Egypt is the northeastern most country in Africa. The country is divided into four main geological areas and has a hot, sunny and dry climate. Egyptians from all origins are known for their welcoming attitude towards tourists and will go out of their way to help you in any troublesome situation with a smile on their face. The official language is Arabic, but many foreign languages are also widely spoken in educated circles, including English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Egypt boasts beautiful luxury hotels, resorts, guesthouses and desert camps that all offer great value. Egyptians dress very conservatively when it comes to business and are great networkers. Meetings are very formal affairs and you will enjoy coffee and small talk before the subject of business comes up. It is not uncommon for a family member or a close friend to be present at meetings.
Egypt has a lively scene with world famous music, film, theatre and television industries. Egypt is also famous for its authentic and varied forms of folk art and dances, proper to each region of the country. While in Egypt, there are a several must-see attractions including the great Pyramids of Giza, the legendary Sphinx of Giza and the historic Valley of the Kings and Queens.
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