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2012-11-14 08:21:29

CHESTER, England, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest revelation from Egypt's minister for tourism shows there is certainly plenty of optimism when it comes to the number of visitors expected to make the country their chosen holiday destination over the coming year. Hisham Zaazou has explained that while 8.8 million people have already visited Egypt within the first nine months of 2012, it has been estimated that this will rise to 12 million by the end of the...

2012-03-14 06:12:00

LONDON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Visit Egypt's coveted Red Sea Riviera with Holiday Hypermarket- Holiday Hypermarket [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk ] has launched a competition to coincide with its promotional Red Sea month. Entrants can win GBP250 off any Red Sea holiday [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk/red-sea ] provided by Red Sea Holiday Company on Holiday Hypermarket, booked by May 30 and taken before December 31 this year. The...

2011-08-30 02:00:00

ROMFORD, England, August 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- -The increase of hotel occupancy in Sharm el Sheikh shows that holidays to this Egyptian resort have become much more popular, say Beat The Brochure- Beat The Brochure, an online travel company, say that levels of occupancy in the resort of Sharm el Sheikh show that the resort is proving increasingly popular with tourists. The holiday provider say that over the last few months they have seen a huge increase in the number...

2011-08-24 02:00:00

NEWCASTLE, England, August 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - ULookUBook.com, an online travel agency, say that Egypt will attract attention from around the world on the day of the event, which will in turn increase their tourism figures - According to ULookUBook.com, an online travel expert, World Tourism Day, which will be held in Egypt this year, will boost the country's already increasing tourism figures. The online travel company has seen a 20 per cent increase in the...

2011-08-12 02:00:00

LONDON, August 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- -travelmatch.co.uk, a new travel discovery engine, is reporting a significant surge in the popularity of the luxury holiday brand Sensatori; the company has seen a huge increase in the number of people searching their site for the brand- travelmatch.co.uk [http://www.travelmatch.co.uk ] say that more and more families are jetting off to fantastic locations for luxury holidays in order to get away on their dream holidays. Last month...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the company has finalized a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Luxor Industrial Corporation, a previously established wood coatings applicator located in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Under the terms of the agreement Luxor will produce ECOB Red Shield(TM) Protected Lumber products for distribution across Canada and the United States. Luxor being strategically located several miles...

2011-05-27 06:00:00

LONDON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelmatch is advising travellers to stay positive as it appears that an ash cloud will not disrupt flights this weekend; the company is still recommending that British tourists monitor various online sources to stay on top of this developing situation. Online travel provider Travelmatch is advising tourists to track the situation carefully as a second ash cloud returns to Europe. The eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland has created an ash...

2011-04-08 10:15:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Expeditions, the world leader in engaging travel, is resuming their Wings Over the Nile journey through Egypt and Jordan as travelers clamor to absorb both current events and ancient history. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/CL10696LOGO) "We feel the rest of this year presents a rare opportunity for discerning travelers to experience the energy of Egypt without the crowds that can be found at more popular...

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2010-03-29 13:32:20

The Egyptian antiquities authority said Monday that archaeologists have unearthed a 3,500-year-old door to the afterlife from the tomb of a high-ranking Egyptian official near Karnak temple in Luxor. The recessed niches that are found in most ancient Egyptian tombs were meant to take the spirits of the dead to and from the afterworld.  The pink granite slab was covered with religious texts and stands at nearly six-foot-tall. The door was discovered in the tomb of User, the chief...

2008-08-14 15:00:43

SCOTS budget airline flyglobespan is launching flights between Glasgow and the Egyptian resort of Hurghada. Tickets are now on sale for flights, which start in early November, with fares costing from pounds-120 one-way. The airline operates weekly flights between Glasgow and the popular resort of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt. Flyglobespan chairman Tom Dalrymple said: "We are delighted to be launching another direct flight from Scotland to Egypt. "The success of the Sharm el Sheikh - which...