Tourism and Archeology

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  • Hot air balloon flights resume in Luxor after weather improvement

    Date: 2018-03-31 12:49:38 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:39 - ID:7325876

    LUXOR, Egypt, March 31 (MENA) - Hot air balloon flights were resumed in Luxor on Saturday after weather conditions improved. Director of hot-air airport in the Western bank of the tourist city, Essam Abdel-Aziz, said in a statement that the ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: Luxor Haru tomb to be fully restored

    Date: 2018-03-28 12:04:30 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:53 - ID:7320171

    CAIRO, March 28 (MENA) - A team of archaeologists at the Ministry of Antiquities will start restoration works of Haru tomb in Luxor that suffered a lot of damage since a massive quake hit the region in the year 72 B.C. Head of the Central ....

  • GEM, E-JUST to ink MoU to preserve Egyptian heritage

    Date: 2018-03-27 14:27:42 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:82 - ID:7318576

    CAIRO, March 27 (MENA) - The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will host on Thursday the inking ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology(E-JUST). The ceremony will be attended by ....

  • Antiquities: Egypt restores 3 smuggled antiquities

    Date: 2018-03-27 09:29:17 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:27 - ID:7317949

    CAIRO, March 27 (MENA) - The Ministry of Antiquities, in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry, succeeded to retrieve three artifacts that were smuggled abroad. Egypt's General Consulate in New York has received the pieces that will be flown ....

  • Antiquities, tourism ministers back home after US visit

    Date: 2018-03-26 15:34:14 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:144 - ID:7316544

    CAIRO, March 26 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani and Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat returned home on Monday, wrapping up a several-day visit to the US. During the visit, both ministers inaugurated “King Tut: Treasures of the ....

  • Egypt's antiquities place Egypt among major tourist destinations in world - minister

    Date: 2018-03-26 10:24:42 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:45 - ID:7315292

    CAIRO, March 26 (MENA) - Egypt's antiquities place Egypt among the world's major tourist destinations, said Tourism Minister Rania Mashat. The minister made the remarks during her participation in the “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” ....

  • Tourism minister eases sanctions against some tour operators

    Date: 2018-03-23 16:20:22 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:48 - ID:7311193

    CAIRO, March 23 (MENA) – Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat issued Friday 88 decisions for reducing and lifting penalties on some tourist companies. The decisions came according to recommendations of the ministry’s legal committee which reviewed ....

  • Antiquities ministry inaugurates Egyptian sunken artifacts exhibition in US

    Date: 2018-03-23 15:05:42 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:43 - ID:7311047

    CAIRO, March 23 (MENA) – Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anani inaugurated on Friday the Egyptian sunken artifacts exhibition in US. Titled "Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds," the exhibition runs till September at the St. Louis Art ....

  • Tourism minister heads to Los Angeles on golden pharaoh exhibition

    Date: 2018-03-23 14:34:41 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:37 - ID:7310973

    CAIRO, March 23 (MENA) – Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat travelled on Friday to Los Angeles to take part in the inauguration of the exhibition of King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh. In pre-departure statements, el Mashat said her ministry ....

  • National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives 350 artifacts from Egyptian Museum

    Date: 2018-03-22 15:02:24 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:62 - ID:7309077

    CAIRO, March 22 (MENA) - The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in the ancient city of Fustat in Cairo received 350 antiquities to be displayed in the new showrooms this year. In a statement by the museum curator Mahrous Saied on Tuesday, ....

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