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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best ... Read More

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

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

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

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at ... Read More

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also ... Read More

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory for flight operations in Cairo in the Sinai Peninsula area ... Read More

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations ... Read More

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Emirates will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to ... Read More

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Emirates premium customers who leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci the main Italian airport can now count on higher ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train ... Read More

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Airlines are upset about playing games with their customers, specially when they're not always succeeding sucking more money from ... Read More

Tanzania all set for Israel Tourism Exhibition

Tanzania all set for Israel Tourism Exhibition

Tourism and travel trade executive from Tanzania are set to participate the International Mediterranean Travel Market (IMTM) slated in ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and ... Read More

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

An Interview with Alessandro Gisotti, the "ad interim" director of the Holy See Press Office, by Amedeo Lomonaco on ... Read More

China Southern Airlines and Emirates sign codeshare agreement

China Southern Airlines and Emirates sign codeshare agreement

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines and UAE's Emirates airline have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to progress on a ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around ... Read More

Egypt military on mission to safe countries tourism safety reputation

Egypt military on mission to safe countries tourism safety reputation

Egyptians authorities are going all out to secure their tourism reputation. Egypt's security forces have killed 40 militants in ... Read More

Roadside bomb in Egypt kills tourists

Roadside bomb in Egypt kills tourists

Tourists were heading to a show at the pyramids in Egypt, when a roadside bomb exploded. Read More