Explore Egypt with Wego and Egypt Tourism Authority

March 22, 2022

  • The number of searches from MENA to Egypt on Wego exceeded 2.43 million in March 2022
  • Egypt ranks second in the searched destinations for MENA travelers

Dubai, 22 March 2022: Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Egypt Tourism Authority launch a campaign to get travelers to visit Egypt during all the seasons.

Egypt continues its commitment and efforts in applying stringent health safety and precautionary measures to ensure the safety of citizens and tourists and has been welcoming tourists from the GCC.

The campaign will focus on promoting Egypt as the most preferred destination of choice for Middle Eastern travelers showcasing the various elements of Egypt including warm weather, scenery, and a wide array of activities. The country will be marketed and retargeted on all Wego platforms through both the website and application, including online promotions, and other additional contributions.

Mamoun Hmedan, Chief Commercial Officer and Managing Director, MENA and India at Wego, said: “Over 2.43 million flight and hotel searches from MENA to Egypt were performed on Wego in March, where the country ranked the second most searched destination. We’re delighted to partner with Egypt Tourism Authority, to promote Egypt’s hidden gems including one of the world’s intact temples, museums, and pyramids.”

You can’t think of Egypt without imaging Aswan, Hurghada, Luxor or Sharm El Sheikh. The country is the world’s largest open-air museum and has one of the oldest temples and museums, which are a must see for everyone.

Amr Al-Kady, CEO of Egypt Tourism Authority, commented: “Egypt is intensifying its efforts to boost the tourism sector in the country and attract more tourists through promotional campaigns that highlight the country’s tourist destinations. Through our partnership with Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the region, we will attract more travelers from the Middle East to explore the best of Egypt. The country has been following stringent measures to provide a seamless and safe experience for travelers.”

Suzan Mostafa, General director of Tourism Promotion at Egypt Tourism Authority, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Wego and promote our country through this joint campaign. We will benefit from Wego’s large user base in the MENA region, which will enable us to drive more traffic to Egypt and attract holidaymakers in the winter season.”

Tourists get to enjoy the long-awaited vacation in the country that is known for its great geographical distribution, the Nile River, an incredible 6,695 km gift of sustenance for Egypt as well as the historic temples, the fabulous island reefs, amazing beaches, archeological sites, and much more.