The country joins a the existing list of nations previously approved.
Egypt has rolled up its sleeves in full preparation for tourism to make a comeback, sanitizing its beaches and historical sites and overseeing a slew of constantly updated safety measures. And now its efforts have officially been recognised by the World Travel & Tourism Council which has given #Egypt a literal stamp of approval deeming it as a safe destination for travellers. Other destinations currently on the list include several cities in Spain (Barcelona, Madrid and Seville) a number in Mexico (Cancun, Jalisco and Yucatan), Austria’s Capital Vienna, as well as Panama, Portugal, Turkey, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia and Ukraine. Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khaled al-Anany said, “This decision reflects Egypt's commitment to the safe resumption of inbound tourism with strict comprehensive hygiene safety measures starting July 1, 2020, to its superb, sunny and healthy beaches.”
Receiving a Safe Travels stamp from the WTTC is one thing, keeping it means consistently upholding the strict hygiene, sanitization and cleanliness measures and protocols devised during the COVID-1