As you all know, June 12th marks the Awards Ceremony for Egypt’s Entrepreneur Awards the first Egyptian awards to honor the brightest entrepreneurs in town in all fields. First things first, let’s get to know our finalists in the tourism domain.
Ahmed Yehia – Eco Nubia
After 14 years of corporate life, Ahmed decided to quit it and start Eco Group, a tour operator for ecotourism, which took guests to have a real connection to nature like camping in the Western Desert or Scuba Diving in the Red Sea. A passion for traveling and a master’s degree in cultural heritage management focusing on using heritage in tourism has led Ahmed Yehia to create Eco Nubia, his first ecolodge that he builds in Aswan, specifically on the island of Bigeh that has panoramic views of the famous Philae temple. A unique experience is waiting for you to not only enjoy a Sustainable tourism experience but to have a real connection to History & Nature through the Nubian heritage and culture manifested in every detail: architecture, food, and community centers
Youssef Fayez – Les Concierges Egypt
With a B.A. in Tourism & Hotel management from Canada and over 12 years of experience in tourism and hospitality, Youssef Fayez has had his share of experience in travel and concierge-related services. After gaining a lot of knowledge from his position as the vice president of Eastmar, a well-known travel company in Egypt, Youssef has gone on to start his own business in 2012. He founded Les Concierges Egypt that is considered the first corporate concierges’ company In Egypt. Providing all kind of services from financial advisory and corporate concierges to residential concierges that assures a luxurious stay, through taking care of every detail: dinner reservations, chauffeurs and taxis, bill payments, theatre tickets, gifts and everything you need to enhance your experience
Mohamed Kaoud – Egyliere Travel
A B.A from the Faculty of Economics at Cairo University, a Management of Hospitality Operations Diploma from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, and a master’s in Marketing at Webster University in London later, Mohamed Kaoud decided to come back to Egypt to establish Egyliere Travel. But not before gaining an astonishing work experience in London, he worked at luxury hotels to become nominated as one of the top hoteliers under 30 in the UK. Egylière Travel offers prestigious travel services with the possibility of customizing your own trip and aims to be one of the best travel services providers in Egypt and in North Africa. A team of international executives from the United Kingdom, Italy, Egypt, and Switzerland under the leadership of Kaoud is making its number one goal to offer an excellent service to its customers and continue to grow in the years to come
Good luck to all three ambitious and pioneering men. You are already winners!
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