Egypt is one of the most popular tourist destinations in winter, as the average temperature reaches 23-24 ° C. Egypt is also taking strict precautions to protect visitors from the new coronavirus (COVID-19). All employees of tourist establishments, including hotels, resorts, cafes, restaurants and bazaars, as well as tourist transport in the Red Sea, South Sinai, Luxor and Aswan, have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as hotels and resorts prepare for safe return this winter. . In the following lines, we shed light on four places that tourists should not miss this winter.
Luxor and Aswan
Luxor and Aswan are some of the warmest cities to visit Egypt. They are the best places for winter vacation. The sun rises 11 hours a day in summer and more than 8 hours a day in winter. Luxor and Aswan are located in southern Egypt. There are almost half of all the world’s monuments.
Luxor is known as the world’s largest open-air museum due to its unique archaeological treasures. It is also the second most visited place in Egypt after Cairo. In Luxor, the most popular places to visit are the temples of Karnak and Luxor, as well as the Valley of the Kings and Queens.
In Aswan, tourists can enjoy the Nubian culture, whose inhabitants are famous for their great hospitality and colorful houses. Nubian village is located on the island of Elephantine on the Nile River, near Aswan. One of the most common traditions of the inhabitants of the Nubian village – breeding crocodiles in their homes as pets. Aswan is also known as the Temple of Abu Simbel and the Temple of Kom Ombo.
Sharm el-Sheikh is known for its warm weather and amazing beaches that attract many tourists in winter. Sharm el-Sheikh is one of the most outstanding places in the world for diving. Tourists come to the city every year to enjoy its beautiful mountains, exotic coral reefs, charming clear blue water, chic resorts and beautiful beaches.
Once in Egypt, tourists flock to Dahab, which translates as Gold. The city got its name due to the shiny yellow sand. Dahab is the second most popular diving destination in southern Sinai after Sharm el-Sheikh.
Last week, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched a digital campaign called “Sunny Christmas” on social media platforms to promote the country’s best tourist destinations for the winter of 2022.
Launched by the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Council (ETPB), Sunny Christmas is aimed at tourists from the UK, Germany, Ukraine, Italy, France, Russia and the United States.
Amr El Kadi, director general of Egypt’s Tourism Directorate, said the campaign coincided with the celebration of Christmas and New Year to attract more tourists from abroad.
Al-Qadi said that with the help of a short film and illustrated materials, the campaign showcases the archeological and natural elements of Egyptian tourist destinations, including warm weather, landscapes, ancient relics and a variety of tourist activities.
The company also aims to develop domestic tourism and encourage Egyptians to spend holidays, New Year and Christmas in Egyptian tourist centers, he added.
In addition, Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lamia Kamel noted that the campaign was launched on the most popular social networking platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok and VK.
The ministry seeks to use modern means of promotion to reach more people around the world, Kamel added.
According to her, promotion on social networks also gives the ministry the opportunity to measure audience reach.
Susan Mostafa, general director of planning and follow-up and head of international campaigns at the Egyptian Tourism Development Authority, said promoting tourism through social media through photos, videos and written content is an important part of the ministry’s marketing strategy and that social media pages are inspiring. travelers discover Egypt.