The twelfth edition of the EL Gouna Motor Show 2022 kicked off on Friday within the Egyptian Desert Rally Championship.
The rally will be hosted by Hurghada from December 9 to 11 under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities represented by the Egyptian Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Red Sea Governorate.
During the opening of the events held at the El Gouna Convention and Culture Center (GCCC), details of the rally, which was organized by the Automobile and Touring Club of Egypt in cooperation with Bosala Company, were announced.
Sixteen SUVs, with 60 Egyptian competitors, assistants and technicians, will participate in the rally.
During the inauguration, a special display was presented of different types of classic and exotic cars, cars equipped for rift and rally racing, and a variety of motorcycles.
The parade also included a rally for all participating cars and motorcycles.
The Assistant CEO of the Egyptian Tourism Authority Aiten Fouad explained that El Gouna city hosting such events comes due to the availability of all the capabilities available for holding events, artistic festivals and sports tournaments, which contributes to the revitalization of internal tourism in Hurghada.
She added that this proves the readiness of the Egyptian tourist destination to receive various events, in addition to being a good opportunity to promote the style of sports tourism.
Fouad added that as part of the ministry’s keenness to benefit from the events held in Egypt or abroad to promote tourism, the rally was provided with promotional materials on tourist and archaeological sites, informing participants of what they can enjoy what Egypt has to offer.