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Ministry of tourism seeks non-traditional markets to stimulate Egyptian tourism The Ministry of Tourism is working to stimulate the production of local crafts through online marketing. In addition, the ministry is arranging visits for tourism representatives, media personnel and foreign tourism agents to local crafts centres to facilitate the marketing of local crafts abroad. The […]

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A representative of the EU in Egypt said that the festival represents cultural capital and connects people The film festival adds a different dimension to the city of Luxor, expanding on it being a cultural tourism destination The Ministry of Tourism is working to support the success of several activities and touristic festivals which aim […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt is becoming more and more popular each year, Simply because of the all year round good weather and the things to do while you are there from exploring the stunning Coral reefs to visiting biblical treasures like St Katherines monastery and Moses Mountain. One of the most exciting things to do […]

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Egypt Air said it will run 693 flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor and Aswan beginning 20 December until 11 January to accommodate the season’s extra needs. In previous years, the company ran an average of 184 trips during this time period, but officials said, this year, they are offering extra flights in order to […]

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The festival will feature both Egyptian and European films and aims at reviving tourism The international film festival is held for the second consecutive year despite political instability Last year, we welcomed the first Egyptian and European Film Festival in Luxor as a much-needed break from Cairo-centric culture events. This year, it could not have […]

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People who travel a lot see the same things; yet, they react differently to the same encounters. More often than not, the way we react reflects who we are. Among our most prized possessions are our own simple things that stay in our mind and heart forever. As soon as I arrived in Caux, Switzerland, […]

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I didn’t want to dive yesterday really. Well that is not strictly true. I did want to dive but I had been suffering with a bit of head cold since Friday so I was not exactly feeling on top form. Added to which, the weather at the moment is not what you would really expect […]

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Council to support handicrafts sector following major decline in tourism Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour inaugurates “Our Heritage” exhibition for Handicrafts. The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry has announced plans to establish a Handicrafts Export Council in order to increase exports and strengthen competitiveness in the international market. Handicrafts draw on the traditional artisanal skills […]

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Director General of Fayoum Antiquities Ahmed Abdel Aal said that Fayoum will witness next Saturday the astronomical phenomenon of the sunlight’s alignment on the holy area of the temple of Qasr Qarun in the governorate. The event will occur from 6:45am to 7am, Abdel Aal pointed out. Abdel Aal said the phenomenon occurs on December […]

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In the early morning of Friday the 13th 2013, parts of Cairo witnessed the first snowfall in more than 100 years. The city known for its hot weather and historical monuments amazed both Egyptians and foreigners. This cold snap is not limited to Egypt, with snowfall across the Middle East. Below are a few of […]

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