Newsletter of Egypt Tourism July 2012
Newsletter of Egypt Tourism July 2012
Newsletter of Egypt Tourism July 2012
Newsletter of Egypt Tourism July 2012
Newsletter of Egypt Tourism July 2012

Newsletter of Egypt Tourism July 2012

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  • Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority EGYPT THIS MONTHJune 2012 www.egypt.travel Issue 36 Live Colors Egypt THE RED SEA LIKE NEVER BEFORE July . 2012 1
  • Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority News letter Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority News letter Ministries of Tourism Accommodation: and Environment sign a Of the luxurious hotels in Sahl Hasheesh, The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh definitely stands out. Awarded The Most Exclusive cooperation protocol with Hotel in the World by The Most Exclusive Hotels in the World CEDAR Tree Foundation for Guide Book 2001, among other awards, it occupies 48 acres of an all-suite resort. Eco Labels Resembling a contemporary Arabian palace, all with the In line with the constant effort of the Ministry of Tourism pristine marble spaces, domes, columns, arches, atriums, and exerted in the field of ecology, H.E. Mr. Mounir Fakhry fountain pools, the resort is an architects heaven. Abdel Nour, Minister of Tourism, signed a protocol of cooperation in the field of Eco-Label with the Ministry of Environment and the Euro-Arab Organization for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitts Environment, whose CEO is Dr. Nadia Makram Ebeid . This agreement stresses on the importance in the Visit to Egypt empowerment of Egyptian hotels to meet the chal- lenges facing the tourism sector, as one of the main requirements of the European tourism sector is to deal with hotels bearing the Eco Labels. This protocol will help raise awareness on environ- mental requirements regarding waste management, water and electricity rationalization, and most importantly, will help change the concepts regard- ing the importance of preserving the environmental requirements. It will apply international environmental standards in the Egyptian hotels and encourage them to preserve the environment by reducing carbon emissions, waste treatment and energy saving. Two other protocols of cooperation were signed between Cedar Tree Foundation and the Egyptian The two movie stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie vis- Chamber of Tourism Establishments and CEDAR and ited Upper Egypt at the beginning of June where they the travel agencies. arrived to Aswan Airport on a private jet and were The implementation of such protocols will contribute received in the VIP lounge of the terminal. The couple mainly to the development of sustainable tourism in stayed at Aswans Old Cataract Hotel. Egypt as it would be a major factor in the develop- The trip entailed visiting Philae Temple, and the You are walking along a shaded corridor of palatial grounds. Through the marble ment of green tourism, which is currently an important Nubian Museum and eating at the Nubian Beach colonnade to your right, you can see the palms gently swaying against the sand-colored factor in attracting tourists, added Mr. Hisham Zaazou, restaurant. The following day they visited Kom Ombo domed pavilions of your exquisite Arabian palace. On your left is your private pool, and First Deputy Minister of Tourism. and Edfu Temples, expressing their admiration of the on your right, your helpers are preparing your sea view dining pavilion for the guests you Ancient Egyptian monuments. are expecting tonight. As you approach the door, you are greeted with relaxing aromas Following the visit to Aswan, they went to Luxor of exotic incense, and you can hear mystical oriental music. Inside, you take a moment to where they stayed at the Winter Palace Hotel and vis- look around you. Your spacious, lavishly appointed suite succeeds to delight you as always. ited the Western and Eastern Banks of the Nile, Valley A while later, you are soaking in your sunken marble bathtub, rose petals around you. of The Kings and Valley of The Queens, King Tut Ankh Amuns Tomb and Queen Hatshepsuts Temple, in Situated just 20 km south of Hurghada, Sahl Hasheesh is one of Egypts best-kept secrets. addition to Abu Simbel Temple.