Ancient mummies to parade through streets of Cairo

(CNN) — Ancient mummies of Egypt’s royal pharaohs will emerge from their resting places this weekend and parade through the streets of Cairo in search of a new home. What sounds like the plot of a movie is in fact part of a lavish celebration of Egypt’s history and a project to relocate some of its greatest treasures to a new high tech facility….

22 royal mummies transfer from Egyptian Museum to NMEC

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has reported that 22 royal mummies will be transferred in a wonderful parade from their present location in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to their new permanent place in Fustat’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which is located near the Babylon Fortress and overlooks Ain Al Sira in the…

Dubai: The International Air…

In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable’ Associated Press • 10hISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt’s president said Tuesday his country’s share of the Nile River’s waters are “untouchable” in a stark warning apparently to Ethiopia, which is building a giant dam on the Nile’s…

Egypt: Egypt Revises Death Toll From Train Crash

Cairo/Egypt — The death toll from a collision of two trains in central Egypt on Friday has been revised to 19, from 32, Egypt’s health minister said in a statement on Saturday.The number of people injured went up to 185 from 165.Egypt’s public prosecutor’s office said it had ordered an investigation into the crash, which took place close to the…

Egypt: Tourism Ministry Organizes Tour of Diplomats’ Spouses to Religious Complex

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has organized a tour by a delegation including wives of ambassadors of 20 foreign countries accredited in Cairo to Mogamaa Al-Adyan, or The Religious Complex, in Old Cairo.The tour is meant to promote the Egyptian tourism movement and help the diplomats’ spouses learn more about the great Egyptian civilization…

Baby girl born on IndiGo flight

One passenger onboard, Subahana Nazir, happened to be a doctor and helped deliver the baby along with cabin crew.The aircraft was met by an ambulance at arrival in Jaipur.“Jaipur airport was immediately informed to arrange for a doctor and an ambulance on arrival. Both the baby and mother are stable,” the airline told The Times of India.“Dr…

Cairo, Cape Town takes top honours on ‘Best Places to Visit in Africa’ list

Cairo has been named the number one travel destination in Africa by Travel US News, followed by Cape Town and Victoria Falls coming in third.“Africa may not always register on the average traveler’s radar, but those who visit have the chance to experience the perfect blend of ancient and modern, of wild and urban, of East and West,” the…

Egypt: Antiquities Ministry Organizes Mummies Restoration Program in Fayoum

A training workshop on mummies conservation and restoration organized by the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities Conservation and Restoration Researches & Training Department will kickstart in Fayoum Governorate Monday.In statements Sunday Dr. Rania Ahmed Ali, the department’s head said the mummification process in ancient Egypt attests to the…

Egypt: Awqaf Min. Accompanies Visiting Delegations in Tourist Tour in Pyramids

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa accompanied on Sunday delegations taking part in the Conference on Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue in a tourist tour in the Giza Pyramids.He said tourism in Egypt is flourishing, noting that Egypt has almost one third of the world monuments.The delegations voiced deep admiration of the history of the pyramids…

Cairo Eye: Egypt aims to build the largest tourist wheel in Africa

Egypt’s newest attraction will be a mighty tourist wheel that will be on par with the London Eye and other famous ferris wheels around the world.The country will launch its own giant tourist wheel in 2022. Egypt’s version of the London Eye to have pride of place in the city of Cairo. The wheel is set to be the fifth-largest ferris wheel in the…

10 virtual tours of spectacular buildings around the world

While our lives have mostly shrunk to our own four walls – besides the sneak peek of others’ homes glimpsed via Zoom – we can still step into other worlds virtually. Stately homes and fortresses, from Blenheim Palace to Bran Castle (of Dracula fame) have opened digital portals allowing anyone with a laptop the chance to snoop around, without getting…

Cruise holidays: Viking Cruises unveils brand new ‘state-of-the-art’ river cruise ship

"The addition of Viking Aton is a reflection of our continued investment in Egypt; we look forward to introducing the country’s cultural treasures to even more Viking guests in the future.” As for the holiday itself, the 12-day, Pharaohs and Pyramids cruise tour itinerary sees guests begin with a three-night stay at a first-class hotel in Cairo,

Egypt: Nafeza Project to Turn Egypt Into Global Logistics Hub

Head of the Customs Authority Kamal Negm Head of the Customs Authority Kamal Negm said Nafeza "The Single Window" platform is based on establishing the foundations of an integrated secure information platform and a modern and sustainable electronic system to regulate procedures at all Egyptian ports. He said the new project will help streamline procedures,

Viking Cruises unveils brand new ‘state-of-the-art’ cruise ship for 2022 cruise holidays

"The addition of Viking Aton is a reflection of our continued investment in Egypt; we look forward to introducing the country’s cultural treasures to even more Viking guests in the future.”As for the holiday itself, the 12-day, Pharaohs and Pyramids cruise tour itinerary sees guests begin with a three-night stay at a first-class hotel in Cairo,

Pent Up Travel Desire: Where-And How-To Go In 2021

As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines begins to kickstart the travel industry, a top travel organizer suggests unique, serene places to travel this year-and take the family. …

Top 8 must-see attractions in Luxor

Luxor is a famous tourist location in Egypt, known for its oldest and most ancient Egyptian sites. If you ever decide to visit Upper Egypt and discover Luxor and Aswan, we have curated a list of the places you…

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