Hubert says Goodbye…

I’ve been urged to stop my activities as editor of the El Gouna Times for the sake of my health. Therefore, I’m sorry to announce that the El Gouna Times Online Magazine will be no longer updated and our forum has been removed from this website. The last two years I’ve spend nearly 10 months in El Gouna. And like many others, I felt in love with this special resort. During this time, I’ve met a lot of wonderful passionate people in El Gouna who are willing to let you feel at home and make your holidays to an unforgettable […]

Spa at El Gouna Golf Club

As of June 1 the renowned Angsana Spa (Banyan Tree) will take over the management of the spa at El Gouna Golf Club. At the same time, the Health Club will report to Mr. Alfred Heim, General Manager of the Steigenberger. The new management promises outstanding services for all Gounies By Gounie Flash

Internet speed will be enhanced in El Gouna

Now that ADSL has been installed all over El Gouna and Wireless LAN is available in certain areas, we had noticed in an earlier article that the speed on the ADSL lines was not as we had expected. As EGT was told today, intention is to upgrade the communication lines to El Gouna from 10Mbit towards 32 Mbit in the upcoming week, which should provide a better download/upload speed. We’ll keep you informed on the progress.

Mirage relaunch successfull

Nightlife has got a new dimension in El Gouna Click image to enlarge The successfull relaunch of the Mirage Open Air Disco proves that El Gouna visitors of all ages are keen to party from time to time. Under the slogan “Come and meet new friends” the Mirage will feature special shows and events to entertain easy-goers in a stylish decor. The Mirage is opened on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Every Thursday: Club Med Show – music of the 80’s Every Friday (starting May 26th): 100% party – with Local Open Bar Every Saturday: Rihana/Ocean View Show and Mirage […]

In the line of duty…

Hubert, Editor of the El Gouna Times, while taking some pictures of onging new construction works in El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt, had a little accident by stepping in a place where he should not…

Electrical supply cut off on May 7th, 2006

Orascom Hotels & Development Customer Service Office 6 May 2006 Electrical supply Dear Owners: All the Phases (1, 2, 3&4), Golf, West Golf, El Kafr, Nubia 1, and Marina 2. Please be informed that due to essential maintenance to be carried out by the El Gouna electrical Dept., the electrical supply will be cut off on 7th of May 2006 starting from 6 am to 6:30 am. Thank you in advance for your understanding and please accept our apology for any inconvenience. Orascom Hotels & Development Customer Service Department. e-mail:[email protected] Ext.4455 – 4466

El Gouna Times Staff online again

Finally, after the local division of Dot Link Net was having some technical problems to transform all of El Gouna to the ADSL Internet connection, now the El Gouna Times Staff has got its new Internet Connection at West Golf, El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt. And this means that now we will be able to bring you again new articles about sunny El Gouna in the upcoming weeks. Of course the nearly 600 previous articles, advertisements and interviews remain available as well in the menu here to the right. Here below you’ll find the ADSL speedtest we just performed onto […]