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Mostafa Waziri — Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities — explained that the process of erecting the obelisk came within the framework of the restoration and development work of archaeological sites in Luxor.
Tourism experts believe that conflict negatively impacts tourism figures in Egypt
The competition aims to provide people with diverse tourist and archaeological trivia. Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lamia Kamel explained that this competition includes publishing 15 riddles throughout the holy month.
2022 full of remarkable celebrations, topped by GEM inauguration and 100th anniversary of King Tutankhamun’s tomb discovery: Hawass
The third tomb is for a person named ‘Bi Nafarhafayi’, who used to occupy several positions, including ‘Al-Samir the One’, ‘Supervisor of the Great House’, ‘The Psalmist Priest’, and ‘The Purifier of the House.’
If coronavirus does not spread any further, Egypt will achieve about $7.2bn in tourism revenues: El-Batouty
El-Anany began the meeting by stressing the strong relations between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in all fields, especially in tourism and antiquities.
El-Anany began the meeting by welcoming the museum’s president and the delegation accompanying her, congratulating her on assuming her new position last September.
87 amateurs participate in Strawberry Tour Grand Final
The campaign used to be called ‘Sunny Christmas’, since its launch coincided with Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations in Western countries, however, this year it was renamed.
New discovery dates back to 1st transitional era
Abbas added that all the artefacts were documented before the transfer process and a detailed status report was prepared for each piece, pointing out that the necessary restoration and maintenance work will begin immediately.
The country also launched a website for booking tickets electronically to visit temples
The country managed to captivate the world with global events last year, such as the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, followed by the inauguration of the Museum of Civilisation in Fustat, and the reopening of Luxor’s Avenue of Sphinxes.
“Now is the time to work together, and for diplomacy instead of conflict in all parts of the world. We must not allow political tensions to turn into a man-made crisis that will undermine our collective progress,” Pololikashvili added.
Luxor to host 39 conferences in 2022: Head of the Committee for the Promotion of Cultural Tourism in Luxor
New archaeological discovery in Saqqara region will be announced next March
COP 27 is largest promotion campaign for Sharm El-Sheikh, Egyptian tourism: El-Anany
Such events aim to raise cultural awareness, activate internal tourism movement
There is no official data for 2021 arrivals, but according to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the number of visitors steadily rose, and the demand for Egypt’s tourist destinations increased.
Major tourist event is underway in St. Catherine aiming to make it a destination, a natural reserve, and world heritage site, says Khaled El-Anany
Committee will hold by the end of March the first festival for ancient Egyptian fashion and its evolution through time, says committee head
‘We work on maximising value of unique archaeological, tourist, cultural, or sport events to promote internal, external tourism,’ says Ahmed Youssef
Esna is a city in Luxor governorate that houses various touristic sites, including ancient Egyptian temples and a Coptic Orthodox monastery.
The minister began the meeting by stressing the close relations between Egypt and Switzerland in various fields, especially the field of tourism and antiquities. El-Anany noted that Swiss tourists were among the first tourists to visit Egypt after the resumption of tourist movement in July 2020, which indicates their confidence and their government’s confidence in the safety of Egypt as a tourist destination.
One of the biggest pulls to the Red Sea is filled with stunning species of fish – some that can’t be found anywhere else.
The MoU aims to exchange experience in the fields of restoration and maintenance of discovered artefacts, museum management, exhibition, registration, documentation, and archiving.
Sharm El-Sheikh to host COP 27 this year
Tourism revenues this year expected to surpass 2021’s revenues, says Deputy Minister
In Middle East, 2021 arrivals decline 24% compared to 2020, 79% over 2019