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Egyptian exhibition in Sydney attracts 500,000 visitors

The “Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs” exhibition that kicked off in Sydney, Australia, on November 17, has attracted 500,000 visitors, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Mohamed Ismail Khalid announced.more

Free Entrance to all Museums Celebrating International Museum Day

Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities announced free entrance to all Egyptian museums on May 18, celebrating International Museum Day.The International Museum Day has been coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) since 1977.more

Egypt retrieves stolen piece of King Ramses II statue from Switzerland

Egypt has successfully recovered a remarkable 3,400-year-old fragment of a statue of King Ramses II, which had been stolen from the ancient site of Abydos and smuggled to Switzerland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.more

Egypt included on list of 25 Countries with Most Beautiful Sunset of Yahoo Finance

Egypt was included on a list of the 25 Countries with the Most Beautiful Sunset that was published by Yahoo Finance.Egypt's rich history, ancient monuments, and scenic landscapes provide enchanting backdrops for witnessing beautiful sunsets.more

Egypt launches Ramadan tourism campaign for Arabic markets

The Egyptian Tourism Authority launched a five-week campaign to promote Egypt as a tourist destination, entitled “Ramadan Fee Masr Gher” (Ramadan in Egypt is Different), to parts of the Arab world including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, and Jordan.more

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry prepares for ‘Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition in Germany

A delegation from the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities travelled recently to Cologne, Germany, to assess the suitability of the Odysseum Exhibition Hall for the upcoming ‘Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition.more

‘Bridging Cairo & New York’ exhibition was launched in the United States of America

“Bridging Cairo & New York” exhibition was launched in the United States of America under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities represented by the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion and the Regional Office of the United Nations.more

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Ramla, Al-Haddad Towers at Cairo Citadel

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa opened, on Sunday 18 February 2024, Ramla and Al-Haddad Towers at Cairo Citadel following the completion of restoration operations.more

Cabinet: Final touches on the Grand Egyptian Museum will be completed end-February

All work being carried out at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be completed by the end of February, according to a Cabinet statement.more

Tourism Minister: Ministry to complete final touches of hotel investment incentives February

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Eissa asserted the ministry will complete the final touches of new incentives for investors to build hotel projects in February.more

The tickets for “Ramses & The Gold of the Pharaohs” exhibition are sold out for January

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that all tickets for the "Ramses and Gold of the Pharaohs" exhibition at the Australia Museum in Sydney are sold out, with the exhibition achieving a large audience response in conjunction with the Christmas and New Year celebrations.more

GAFI, Maxim Group ink contract to launch first medical, health resort in Egypt

Executive Director of the General Authority of Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) Hossam Heiba inked with Board Chairman of Maxim Investment Group Mohamed Karrar the contract of establishing the first medical and health resort in Egypt in the investment zone in el Saf district in Giza.more

Egypt's Al-Muizz Street Signage Project enhances tourist experience

In a bid to celebrate and preserve Egypt's cultural and historical legacy, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in collaboration with the UNESCO office in Cairo, has completed the first phase of the Al-Muizz Street Signage Project.more

Tourism Minister, US Ambassador Explore Ways to Boost Tourism

Minister of Tourism & Antiquities, Ahmed Issa, received, in his office at the ministry’s headquarters in the New Administrative Capital, Herro Mustafa Garg, Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Cairo, who recently assumed her position.more

Japanese scholar in pride of place in Egyptology

Yoshimura had started his excavation activities in Egypt in 1966. Since then, he has conducted several joint archaeological excavation projects and his team is continuing its archaeological activities on the fields today.more

The “Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs” archaeological exhibition has been a huge success in its fourth stop

The “Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs” exhibition was officially opened at the Australia Museum in Sydney at its 4th stop.The exhibition opened its door to the public on Thursday 16th November and will be ongoing until May 19th 2024.more

5 Egyptian artefacts to return from US to Egypt

Egypt is set to retrieve five of its artefacts from the United States, which marks a milestone in cultural heritage preservation between the two countries.The Egyptian embassy in Washington DC. held a ceremony to celebrate the return of the artefacts, which Egypt received from the Internal Security Division (ISD) of the U.S. Department of Interior.more

Grand Egyptian Museum organizes ‘Tutankhamun-Immersive Exhibition’ on November 21

As we are commemorating the 101-year anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, unveiling Egypt's Golden King to the world, the Grand Egyptian Museum will organize the Tutankhamun - Immersive Exhibition on November 21.more

‘Unknown: The Lost Pyramid’ crew in Cairo

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat hosted a screening of the Netflix documentary ‘Unknown: The Lost Pyramid’. It was screened on the platform on July 3, starring famed archaeologists Zahi Hawass and Mostafa Waziry.more

‘Tutankhamun – The Immersive Exhibition’ at the Grand Egyptian Museum in November

The highly anticipated “Tutankhamun – The Immersive Exhibition” will make its international premiere at the Grand Egyptian Museum in November.The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) announced a unique temporary exhibition that promises to offer an enchanting perspective on Ancient Egypt’s captivating history.more

Restored Ottoman-era Suleiman Pasha Al-Khadim Mosque inaugurated

The Suleiman Pasha Al-Khadim Mosque, known as the Sariyat Al-Gabal Mosque, was officially inaugurated yesterday after the completion of an architectural restoration.The mosque, located in the Al-Khalifa district in south Cairo and known by Egyptians as the Sariyat Al-Gabal Mosque.more

Egyptian Tourism Authority organizes promotional tours with Dr. Zahi Hawass to promote cultural tourism

The Egyptian Tourism Authority is organizing a series of promotional tours with Dr. Zahi Hawass in the Baltic countries and Denmark to promote cultural tourism in Egypt, in September 2023.more

Planning, tourism ministers discuss TSFE projects in tourism, upgrading archeological sites

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala ElSaid discussed during a meeting Friday 8 / 9 / 2023 with Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa key projects of the Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) in the tourism sector.more

Tourism Minister: 'Egypt welcomes all guests from various world countries'

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa asserted that Egypt welcomes all its guests from various world countries.more

Gov’t launches Premier League tourism TV ad campaign

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Activation, has launched an advertising campaign to promote Egyptian tourist destinations during English Premier League matches for the 2023/24 season.more

Al Aqmar Mosque inaugurated after end of restoration works

Al Aqmar mosque, located on al-Muizz Street and commissioned by the Fatimid Caliph al-Amir bi-Ahkam Allah in 519 AH/ 1125 AD, inaugurated on Sunday after the end of restoration works.more

About 70% of major artifacts installed in Grand Egyptian Museum as inauguration nears

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Eissa said that specialists have finished placing 70 percent of the major artifacts and antiquities at the main halls of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).more

Indian embassy in Cairo organizes event for tourism promotion

Indian Embassy in Cairo will organize an event on Thursday to encourage Egyptian tourists to visit India with the participation of the Tourism Ministry and a number of travel agencies.more

Travel Off path: 2023 is expected to be big year for Egyptian tourism

Travel off Path, a website specialized in tourism and travel, highlighted in a report the most important reasons that attract tourists to visit Egyptian tourist destinations during the current year, which is expected to witness record tourist numbers.more

Publication of the Chronicle of the Twelfth International Conference of Egyptian Scientists

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the IFAO published the proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Egyptologists (ICE) in two book volumes.more