Features | Tourism

  • Will Upper Egypt’s Wheel of Fortune Change?
    Investment

    Will Upper Egypt’s Wheel of Fortune Change?

    Wednesday, 15th November 2017

    Cities of Upper Egypt have been overlooked for decades as touristic destinations, especially after the 2011 revolution, despite their wealth in well-preserved archeological sites. However, there are a number of public and private initiatives that aim to promote tourism in these less-frequented cities and towns. Invest-Gate looks into tourism across Upper Egypt, highlighting governmental and private efforts to boost tourism

  • Keeping Up With The Nubian Dream

    Keeping Up With The Nubian Dream

    Monday, 13th November 2017

    With a kind smile on her face, the 30-year-old Nubian wife and mother Marwa Mohamed usually gets up early at 7 am every day, ready to prepare breakfast for the tourists she hosts in her house. After the sharp drop in tourism sector in 2011 and the subsequent economic instability, Mohamed along with many other families in Nubia are currently earning their living by opening their homes to tourists from across the world

  • A Trip Back to a Royal Arabian Night at Al Moudira of Luxor
    Interviews

    A Trip Back to a Royal Arabian Night at Al Moudira of Luxor

    Monday, 13th November 2017

    An authentic oriental architectural design that takes its guests back in time to the enchanted Arabian Nights; Al Moudira Hotel in Luxor has managed to gain popularity in a short period of time, attracting worldwide icons like Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, and Christian Louboutin. Aiming to explore the hidden gems of Upper Egypt, General Manager of Al Moudira boutique hotel Zeina Aboukheir sits with Invest-Gate to share her hotel’s success story, highlighting her views on the hospitality sector's current status and challenges

  • El Gouna Festivities’ Triple Effect: Revive Cinema, Promotes Tourism, Boost Real Estate
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    El Gouna Festivities’ Triple Effect: Revive Cinema, Promotes Tourism, Boost Real Estate

    Monday, 25th September 2017

    Events catering to the interests of high-end potential clients and enthusiasts of young talent may contribute to heightening tourist, as well as, real estate investment inflows in the long term, experts say. Among those is the inaugural edition of the El-Gouna Film Festival, the brainchild of Egyptian billionaire and OTMT Chairman Naguib Sawiris. Invest-Gate looks into what EL-Gouna’s international ongoing events mean for the prospective investment climate nationally and in the resort town.

  • Ease Vacation Rentals Process With Click of a Button

    Ease Vacation Rentals Process With Click of a Button

    Monday, 14th August 2017
    Entrepreneurs with a dream to modernize the booking process for vacation rentals are working to maximize the potential of real estate wealth at premier holiday destinations, primarily the North Coast. Invest-Gate speaks to the founders of Agaztak and Elsa7el.com, highlighting how such tools are altering the opportunities for vacation homeowners and rental consumers alike
  • New El- Alamein City Turns Heads As Egypt’s New Riviera
    Investment

    New El- Alamein City Turns Heads As Egypt’s New Riviera

    Tuesday, 18th July 2017
    On the north-western coast of Egypt near the Marsa Matrouh governorate, workers are racing against time to complete the first phase of a new multi-million-dollar eco-city under development to become Egypt’s “new Riviera”. Invest-Gate pays this promising destination a visit
  • SwanLake North Coast: Where Summer Memories Are Waiting to Happen
    Residential

    SwanLake North Coast: Where Summer Memories Are Waiting to Happen

    Wednesday, 12th July 2017
    Picture the breathtaking luxury of the Far East a few hours away from home, an exclusive community where your family will unwind in the privacy of like-minded neighbors and friends. This is the promise of SwanLake North Coast, a luxurious new beach destination in Egypt to rival any world-class resort.
  • Safety Concerns Discarded over El-Dabaa Nuclear Plant Vicinity
    Residential

    Safety Concerns Discarded over El-Dabaa Nuclear Plant Vicinity

    Sunday, 2nd July 2017
    Egypt’s real estate developers are seeing great potential in the El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant project, believing it to have a lot of economic benefits for the country, as well as, encourage the establishment of residential projects in the El-Dabaa city. However, safety of residences within the vicinity of the plant remains in question. Invest-Gate brings this issue to an end.
  • Egypt’s Vast Museums Across Cairo Renovated to Boost Tourism

    Egypt’s Vast Museums Across Cairo Renovated to Boost Tourism

    Monday, 19th June 2017
    As the world awaits the completion of the Grand Egyptian Museum this year, spanning an area of 117 feddans near the pyramids and hosting artifacts belonging to the vast Egyptian civilizations (some have never been revealed to the world before), Egypt is determined to boost tourism and upgrade its services, renovating many of Cairo’s historical sights. Invest-Gate is pleased to take you on a tour across the capital to explore its best and most unique historical monuments.
  • Egypt’s Hospitality Sector On The Rise Post Float

    Egypt’s Hospitality Sector On The Rise Post Float

    Monday, 19th June 2017
    Egypt’s hospitality sector is taking an upward trend after the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided to float the local currency, making the country cheaper than ever and more appealing to tourists, accordingly increasing demand from international investors and tourists. Invest-Gate gives an overview on the sector pre-and post the devaluation of the EGP