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Bahaa Tahoun: new royal names for Montazah beaches (photos) The launch of the “Slow Tourism” conference in Alexandria: New programs to create sustainable tourism for the Montazah areaThis came during a press conference held at the headquarters of the Montazah Gardens, on Wednesday, to clarify the axes of developing the tourist park, as the parks will be officially opened to visitors starting from next September 1 after a 5-month closure due to the new Corona virus with the application of all precautionary measures and preventive controls to confront the virus, including Prevent entry of any visitor without the medical mask (muzzle). Tahoun added that the new names that will be launched on the beaches come in line with the development plan to be implemented in the park, in line with the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, to develop the area and make it a global tourist destination available to all the people.He explained that, today, Wednesday, the Montazah area was handed over to the authority responsible for the development work, which is scheduled to take only a year, according to President Sisi’s announcement.Concerning the operating system and exploitation after the development project, “Tahoun” said that there would be no usufruct system after today and that the system in effect after the development is “Day Use” – one day, with an emphasis that the park will be available to all citizens, indicating that it will be Ticket reservation and entry through an application installed on mobile devicesIn turn, Rizk Al-Tarabishi, the head of the Journalists Syndicate in Alexandria, said that the new Montazah Gardens development project will turn it into a global tourist destination with the aim of placing it on the world tourism map to be added to open attractions and major hotels in the governorate, especially in light of the approval of the World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Tourism to raise the operational strength For hotels in Alexandria to 75% as a result of their commitment to the controls and precautionary measures established in this regard.
Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper publishes the features of the proposed “developing the park area” project to turn it into a global tourist destination. The project includes the establishment of a tea island, the establishment of a global yacht marina, the establishment of the Alexandria Eye at a height of 65 meters, the development of the royal gardens, the development of archaeological buildings and the Yacht Museum (Pride of the Sea) of the King Farouk, developing the Palestine Hotel, increasing the number of rooms, developing the Salamlek Palace Hotel, increasing the number of rooms, developing the Palma Resort, which includes 225 hotel rooms – 16 suites – 6 villas – an exhibition and celebrations center.The project also includes the establishment of a tropical garden, the establishment of a hanging garden, the development of the royal greenhouse, the establishment of a sports club, the establishment of an open and developing corniche, the establishment of 650 cabins on the beaches of Aida, Nefertiti and Nefertari, the interest in the rare trees present and their care from diseases and the addition of other types of trees that save water with the implementation of modern sustainable irrigation systems using clean energy .The project aims to take advantage of this distinct area owned by Egypt, and develop it to match the world’s largest parks and turn it into a new destination for inbound tourism in the Mediterranean.