Tag: antiquities

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”
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Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered upgrading tourist attractions nationwide, in a way that reflects the history and civilization of ... Read More

Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine
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Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increasingly encouraged Muslims to visit Jerusalem, particularly in light of the US moving its ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair
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Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
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New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie ... Read More

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia
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Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

Syria’s authorities are making persistent efforts to attract guests from Russia, with religious tourism viewed as a major area, Syrian ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience
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Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ... Read More

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant
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Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Iraq striving to recover plundered antiquities
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Iraq striving to recover plundered antiquities

editor editor- October 11, 2011

Iraq is still striving to recover thousands of antiquities plundered from its museums and archaeological sites, as the war-torn country ... Read More

Minister: Egyptian tourist sites will reopen on Sunday
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Minister: Egyptian tourist sites will reopen on Sunday

editor editor- February 18, 2011

Cairo, Egypt - Saying he hopes "tourists from around the world will soon return," Egypt's newly appointed minister of antiquities ... Read More

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Damage to priceless antiquities in Cairo condemned

editor editor- February 2, 2011

MILWAUKEE - In light of this weekend's looting in Egypt and damage to some of the world's most priceless treasures ... Read More

Barcelona the second stop for Roads of Arabia
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Barcelona the second stop for Roads of Arabia

editor editor- November 10, 2010

In the heart of Barcelona, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia will exhibit 320 rare archeological relics - the legacy of ... Read More

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities announces Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010
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Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities announces Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010

editor editor- March 27, 2010

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) announced in a news conference the details of the Third Saudi Travel ... Read More

SCTA one of the best among 10 e-government entities
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SCTA one of the best among 10 e-government entities

editor editor- January 21, 2010

According to the e-government program (Yesser), the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities won a leading position among the top ... Read More

SCTA compensates owners of archaeological sites
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SCTA compensates owners of archaeological sites

editor editor- January 13, 2010

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has allocated more than US$5 million to compensate the owners of archaeological ... Read More

Riyadh takes a tough stand against illicit trading in antiquities
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Riyadh takes a tough stand against illicit trading in antiquities

editor editor- November 18, 2009

During the 19th session of the Antiquities and Urban Heritage in Arab World Conference, which was held recently in Riyadh, ... Read More

Louvre to host Saudi Antiquities Exhibition 2010
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Louvre to host Saudi Antiquities Exhibition 2010

editor editor- July 16, 2008

HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman, the GCTA secretary general, and Mr. Read More

Iraq tourism:  Ambitious and wishful thinking?
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Iraq tourism: Ambitious and wishful thinking?

editor editor- March 11, 2008

(eTN) - If not for the ongoing war, now already over six years old, Iraq could be cashing in on ... Read More

Spain celebrates Pharaoh digs and digger
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Spain celebrates Pharaoh digs and digger

editor editor- February 21, 2008

(eTN) - In Thebes, archeologists revealed an intact 11th dynasty burial of a man called Iker n the Dra Abul ... Read More

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