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Egypt agrees with AD Ports to develop Red Sea tourism terminals

Egypt agrees with AD Ports to develop Red Sea tourism terminals

EGYPT initialed an agreement with Abu Dhabi's AD Ports Group to develop, operate and maintain terminals for passengers and cruise lines at the Red Sea ports of Hurghada, Safaga and Sharm El Sheikh, its transport ministry said. The contract will also commit AD Ports Group to develop yacht and cruise ship tourism in Egypt, the ministry statement said. "This contract will contribute to operating cruise lines between Zayed Port and Safaga, Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh and, later, Arabian Gulf ports, Aqaba and Europe and Asia," the statement added, without giving the value or duration of the contract. Egypt last week signed…
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Up to 20,000 Ukrainian tourists in Egypt await return to Europe

Up to 20,000 Ukrainian tourists in Egypt await return to Europe

ARRANGEMENTS are being made to help as many as 20,000 Ukrainian tourists stranded at Egyptian resorts to fly to Europe, Ukrainian embassy officials in Cairo said, adding that many were ready to head to Ukraine to fight Russian forces. The tourists, estimated at between 17,500 and 20,000, are mostly in the Egyptian Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada, with some further south in Marsa Allam. A few have flown out of their own accord but the embassy is working with Egyptian authorities and tourism companies to set up returns to countries neighbouring Ukraine, said the embassy deputy head…
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