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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Tourism Ministry agrees to launch cruise trips between Egypt and Greece

The Tourism Ministry reached an agreement with Greece last week to launch cruise lines between the two countries, international relations advisor to the Tourism Minister Samy Mahmoud tells Al Shorouk. The trips will begin with medium-sized cruise ships carrying 700-800 passengers between Greece and Egypt, via Port Said and Alexandria. The ministry plans to begin using larger ships with a passenger capacity of 2000-5000 individuals by 2019.

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