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  • BBC Travel chose Egypt as the best place to visit this year, especially with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
  • Communications Minister Amr Talaat and Khaled el Anani, the Tourism and Antiquities Minister, met Sunday to discuss a joint mechanism of action to upgrade the portal of the newly merged Tourism and Antiquities Ministry.
  • Akagera National Park received more than 49,000 visitors and generated USD 2.5 million in park revenue last year, a 25 percent increase compared to 2018. The park’s management said that the revenues made last year account for about 90 percent of their annual budget.
  • The UN World Tourism Organization revealed that Egypt’s tourism sector saw a remarkable 21 percent growth in 2019, welcoming 13.6 million visitors, according to a report released on 20 January 2020.
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that Hyatt plans to grow its Americas brand portfolio with the expected opening of more than 50 full service and select service hotels in 2020 and the addition of more than 140 additional hotels to its pipeline of hotels expected to open by 2022.