Posts Tagged ‘ Egypt ’

Tutankhamun exhibition returns to London for the final time

Nov 2nd, 2019 | By

The much anticipated exhibition Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh opens today in the Saatchi Gallery. Presented in London by Viking Cruises, the exhibition will display more than 150 pieces from Tutankhamun’s tomb – with 60 on their first journey outside Egypt – until May 3, 2020. Then the treasures will return to Cairo to be permanently housed with Tutankhamun’s full collection at the Grand Egyptian Museum which is currently under construction.  The legend of Tutankhamun captured imaginations globally when, in 1922 his tomb was unearthed
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A silver lining

Oct 7th, 2019 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Keep your eyes out for bargains. I am sure there will be some launched over the next month or so.



Saturday snippets: 27th July 2019

Jul 27th, 2019 | By

Adrian takes a quick tour to see how countries are faring this year.



What’s hot: April 2019

Apr 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Saturday snippets: 23rd March 2019

Mar 23rd, 2019 | By

The Caledonian Canal, Lake Constance and Hawarden Old Castle attract Adrian’s attention this week along with Harry Potter, the Bahamas and St Kitts and Nevis



Saturday snippets: 2nd March 2019

Mar 2nd, 2019 | By

Some of Adrian’s concerns this week; A travel guide gets a 21st century update, a ban on flying to Sharm and another survey about Brexit and travel.



How was it for you?

Sep 27th, 2018 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

I suspect that neither Thomas Cook nor TUI are too happy with us – their customers and potential customers.



Your holiday spending money

Aug 8th, 2018 | By

However you get your spending money this holiday it looks as though most of us will be getting less for our pound.



Saturday snippets: 30th of June 2018

Jun 30th, 2018 | By

Supersonic flight, hotel booking systems and getting insurance if you have a health problem are some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Where the experts holiday: Omar Beretta, travel writer

May 23rd, 2018 | By

Travel writer, Omar Beretta, shares his experiences on the road with JAT readers



The world according to TUI

May 10th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The tour operator, TUI released is results and outlook yesterday with bookings across the group up by 5.5%.



Turkey is the people’s choice

Apr 24th, 2018 | By

The announcement in Thomas Cook’s Holiday Report 2018 that Tukey is outselling the Canary Islands will surprise many holidaymakers.



Saturday snippets: 31st March 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

An enquiry into motorway service area fuel prices, losing passports and increased visitor numbers to Paris and Greece make Adrian’s notes this week.



Forget Sharm; head to Hurghada

Mar 20th, 2018 | By

Isn’t about time the British government told us why it still thinks we shouldn’t travel to Sharm El Sheikh?



Saturday snippets: 6th January 2018

Jan 6th, 2018 | By

Adrian sums up some of the smaller stories of the week.



Some restrictions lifted

Dec 24th, 2017 | By

The British Department of Transport has lifted the ban on personal electronic devices but made it a little more confusing by lifting it in some airports in a country but not all.



Britons returning to Egypt

Nov 14th, 2017 | By

Now that the upturn is underway, Egypt is to launch a new campaign in the UK to build on that renewed interest by Britons.



Saturday snippets: 11th November 2017

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Adrian sums up some of the news from the World Travel Market that was held in London this week.



Saturday snippets: 28th October 2017

Oct 28th, 2017 | By

Greater protection for air passengers, Ryanair’s baggage policy and new museum about dogs occupy some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.



Today is UNESCO World Heritage Day

Jun 4th, 2017 | By

Today is UNESCO World Heritage Day. Given the destruction by ISIS at Palmyra and at other Middle Eastern sites it is important to remember what we have lost and give thanks for what we still have and still have to discover.



Saturday snippets: May 27th 2017

May 27th, 2017 | By

On the bank holiday weekend, there are thousands of events on including the Great Manchester Run which will have a poignant feel to it this year.



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



Double standards on travel

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

It would be helpful then if the government could explain why it has not lifted the “ban” on travel to Tunisia or, alternatively, why one hasn’t been imposed on Egypt.



If I lose my laptop…

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By

Seating a child in front of an electronic game or DVD has brought about a golden silence in planes compared to thirty years ago. The value of two hours of Peppa Pig and Peter Rabbit is not to be underestimated.



German and British holiday patterns

Mar 9th, 2017 | By
supermarket holiday brochures

Each German adult and child spent 20 days on average holidaying in 2016. They are the world champions of travel.



Saturday snippets; 4th March 2017

Mar 4th, 2017 | By
Rolling Stones exhibition poster

Canada, Croatia and Geneva all announced that more Britons were travelling there. New York expects fewer of us and Egypt seems to be trying to deter us from holidaying in the land “where it all began.”



Frustration in Tunis and Cairo

Nov 30th, 2016 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

That the UK government hasn’t announced that Britons might start holidaying in Tunisia and Sharm El-Sheikh suggests it is dithering or there is something fundamental that is causing them concern.



Saturday snippets: 8th October 2016

Oct 8th, 2016 | By
Mt Rushmore in South Dakota

Chocolate, caravans, mobile phones, Nessie and a very generous volunteer help fill Adrian’s column this week