Red Sea and Hurghada Hotels witness a high demand as the occupancy rates reached 65%، while some hotels are fully booked، during the New Year celebrations. tourism expert Essam Ali، assured that that there are a large number of Hurghada hotels in which the occupancy rates reached 70%. On the other hand، the streets and squares of Hurghada، the capital of the Red Sea Governorate، are decorated with Christmas trees and various lights to welcome the new year.
2019 was designated as International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements by the United Nations General Assembly.
In the Gregorian calendar، New Year's Eve، the last day of the year، is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide. In many countries، New Year's Eve is celebrated at evening social gatherings، where many people dance، eat، drink alcoholic beverages، and watch or light fireworks to mark the new year.