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Tourism Activities

Wednesday، 04 January 2017 - 04:03 PM

The Egypt, in coordination with Britain, recovered a stolen artifact that was in possession of a London auction house.
The first charter flight coming from Madrid this season arrived at Luxor International Airport carrying 115 tourists, head of tourism promotion authority’s office in Luxor Taher el Edissi
Luxor International Airport received Japanese tourists.
Egypt attended all charity events held in Jordan as they help provide an ideal opportunity to promote Egyptian products and industries.
The Egyptian authorities have taken significant measures to step up the level of security not only in the airport but in the surrounding area as well, said the UNWTO.
Six archaeological discoveries were recorded in Aswan in 2016 in cooperation with foreign archaeological missions, making it number one governorate for the second year in a row.
Opening the "barn raising" area in Abydos in Sohag before the visitors for the first time.
An Italian delegation of journalists arrived in to promote tourism.
The move comes within the framework of promoting Egyptian tourism. The delegation includes senior Italian tourist journalists with magazines such as Elle and Donna Moderna.
Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh hosted the 10th International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality (ICTH).
The event was organized in tandem with Bournemouth University, UK, and Salento University, Italy.
The conference aimed at activating tourism in Egypt, especially in Sharm el Sheikh and Luxor.
EgyptAir gave the Outstanding Service Award from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) for services the Egyptian flag carrier provides to the bloc's member and non-members in the fields of training, maintenance and technical work. The award was announced during the 48th session of the general assembly of the AFRAA which was held over the past three days in Zimbabwe.
Several tourism ministers and heads of travel agencies attended the 104th Session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held in Luxor.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail issued a decision to establish a general authority named the “Grand Egyptian Museum” and to be affiliated with the antiquities ministry and to have the status of legal personality.
Some 11 countries participated in the international conference for submerged monuments.
The “Grand Egyptian Museum” is established a general affiliated with the antiquities ministry.
The site chosen for the Grand Egyptian Museum is only 2 km from the legendary Pyramids. The Giza plateau Memphis and its Necropolis nominated by UNESCO among the world Cultural Heritage Sites, contains irreplaceable monuments from across time.
The museum complex is built on a plot of land approximately 117 feddans, about 480,000 square meters.
The National Youth Conference held in Sharm El Sheikh on developing mechanisms and programs to facilitate investment and continue improving the field.
An international symposium was organized in Lisbon by some leading European universities, including Portuguese Coimbra, to shed light on the artifacts discovered in an ancient Pharaonic tomb in the Egyptian city of Luxor.
As many as 35 lecturers among other experts in Egyptology from Portugal, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Belgium, The Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, and US participated in the event.
Deputy Charge d’Affaires of Egypt in Prague Rany Mohi Eddin opened the Egyptian pavilion at Prague’s tourism festival “Vibrant Nine 2016”.
Egypt participated in the 14th conference of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received a statue of Menkaure, of the 4th dynasty during the Old Kingdom, to be restored at the Conservation Center.
The Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft "Solar Impulse 2" arrived at Cairo International Airport after a flight of approx. 2,200 miles coming from Spain as part of its round-the world flight.
The journey around the world meant to draw world attention to the importance of sustainable energy.
Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathi discussed with French Ambassador to Egypt Andrea Parant boosting bilateral ties, especially in the field of civil aviation.
Poland resumed its flights to Sharm El Sheikh city
US Ambassador to Egypt Stephen Beecroft conveyed a message of peace from Luxor, urging tourists to visit the archeological sites and enjoy the beauty of the ancient city.
The Egyptian-German Archaeological Mission managed to reveal new evidence for the existence of a temple of King "Nkhtnbo I", the founder of the 30th dynasty (about 380 -343 B.C), in Mataria district in the northern area of Greater Cairo.
Egypt's Embassy in Canada made a special appearance in the Travel and Vacation Show in Canada's National Capital that was held on April 9-10.
A number of Egyptian travel agencies participated in the event and presented promotional materials for Egypt's unique tourism destinations, according to the statement.
Sixty beauty queens arrived in Luxor as part of their participation in Miss Eco Universe, under the sponsorship of the Tourism Promotion Authority and the UN with the aim of promoting environmental awareness.
A set of prehistoric rock inscriptions were discovered near the Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan during  excavations by Germany's University of Bonn, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damaty said.
Egypt participated in the Salon Mondial du Tourisme - International B to C Tourism Fair - due to open in Paris.


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