Posts Tagged ‘ Egypt ’

Long-haul winter sun holidays

Sep 29th, 2021 | By

Egypt, the Maldives and Sri Lanka are back on the list of potential winter sun destinations for holidaymakers.



Hoilidaying abroad just got rosier!

Sep 18th, 2021 | By

Grant Shapps has announced that the traffic light system is to be dumped and at the same time he has removed some countries from red.



Forget holidaying in red list countries

Aug 6th, 2021 | By

The increased charges probably means that many people will decide that travelling to a red list country costs far too much in money and inconvenience.



Rameses II and 21 mummies go on display

Apr 18th, 2021 | By
the pyramids of Egypt

Today, April 18th sees a new display open at the four year old National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in the Fustat district of Cairo.



Summer holiday destinations

Feb 28th, 2021 | By

I have been a little surprised at the destinations that seem to be topping the lists of travel agency and tour operator bookings.



Some travel tips for 2021 – part three

Dec 29th, 2020 | By

Just about Travel completes its survey of tips for travel and holidays in 2021.



Weekly holiday review 4th September 2020

Sep 4th, 2020 | By

If you thought that quarantine restrictions were confused last week, then this week they are mired in disagreement between the four nations.



Weekly holiday review 28th August 2020

Aug 28th, 2020 | By

The main news this week is that “don’t fly” recommendations have been introduced for the Czech Republic, Jamaica and Switzerland.



Weekly holiday review 14th August 2020

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The big news of the week, as if I need to tell you, is that as of 4am tomorrow, you will need to go into a 14-day quarantine on returning from France, Malta and the Netherlands and the Turks & Caicos Islands.



Summer holidays abroad in 2020?

May 13th, 2020 | By

Even if countries open up to Britons when will the Foreign Office remove its ban?



Spain on the decline?

Feb 4th, 2020 | By

Spain is only the choice of 13.6% of people aged 25-34.



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.