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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019 21:04

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was originally named the “Hotel des Anglais” (English Hotel). Shepheard co-owned ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019 09:40

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus with South African visitors on their way to see the ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 19:26

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo. ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. There are no reports of ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:50

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a new ship. Inspired by the design of the award-winning Viking ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild the confidence and economy of ... Read More

5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:30

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and Canadian destinations to places around the world, including these. Ireland ... Read More

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2019 18:14

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads Authority, illuminated the "Source of the Nile" Bridge green ahead of ... Read More

Egypt military on mission to safe countries tourism safety reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 00:38

Egyptians authorities are going all out to secure their tourism reputation. Egypt's security forces have killed 40 militants in raids on their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula and  Greater Cairo ... Read More

Roadside bomb in Egypt kills tourists

editor editor- December 29, 2018 01:24

Tourists were heading to a show at the pyramids in Egypt, when a roadside bomb exploded. Read More

2 Vietnamese tourists killed, 12 wounded in Giza tour bus bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 19:03

At least two people were killed and 12 injured as a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on their trip to the ancient Giza pyramids was rocked by an improvised explosive device ... Read More

Uproar over Egypt brochure claiming Jewish work on pyramids

editor editor- September 3, 2008 09:23

In Egypt, a tourism brochure has urged Israelis to visit the Egyptian Pyramids to witness the master oeuvre and giant "handcraft" made by their Jewish ancestors, the Al Masri Al ... Read More

Egyptian authorities have overcome the curse of the pyramids – hustlers ruining the holidays of visiting tourists

editor editor- August 13, 2008 04:34

The country's authorities have erected a 12-mile fence with infrared sensors and security cameras to create an exclusion zone around the three Giza pyramids and the Sphinx, which perch on ... Read More

Saqqara reveals more Egyptian pyramid treasures

editor editor- July 11, 2008 08:21

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni this week said that several painted wooden sarcophagi dating back to the Late Period (sixth century BC) have been unearthed south of the causeway of ... Read More