Posts Tagged ‘ Egyptian Tourism ’

Better safe than sorry

Nov 5th, 2015 | By
empty deckchair on a beach

The present inconvenience should not deter visitors from holidaying in Sharm El Sheikh when flights resume which may be as soon as tomorrow.

Plundering Egypt’s heritage

Aug 1st, 2013 | By

Plundering relics, tombs and the pyramids in Egypt has a long tradition going back thousands of years. Obviously how much we have lost and never know that we have lost will never be known. In the last twenty years of so, heritage sites that would normally visited by hundreds of thousands of people have been desecrated. Places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Mali have been affected by conflict. A development company in Peru levelled a pyramid there without permission and we heard stories two years
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Travelling to Egypt

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

Our favourite Middle East holiday destination has had wall-to-wall news coverage over the last 12 hours or so. The French have advised their tour operators not to send French holidaymakers to the country but our foreign office has issued no similar warning. As such, anyone wanting to cancel holidays there in the next week or so has no option other than to lose their money or, maybe wait a bit longer and see if the foreign office does issue a statement saying all but essential travel to anywhere in Egypt is advised against.

Zahi Hawass Gets World Tourism Award

Nov 28th, 2008 | By

Who he you may well ask.Dr Zahi Hawass has headed up the Supreme Council Of Antiquities in Egypt for the last six years. As such he is responsible for the archaeological excavations throughout the country, it’s musuems and those travelling exhibitions that go around the world.With his trademark cowboy hat he has become quite a television personality who has raised the profile of Egyptian antiquities ( if they weren’t high enough already) so that he is quite a recognisable figure.His wikipedia biography points out that
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