Sharm El Sheikh is the most accessible and developed tourist city situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, and is located approximately 600 kilometers from Cairo. It is globally recognized as the City of Peace. Having a state - of - the - art congress center owing to its international tenure and hosting numerous international peace conferences, Arab League conferences, World Bank meetings, and several other conventions. The Maritime Sharm El Sheikh Congress Center can host events and congresses for up to 4,700 participants.

Often referred to as Sharm, the city's strategic importance led to its transformation from a simple fishing village into a major port and base for the Egyptian Navy. It now includes the smaller coastal towns Dahab and Nuweiba, as well as St. Catherine's Monastery, Ras Mohammed, and Mount Sinai.