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Egypt Introduced Incentives to Attracts Visitors This Summer

A woman standing in-front of the entrance to the Pyramids and Museum in Egypt.

Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities of Egypt has temporarily reduced the cost of tourist visas in June, July and August. It has also halved entry fess to all archaeological sites and museums.

Such decisions was taken as an incentive to attract visitors back to the country in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. As stated the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities has reduced the entrance visa from USD 25 to USD 15. It has also waived rents for bazaars and cafes and halving entrance fees for visitors.

There will be a gradual resumption of some activities from mid-June, and it will also consider the return of in-house dining at restaurants with strict safety measures later in June”

Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, Egypt

The Hospitality industry in Egypt is expecting an in increase of tourist arrival, yet forecast shows 25% occupancy for the month has they re-opened on 18th May 2020, to see and increase up-to 50% from 1st June 2020.

Egypt has put in place new hygiene standard regulations for hotels and they must follow the health guidelines laid out by the Egyptian government and the World Health Organisation. They have to undergo mandatory sterilization before re-opening, and incoming guests will undergo temperature tests for COVID-19. The number of occupants in each hotel room has been capped at two adults and one child.

Strict measure are put in place by the hotels to adhere to the regulations and for the safety of their guest. Such measures include Minimum of 02 Adults and 01 Child in one room. Masks , Gloves and Protective Equipment for staffs and guests , contactless check in and most importantly each hotel must have a residential health specialist to respond to emergencies. With these measures in place , the hotels must pass an audit to ensure they are meeting the new hygiene standards.

Home of the ancient Pharaohs, Egypt is a dazzling destination of temples and tombs that wow all who visit. The country has so much for travelers to see and do, it’s the perfect destination for a mix of activities combining culture, adventure, and relaxation.

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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