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Egypt’s mummy king speaks out about unrest, solution, tourism and King...

Dr. Zahi Hawass is known the world over as the Egyptian archeologist who was the subject of a National Geographic television show called Chasing Mummies, King Tut's Final Secrets.

Hurghada: The version of Egypt tourism you don’t hear about

HURGHADA, Egypt (eTN) - It is hard to believe that this town was ever a fishing town, but it was some 25 or so years ago.

Verdict is in for Sharm El Sheikh hotels: Demand falls by...

HotStats MENA Chain Hotels Market Review has put the blame on the on-going political and social unrest in Egypt for the dramatic decline in demand for hotels in Sharm El Sheik during the month of Sept

Egypt’s tourism minister quits in protest: ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman releases...

Tourism is one of the major industries in Egypt, and Luxor is a city visited by millions of tourists every year.

Egypt a pioneer for emerging technologies

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has always been a pioneer for emerging communications and technologies.

IIPT event at WTM to feature EMECO Chair and CEO in...

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that Mr.

World Tourism Organization congratulates new President of Egypt

UNWTO (UN World Tourism Organization) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has congratulated Mr.

Egypt a pioneer for emerging technologies

Located at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has always been a pioneer for emerging communications and technologies.

Egypt tourism hosts tennis event

Under the auspice of the Ministry of Tourism and Egyptian Tourism Authority, one of the important events in the International Tennis Federation will take place.

Travel and tourism in Egypt is strong and resilient

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt - The resilience of Egypt’s travel and tourism industry has been acknowledged at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at SOHO Square, Sharm el Sheikh, the R

The crucial role of travel and tourism for Egypt

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards has highlighted the crucial role travel and tourism will play in Egypt’s future, as the country ushers in a new era of democracy and opportunity, with landmark

Tourism – linking cultures

The Egyptian city of Aswan will host the official 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, which will include a High-Level Think Tank on this year’s theme, "Tourism – Linking Cultures" (Septembe

Tourist flow to Egypt on the recovery

(eTN) - According to latest news, tourism travel to Egypt is slowly returning to normal, following the break due to the drastic turmoil caused by destabilization of its ruler.

Crucial factor to Egypt’s renewal lies in tourism

As the leading foreign exchange earner and representing one in every seven jobs, tourism is a crucial factor in Egypt’s economic recovery, stressed the Prime Minister of Egypt, Essam Sharaf, during

Reviving travel to Jordan and Egypt

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — On April 22, a delegation of US travel leaders will embark on “Restoring the Journey: Support Travel to Egypt and Jordan,” a six-day visit of the tourism infrastructure of

Egypt in our hearts

AL TAHRIR SQUARE, Egypt (eTN) - Thousand of Egyptians filled Cairo’s symbolic Al Tahrir Square after the last Friday prayers and the day after to celebrate the first month of their successful revolu

Egypt, Food, and Tourism

Over the next few weeks we should expect to hear a great deal about the situation in Egypt. Commentators will speak about the ideals of democracy and politicians will each provide their own spin.

ASTA chooses to stay mum about Egypt

Like the other contributors, American Society of Travel Agents president Tony Gonchar was asked for a response. The objective was to provide an American perspective to the mix.

National Tour Association Offers Egypt Insights

Ongoing unrest in Egypt leaves National Tour Association (NTA) tour operators with mixed views about the future of tourism in Egypt, said Lisa Simon, president of NTA, the leading association for prof

Egyptian Tourism: Quo Vadis?

Travel & Tourism is only a bystander when geopolitical and socio-economic shifts of this magnitude take place.

Situation in Egypt

Egypt is one of the most successful destinations of recent years, working to attract new tourism business despite frequent crises.

UNWTO and Egypt reinforce cooperation

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is advancing its collaboration with Egypt to strengthen tourism competitiveness in the country.

Do mummies sweat?

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has said the tomb of Haremhab, in the Valley of the King’s on Luxor’s West Bank, has been reopened following the installation of the state-of-the-art equipme

Archaeological cachette found in Egypt

A new archaeological cachette was found early this week in the western area of the Egyptian museum.

Egypt’s new twin digs

In Egypt, a French-Egyptian mission discovered another ancient structure in the area of Ain Sokhna, about 120 km southeast of Cairo.

Desert Safari Race promotes Egypt tourism other than classical tourism

The 2008 Pharaohs' Rally will go full throttle on its silver anniversary.

Egypt tourism continues winning streak, releases 2008 projections

Egypt’s tourism sector is looking forward to a positive rest of the year after reporting that Egypt generated over 100 million tourist nights and $ 9.5 billion in tourism revenues since early this y

Chicago university discovers ancient Egyptian building at Edfu in Thebes

An American archaeological mission from the University of Chicago has unearthed an administrative building and silos dating back to Dynasty 17 (c. 1665-1569 BC), as well as an older columned hall during routine excavations at Edfu in Egypt.

Fire in Cairo spares Islamic monuments and sites

(eTN) - Cairo’s blaze yesterday, March 24, swept through several residences, workshops and commercial areas in downtown al-Moski and al-Ghouriya areas near historic Cairo. It spared the Islamic monuments and sites in the city, confirmed Culture Minister H.E. Farouk Hosni. Sharia al-Moski, near the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, is a street market popular with tourists and locals alike.