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Board of Directors of Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board convenes to discuss means of promoting tourism in Egypt

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 10:41 GMT

The Board of Directors of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board [ETPB] headed by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany convened and discussed mechanisms and proposals for promoting tourism in Egypt.

Serbian government delegation visits Giza Pyramids, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 09:17 GMT

Governor of Vojvodina and head of the Serbian delegation Igor Mirovic expressed his happiness for seeing the Great Pyramids of Giza, as it was his first visit.

Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities approves continuation of reducing annual visiting permits' prices to museums, archaeological sites

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 01:55 GMT

A number of decisions were taken to develop the services presented to visitors heading to museums and archaeological sites, raise tourism and archaeological awareness among the Egyptian people and stimulate the movement of cultural tourism.

President of Democratic Republic of Congo visits Giza Pyramids, Sphinx on Feb. 3

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 12:33 GMT

On February 3, the Giza Pyramids Area received President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Félix Tshisekedi and his accompanying delegation, on the sidelines of his visit to Egypt.

International bloggers’ visits to Egyptian archaeological sites aim to promote tourism

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 02:53 GMT

The bloggers who visited Egypt enjoy tremendous popularity in their countries, as each of them is followed by at least half a million social media users.

Czech bloggers visit Giza Pyramids, Saqqara Archaeological Area

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:03 GMT

In their first tour for the most significant touristic and archaeological destinations in Egypt, the Czech bloggers visited the Giza pyramids and the Saqqara area.

Swiss handball team visits Giza Pyramids on Jan. 17

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The area of the Great Pyramids of Giza received the Swiss handball team participating in the 27th edition of the 2021 World Handball Championship for Men, which Egypt is hosting from January 13 to 31.

One Question, many answers: Why did Ancient Egyptians build the Great Pyramids?

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:56 GMT

About 150 years after the establishment of Egyptology, it seems that there is no agreement among scholars on the importance of establishing the Great Pyramids of Giza; however, several hypotheses have been proposed.

World Famous Star Mena Massoud visits Giza Pyramids, Sphinx on Jan. 13

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 06:24 GMT

Accompanied by the Ministers of Tourism, Antiquities and Immigration, Egyptian international actor Mena Massoud, star of the famous Disney movie "Aladdin", visited the Pyramids of Giza on January 13, 2021.

Person of the Year in Austria for 2020 Maysara Mahmoud visits Great Pyramids of Giza on Jan. 7

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 02:33 GMT

Mahmoud toured the Great Pyramid and was impressed by the number of its countless stones, the way it was built, the enormity of the king's granite sarcophagus and the way it was carved.

Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor: “The Path of God” for Ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

The Karnak Temples area witnessed the largest national project to save 29 statues of rams inside the Karnak temples, after completing the restoration of the statues and protecting them from destruction.

In Pics: Egypt's currency, a daily hand-to-hand brochure of its landmarks, artifacts

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 03:19 GMT

Each country in the world aim to produce a distinguished currency unique to its heritage and culture, depicting some of its landmarks or anything else the nation may be known for.

Egypt’s pyramids, Sphinx lit up with blue to celebrate International Human Rights Day

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Also, the headquarters of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, downtown Cairo, was shining with the letters "UDHR", in celebration of International Human Rights Day.

Egypt's Sphinx hosts 1st tourist group from Spain since COVID-19 pandemic

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 12:56 GMT

In front of the Sphinx, renowned Archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with a Spanish tourist group, that included intellectuals, writers, university professors and public figures.

2 days after opening: Tourists enjoy dining in the 9 Pyramids Lounge

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 02:18 GMT

After just two days of its launching, the Nine Pyramids Lounge in the Panorama area of the Giza Pyramids received tourist groups.

10 most prominent archaeological discoveries in Egypt over 2 decades

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.

Zahi Hawass: I invited Bill Gates to lunch to donate to GEM, but he didn’t!

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 02:06 GMT

Hawass said sarcastically, “Gates did not donate any money and I ended up paying for the lunch for nothing!”

Zahi Hawass reveals solar phenomenon in the Pyramids of Giza

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 12:51 GMT

On June 22, Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and Mark Liner, who specializes in the antiquities of Giza, witnessed the summer solstice phenomenon, as the sun set between the Pyramid of Cheops and Pyramid of Khafre.

Hawass presents evidence that Prophet Idriss is not Osiris

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 04:52 GMT

Hawass said Gomaa is a “man of religion”, and so when he spoke about archaeology, he did not back his claim up by relevant scientific evidence, but rather used information reported by obsessed archaeology fanatics.

New archaeological discovery made during sterilization of Sphinx region

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:23 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced a new archaeological discovery was made during the sterilization of the Sphinx region.

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