Tourism and Archeology

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  • Coptic Orthodox Church takes part in conf. in Italy to promote religious tourism in Egypt

    Date: 2017-02-20 11:29:38 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:40 - ID:6555305

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - The Coptic Orthodox Church participated in a conference in Italy to promote religious tourism in Egypt. Anba Barnaba, the bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Rome and Turin, delegated the pastor of the Coptic Orthodox ....

  • Tourism minister attends celebrations marking selection of Medina as capital of Islamic tourism in 2017

    Date: 2017-02-20 09:26:43 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:22 - ID:6554293

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed took part in celebrations in Medina Monawara after it was named capital of Islamic tourism in 2017. Rashed met with head of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) Prince ....

  • Illegally excavated artefacts found in warehouse in Aswan

    Date: 2017-02-20 09:20:15 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:21 - ID:6554161

    ASWAN, Feb 20 (MENA) - Tourism and antiquities police discovered on Sunday three ancient potteries in various shapes and sizes in an old warehouse in Aswan city. The unearthed artefacts were found before being offered for sale to antiquities ....

  • Establishing new travel companies suspended for one year

    Date: 2017-02-19 19:56:55 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:79 - ID:6552225

    CAIRO, Feb 19 (MENA) – Minister of Tourism Mohamed Yehia issued Sunday a decision on Sunday temporarily suspending the establishment of travel companies for one year. The decision was published in the official gazette. (MENA) M G E/M A F ....

  • Antiquities minister opens archaological landmarks in New Valley

    Date: 2017-02-19 14:31:07 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:52 - ID:6550417

    KHGARGA, Feb 19 (MENA) - Minister of State for Antiquities Khaled el Anani, flanked by the Netherlands Ambassador in Egypt Laurens Westhoff, opened on Sunday a model for the house of a 2000-year-old Roman richman in Amahada antiquities area in al ....

  • Togolese president arrives at Saint Catherine

    Date: 2017-02-19 10:42:12 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:22 - ID:6548733

    EL TOR, Feb 19 (MENA) - Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe arrived at Saint Catherine airport early Sunday to visit the city's tourist attractions. Upon arrival, the president, accompanied by medical teams and some bedouins, climbed Mt. Sinai ....

  • Ambassador in Prague opens Egyptian pavilion in Holiday World fair

    Date: 2017-02-18 18:37:15 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:63 - ID:6546329

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador in Prague Abdel Rahman Salah has inaugurated the Egyptian pavilion in the international travel fair "Holiday World", which kicked off in the Czech capital last week. In a statement, the Egyptian Foreign ....

  • UNESCO chief inspects renovation process of Ramses II statue at Luxor Temple

    Date: 2017-02-18 14:05:05 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:42 - ID:6544661

    LUXOR, Egypt, Feb 18 (MENA) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova went on a tour of Luxor Temple and inspected the renovation process of Ramesses II statue. Bokova was accompanied by Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani and Luxor Governor ....

  • Mansoura univ. gears up for 1st int'l conf. for tourism, archaeology in March

    Date: 2017-02-18 10:03:51 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:22 - ID:6543365

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) - The Faculty of Tourism and Hotels of Mansoura University gears up for the first international conference on tourism and archaeology, slated for March 5-6. The conference is organized in tandem with the German Archaeological ....

  • 828 tourists visit Dahab, Saint Catherine in 24 hours

    Date: 2017-02-18 08:21:05 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:12 - ID:6542853

    SAINT CATHERINE, Egypt, Feb 18 (MENA) - As many as 70 tourists of different nationalities visited Saint Catherine city over the past 24 hours. The South Sinai city of Dahab received 758 tourists, including 475 Egyptians, municipal officials ....

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