, according to Tarek Shoukry, chairman of Arabia Group. He added that reductions in energy subsidies outlined in the draft budget for the 2014/201 Read More...

Egyptians urged to cover up as heat wave hits the country

Egyptians urged to cover up as heat wave hits the country

Posted 03.06.14
Egypt braces for hot weather, with Tuesday and Wednesday temps topping 40 Celsius Egypt is expected to be hit by a scorching heat wave on Tuesday and Wednesday, says the states meteorological authority (EMA). According to weather forecasters, daytime temperatures will range from 38 to 40 Celsius on Tuesday across most Egyptian governorates, while night time temperatures will range from 26 to Read More...

Is now the perfect time to buy property in Egypt

Is now the perfect time to buy property in Egypt

Posted 15.05.14
SODIC is one of the largest real estate development companies listed on the Egyptian Stock Exchange, launching projects targeting strata that earn above-average income. A pair of deals made last week by the American firm Ripplewood to buy large stakes in Development and Investment (SODIC), 2.3% and 9.4% respectively, has helped boost optimism regarding near term Egyptian real estate sector grow Read More...

Hurghada due to spend millions on new airport due to popular demand to the city

Hurghada due to spend millions on new airport due to popular demand to the city

Posted 09.05.14
Hurghada this year have announced more flights from the UK and Europe due to popular demand of tourists to the city and already have started the process by adding extra flights from Birmingham International airport early this year. Orascom Construction Industries has secured a new contract to build a complete airfield at Hurghada International Airport in Egypt worth EGP 532 million (USD 87 mill Read More...

Hurghadas new marina at its best

Hurghadas new marina at its best

Posted 25.04.14
Hurghada Marina Starting from June 2008 Hurghada Marina offers the City of Hurghada a new look, a place where the tourist and also the residents can walk in the afternoon and breath fresh sea air at night away from the noise of Sakala without anybody disturbing. Whenever you feel like having a rest on the sea side in a cozy restaurant admiring contours of fine yachts and boats, spend your l Read More...

Hurghada set for international port and first phase of Safaga ports to open in June

Hurghada set for international port and first phase of Safaga ports to open in June

Posted 22.04.14
The Hurghada port and the first phase of the newly developed Safaga port will be inaugurated in June, the Ministry of Transportation announced late Monday in an official statement. Head of the Red Sea Ports Authority (RSPA) Hassan Fallah also pointed out that 95% of the ongoing developmental projects in Hurghada ports have been completed. Minister of Transportation Ibrahim El-Demeiry visited t Read More...

Hurghada International airport is developing due to the amount of airline increases

Hurghada International airport is developing due to the amount of airline increases

Posted 11.03.14
WOW - I didn't realise how many airlines fly to and from Hurghada International Airport After over a week researching, I have managed to list all airlines with the countries who fly into Hurghadas main airport SERVICES FROM UK Astraeus - UK EasyJet - UK Thomas Cook Airlines - UK Thomson Airways - UK Viking Airlines - UK AIRLINES FROM EGYPT AMC Airlines - Cha Read More...

Hurghada opens one of the biggest cable parks in the world

Hurghada opens one of the biggest cable parks in the world

Posted 26.02.14
100s of metres of cable, the latest obstacles and speeds up to 60 kph guarantee exhilarating rides Water skiing and wakeboarding usually involve a fast boat and lots of crashing on the water. While zooming around on the water behind a slick speedboat is great fun, it is a little noisy, and a stretch of water cannot facilitate many boats at the same time. To create a way for more people to enjo Read More...

Egypts arrivals will increase by 3 million in 2014

Egypts arrivals will increase by 3 million in 2014

Posted 18.02.14
Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou said he expects that the number of tourists arriving in Egypt to increase to 12.5 million as opposed to 9.5 million last year. The minister made the statement during the opening of the 33rd edition of the International Heath Hotel Expo, which will run until 7 February. The expo includes the latest technological advances in the tourism sector and is considered a Read More...

The statue of liberty was originally  meant to go to Egypt not the US

The statue of liberty was originally meant to go to Egypt not the US

Posted 14.01.14
No, Miss Liberty of Statue of Liberty fame wasnt always imagined as the scowling, linebacker-throated Midwestern matron of steely spiky Germanic stock that she is today. She was supposed to look like an Arab peasant, robed in the folds of Muslim precepts. She wasn't even supposed to be eternally standing at the entrance of New York Harbor, warning new arrivals to the New World about New Jersey to Read More...

million of  tourists visited Red Sea in 2013

million of tourists visited Red Sea in 2013

Posted 12.01.14
Hurghada, Egypt: As many as 3.236 million tourists have checked in hotels and resorts in the Red Sea last year, a recent report revealed. The peak was in May with 366,000 tourists, while the lowest point was in September with only 93,000 tourists visiting the city, a report issued by the tourist department at the Red Sea city hall. Source:thecairopost.com Read More...

255 new property millionaires every day in Britain

255 new property millionaires every day in Britain

Posted 19.12.13
The number of property millionaires in Britain climbed by one third in 2013, according to Zoopla - the equivalent of 255 per day. 92,985 homeowners became property millionaires this year, according to the UK portals research, as UK house prices continue to rise. Indeed, strong demand for prime real estate has driven almost 100,000 property values over the GBP 1 million mark. The total number o Read More...

Monarch airways say Hurghada is the most visited touristic destination in Egypt

Monarch airways say Hurghada is the most visited touristic destination in Egypt

Posted 16.12.13
Monarch, the leading scheduled leisure airline, has announced an expansion of its route network for summer 2014. A number of new destinations will operate for the first time, while some existing destinations will be served from more airports. Monarch Airlines will operate a twice weekly service to Hurghada (Tuesday and Friday) from Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester airports from 2nd May Read More...

Secret tomb belonging to Egypt discovered 4,500 years after it was sealed off from the world

Secret tomb belonging to Egypt discovered 4,500 years after it was sealed off from the world

Posted 01.11.13
A huge limestone tomb belonging to an important Egyptian physician has been discovered. Archaeologists at Abusir Archaeological Cemetery at Giza have unearthed the final resting place of Shepseskaf ankh that has been undisturbed for 4,500 years. The generous size of the tomb, which is 69 by 45 feet long and 13 feet high, indicates the importance of the ancient medical professional, who was H Read More...

Monarch airways demand more flights to Hurghada

Monarch airways demand more flights to Hurghada

Posted 08.10.13
Monarch, the leading scheduled leisure airline, has announced plans to launch a route to Hurghada for summer 2014 from Birmingham Airport. Flights will be available to book from 4th October 2013. The brand new destination, Hurghada, will operate a twice weekly service (Tuesday and Friday) from Birmingham Airport from 2nd May 2014. Hurghada is almost unrecognizable from its past life and has gro Read More...

Fifteen reasons why Egypts property sales are increasing

Fifteen reasons why Egypts property sales are increasing

Posted 04.10.13
As Go Investment are one of the biggest property sellers in Hurghada, we know what people want to buy, see and want from their purchase. For the past month and a half we have seen a rise in property sales in Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada, not just from lifestyle clients wanting a holiday home, but also from pure investors wanting to see a big return for their investment. We as a company and y Read More...

Egypt Tourism grows despite political concerns

Egypt Tourism grows despite political concerns

Posted 22.08.13
Despite concerns of political unrest, tourist numbers were up 16.4% year on year in June, according to the latest bulletins of Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Tuesday. The bulletin reported that the total number of tourists visiting Egypt in June reached 988,573, up from 849, 521 the previous June. According to CAPMAS, Western Europe provided the lions share Read More...

Nothing will effect Hurghada and the tourism in Egypt

Nothing will effect Hurghada and the tourism in Egypt

Posted 15.08.13
Maj. Gen. Mahdi Tawfiq Secretary General of the Chamber of tourism companies in the Red Sea, that flights are going on a regular basis, where there are no canceled flights reservations. He pointed out that Hurghada International Airport keep getting, Thursday, August 15, 8,000 tourists of different nationalities on board 52 aircraft of various European capitals. Tawfiq said that tourism comp Read More...

Hurghada hotels hit rates of 95 percent  occupancy

Hurghada hotels hit rates of 95 percent occupancy

Posted 11.08.13
Hurghada International Airport witnessed Thursday the arrival of 11,250 tourists of multiple nationalities onboard 74 planes. Airport manager Samy Abdel-Moneim told state news agency MENA that the airport witnessed an increase in flights Thursday, reaching 148 - 74 of which from international airports, and 10 arriving from domestic Egyptian airports. Hundreds of buses arrived at the airport Read More...

Egypt Tourists rises over 5 percent

Egypt Tourists rises over 5 percent

Posted 07.08.13
The number of tourists visiting Egypt in April rose to 1.1 million compared to 1 million in the same month last year, according to a report by the Central Agency of Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). Egypts Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has approved new plans to target tourists from the Arab Gulf starting after the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The plan includes initiatives by the go Read More...

Egypt Billionaire Sawiris Family to Invest Like Never Before

Egypt Billionaire Sawiris Family to Invest Like Never Before

Posted 21.07.13
Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris, whose family controls the sprawling Orascom corporate empire, said he and his brothers will be "investing in Egypt like never before" The Orascom group of companies is one of the biggest private sector employers in Egypt - providing more than 100,000 Egyptians with jobs according to Sawiris, who now runs a new investment firm Orascom Telecom, Media and Technology Read More...

Egypt and Germany sign 165m euro agreement

Egypt and Germany sign 165m euro agreement

Posted 17.05.13
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf Al-Araby signed a 165m euro financial and technical cooperation agreement with German Ambassador Michael Bock in Cairo on Sunday "in order to enhance bilateral relations", confirmed Magdi Al-Sayyed from the German Embassy in Cairo. "The German government granted 240m Euros to Egypt as part of a new debt swap programme," said Al-Araby to Read More...

Number of tourists visiting Egypt increases by 12 per cent

Number of tourists visiting Egypt increases by 12 per cent

Posted 19.04.13
The number of tourists visiting Egypt in February 2013 grew 12% compared to the same month last year, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported on Monday. The states official statistical agency showed that a total of 845,000 tourists visited Egypt in February 2013, slightly higher than the 753,000 who visited Egypt the year before. The report said that the T Read More...

Student housing investment doubles in the UK

Student housing investment doubles in the UK

Posted 18.03.13
Investment in student housing more than doubled last year as it emerged as a relative safe haven despite declining numbers of students. A record GBP2.7bn was invested in 2012, a 125pc increase on 2011 according to property agent CBRE. This was despite the number of applicants for the 2012-13 academic year falling 6.6pc to 653,600 according to UCAS figures. "Although the number of student a Read More...

Egypt sees 60 per cent property rise

Egypt sees 60 per cent property rise

Posted 07.03.13
The Egyptian property market is seeing "unprecedented" growth, according to local agents. Speaking to Al-Shorfa, experts attributed the growth to the expanding population, which is causing demand for housing to increase. As a result, construction is on the up, rising by 60 per cent at the end of 2012 compared to 2012, according to the Ministry of Housing. "Construction activity is certainly Read More...

The worlds top 10 most expensive properties

The worlds top 10 most expensive properties

Posted 11.02.13
When we see Cribs or watch doorstep celebrity interviews, or accidentally (ahem) catch the tail end of Keeping up With the Kardashians, we all have to mentally readjust to lives lived in huge, white rooms, beside swimming pools, where people routinely spend a million dollars or more on a house that could, at a pinch, house the 82nd Airborne (the SEALS could train in one of the many attractive swim Read More...

The best performing asset in the UK  property market

The best performing asset in the UK property market

Posted 11.02.13
We are proud to introduce another amazing chance to invest in student accomadation in the UK, the second phase of a 27 million GBP redevelopment project in the heart of Liverpool City Centre which follows the success of our previous development, launched in March 2012 and now completely sold out. As expected of our developments, it offers extremely high quality student residences specifically t Read More...

Bill Gates leads $1bn investment in Egyptian construction

Bill Gates leads $1bn investment in Egyptian construction

Posted 01.02.13
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and Americas richest man, has joined a band of international investors staking as much as US$2 billion (Dh7.34bn) on Egypts future with a major investment in one of the countries biggest construction and fertilizer companies. Mr Gates and a group of American investors bought $1bn worth of shares in OCI, a new company to be listed in Amsterdam. Until the Read More...

2013s best 5 tips to save you thousands of pounds

2013s best 5 tips to save you thousands of pounds

Posted 17.01.13
Go Investment have managed to point 100s of clients in the right direction to earn them thousands of pounds, now here are five tips we have found to help you SAVE money over the next 12 months, allowing you to place what you dont spend to one side, giving you a boost to your savings pot and contribute towards that holiday home or investment. 1. Be wise at the Supermarket There is no avoid Read More...

Turkish investors are in safe hands

Turkish investors are in safe hands

Posted 16.01.13
The number of tourists visiting Turkey has continued to rise according to recent figures from the Tourism Ministry, confirming that the countrys booming tourism industry is continuing to buck the global trend. Foreign arrivals to Turkey increased by 0.37 percent year-on-year in October to an impressive 3.05 million. The upwards trend follows on from a successful September that saw a 1.73 perce Read More...

Record breaking prices for a beach front apartment

Record breaking prices for a beach front apartment

Posted 10.01.13
Go Investment can proudly announce we have signed contracts with the developers who can bring you beach front, sea views, roof top restaurants and lots more for the unbeatable price starting from just GBP12,616 for a studio. When the developers approached us we knew this was going to be one of the best value for money apartments in Hurghada and maybe even in the world. As we do all of our p Read More...

MORE GOOD NEWS FOR EGYPT AS STOCKS RISE

MORE GOOD NEWS FOR EGYPT AS STOCKS RISE

Posted 05.01.13
Egypts stock index has risen for a third straight session closing at a near five month high as the country continues to solidify economic stability, encouraging more foreign investment. Teymour El-Derini at Naeem Brokerage stated that President Mursi and his new cabinet were a major factor in the rise in stocks, which are currently bringing more foreign investors into the market. He commented: Read More...

Hurghadas is getting bigger

Hurghadas is getting bigger

Posted 05.01.13
Hurghada just keeps getting bigger and better.. Hurghada airport has rapidly growing passenger numbers. Building a new terminal and a 4000meters runways is a good and needed addition for this airport. Construction of a new terminal at a cost of $300 million with an annual passenger capacity of 7.5 million. The planned opening date is 2012/2013. Construction of a second 4,000m runway. Read More...

Great news for Egyptian investors

Great news for Egyptian investors

Posted 05.01.13
Tourism in Egypt is on track to witness a comeback this coming winter amid latest efforts made by the State Ministry of Antiquities State's Center for Statistics recently reported that the number of foreign tourists coming to Egypt increased in the first half of the year by 26.8 percent compared with same period last year, reaching 5.2 million. Founder of the Tour Leaders Association Momen Read More...

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