Egypt Independent

Tourism Ministry checks legality of collecting donations from hotel guests



A source at the Finance Ministry said that the Ministries of Antiquities and Tourism is inquiring into the legality of collecting a voluntary one-dollar donation per night from hotel guests, to be allocated to the Egyptian Museum or the governorate in which the respective hotel lies.
 
The source added that the Finance Ministry checked the matter with tax authorities, which is in its turn studying it.
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm